Ultimate Burger Saturdays this weekend at Ted's!

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DOG DAYS OF SUMMER AT TED'S

AUGUST

HIGHLIGHTS

  gazpacho

FEATURED SOUPS

Cold Gazpacho

Chicken Veggie w/Rice

8 oz-$4 ; 16 oz-$7.50

 

FEATURED PANINI

Housemade Lamb + Beef Gyro with Roasted Tomatoes, Lettuce, Red Onion + Tzatziki on Lavash- $9 

 

BUTCHER COUNTER SPECIALS

 Eden Natural Kurobuta Pork Chops

were $16/lb., now $14/lb.

 

BACON OF THE MONTH

Broadbent Farms Applewood Smoked

$11/lb.

 

IN THE CASE

In addition to our regular rotating selection of housemade specialties, our case is stocked with fresh Rotisserie Chickens right now.  Great for picking up for a quick meal when it's too hot to cook!  

 

Click here to view our current In The Case offerings.

FRIDAY NIGHTS AT TED'S!
Join us every Friday from 5-7 p.m. for our Friday Wine Tastings, where a $5 tasting donation benefits Pet Helpers.

Stick around for
our Friday Night Dinner, a gourmet, restaurant-style dinner (including housemade dessert) priced at just $14! Click to see this week's Friday Night Menu. 

FEATURED AUGUST WINES

Morgan Cotes du Crow's,  

$18, Monterey County, CA 

Blend of 55% Syrah and 45% Grenache from central and southern Monterey County.  This Rhone-style blend has a rich ruby red color, highlighted with purple edges. Blackberry pie, boysenberry and violet aromas jump out of the glass. The wine is medium-bodied with soft tannins; it offers a mouthful of dried cherry, pear and blackberry flavors. Its weight and balance make it a perfect pairing with anything off the grill.

 

Pine Ridge Chenin Blanc + Viognier,

$14, Napa Valley, CA 

The 2011 bottling of this distinctive blend opens with a dazzling spectrum of fruit and floral aromas, from crisp white peach, honeyed pear and sweet mango, to touches of fresh jasmine blossom and white chai tea. Filled with bright and juicy fruits, the palate flaunts flavors of succulent white nectarine, candied pineapple, green fig and subtle grapefruit.  



 
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This month, we're proud to formally introduce our new Chef, Brian Parkhurst. Brian has been at the helm in the kitchen since May, and as you may have noticed, he's been making his mark with some great new items in the case and on the menu. From housemade pates, pickled vegetables and special sandwiches to pretty much anything on the Big Green Egg, Brian is passionate about the food he's creating at Ted's. Originally from Illinois, he came to Charleston to attend Johnston & Wales University, and his local experience since graduating includes stints at Peninsula Grill, Mercato, Al di La, Fulton Five and Cru Catering. 

 

Be sure to stop by this month and say hello to Brian, and while you're at it, wish him a happy birthday! We'll help him celebrate his birthday weekend with a couple of very special events at the end of this month (see below for details). Welcome, and Happy Birthday, Brian!

 

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CHEF BRIAN'S BIRTHDAY WEEKEND

Friday Night Pig Pickin': Fri., Aug. 31, starting at 5 pm

This special Friday Night Supper will feature a whole hog from the Update Farmers' Alliance, roasted in the Caja China roasting box. All-you-can-eat plates, including sides, will be available for $16 per person. 

 

Cask Beer Breakfast: Sat, Sept. 1, starting at 10 am 

The birthday celebration continues with a special Saturday morning Cask Beer event featuring "Citrus Ninja," an exclusive recipe created by the Charleston Beer Exchange and brewed by Westbrook Brewing Company. This citrus-infused IPA will be available for $5/pint and paired with the following brunch menu selections from Chef Brian:

 

Country Fried Duck Breast Biscuit - $12

served w/a sunny-side-up duck egg, cheddar cheese & redeye gravy

 

House Made Corned Beef Hash  - $10

served w/a Sea Island poached egg on toast

 

Waffle w/Cinnamon Toast Crunch Crumble  - $10

served w/Sorghum syrup and a side of Broadbent Farms Applewood Bacon

 

"Hangtown" Fry - $11

Sea Island egg western omelet served w/bacon & fried oysters

 

No reservations are required for these celebratory weekend events, so grab your friends and come join us! 

