Chef Graham Calabria of Calabria’s Fine Foods meal delivery service will pop up three times in August at Union Station, located downtown at 652 King St. Calabria, who launched the company in June, will be joined by Palmira Barbecue, Middleton Made Cuisine and Mansueta’s at the August pop-ups. 

“Each event has a different theme and a different chef I’ll be collaborating with,” Calabria said. “So, we’ll be calling it the ‘Calabriation Series.’”

The first dinner takes place Mon., August 9, when Calabria and Palmira Barbecue owner Hector Garate will serve a blind tasting menu featuring sustainably raised meat and ethically farmed and wild-caught salmon. 

Calabria’s August pop-ups will take place at Union Station, located at 652 King St. next to The Daily | Union Station Instagram

A week later on Aug. 16, Calabria and Middleton Made Cuisine owner Marcus Middleton will serve a dinner “influenced by West African cookery and Lowcountry staples,” with Graft Wine Shop owner Femi Oyediran and Revelry Brewing Co. on hand with wine and beer pairings. Following an Aug. 23 event with Nikko Cagalanan of Mansueta’s, Calabria will conclude the “Calabriation Series” with a five-course dinner at Edmund’s Oast with executive chef Bob Cook. 

Charleston-based artist Isabel Bornstein will create menu artwork for each pop-up, and 10% of proceeds from event ticket sales will be donated to the Green Heart Project

The first pop-up with Palmira Barbecue will take place Monday, August 9 at 6 p.m. Tickets can be purchased online at

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