From serious sports injuries causing tissue damage to bone issues and stiffness that comes with age, living with pain is, well, a pain. But it's more than that - it's a stressful, often upsetting way to get through your day, month, and year. Have you ever tried to get out of bed with sore, stiff knees? Most folks would rather just get back in bed. Think you might try exercising with plantar fasciitis? Don't plan on running far or doing cardio for very long. Torn rotator cuff? Without proper treatment, your life might not ever be the same.
Living with pain and the inevitable issues that come with age can seriously affect your wellbeing and happiness. Sure, you could wake up every morning and rely on addicting medications to help you move. Or, you could risk further injury and damage with invasive surgeries that require long periods of recovery and downtime. But those can't be the only two options for treatment, can they?
Fortunately, a new, natural, non-invasive treatment for pain is revolutionizing the medical industry and transforming people's lives. It's giving athletes, average folks, and people of a certain age a reason to be hopeful. It's called Softwave therapy, and unlike many fly-by-night medications and sketchy treatments, it's backed by science and provided by Elite Healthcare Physical Medicine.
If you're barely making it through the day suffering from chronic pain, this FDA-approved drug-free treatment may be for you. Softwave therapy has already been used by thousands of people around the country living with issues like shoulder pain, knee pain, and plantar fasciitis. You could be next.
Though its popularity has only grown in recent years, Softwave therapy - also known as shockwave therapy - has been around for years. In fact, the first systematic study into the benefits of shockwave therapy took place way back in 1950. So, what is Softwave therapy?
Softwave therapy is a method of treatment that works incredibly well for mobility rehab, pain relief, and full-body recovery, usually from chronic pain or injuries. Softwave therapy uses a device emitting low-energy soundwaves that target a patient's injured area. These low-intensity waves boost blood flow and kickstart your body's natural healing processes, relieving long-term pain and helping your body to heal a wide range of injuries and conditions.
The main targets in the body include bones, tendons, and other soft tissues, which are encouraged to regenerate and repair via the shockwaves. Often, shockwave therapy is used in conjunction with other non-invasive treatments like chiropractic care, which we offer at Elite Healthcare Physical Medicine. The results are often incredible, leaving patients wondering why they never tried Softwave therapy before.
Softwave therapy works especially well for:
Better Blood Flow
Kickstarting cell growth and healing factors
Breaking down build-ups of calcium
With FDA clearance, little-to-no side effects, and quick application time, Softwave therapy is a welcome alternative for people suffering from pain. Who wants to spend weeks or months recovering from a surgery that might not even work? Likewise, who would want to become dependent on over-the-counter or, even worse, prescription pain meds? Living a life of addiction is a road nobody wants to go down.
Softwave therapy represents a revolution in non-invasive pain treatment; best of all, it's highly effective. Independent studies prove that shockwave therapy helps with pain. 65-91% of patients using shockwave therapy experienced real-deal improvements in damaged muscle and bone tissue, solving their mobility problems and drastically reducing pain. It almost sounds too good to be true, but as many patients at Elite Healthcare Physical Medicine will tell you - it isn't.Book Appointment
Some of the most common conditions that Softwave therapy treats include:
When you get up in the morning and go to the bathroom to brush your teeth, do you notice a stabbing, sharp pain near your heel? Does the pain go away once you have a chance to walk around? If so, you could have plantar fasciitis. According to the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, this painful condition is quite common. About two million people suffer from plantar fasciitis every year, and almost 10% of all people will experience the condition at least once in their life.
This common foot issue happens when the plantar fascia - a fan-shaped tissue near your heel - gets inflamed. The plantar fascia is a thick strip of connective tissue that links your toes to your heel bone, helping to preserve the arch of your foot. When this band is strained, it causes intensely sharp pain, usually in the morning when you wake up and plant your feet on the floor.
Most folks ignore plantar fasciitis because the pain eventually goes away throughout the day. However, if left untreated, plantar fasciitis can lead to weakness and chronic pain, which may affect daily walking.
Some causes of plantar fasciitis include:
The short answer to this question is not really. Patients with plantar fasciitis will ice the affected area with little-to-no relief since they spend so much time on their feet. It's hard to rest an achy heel if you've got a job that requires you to be on your feet. Anti-inflammatory meds like Advil don't work all that well, either. They may provide temporary pain relief, but in terms of a long-term solution, taking these drugs will cause major side effects.Book Appointment
When more conservative treatment options like ice and over-the-counter meds don't work, most doctors turn to ultra-expensive orthotics, steroid injections, or invasive surgery. For the average person, those options fail on all fronts, as they carry risks for side effects and may even cause the issue to worsen.