 
ULTIMATE BURGER SATURDAYS!

 

Starting this Saturday at noon, we'll be firing up the Big Green Egg each week and offering an "Ultimate Burger," available in limited quantity. The recipes will be inspired by our favorite burgers from our travels, featuring hand-ground Painted Hills Beef and special buns. It all starts this Saturday with a mustard-crusted burger inspired by In-and-Out Burger's private menu. Check our website weekly, or follow us on Facebook or Twitter, for details on each week's offerings. The cost of $10 includes a side

 

Available starting at noon until they're gone. Come early to ensure you'll get a taste of this week's Ultimate Burger!


INTRODUCING THE BIG SANDWICH
Available Wednesdays at Ted's

 

We start with a freshly-baked 42-inch baguette, and carefully layer it with Black Forest ham, fennel salami, hot soppressata, mortadella and aged provolone, then top it with romaine lettuce, tomato, shaved red onion, hard-boiled egg, dried basil and oregano, oil and vinegar. It's an irresistible combination, and you can only get a taste on Wednesdays, when we'll be offering slices of The Big Sandwich at lunchtime for $11 - get it while it lasts! 

 

The whole Big Sandwich, which serves 8-12 people, is also available for catering with 48 hours advance notice for $80.

Happy February from Ted's

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HAPPY FEBRUARY FROM TED'S
      

FEBRUARY MENU

HIGHLIGHTS

   tedssausages  

FEATURED SOUP
Smoked Paprika,   

Chick Pea and Roasted Garlic
$4/8 oz;  $7.50/16 oz

 

 
 FEATURED PANINI

Lemon-Pepper Roasted Chicken, Sundried Tomato Pesto, Dill Havarti, Mixed Greens, Red Onion & Herb Aioli $9

BACON OF THE MONTH

Double Smoked Bacon - Nodine's Smokehouse - Torrington, CT - $12/lb.

 

IN THE CASE 

Our case is stocked with a rotating selection of homemade specialties. Click here to view our current offerings.



BUTCHER COUNTER CHALKBOARD SPECIAL

10% off All Ted's
Signature Sausages

February Flavors:
Mediterranean Sausage with sun-dried tomato & feta - $8/lb

Chinese Duck & Pork Sausage - $11/lb.

Always in stock:
Sweet Italian Sausage with
Fennel - $7/lb

Breakfast Sausage w/sage & maple
syrup - $7/lb

Fresh German Sausage with pork and veal (mild flavor) - $8/lb


FEATURED WINES FOR FEBRUARY

Underwood Pinot Noir, Oregon - $14  

"This offering from Union Wine Co. is the best deal in Oregon pinot noir right now. The fruit for this beauty was sourced from the Umpqua and Rogue valleys in the southern half of the state. A delightful every-night quaffer, it has notes of cherries and spice, with zippy acidity on the finish." - The Oregonian
 
Valentine Fleur Chenin Blanc,  

Vin de Pays, Loire, France  - $11 

The Loire Valley in France produces wine from the Chenin Blanc grape that can range in style from a very sweet dessert wine to a light, sparkling wine meant for toasts. This one has no bubbles. It is dry, fruity and has high acidity and a natural minerality that accompanies oysters and shellfish perfectly.    


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INTRODUCING:
TED'S HOUSEMADE SAUSAGES
This month, we're excited to introduce our expanded selection of housemade sausages, available daily at the Butcher Counter. Handmade in-house with top-quality ingredients and a careful selection of spices, our sausages are great for breakfast, lunch and dinner!

Ted's Signature Sausages:
  • Sweet Italian Sausage w/Fennel - $7/lb
  • Breakfast Sausage w/Sage & Maple Syrup - $7/lb
  • Fresh German Sausage w/Pork & Veal - $8/lb

This Month's Featured Flavors:
  • Mediterranean Sausage w/Sun-dried tomato & feta - $8/lb
  • Chinese Duck & Pork Sausage - $11/lb.

