Lillia Callum-Penso, The Greenville News

Lillia Callum-Penso

The Greenville News

Greenville, SC, United States

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Recent articles by Lillia:

Greenville chef and restaurant recognized as some of the best in the country

Greenville's culinary scene has received a boost with two James Beard semifinalist nominations. → Read More

Greenville man in custody after dog and car stolen in Seneca

Oconee County Sheriff's office has arrested a Greenville man in connection with a case involving a stolen vehicle and dog. → Read More

Here's what you should know about Gather GVL, Greenville's new food hall

Gather GVL opens Feb.18 at 126 August St. in downtown Greenville. The food concept uses shipping containers as homes for a variety of new restaurants. → Read More

Greenville News event helps provide scholarships for Fine Arts Center students

The Greenville News' At the Table event in January raised $2,000 for The Greenville Fine Arts Center. → Read More

Bar Louie in Greenville has closed after parent company files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

Greenville location one of several closed after Bar Louie files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. → Read More

Greenville Restaurant Week kicks off this week with new restaurants, deals

Nearly 70 Upstate South Carolina restaurants will participate in the 2020 Restaurant Week from Jan. 9-19 . → Read More

West End Coffee Shoppe closes, but owner sees growth on the horizon

West End Coffee Shoppe in Greenville's West End is closed after four years of operation. → Read More

Eat, drink and be merry at these Greenville restaurants and bars on Christmas day

A number of Greenville restaurants and bars will be open and serving on Christmas Day. → Read More

The Flying Biscuit Cafe is coming to Greenville's West End district

The Flying Biscuit Cafe will open a Greenville location Dec. 23 in the historic West End district. → Read More

Rick Erwin Dining sells The Standard restaurant to Upstate restaurant veteran, Bob Munnich

The Standard Restaurant in Spartanburg will get a new menu and new feel under new ownership as Dray Bar & Grill. → Read More

Southern, Mexican restaurants coming to Easley this month

Mexican and Southern restaurants expect to open by end of month → Read More

Walhalla man dies after crash on SC-183 Friday night

Rene Vargas-Pacheco, of Walhalla, died early Saturday morning at Greenville Memorial Hospital, after his car hit a tree Friday night. → Read More

Here's why Encore Gastrolounge on Greenville's Main Street is closing its doors

The owners of Encore Gastrolounge will close the upscale bar; a new restaurant will open in the space. → Read More

At Greenville's Asia Pacific SupermarketFood, memories, authenticity drive owner Alva Mak

Alva Mak is serving the food she grew up with, food that is unadulterated, unapologetic, and rooted firmly in China. → Read More

Greenville-based Tropical Grille plans out-of-state expansion this year

This year, Tropical Grille plans to open as many as 10 to 12 more stores and grow outside of South Carolina. → Read More

After Restaurant Week, some Greenville restaurants are still offering deals

Restaurant Week may have officially ended Sunday, but some local restaurants want to keep the party going. → Read More

Motlow Creek Ranch and Cider Co. proving SC is ripe for hard cider

Motlow Creek Ranch and Cider Co. is producing beef and hard ciders on a 51-acre farm in Campobello. → Read More

Greenville-based Tropical Grille plans to add new breakfast menu

Tropical Grille, which has seven locations announced on Instagram that it planned to unveil a new breakfast menu at its Mauldin restaurant. → Read More

Potluck for all: Gratefull GVL wants to bring everyone to the table to talk, share a meal

On Nov. 25, all of Greenville is invited to pull up a chair at one massive table and share a meal at the first ever Gratefull GVL community potluck. → Read More

'From Coffee to Forever:' Upstate SC couple finds love at Stomping Grounds Coffee in Greer

Erin Frost and Sean Eads credit their first date at Stomping Grounds Coffee House and Wine Bar in Greer with laying the foundation for their future. → Read More