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Hilton Head Monthly's Readers' Choice Awards!

Great news! The Cottage won Bluffton's Favorite European Restaurant! Congratulations to Leslie and her incredible team for winning the Hilton Head Monthly's Readers' Choice Awards!

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As featured on the cover of today’s Bluffton Today

As featured on the cover of today’s Bluffton Today. Read more about the launch of May River Coffee Roasters’ three new Lowcountry-themed coffees, and the story behind each new roast, here: Local company releases coffee roasts inspired by the Lowcountry (blufftontoday.com)

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The Cottage Shrimp and Grits Wins Again!

Congratulations to Leslie and her incredible team for securing a win and finalist recognition for four categories in the Sun Select Today and Best of Bluffton Community Awards. Sun Select Today Winner: Best Shrimp & Grits Best of Bluffton Finalist: Best Bakery, Best Brunch, and Best Dessert Stop in today to try some of our award-winning food!

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Eat It And Like It

Leslie Rohland on Eat It And Like It – Bluffton Food Scene Leslie joins Jesse Blanco of Eat it and Like it to discuss how they have adapted to the unique environment many businesses are facing.

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Good Food Awards Win- CH2

Celebrate Bluffton & Beyond: February 2021 Published on Feb 1, 2021 READ ONLINE

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The Cottage Café, Juice Hive & May River Coffee Roasters Honored by the International Flavor Awards

Leslie Rohland, founder/owner/chef at The Cottage Café, the Juice Hive and May River Coffee Roasters, has won multiple honors in this year’s 2019 Artisan Flave Awards. Rohland, whose food products all fall under the Cackalacky Kitchen brand, won awards throughout many different categories of this prestigious international food competition – helping to create additional exposure for the popular Bluffton-based products and restaurants. The International Flavor Awards provide small and medium sized food companies a platform by which to stand on and compete with similar sized companies providing specialty, craft-made and artisan food manufacturers an opportunity to compete on an international stage against similar sized companies. As an organization, the International Flavor Awards, LLC provides impartial and knowledgeable judging of food & drink products throughout a variety of genres and themes. The Artisan Flave Awards strive to bring value to food-based competitions and to promote the outstanding products and companies that set themselves apart by being known as an “Artisan Flave Award Winner”! Products and restaurants honored with a 2019 Artisan Flave Award are: Drinks & Mixers: May River Coffee Roasters, Cold Brew – 3RD Place Dressing & Spreads: Cackalacky Kitchens/The Cottage, Cottage Caesar- 3rd Place Sweet Treats: Cackalacky Kitchens/Juice Hive – Memory Balls – 2nd Place Herb Blend Seasoning: Cackalacky Kitchens, Ragin’ Cajun Smack, 2nd Place Vegetables & Seasonings: Cackalacky Kitchen/Juice Hive, Lowcountry Kimchi Slinger

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Seen In “Cooking With Paula Deen” May/June 2017 Issue

The May/June 2017 issue of Cooking with Paula Deen magazine celebrates the season with a trip to Paula’s hometown, recipes for fresh summer produce, and much more. This Savannah-themed issue features a behind-the-scenes tour of The Lady & Sons, a menu for a shrimp boil like Paula hosts for her family, and a trolley tour of the city. Whether you’re inspired to cook up these recipes or visit Savannah, this issue is sure to brighten up your summer.

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WHHI TV’s “The Restaurant Show” featuring The Cottage – Tapas!

WHHI TV's "The Restaurant Show": The Cottage - (843) 757-0508 - www.TheCottageBluffton.com - 7/10/12

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The Top 10 Local Restaurants in Bluffton, South Carolina.

Nestled in the heart of South Carolina’s Lowcountry, Bluffton has a vibrant food scene offering diners everything from locally caught seafood and classic Southern comfort food to award-winning barbecue fare. We’ve rounded up ten of the best locally-owned restaurants you’ll find in Bluffton.

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The Little Cottage That Could Cookbook

Read the latest articles on the cookbook

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Forbes Travel Guide Review

For far too long, popular destinations like Savannah, Charleston and Atlanta have overshadowed their smaller Southern counterparts that are sometimes just an hour’s drive away. Not anymore. Now that word is getting out about the charm and culture of these under-the-radar cities, they’re slowly but surely becoming places to stay rather than towns to pass through. Consider adding these four gems to your next Southern sojourn.

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The Cottage feature in South Carolina Living magazine

As the state's largest circulation publication, we share the faces and places that identify the Palmetto State from the mountains to the sea. Our topics include food, travel, events, home and garden, and wise energy use.

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Sue Ade: Three-layer study in scrumptiousness

Ever since Bluffton Today ran last month's five-star review of The Cottage Café, Bakery & Tea Room, in Old Town, Bluffton, I've been deluged with requests (more like pleas) for the restaurant's recipe for homemade Pistachio Cream Cake, dubbed as "stellar," by the newspaper's Undercover Eater.

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Five Star Review! Bluffton Today

Since it opened in 2009 on Calhoun Street in Old Town Bluffton, The Cottage Cafe, Bakery and Tea Room has become a heavily-frequented establishment among locals and tourists.

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WHHI TV’s “The Restaurant Show” featuring The Cottage

Indoor And Outdoor Dinning Restaurant Offering Southern Cuisine In The Low Country South Carolina. Bakery And Tearoom Offering Breakfast, ...

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South Carolinas best kept secrets: Bluffton

BLUFFTON, SC (WIS) - Old Town Bluffton is an historic town you get to just before arriving in Hilton Head. The small town treasure is a must-visit, blending trendy with traditional. At every turn, Old Town Bluffton has a welcome waiting for you. Stroll the historic downtown streets and find stops that are one of a kind.

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South Carolinas best kept secrets: Bluffton

BLUFFTON, SC (WIS) - Old Town Bluffton is an historic town you get to just before arriving in Hilton Head. The small town treasure is a must-visit, blending trendy with traditional. At every turn, Old Town Bluffton has a welcome waiting for you. Stroll the historic downtown streets and find stops that are one of a kind.

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The Cottage Cafe (Pitting a Cherry)

The Southern Scene's lowcountry chef, Leslie Rohland of The Cottage Cafe in Old Town Bluffton, shows us how easy it is to pit a cherry!

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Kitchen and Haute Cuisine

Old Town Bluffton restaurant updates its menu to include more dishes from this area

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Any meal at The Cottage makes for memorable experience

All of the ingredients for a successful restaurant and a robust following from locals and returning tourists are standard fare at The Cottage Café, Bakery and Tea Room, 38 Calhoun St. in the heart of Old Town Bluffton.

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Looking for the perfect place to dine out with your dog?

Here’s how a dog’s life just got a little better at this Bluffton restaurant

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Lowcountry’s most delicious holiday pies

Fans of these desserts are trying to figure out how pie became the go-to treat for our favorite holidays. The answer is quite simple. When the pilgrims came to America after saying “Bye, Felicia” to Britain, they made it a mission to separate themselves from as many facets of British culture as they could. And dessert was one of the first differentiators.

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