We have an exciting week ahead at Terra! Chef Mike Davis is planning a special three-course menu inspired by Julia Child, the American chef, author and television personality, in honor of what would have been her 100th birthday. Chef's Mastering the Art of French Cooking was a wedding gift to his parents in 1967. It's been well loved. Of all Julia's loved recipes, what did Chef pick? First Course: Flounder a la Dieppoise (Flounder with mussels and shrimp) Second Course: Caneton ... Continue Reading

At Terra, we always look forward to the annual Tasty Tomato Festival here in Columbia at City Roots Farm. The festival, sponsored by Slow Food Columbia and Sustainable Midlands, has grown so much and it's always fun to see folks taste testing colorful heirloom tomatoes against commercially grown tomatoes. This year's festival was especially exciting as Chef Mike Davis's three-year-old daughter, Eliza Davis, won 2nd place for the tastiest tomato grown by a child. Eliza's cherry zebra tomato ... Continue Reading

We love the Nickelodeon Theatre here at Terra. So we jumped at the chance when given the opportunity to join the Nick to screen a film on our patio. Join us this Thursday, May 17, for a screening of The Greenhorns, a film about the young farming community in America. The Greenhorns trailer:     Chef Mike Davis will prepare a three-course meal highlighting pork from Carolina Heritage Farms (Gray Moore from Carolina Heritage will join us at dinner!), and we will have wine ... Continue Reading

Terra invites diners to dust off the bottle of wine or sparkling wine for “Open That Bottle Night” on Saturday, Feb. 25. Many fine restaurants around the world will also celebrate this annual event by allowing diners to bring in their bottle of choice and waiving the corkage fee. “We always enjoy this evening in the restaurant with our guests,” said Terra general manager and Certified Specialist of Wine, Howard Jarrett. “Chef Mike Davis will prepare all sorts of seasonal dishes and our staff ... Continue Reading

Thanks to everyone who came out for Restaurant Week last week. We know that demand exceeded our reservation limit, and so we've decided we'll still offer our same Restaurant Week menu Tuesday, January 24 - Thursday, January 26. Call 791-3443 to make your reservation for our special three-course/$30 dinner. After last week's rush, we can safely say it's never too early to make your Valentine's Day reservations! ... Continue Reading