  

VALENTINE'S DAY 

CRAFT BEER DINNER 

  

We've got the perfect Valentine's Day dinner alternative. No fighting for reservations at fancy restaurants!  Join us for a very special Valentine's Day Craft Beer Dinner on Tuesday, February 14 at 7:15 pm, featuring decadent French-inspired dishes from Chef Eva that are sure to impress your special one.    

 

To sweeten the pot, the Charleston Beer Exchange will be giving away a ticket to Brewvival on February 25 to one lucky attendee!  

 

Cost: $48/person (includes four courses & paired beers). Call (843) 577-0094 for reservations.

 

 Craft Beer Dinner Menu: 

 "Faux" Gras and Local Brie Mousse with Pumpkin Ginger Waffle and Apricot Gastrique  

Duvel Belgian Golden Ale  (served in a champagne flute!) 


Maple Brined Duck and Gnocchi with
Roasted Heirloom Radish, Thyme Bacon Butter, Radicchio and Green Grocer Fried Egg 

Bacchus Sour Ale 

  

Pork 3 Ways: Roasted Belly, Petit Porchetta & Rillettes w/Honey-Truffle Turnip; Served with Pear, Sunchoke & Arugula salad w/Raspberry Vinaigrette, Rice Grits & Bourbon Pork Jus

New Belgium Frambozen Raspberry Brown Ale

 

Banana Split Cream Puff with Chocolate Kaluha Milkshake, Hazelnut Brittle & White Chocolate Fudge

Terrapin Brewing Wake -N-Bake Coffee Oatmeal Imperial Stout

Terrapin Brewing Moo - Hoo Chocolate Milk Stout


BREWVIVAL AT COAST

One of our favorite events of the year, BREWVIVAL, is this month. Join us at Coast Brewery in North Charleston on Saturday, February 25 from 12-6 pm to taste brews from all over the world. These guys put together a really exciting event each year featuring great beers, music and food from yours truly! This year, we will be serving our famous Ted's BBQ and Kielbasa Sandwiches, perfect for soaking up all that beer in your belly. Hope to see you there!    

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NEW FRIDAY NIGHTS AT TED'S  

ARE A HIT!  

 

winetastingEveryone is loving our new Friday night format at Ted's--if you haven't been in yet, we hope you will join us this month! We're now offering two dining options to accompany our Friday Night Wine Tasting ($5 for tasting every Friday, 5-7; benefits East Cooper Community Outreach).

 

Charcuterie Platter: $12

A selection from our new housemade pates, sausages, cured meats, olives, cheeses and more.

 

Friday Supper: $14

Each week, Chef Eva puts together a gourmet restaurant-style meal, complete with homemade dessert. If you've enjoyed a Friday dinner at Ted's, you know it's one of the best deals in town!

 

Dine-in and enjoy these Friday specials from 5-8 pm, and also get a 10% discount on any of the featured wines from the tasting.

 

Ted's Butcherblock |
334 East Bay Street | www.tedsbutcherblock.com | 843.577.0094 | Charleston | SC | 29401

Happy 2012 from Ted's

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HAPPY 2012 FROM TED'S
      

JANUARY MENU

HIGHLIGHTS

  pork chop

  


FEATURED SOUPS 
$4/8 oz;  $7.50/16 oz
Ted's Classic Chili
Thai Red Curry & Carrot
 
 
FEATURED PANINI

$9

Pastrami w/caraway & dill goat cheese, housemade bread & butter pickles, arugula, tomatoes & Russian dressing

 

BACON OF THE MONTH

$11/lb.

Hickory Bacon

Woods Smoked Meats

Bowling Green, Missouri

 

IN THE CASE 

Our case is stocked with a rotating selection of homemade specialties. Click here to view our current offerings.

THIS MONTH AT THE BUTCHER COUNTER

Kurobuta Pork Chops
Eden Natural, Iowa
We can confidently proclaim this to be the best pork product available in Charleston. Eden Natural's Berkshire Pork is distinctive for its rich color, exquisite marbling, tenderness and depth of flavor. Juicy and flavorful, Kurobuta Pork Chops are perfection on a plate! We want you to try them, so we're offering a special price through the end of January:

January Special: $14/lb.
(regularly $16/lb.)


FEATURED WINES FOR JANUARY

Giesen Savignon Blanc Marlborough, New Zealand - $15    A food-friendly sauvignon blanc with a great range of aromas and flavors, including citrus, crushed herbs and a distinctive gooseberry.

