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Be sure to catch Chef Brett McKee tomorrow on Lowcountry Live (ABC Channel 4 in Charleston) as he talks about Eli’s Table and some upcoming events. He will be demonstrating a Chianti braised short rib over cannellini bean fricassee on the show and offering details on the wine pairing dinner on April 16th. The dinner features a five course meal pairing wines from Italian winemaker Francesco Mazzei’s family’s vineyards with each course. The dinner requires reservations and advance booking, which can be obtained by calling Eli’s Table at 843-405-5115. Tickets are $85 per person, $170 per couple.
Last Thursday, we enjoyed the Gino Castillo quartet on the patio – and apparently so did our guests! The patio was full and everyone seemed to be enjoying themselves. Don’t miss out. Make reservations now for Gino Castillo this Thursday (and every Thursday) on the patio from 7 to 10 p.m.
Starting tonight and every Thursday night after, the Gino Castillo quartet will be playing on the patio at Eli’s Table. Join us for this amazing quartet featuring Afro-Cuban jazz. According to AllMusic.com, afro cuban jazz is “a combination of jazz improvising and rhythms from Cuba and Africa; it is also known as Latin jazz. There were some hints of Afro-Cuban jazz in isolated cases during the 1920s and ’30s — Jelly Roll Morton’s “Spanish tinge” in some of his more rhythmic piano solos, a few Gene Krupa performances where he sought to include South American rhythms, and even in the Latin pop music of Xavier Cugat. However, the true birth of Afro-Cuban jazz can be traced to trumpeter-arranger Mario Bauza.”
Join us at Eli’s Table for fine cuisine by Chef Brett McKee and dance the night away on our beautiful patio to the amazing music of Gino Castillo.
Call us at 843-405-5115 to make a reservation or visit our website to make a reservation online.
***SAVE the DATE*** We will be announcing details for Chef Brett’s next wine pairing dinner next week. The wine dinner will be held on April 16th. We will also be announcing details of a vegan dinner Chef Brett will be preparing with four of Charleston’s best vegan chefs. Watch our blog and Facebook page for more details.
Join us at Eli’s Table this Friday night for the musical stylings of Brazilian musician Duda Lucena. Lucena, singer and composer from Pernambuco (Recife, Brazil) “creates exquisite, romantic music, reminiscent of all the great Brazilian vocalists of the sixties who first introduced the rest of the world to Brazil’s unique sound, but with a modern freshness and originality,” wrote MARILYN M. GRAHAM, music critic for Destino magazine in Los Cabos, Mexico.
Lucena has performed in a variety of venues, theaters, festivals, and nightclubs, playing his own original muxic. Locally, Lucena has played at the Footlight Players Theatre, Charleston Music Hall, Piccolo Spoleto, and the Charleston Jazz Society to name a few.