Instead of going under the knife or changing their daily routines, many people suffering from plantar fasciitis are turning to Softwave therapy for relief.
During a shockwave therapy session, our expert providers use a special probe to deliver pressure waves to inflamed tissue. These waves trigger natural healing processes causing new blood vessels to form. In turn, oxygen is supplied to the affected area, reducing inflammation and causing healthy cells to regenerate. Shockwave therapy also produces collagen, which is crucial for connective tissue health.
With just a few visits, many patients find long-term relief from plantar fasciitis without relying on strange drugs or harmful surgeries.
Living with knee pain is just miserable. From knee tendonitis to osteoarthritis, knee pain can prevent you from enjoying activities and affect your day-to-day life. Your knee is a joint comprised of cartilage, bone, ligaments, and fluids. Tendons and muscles within the knee help the joint move. When one of these crucial knee structures is hurt or compromised, it results in knee pain and long-lasting knee problems. This, in turn, leads to difficulty walking at best and debilitating knee issues at worse.
If you're an active person or somebody who plays sports often, you're probably all too familiar with knee pain - especially common conditions like patellar tendinopathy. Also called "jumpers knee," this issue happens at the patellar tendon, which is found on the front of the knee just under the knee cap. When living with this condition, most patients experience pain around the kneecap or lower down on the leg around the tibia.
In addition to injuries and issues like jumper's knee, everyday wear and tear will cause knee pain over time. With time, this knee pain can develop into arthritis. If your knees are swollen, painful, or stiff, you may have arthritis in your knees. Regardless of the kind of knee pain you're experiencing, treatment options have been limited to agonizing surgeries and addicting pain medications. But that all changes with shockwave therapy for knee pain in Charleston, SC.
Though no two knee pain problems are exactly the same, shockwave therapy has been shown to be highly effective for knee pain. In fact, many patients at Elite Healthcare Physical Medicine find relief after just one session. Many times, sessions can be completed in as little as 30 minutes. So if you want to find relief for knee pain on your lunch break, that's definitely possible.
As is the case with plantar fasciitis, Softwave therapy works by sending sound wave and low-energy impulses to the affected area of your knee. These pulses stimulate your body's healing factors, which can help regenerate and repair damaged tendons and tissues. Softwave therapy for knee pain is especially promising for people who have tried other treatments - like surgery and pain meds - with disappointing results.
Several studies and reviews prove that Softwave therapy can be very beneficial for people suffering from knee pain problems like jumper's knee. A study involving 66 patients with knee pain found that they enjoyed a significant improvement in their reported pain levels with Softwave therapy. In fact, knee pain was reduced by nearly 50% after a single month. When combined with other regenerative and physical therapy treatments at Elite Healthcare Physical Medicine, your days of living with knee pain are numbered.Book Appointment
Here's a fact for you to consider: Every joint that you have in your body plays a part in your day-to-day life. But when we think of joint issues, we typically jump to knee issues. However, your knees aren't the only joints in your body to go through wear and tear. Your shoulders experience just as much, if not more, wear and tear than your knees. We put a strain on our shoulders just about every time we use or move our arms. Our shoulders play a pivotal part in living a normal life. When they begin to deteriorate over time due to age or overuse, it creates a litany of painful problems.
There are many causes of shoulder pain, like deterioration, inflammation, and trauma. Of the many painful shoulder conditions affecting Americans yearly, rotator cuff tendonitis and arthritis are very common. Also called calcific tendinitis, rotator cuff pain is caused by built-up calcium deposits on the shoulder's tendons, which connect your rotator cuff to nearby muscles and bones. This painful condition is usually linked to sports, like basketball and volleyball, or in professions requiring repetitive movements, like in the plumbing industry.
Some common symptoms of shoulder pain and rotator cuff tendinitis include:
Though strengthening exercises and some medications provide temporary relief for shoulder pain, they're not meant as long-term solutions. Luckily, Softwave therapy for rotator cuff pain in Charleston, SC, can help.
Shockwave therapy has been shown to work wonders for shoulder pain. Low-intensity shockwaves break up calcium deposits and jumpstart your body's healing processes, stimulating blood flow and healthy cell growth. Shockwave treatment is especially effective for long-term shoulder pain since it releases stem cells, sends growth factors to the affected area, and boosts capillary production. Shockwave therapy has also been shown to break down scar tissue and eliminate trigger points, all of which decrease shoulder pain. This relief is most often long-lasting, unlike other treatments like medications and injections.
