Visual Feast: Anastasia & Friends’ “Eat with Art” at Motor Supply

Visual Feast: Anastasia & Friends’ “Eat with Art” at Motor Supply

Chernoff’s love affair with Motor Supply Co. Bistro has been strong since its opening in 1989, and she considers the restaurant to be “a home away from home” for her. The atmosphere of Motor Supply, she says, makes it particularly conducive to showcasing art, not only because the space is well lit, but also because of the care and creativity that go into the food and beverages the restaurant produces.

Repurposed Time: The Story Behind Motor Supply’s Historic Bar

Repurposed Time: The Story Behind Motor Supply’s Historic Bar

"The days pass and are reckoned to our account." Pereunt et Imputantur, a Latin phrase engraved in the clock adorning the top of Motor Supply’s bar, roughly translates to the above motto. The history behind the massive antique serving as the centerpiece of the restaurant has undergone a great deal of scrutiny, with speculations of origin ranging from Hungary to Austria.

Smurfettes, Foxes and Farmers, Oh My! Summer Harvest Week 2014 Recap

Smurfettes, Foxes and Farmers, Oh My! Summer Harvest Week 2014 Recap

With killer cocktails and a "best of the best," all-local menu, Harvest Week was a record breaker this summer. New Executive Chef Wesley Fulmer put his own spin on the event, offering an ecelctic menu highlighting the best of each 11 featured farms' ingredients, transforming the combinations of each rustic ingredient into a beautifully refined, delectable dish.

2013 Awards Rack Up for Motor Supply

2013 Awards Rack Up for Motor Supply

It was a fruitful year for Motor Supply Co. Bistro in 2013. In addition to the farm-to-table restaurant receiving national and local honors, the national Wine Spectator Award of Excellence and three sought-after honors from Columbia, S.C.’s alternative paper Free Times, key members of Motor Supply also racked up awards.