Bar manager Megan Deschaine is grateful Doar Bros. on Meeting Street in Charleston is back open. She lost her job seven months ago when the bar was forced to shut down due to the pandemic.
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This episode of the South Carolina Lede for October 13, 2020, features: the latest on absentee voting in South Carolina; a look at the state of the Charleston restaurant scene now that occupancy restrictions have been lifted; updates from the South Carolina Ports Authority; and more.

COVID Inspires Lowcountry Chefs to Get Personal

Aug 25, 2020
File photo of chef's hands cutting green onions
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COVID-19 has caused many a business to adapt to changing circumstances in order to survive.  Such is the condition of many chefs in the Charleston area.  Since the advent of COVID has shut or slowed many restaurants, some chefs in the Lowcountry - and elsewhere - have found work doing private cooking for small groups or families right in their homes.