April is off to a rip roaring start for culinary coolness — we’ve rounded up a list of pop-ups, beer dinners, brewery happenings, and festivals that are sure to sate your appetite for breaking out of your tired old routine.
Hungry for Hustle, a blender bomb smoothie bar serving meal replacement smoothies topped with grain free granola, pops up at Mt. Pleasant Town Centre 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. through April 16.
New Workshop tenant Spanglish pops up at The Daily prior to its opening in Workshop in May. Try lunch items on Wed. and more brunch-focused dishes on Sundays. Spanglish serves up locally sourced ingredients, influenced by Cuban American cuisine.
O-Ku’s Sakura fete celebrates the blooming of the cherry blossom with a night of passed apps, specialty cherry blossom rolls and cocktails, and live music from Seth G. Fun starts at 9 p.m.
Meet and greet Dogfish Head founders at Bay Street Biergarten starting at 5:30 p.m. Chat about Dogfish, sip on their lineup of “off-centered ales” and grab a limited edition koozie. There will also be some new beer releases, so come thirsty.
Get the best of both worlds at The Lot’s Snafu tap takeover beer dinner starting at 5:30 p.m. The menu includes a pretzel with beer cheese, beer mustard, and beer jelly paired with the Traphouse Pale Ale; brats with kimchee paired with the Kimchee Tang; pickled shrimp paired with Blood Orange & Habanero Tang; smoked pork ribs paired with the Shadow of Death; vegetarian pierogies paired with an IPA; and more.
It must be the season for beer dinners. The Watch will host Blackberry Farm for a special three course dinner.
Kwei Fei snacks and noodles pops up at Charles Towne Fermentory every Thurs. starting at 5:30 p.m.
Sabor CubaRican food truck pops up at Commonhouse from 5 to 9 p.m.
It’s not just for the bears — taste a variety of local honey at the 7th annual Honey & Bee Expo from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Cinebarre.
Head to the Icehouse in Summerville for the food truck rodeo from noon to 4 p.m. featuring eats from Tamashii and Miss Katie’s Sweets.
Get you fill of Cajun food at the 27th annual Lowcountry Cajun Festival at James Island County Park from noon to 6 p.m.