Columbia, S.C. (October 19, 2011) – Chef Mike Davis, owner of Terra, won the South Carolina State Fair’s first Famously Hot Chef Showdown Tuesday, October 18. With several “mystery ingredients,” Chef Davis and his pastry chef, Jackie Strickland, worked with two Go ProStart culinary students to make four courses, each Southern-inspired dishes with a Mediterranean flair. The showdown, a 90-minute Iron Chef-style competition, was hosted by former White House Executive Chef Walter Scheib and ... Continue Reading

It doesn't happen often, but Terra will be open Monday, Dec. 12 for USC's December graduation. Students and parents (or anyone looking for a great Monday night dinner) interested in joining us for dinner may call 803.791.3443 to reserve a table. ... Continue Reading

Congrats to Andy Haddock, Terra's mixologist, who won the popular vote in the American Harvest (a favorite at Terra's bar) Bartender Challenge Sunday, Nov. 6 at City Roots urban farm. The competition from several other Columbia bartenders was stiff, but Andy's Harvest Venom--made with a clove simple syrup, his handmade organic granny smith apple juice, a splash of soda water and American Harvest organic spirit--stole the show. Thanks to everyone who voted! If this clean, crisp fall drink sounds ... Continue Reading

Terra will be Closed Saturday, July 2nd through Wednesday July 6th. We will reopen on Thursday, July 7th at 5pm. Have a safe and happy Fourth. Posted 2011-07-01 by Howard Jarrett ... Continue Reading

A quick email, to let you know that we received, again this year, several beautiful Tunis Heritage Breed Spring Lambs from Red Fern Farm located in the foothills of South Carolina.  Short background on this breed, originally imported from Tunisia in 1799, this breed was prolific throughout North & South Carolina, Georgia and Virginia. Becoming almost extinct during the Civil War, (I am looking at you, General Sherman) one flock, that of Colonel M. R. Spangler of Columbia survived. Placed ... Continue Reading