"Behind us, more patrons materialized: locals, student types, tourists from New Jersey, Washington, Germany. Some leaned against the building’s century-old brick walls; others climbed the stairs to the lounge for a languid cocktail hour before an early dinner at Sean Brock’s famous restaurant a few yards away. We remained at the bar, sampling salty slivers of cured ham and sipping navy-strength rum sweetened with strawberry syrup. It was 4:30 in the afternoon, and we were all basking in bourbon weather."
Saturday, June 7, 2014
A Taste of Charleston, Old-School and New - NYTimes.com
A Taste of Charleston, Old-School and New - NYTimes.com: