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Past articles by Jake:

Anderson hasn't embraced food trucks like other cities, but some see growth down the road

As Anderson grows more of a food culture, can the city support more food trucks? → Read More

Stoney's Barbecue off SC 81 in Anderson closes

Stoney's Barbecue, open for nearly 2 years, abruptly closes according to Facebook post → Read More

5 best sandwiches I have found in Anderson, Greenville, Powdersville, Clemson and Seneca

There are plenty of quality contenders, but these are the top 5 sandwiches I found in the Upstate. → Read More

Mellow Mushroom in Anderson gets new owners and is expected to reopen

Though closed for nearly a month, new ownership expects to reopen the downtown Anderson Mellow Mushroom in July. → Read More

Clemson Mellow Mushroom sets opening date with 26 beer taps and a state-of-the art oven

The newest Mellow Mushroom to the Upstate scene in Clemson is set to open its doors June 25 on Tiger Boulevard. → Read More

5 out-of-the-way restaurants in and around Anderson that are worth the trip

These 5 restaurants might be a bit of a drive to get to, but they are worth the time and energy to know well if you live in the Anderson County area. → Read More

Find some funky gadgets for Father's Day this year with this last-minute gift guide

Dad will like whatever you get him, but why not make sure of that with this last-minute Father's Day gift guide → Read More

5 restaurants with the great outdoor seating in the Upstate

This summer, find these 5 restaurants with the kind of outdoor seating that will make you want to stay outside as long as possible → Read More

5 restaurants with the great outdoor seating in the Upstate

This summer, find these 5 restaurants with the kind of outdoor seating that will make you want to stay outside as long as possible → Read More

What's going on with Mellow Mushroom in Anderson?

Pizza restaurant Mellow Mushroom in Anderson has not been open for regular business for two weeks. Here is what we know. → Read More

The best things about Saluda River Rally as it kicks off this weekend from Greenville to Piedmont

Here are the best things about the 9th annual Saluda River Rally put on by Anderson County → Read More

5 mom-and-pop ice cream stops to make this summer around the Upstate

These 5 ice cream shops are quaint, local and ready to scoop and roll you all the way through the heat of summer → Read More

9 ways to enjoy Memorial Day weekend if you are staying in town and looking for a party

These 9 events will have you happy you stayed close to home this Memorial Day weekend → Read More

This need not be a 'deadliest weekend' on Upstate lakes if you follow safety rules, say experts

If you are planning to get on the water this weekend, plan ahead and make sure you are wearing your life jacket and other water safety tips → Read More

Anderson comfort food lovers need to check out these 4 hidden restaurant gems

The Upstate is filled with meat-and-three restaurants that you may have never heard of → Read More

Anderson's new sushi restaurant sets grand opening date to introduce menu to diners

Anderson's newest restaurant is a sushi bar and it will open next week in the city's downtown → Read More

Movies on the lawn at Carolina Wren Park in downtown Anderson starting Friday

Check out a movie each month in Wren Park starting May 18 and each third Friday of the month through September → Read More

Powdersville restaurant scene keeps growing, but there's no fine dining and here's why

The Powdersville community continues to grow and alongside it is the restaurant scene which has seen 3 eateries open and 2 on the way soon. → Read More

5 food events coming through Anderson and Clemson

With so many different things happening before summer, here are five food events that stand out → Read More

Bourbon is wildly popular right now and here are my top 5 to find before the Derby

Bourbon is on the shopping list for this weekend as the Kentucky Derby approaches → Read More