Domaine de la Belle   

Cotes du Duras

Rouge, France - $17  

A French blend (30% Cabernet, 70% Merlot) with a fruity, woody and spicy nose. The palate is warm and  

finely balanced.


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Happy New Year Everyone!

 

2012 is shaping up to be a very good year here at Ted's. We've got some changes in store for our Friday Night events, an expanding offering of housemade charcuterie, a new monthly special at the Butcher Counter and the return of our ever-popular monthly Craft Beer Dinners. There's lots going on here at Charleston's neighborhood butcher shop - come check it out! We look forward to seeing you soon!                     

~Ted

FRIDAY NIGHTS AT TED'S  

JUST GOT BETTER!

 

Fans of our Friday night dinners now have a new reason to kick their weekend off at Ted's. We're now offering TWO specially priced gourmet options designed to complement the selections featured at our Friday Night Wine Tasting:

 

pateCharcuterie Platter: $12

A selection from our new housemade pates, sausages, cured meats, olives, cheeses and more.

 

Friday Supper: $14

Each week, Chef Eva puts together a gourmet restaurant-style meal, complete with homemade dessert. If you've enjoyed a Friday dinner at Ted's, you know it's one of the best deals in town!

 

Dine-in and enjoy these Friday specials from 5-8 pm. To-go orders must be picked-up by 6 pm.

 

As always, you'll also be able to taste four featured wines in exchange for a $5 donation to our featured local charity. And if you dine-in, enjoy a 10% discount on any of the featured wines.

 

Great deals and a delicious way to kick off your weekend at Ted's!

NEW YEAR'S RESOLUTION

CRAFT BEER DINNER 

 

"Resolutions" is the theme, but we definitely aren't planning on cutting out any of the flavor or decadence at this month's New Year-inspired Craft Beer Dinner on Thursday, January 26.  

Chef Eva promises an eclectic four-course menu to pair with selections from Scott Shore of the Charleston Beer Exchange. Stay tuned for details, but be sure to mark your calendar and make reservations early, as dinners sell out monthly.  

 

Cost: $48/person (includes four courses & paired beers). Call (843) 577-0094 for reservations.


THANKS FOR GIVING BACK!

 

With your help, we were able to raise $550 to help purchase equipment that will allow a local 9-year old girl and others who are severely handicapped compete in a series of 5K races this year. The initiative is affiliated with Pattison's Academy - we thank you for your support!

 

Our featured charity partner for the first quarter of 2012 is East Cooper Community Outreach, a local non-profit organization that provides emergency services to low income residents in our community. All of ECCO's services - including medical and dental services and assistance, a food pantry, counseling and more - strive to guide clients towards self-sufficiency. Your donation at our Friday Wine Tastings through March will help support ECCO's programs.

 

 

Ted's Butcherblock |
334 East Bay Street | www.tedsbutcherblock.com | 843.577.0094 | Charleston | SC | 29401

Thanksgiving at Ted's

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HARVEST SEASON AT AT TED'S
      

NOVEMBER MENU

HIGHLIGHTS 

fall vegetables  


FEATURED SOUPS 
$3/8 oz.; $5/16 oz.
 
Roasted Garlic, Rosemary and Goat Cheese Soup

 

FEATURED PANINI

$8 

 

Smoked Painted Hills Brisket with Creamy

  Horseradish-Sage Spread and Rye Pickled Purple Cabbage

 

BACON OF THE MONTH

Juniper & Hickory Smoked

Nodine's Smokehouse, CT

  

 

IN THE CASE 

There's something new every day! Check our website often to view our Daily Specials. 

AROUND THE BARREL

Foris Pinot Gris  

Rogue Valley, Oregon 

90pts Wine Enthusiast

$16   


Foris has Pinot Gris dialed in, showcasing the subtle, delicate flavors perhaps closer to Italian Pinot Grigio than other big, fruity domestic bottlings. The winery location - in the cool Illinois Valley of southwest Oregon ~ puts an Alpine twist on the flavors - lemon peel, pineapple, lime, and just a touch of honey.