Many studies support the efficacy of Softwave therapy for shoulder conditions like rotator cuff pain and calcific tendonitis of the shoulder. In a study of 84 patients living with long-term rotator cuff tendonitis, participants in the treatment group saw a significant decrease in the intensity of their shoulder pain. Another study related to shockwave therapy for calcific tendonitis found that 86.6% of patients experienced fewer calcifications.
If you're having to live with rotator cuff pain or another type of shoulder issue, choosing Softwave therapy may be your best course of action.Book Appointment
Whether you're sick of living with intense heel pain from plantar fasciitis, the mobility issues associated with knee pain, or the day-to-day struggles of rotator cuff degeneration, you'll find hope at Elite Healthcare Physical Medicine. Unlike some medical clinics, our team of doctors and specialists focus on an integrative, multidisciplinary approach to healing. Instead of relying on addictive medications and invasive surgeries, we prefer to address the underlying causes that our patients face.
We combine several all-natural pain relief therapies so that your shoulder pain, knee pain, joint pain, and foot pain go away for good. We resolve pain by using healing treatments that restore function and improve mobility for the long term. Our state-of-the-art regenerative medicine treatments, used hand-in-hand with proven chiropractic techniques, will stimulate your body's healing power from within. If your pain is related to muscles, nerves, and bones, our doctors can help you overcome discomfort, injury, or medical conditions affecting these systems.
If you've been unable to resolve your pain or have become dependent on painkillers to cope, Softwave therapy may be the natural solution you need. It all starts with a quick call to our office, so we can begin to understand your needs. When you come for your first visit, our doctors will find the personalized treatment you need so that you can manage your pain in a non-invasive and drug-free environment manner.Book Appointment
Jimmy Buffett is revealing he was hospitalized Thursday.The "Margaritaville" singer, 76, told fans in a statement posted to social media that he...
Jimmy Buffett is revealing he was hospitalized Thursday.
The "Margaritaville" singer, 76, told fans in a statement posted to social media that he had to cancel a planned show in Charleston, South Carolina, due to "some issues that needed immediate attention."
“I had a sudden change of plans this week that affected us all,” he shared.
Buffett was returning from a trip to the Bahamas when he stopped in Boston for a "check-up," he said, after which he was hospitalized.
"Growing old is not for sissies, I promise you. I also will promise you that when I am well enough to perform, that is what I'll be doing in the land of She-Crab soup," Buffett added, ending his post with the reassurance "just remember, NOT YET!"
USA TODAY has reached out to Buffett's reps for further information.
Over the course of his long and award-winning career, Buffett has recorded 27 studio albums and won an ACM award for his hit song "It's Five O'Clock Somewhere," according to his website.
The singer is also known for his multibillion dollar empire, which includes resorts, liquor, casinos and RV parks all branded with the singer's stamp of a parrot and palm tree. In 2022, Buffett expanded to cruises by launching a regular schedule of voyages on the 658-cabin Margaritaville at Sea Paradise, chartered from Palm Beach, Florida, to Grand Bahama Island.
"Fun is a part of life":Jimmy Buffett extends his signature mantra to Margaritaville-themed cruise
The "Margaritaville" singer spoke to USA TODAY in 2020 about why he no longer drinks margaritas, releasing a new album and his multiple near-death experiences.
"I've had a couple close calls and I'm still here, so I think I've been living like it could be my last day for a long time," the actor said.
He also said his 2020 song "Live, Like It's Your Last Day" was inspired by his past experiences with a 1994 plane crash and 2011 stage fall.
Jimmy Buffett:The singer talks releasing a new album during a pandemic and why he stopped drinking margaritas
Writing often can be improved after the writer leaves a draft alone for a time and returns to it with fresh eyes. Designing a $1 billion-plus barrier to protect peninsular Charleston from future storms and rising seas likely will benefit from the same deliberate approach.So we have no misgivings about the fact that Charleston’s public discussions with the Army Corps of Engineers regarding a perimeter protection project have hit a months-long lull. After the Corps’ project dominated most of the city’s discussion last ...
Writing often can be improved after the writer leaves a draft alone for a time and returns to it with fresh eyes. Designing a $1 billion-plus barrier to protect peninsular Charleston from future storms and rising seas likely will benefit from the same deliberate approach.
