Thanks to readers of Free Times and everyone who voted and named Chef Mike Davis Best Chef in Columbia for 2015! Proud to take home this honor for the second year in a row. Here's to simple, seasonal and sustainable! We know you love it, too. Here's what Free Times said about Chef: " Nine years ago, Mike Davis opened Terra and set the standard for chef-driven cuisine in Columbia — and he still does. The best thing about Davis is that nothing on the plate is an afterthought; he gives the same ... Continue Reading

Once a year, it's good to close the restaurant down and kitchen and front-of-house staff a break. Terra will close June 29 and reopen Tuesday, July 7. We're looking forward to spending this time celebrating summer and the 4th of July with our families and friends. Come see us this week! We promise our blueberry trio for dessert will give you that Terra fix until we open again on July 7. ... Continue Reading

We've been lucky to be mentioned by a few great folks lately. Did you see Garden & Gun's blog post about Chef Mike Davis's famed pimento cheeseburger pizza? It's a great Super Bowl (or anytime!) snack. And it's best out of our wood oven, but check out the recipe and try it at home! Next we were lucky enough to be asked to serve a private lunch to Adam Roberts, aka The Amateur Gourmet. He skipped across South Carolina and stopped to try our oysters and Terra sous chef Joby's ... Continue Reading

Chef Mike Davis has been named one of the Best Chefs in America for the inaugural edition of Best Chefs America. The selection process meant that the book's editors interviewed 5,000 chefs about other chefs that they respected. When the editors spoke to chefs, they asked where they liked to dine personally and inquired about other chefs that were "worth their salt" in their area. The more times a chef was mentioned by peer chefs, the chef's chances of being named in the book ... Continue Reading

Emile DeFelice, owner of Caw Caw Creek and a friend of Terra for sure, was kind enough to mention Terra in an interview with Adam Platt for Conde Nast Traveler for their November 2012 issue. Ever thought of eating your way from Tennessee to the South Carolina coast? It's a dream trip, in our opinion, and if you ever get the chance to do it, Adam Platt's guide is a handbook hitlist of some of our favorite Southern stops. We're grateful to be included. Conde Nast Traveler, November 2012 ... Continue Reading