Monthly Archives: April 2013

First Taste of Kitchen 208 Menu – The Bluestone

Last week, we served up the first taste Kitchen 208’s menu: the BelleGem Chicken n’ Waffles Sandwich. This week, we bring you breakfast. What’s better than biscuits and gravy? Biscuits, gravy, eggs and hash. Or as we know it, the Bluestone. Our Chef Matt Pleasants calls this a stick to your ribs kind of breakfast.…

First Taste of Kitchen 208 – The BelleGem Sandwich

During last week’s photoshoot we tweeted a little morsel of the Kitchen 208 breakfast + lunch menu. Looks delicious, right? But – what is actually stacked between those gooey, doughy layers? Charleston, here is your first official taste of our BelleGem Sandwich. Half breakfast, half lunch, all awesome, the BelleGem is piled high with buttermilk…

Here Comes the Boom…

Today we’re sending some Kitchen 208 love to the Charleston City Paper. They have officially put us on the map, the exciting map of Charleston’s ever-evolving King and Meeting Street corridor. “Here Comes the Boom” they say… Pick up a fresh edition of this week’s City Paper for more on the changing King Street landscape…

A bit more about Kitchen 208

In case you missed the first Kitchen 208 announcement – here are a few details to keep you in the know. Kitchen 208 is Charleston’s [soon-to-be] favorite breakfast and lunch spot on King Street, outdoor seating and all. As its name suggests, the restaurant will call 208 King Street home, nestled between Charming Inns’ corporate…

Behind the Scenes: Our First Photoshoot

We met Brennan Wesley just about a year ago. He spent last summer photographing each of our five properties, and one hilarious afternoon taking head shots of our managers, chefs and innkeepers. All 16 of us. After this, Brennan was essentially inducted into the Charming Inns family. It was time to start snapping some food photos for Kitchen 208, so we of course invited Brennan back to…

Adventures in Excavating

This week, we said goodbye to our beloved gravel parking lot. It will be missed, though the tradeoff – a big ole’ street side patio – makes it worthwhile. Here’s a few snapshots of the progress. Monday: Paying early morning respects to the gravel, before excavation began. Tuesday: Gravel is gone and our Crepe Myrtles are blooming. Thursday:…

Kitchen 208 Swag

From our initial freezing cold meeting in the foyer of a gutted, floorless Kitchen 208… to our Mount Pleasant field trip, during which we admired their office putting green, extensive t-shirt collection, and got the first look at Kitchen 208’s logo — it’s been a fun ride with the team at Gil Shuler Graphic Design. Gil is pretty amazing. He met the Kitchen 208 team, saw the space,…