So we have no misgivings about the fact that Charleston’s public discussions with the Army Corps of Engineers regarding a perimeter protection project have hit a months-long lull. After the Corps’ project dominated most of the city’s discussion last year, our civic focus has moved on to the different (but somewhat related) debate over the redevelopment of Union Pier.
But it’s important to keep two things in mind: The peninsula needs more protection if it is going to remain a viable place to live, work and play in the decades to come and our work on this project — including its important environmental, recreational and social benefits — will resume in the months to come.
There are four steps to protecting downtown, and the first one — assessing whether a project is financially feasible and ensuring the federal government will pick up 65% of its cost — is already done. The city and the Corps are now negotiating a contract for preliminary engineering and design work, the second step, and it’s taking a while because City Hall is wisely seeking a special agreement that will clarify its requirements and goals.
The design phase is critical because if it’s not done right, if the proposed design for the perimeter protection amounts to little more than a concrete wall, there won’t be a construction phase. Nor should there be. The city is seeking an agreement that clarifies its rights to propose aesthetic, recreational, nature-based elements to the project, the design of which also will vary widely along the route given the distinctly different natures of the miles of peninsula waterfront.
Also, while the Corps’ interest is strictly in protecting our low-lying city from future storm surges, whatever is built should do more than that. If designed well, it could provide protection from higher tides and even heavy, conventional rainfall. The perimeter protection system will include new pumps, which also should be designed to help with conventional drainage. The only question should be who pays for that. Likewise, a well-designed project could help improve water quality, enhance the public realm and reduce future operational and maintenance costs.
We hope the Corps of Engineers will show the flexibility needed to ensure Charleston’s project is designed with as much creativity as possible while still accomplishing the Corps’ main goals. We’re encouraged by a new executive order that urges the agency to deploy nature-based solutions to tackle climate change and enhance resilience. We expect Charleston’s perimeter protection will be a blend of nature-based options, such as oyster beds, mud flats and expanded marshes, along with man-made elements, such as ongoing work to raise the Low Battery at the peninsula’s southwestern edge.
Last week, the World Meteorological Organization said global temperatures are expected to soar to record highs over the next five years, with a 98% chance that one of those years will eclipse Earth’s hottest year on record, 2016. The city already is expecting 14 inches of sea level rise by 2050, which would threaten the livability of a chunk of downtown if nothing is done.
We have had a pause in the public engagement over how best to protect historic Charleston from rising seas and future storms, and that has presented a welcome opportunity for everyone to recharge on the issue. However, no one should mistake this quiet time as a sign that this is no longer a critical issue for our city. We must prepare to write a new chapter soon.
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South Carolina is home to a myriad of beautiful beaches and a whole lot of southern, Lowcountry fun for all ages.With that, comes surging summer travel.The Auto Club Group advises those who have summer travel plans to book them soon. According to a news release, AAA is seeing strong bookings for cruises, flights, hotels and tours."The recent decision to lift all international travel restrictions will only add to demand." said Debbie Haas, Vice President of Travel at AAA.A...
South Carolina is home to a myriad of beautiful beaches and a whole lot of southern, Lowcountry fun for all ages.
With that, comes surging summer travel.
The Auto Club Group advises those who have summer travel plans to book them soon. According to a news release, AAA is seeing strong bookings for cruises, flights, hotels and tours.
"The recent decision to lift all international travel restrictions will only add to demand." said Debbie Haas, Vice President of Travel at AAA.
A new AAA travel survey states that 81% of South Carolinians will travel this year with 56% taking a summer vacation. The survey says 21% of summer travelers have already finalized their plans.
Popular destinations for SC travelers include the beach (57%), city/major metro areas (29%), national/state parks (27%), international travel (19%) and ocean/large cruise (18%).
This year, we've gathered the newest attractions at South Carolina's most popular beaches and coastal cities. From a South Carolina first to the anticipated completion of a reconstruction project, here are some ideas to make your beach trip complete.
Here's how to plan your trip:International flights are expensive and scarce this summer.
∎Stars and Strikes Getaway-n-PlayStars and Strikes Getaway-n-Play is a family entertainment complex offering an augmented reality bowling experience along with a 10,000 sq. foot arcade and prize store, axe throwing and a multi-story laser tag arena. It will also feature a large full-service bar surrounded by large TVs for sports viewing. The 52,500 square foot facility, which opened in February, is located within the Coastal Grand Mall.
