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Book Lecture: Kevin Mitchell’s “Taste the State”

The Horry County Museum and the AVX Foundation present a lecture by Chef Kevin Mitchell on his book, Taste the State: South Carolina’s Signature Foods, Recipes, & Their Stories on Saturday, January 8 at 1 p.m. In Taste the State, Mitchell and historian David S. Shields present engaging profiles of 82 of the state’s most distinctive ingredients, such as Carolina Gold rice, Sea Island White Flint corn, and the cone-shaped Charleston Wakefield cabbage; and signature dishes, such as shrimp and grits, chicken bog, okra soup, Frogmore stew, and crab rice. The program will be held in the museum’s McCown Auditorium.