 

Kings Ridge Pinot Noir

Oregon

90pts Wine & Spirits

$18

Well built, with scents of mocha and black cherry,
there's an earthiness to the flavors ~ sort of a redwood bark meets plum ~which gives the wine a savory kick. Drink with something substantial, like grilled salmon and wild mushrooms


NO NOVEMBER
BEER DINNER
In order to plan for holiday catering and special events, there will be no Craft Beer Dinner this month. Mark your calendars for the last beer dinner of the year on December 8--we will go out with a bang!

Click here to see what The Local Palate had to say about our September Craft Beer Dinner.

 

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Let us be the first to say, "Happy Holidays!" It's hard to believe but before you know it, it will be time for roasting your turkey, making hot chocolate and welcoming friends and family for the holidays. We are thrilled to share our Thanksgiving menu with you this year--we've kept the classics but also have a whole new crop of unique and delicious sides for your table. And as we near the end of 2011, don't forget about our gourmet gift baskets and special event catering menu for all your gifting and entertaining needs this season!

 

THANKSGIVING AT TED'S

roast turkey

Turkeys

It's Turkey Time at Ted's! We are now taking orders for our fresh, never frozen Bell & Evans birds. Turkeys are $2.99/lb. and we will be happy to brine ($10) and even cook ($25) for you if you like! Keep in mind that we have a limited number of turkeys, so be sure to place your order early.

 

Thanksgiving Day Menu

Stress-free entertaining! We have everything you need to make your Thanksgiving Day feast a delicious success and have a hunch our updated twists on the classics just might become the new staples at your holiday table! See below for our full menu. Pick-up is available November 22 & 23 and all orders must be placed no later than Thursday, November 17 by calling (843) 577-0094 or emailing us.

Thanksgiving Soups - $12/quart
Smoked Local Turnip Soup  
Cheddar, Ale and Butternut Squash Soup
Roasted Garlic, Rosemary and Goat Cheese Soup

Sides - $8/lb
Sourdough Bread, Wild Rice and Pancetta Dressing with Oregano
Pumpernickel Dressing with Apple-Sage Sausage & Mustard Seeds
Southern Pimento Cheese and Hickory Bacon Corn Pudding
Dill Havarti & Broccoli Au Gratin
Double Cream Smashed Potatoes  
Local Roasted Beets w/Aged Balsamic and Molasses Butter Vinaigrette
Green Beans with Shallot and Sherry Roasted Cremini Mushrooms
Kentucky Whiskey Butterscotch Yams with Mini Marshmallows
Classic Turkey Gravy - $12 per qt
Fresh Cranberry Sauce with Clove and Tangerine 

Desserts
Chocolate, Bourbon, Pecan Derby Pie w/Cocoa Whipped Cream - $36
Maple Walnut Pie with Nutmeg and Vanilla Whipped Cream - $36 
Caramel Pumpkin Coissant Pudding- $5/slice

Ted's Thanksgiving Hours
 

Closed Thursday, Nov. 24 & Friday, Nov. 25  

Open Saturday, Nov. 26 

 
 
 
THANKS FOR STOPPING BY OUR
6TH ANNIVERSARY BLOCK PARTY
!

ted and family
Once again, we had a blast at our anniversary party in October and want to thank all of you who came out for a great afternoon!
As always, The Bushels were highly entertaining and word was our "Pork Stuffed Six Ways" was a hit, so look for a reappearance on the menu at some point!  
 
If you missed it, head over to City Paper to check out a review and see some pictures.

 

IT'S FRIDAY NIGHT AT TED'S! 

  

FRIDAY WINE TASTING

Every Friday, 5-7 pm  

$5 donation benefits our current charity partner, Pattison's Academy, which provides education and rehabilitation programs for children with disabilities.  

 

FRIDAY NIGHT $12 DINNER 

Every Friday, 5-7 pm

Entree, side and dessert from Chef Eva! Purchase a wine by the glass or beer to enjoy with dinner. Click here for this week's menu. 

Canadian Highway Speed Controls

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I don't know about you, but this would certainly slow me down!

People slow down and actually try to "straddle" the hole.  

This is an actual speed control device that is currently in use.

It is MUCH cheaper than speed cameras, radar guns, police officers, etc.

Pretty clever -- especially when they move them around every day.

Isn't art wonderful?