∎Myrtle Beach Boardwalk renovations: The Myrtle Beach Boardwalk recently underwent a $3.7 million update, according to vacationmyrtlebeach.com. There are 80 newly installed seats on the Boardwalk. Look for new selfie stations including a giant sandcastle, fish and sea turtles.
∎Arts & Innovation District in Downtown Myrtle Beach – The Arts & Innovation District is undergoing revitalizations, including the addition of new restaurants, a gym, retail shops and new apartments. The Broadway Theater is being renovated into a performing arts center, according to MyrtleBeach.com.
∎Swig & Swine: Charleston-based BBQ joint, Swig & Swine, adventures outside of the Charleston Market for the first time at the 500 Block of Broadway Street in historic downtown Myrtle Beach. The downtown Myrtle Beach location is expected to open in mid-2023, according to vacationmyrtlebeach.com.
∎Surfside Beach Pier Reconstruction Myrtle Beach's iconic Surfside Beach pier took a devastating blow back in 2016 when Hurricane Matthew slammed into the South Carolina coast. The storm, which downgraded from a category 5 to a category 2 before reaching the coast, did extensive damage to the pier, which lost 50% of its length. Those who walked the pier will be excited to know that the pier is currently undergoing reconstruction and is 90% in completion. It will be stronger than before and will feature a restaurant and vendors. Initially scheduled to open in the fall of 2022, the project has experienced multiple reopening delays since then. The project has taken nearly seven years in the making.
∎Surfworks Myrtle Beach South Carolina's first man-made surf park, Surfworks, will generate 1,000 waves per hour, with waves between 2-6 feet tall. Powered by Wavegarden, the surfing lagoon will offer visitors a perfect place to make a splash and progress their surfing abilities. The development will also include an amphitheater to accommodate 15,000 guests, a brewery, surf school and restaurant. Surfworks is slated to open in 2025.
∎International African American Museum Opening June 27, 2023, the IAAM will focus on the traditions and knowledge systems adapted and retained by Africans in the Americas. The museum will display an African Ancestors Memorial Garden for Family History to trace genealogies and celebrate the diverse journeys and achievements of these individuals and descendants.
∎Folly Beach Pier In 2020, the Folly Beach Pier was closed down by the Charleston County Parks and Recreation Commission (CCPRC) for a reconstruction project. In December 2022, the Folly Beach Fishing Pier officially reopened. On June 16 and July 7, visitors can take part in Moonlight Mixers, and on May 27, June 24, August 26 and September 23, the Cast Off Fishing Tournament will commence.
∎Charleston’s Smallest Bar: Re-located to 39C John St in May 2022, the bar has four barstools inside, but has additional seating outside on Hutson Alley. Charleston's Smallest Bar is located next door to Charleston Music Hall. The menu features: fried shrimp, crab dip and oysters on the 1/2 shell.
∎North Charleston Sports Complex A $25 million Sports complex is coming to North Charleston. It will include a 25-meter competitive pool which will complement the North Charleston Aquatic Center in Dorchester County, a proper gymnasium for badminton, basketball and volleyball. It will also feature five tennis courts to meet the official United States Tennis Association standards, a roller rink for roller-skating and street hockey, and a multi-purpose field for youth athletics. The complex will be located on 1455 Monitor Street. Opening is to be determined.
Affordable travel:10 family-friendly destinations that won't break the bank this summer
∎ The Bank A new brewery, beer garden and eatery are coming to Hilton Head Island. The 72,000 square foot complex will feature live entertainment, a family zone, a merchandise shop and multiple dining options. Parking on site will accommodate over 100 automobile and bike spots. The location, 59 Pope Avenue, is stop #10 on Hilton Head's public trolley route, The Breeze. It will open to the public on June 6 at 11a.m.
∎The Black Marlin After a four-month hiatus, the Black Marlin Bayside Grill and Hurricane Bar has officially reopened. The restaurant's interior has been renovated, now featuring an expansive open concept dining room with over 50 seats for guests. It will showcase fish art constructed by artist Steve Swain from Frying Pan Gallery. Also featured are a 28-person live edge teak wood bar, a bar area featuring big-screen televisions and phone charging stations, a gift shop, high top tables and even custom lighting.
∎Lucky Beach Bar + KitchenA new restaurant offering menu items such as burgers, fried chicken, nachos, salad, seafood and desserts alongside a wide selection of cocktail options will be opening just in time for Memorial Day. It will seat up to 250 guests and will operate from breakfast to dinner time, featuring an all-day lunch and dinner menu. There will be indoor and outdoor seating, a take-out window and live music space.
