Greenville has increasingly gained recognition over the last several years for our food scene, and there are a number of local restaurateurs we have to thank for making our up + coming foodie haven as great as it is. One of those restaurateurs is Carl Sobocinski – founder of Table 301.
Most people know that Table 301 is the restaurant group behind local faves like Soby’s New South Cuisine, The Lazy Goat, Southern Pressed Juicery, Nose Dive, and more, but how many of you remember Carl’s first Greenville restaurant –The 858?
Picture of a newspaper featuring The 858 | Image provided by John Nolan of Greenville History Tours
The 858 was open in Greenville from 1993 to 1998 and was owned by Carl Sobocinksi, Todd King, and Larry Grosshans, and later, Kip Wynne, John Kirk, and Steve Boone. The old restaurant sat at 18 E. North St. and got the name “The 858,” because the building was formerly the Elks Lodge, and their lodge number was 858.
So why did Carl choose Greenville to set up shop? What was the menu like? Click the button below to find out.
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Dish ○ Viva Chicken – a Charlotte-based fast-casual Peruvian rotisserie joint – has announced an expansion to the Upstate and will be opening two new spots in the area. The first restaurant will be located at 1139 Woodruff Rd., Ste. B, and more details will be coming soon about the second location. 🐔
Ready to kick those New Year’s resolutions into full swing?
Tasty As Fit, a plant-based + fresh food storefront, is hosting their grand opening on Mon., Jan. 18. Find them at their grab n’ go location at3017 Augusta St. 🥬
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Dish ○ Taco Tuesday with Comal 864 | Tues., Jan. 5 | 5-7:30 p.m. | Fireforge Crafted Beer, 311 E. Washington St. | Prices vary | Owner/chef Dayna Lee will fire up the grill and serve a variety of authentic Mexican tacos, quesadillas, and nachos. 🌮
TryThis ○ Tetrad Trivia Tuesday | Tues., Jan. 5 | 7-9 p.m. | Tetrad Brewing Company | Free entry | Test your knowledge in trivia covering all topics. 💡 ○ DJ Trivia | Tues., Jan. 5 | 7:30-9 p.m. | Pour Taproom, 7 Falls Park Dr. | Free | Grab a friend for live DJ trivia.
Active ○ $5 Skate at Ice on Main | Tues., Jan. 5 | 2-9 p.m. | Ice on Main | $5 | Skate for $5 every Tuesday afternoon this season courtesy of United Community Bank. ⛸️
Disclaimer: It is up to readers’ discretion to determine whether they feel comfortable participating in any mentioned events based on COVID-19 protocols and precautions. If you have questions, please contact the event’s organizers directly.
Kick off your New Year with one of these 6 workouts at the YMCA | Photo via Pexels
Keeping your New Year’s resolution doesn’t have to be a drag when you can kick off your health goals for 2021 with one of these 6 workouts offered at the YMCA of Greenville. Even better? The Y is offering a $0 joining special all month long.
1. Flex Fit Flex Fit is the YMCA of Greenville’s signature health and wellness program created for everyone — from the people who count going on a grocery run as serious exercise (🙋) to the ones who bench 200 with no problem. The program was created by the Y’s wellness team to offer an exercise program that’s flexible for everyone’s needs + goals.
2. Virtual Y If you’re still not quite comfortable stepping foot in a gym, Virtual Y provides a variety of virtual workout classes that you can exercise along to in the comfort of your own home, from yoga to weightlifting to dance fitness classes. Ⓟ