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Why I Love Free Times’ Best of Columbia


Do I love it because Olive Garden gets voted best Italian, year after year? No, no I don’t. I could go on, cursing my fellow Columbians (if the people who vote really have addresses here) for their sad allegiance to […] Read On

Oh, Baan, how I love you.

Dry rose at Baan Sawan

I don’t have a great tolerance for children. I like (and love!) my own, and I find yours interesting enough, but I prefer the company of adults. Luckily, my own children are capable of adult conversation, which makes them excellent […] Read On

Happy Memorial Day!

Posted in Eat & Drink

So…the big Westin Resort Wedding Weekend was not a complete success. The Shop Tart had a lovely time Friday at the post-rehearsal party in Bluffton. At 4 am, she woke to a loud shrieking noise. Her throat felt like it […] Read On

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Posted in Fig Columbia

What a refreshing weekend. Friday night, dinner at the bar at Baan Sawan followed a visit to the Columbia Museum of Art for the opening reception of “Sk8 and Cre8.” Tattoos abounded and the Shop Tart’s children loved seeing all […] Read On

Best bars for dinner.

Posted in Eat & Drink

Sigh…the vacation is over…back to reality. The Shop Tart tried desperately to get a job as a fitness instructor at Club Med so she wouldn’t have to leave, but in the end chose her family over a life spent relaxing […] Read On

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The Shop Tart

Local arbiter of all that is fresh, fashionable and flavorful in Columbia, the Shop Tart has been blogging about shopping, eating and having a great time since 2008.

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