Nina Tran covers trending topics for the Greenville News. Reach her via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
You’re seeing The Post and Courier’s weekly real estate newsletter. Receive all the latest transactions and top development, building, and home and commercial sales news to your inbox each Saturday here.The burger and frozen custard business is heating up across the ...
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The burger and frozen custard business is heating up across the Lowcountry.
Freddy’s Frozen Custard and Steakburgers plans to build a restaurant on U.S. Highway 17A and Carnes Crossing Boulevard next to McBride Lane in front of Bellary Flats Apartments in Goose Creek, according to a stormwater permit application filed with state environmental regulators.
Its offerings include cooked-to-order steakburgers made with lean 100 percent ground beef, Vienna beef hot dogs, shoestring fries and frozen custard in vanilla flavor or made with freshly churned chocolate.
Once developed, the 3,385-square-foot restaurant will be a couple of miles north of competitor Culver’s, which opened on U.S. Highway 17A in 2019.
The new dining venue also will be the Kansas-based chain’s second Charleston-area location. The first one opened in 2021 at 4540 Ladson Road on an outparcel in front of Ladson Oakbrook Shopping Center next to Stars & Strikes bowling and arcade center.
It, too, is near Culver’s, which opened a restaurant a few miles north at 3848 Ladson Road in 2022. Another Culver’s opened earlier this year near Tanger Outlets in North Charleston.
A shared-office firm joins two others in the Lowcountry with new space for workers.
3: Number of new restaurants coming to a new commercial development on the edge of the Charleston area. To see who they are, click here.
2: Number of new office buildings coming to a growing community near Summerville over the next two years.
2: Number of new retail shops on the way to downtown Charleston.
+ Under scrutiny: Some say the rental housing industry is contributing to escalating home costs. Others say the lack of housing is a main contributor.
+ Construction ahead: Charleston International Airport is the state’s busiest, and it’s getting busier every year. The airport’s $119 million spending plan includes money to help get ready for expansion projects in the works.
New restaurant coming to Shem Creek in Mount Pleasant
Sunsets, a seafood-centric restaurant, plans to open soon in the former R.B.’s dining place on Shem Creek in Mount Pleasant.
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Bar Tab is a recurring column in The Post and Courier Food section that highlights a locally made or sold adult beverage.I might be overstepping my “drink critic” boundaries this week, but I simply have to talk about one particular food in Charl...
Bar Tab is a recurring column in The Post and Courier Food section that highlights a locally made or sold adult beverage.
I might be overstepping my “drink critic” boundaries this week, but I simply have to talk about one particular food in Charleston that is currently top of my list.
I went to The Honey Hive, 563 King St., one April evening in search of new cocktails to try, of which the bar has a fine list. However, I left with my mind blown thanks to something else on the menu.
I’ve recently embarked on a gluten-and-dairy-free health journey that I’m hoping will last shorter rather than longer, but in my attempt to still enjoy delicious food in this new category, in addition to a few other parameters — no tomatoes, no soy, no vinegar included — I’ve come up fairly flat.
One dessert at The Honey Hive changed that all. The Oaxacan fudge brownie is still living in my dreams, and I am plotting my return trips. The dessert features an oat flour dark chocolate brownie topped with a champurrado ganache, guajillo chocolate crystals and a horchata semifreddo.
Gluten- and dairy-free or not, it is one of the best desserts I’ve ever had. Maybe I’m saying that because I’m delusional after a month of this diet and my tastebuds have shriveled up, but I’m pretty sure I’m right. It’s fantastic, and my non-gluten-and-dairy-free friend who joined me for a few bites agreed. Certainly for those with my same dietary restrictions, it’s a winner.
While you’re testing out my theory, you can also sample from a list of cocktails that includes the Anna Ravenel, Marilyn Monroe, Zelda Fitzgerald and Eartha Kitt. Yes, there is a theme. This bar certainly screams bachelorette party or girls’ night out destination.
For photographs of desserts, drinks and savory options alike, peruse the website in advance to see if anything tickles your fancy. Each menu item comes with a picture; I appreciate the transparency, and if you’re anything like me, your mouth will be watering for the Oaxacan fudge brownie before you’ve even tried it. Maybe my words in this article have kickstarted that even.
Please send me your gluten-and-dairy-free food suggestions and any desserts of this nature that might rival The Honey Hive at email@example.com.