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👋 Goodbye, gluten
Raw oysters are always gluten-free. | Photo by CHStoday
Today is National Celiac Disease Awareness Day. Read up on diagnosis and treatment from MUSC Health to learn more about the disease.

Whether you’re removing gluten from your diet for health reasons, know someone who doesn’t eat gluten, or just want to cut down on wheat, rye, barley, and oats — we have the guide to top gluten-free spots around the Holy City.

Breakfast + coffee

  • The Harbinger Café | 1107 King St. | Talk about cozy — this bakery offers a glowy ambiance with freshly baked gluten-free snacks.


  • Mozzo Deli | 616 Meeting St., 730 Coleman Blvd. | Grab a gluten-free sandwich like the creek sandwich on gluten-free bread. Don’t forget the sweet tea.

Sweet Treats

  • Mabel Mae’s Bakery | 6185 Rivers Ave., North Charleston | This place is perfect for picking up delicious baked goods — all gluten-free.


  • Baker & Brewer | 94 Stuart St. | Gluten-free beer and pizzas are offered at this fun brewery.

Date night

  • 167 Raw | 193 King St. | When in Charleston, eat like a local. Oysters are served, as well as gluten-free options at this local restaurant.
  • Grace & Grit | 320 Wingo Way, Mt. Pleasant | Who needs flights of drinks when you can have flights of grits? Try different flavors of gluten-free options.
Pro tip: Speak with your server before ordering if you have food allergies or sensitivities.

Looking for more options? Tap the button below for our guide to gluten-free eating.

Wednesday, Sept. 13
  • Wednesday Wonderful World of Crafts | Wednesday, Sept. 13 | 4-5 p.m. | Berkeley County Library - Sangaree, 595 Sangaree Pwy., Summerville | Free | Explore your creativity on a 8 by 10 art canvas.
  • Young Entrepreneurs Networking Event | Wednesday, Sept. 13 | 6-8 p.m. | blūm, 511 Meeting St. #Ste. 201, Charleston | Come mingle with fellow creators, business owners, and entrepreneurs.
Thursday, Sept. 14
  • North Charleston Farmers Market | Thursday, Sept. 14 | 3-7 p.m. | Exchange Ball Park, 5025 Lackawanna Blvd., North Charleston | Free | Feast your eyes on locally grown produce and specialty foods in the community.
  • Open Sewing | Thursday, Sept. 14 | 1:15-4:15 p.m. | People Places & Quilts, 129 W. Richardson Ave., Summerville | $5 | Whether you sew by machine or hand, come and enjoy a community sewing day.
Friday, Sept. 15
  • Jalisco Taqueria Parking Lot Party | Friday, Sept. 15 | 4-9 p.m. | Jalisco Taqueria, 1271 Folly Rd., Charleston | Free | Bring the family and dog family to enjoy sweet and tangy margaritas, music, and tacos from the restaurant’s food truck.
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News Notes
  • Holy City Arts & Lyric Opera has released its full-season schedule. The season begins with the interactive opera, “Choose Your Own Operadventure on Sunday, Oct. 1. See the full line-up.
  • Join Mex 1 West Ashley on Sunday, Sept. 17 for the premiere of the Easy Honey surf documentary, chronicling the local band’s tour across the East Coast. Keep it clean. Before the show, meet up at 1022 Main St. for a West Ashley Bikeway cleanup from 5 to 7 p.m., then straight to Mex 1 for the event from 7 to 10 p.m.
  • Applications are open for phase two of the Charleston Homes Program. Organizations with experience in producing affordable houses can apply by Wednesday, Oct. 4. Learn more about the application process. (WCSC)
  • We may be deep into PSL season, but we still have one more week until fall officially begins. Pro tip: Say goodbye to summer with this blueberry lemon sorbet (no ice cream maker required).*
  • Dramatic and moody, yet tranquil and grounded. Are we describing ourselves, or Sherwin-Williams’ Color of the Month for September 2023? Discover the color for your next home project.^
  • Refinance rates are skyrocketing. But home equity rates remain relatively low — which means that now is a great time to borrow against your home. Calculate your payment.*
  • Put your holiday gifting headaches in the past with Six & Main’s gifting quiz. Get the perfect gift for your friends and family with just a few clicks. Start quiz.
  • Kathyphantastic items are perfect for spicing up your wardrobe, water bottle, or fridge. From unique magnets to art prints, shop the collection.
  • The internet’s favorite tumbler — the 40-oz. Stanley Quencher — is in stock in cute colors like pool, jade, and orchid.
  • Love flying first class? Snag an Elite membership from Going and get emailed when first + business class flights are 40-90% off (hello, European vacation).
  • It doesn’t get more luxurious than the Drowsy sleep mask, which is silky smooth on skin and completely light-blocking for the deepest sleep.
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