The 13 Best Breakfast Spots For Charleston Students

The 13 Best Breakfast Spots For Charleston Students

"I love sleep because it's like a time machine to breakfast"

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. I know that you know that, we all know that. As I sit here eating my bacon and gravy fries made special for me at Jacks Cafe, I began thinking about all of my favorite breakfast places on the Charleston Peninsula. Below you will find a few of Charleston's finest. If you live for breakfast like I do, this article is right up your alley.

1. Jacks Cafe

This is my go-to place almost every morning. The staff is wonderful, and the food is out of this world. Go in and say hi to John and Sophia for me. They will treat you better than any other breakfast place around. I promise you; you won't regret it.

Ps. Prepare yourself for a thank you note to my people at Jacks after graduation.

2. Sunrise Bistro Xpress

The iced coffee and homemade bagels are out of this world. They make sesame, plain and everything bagels daily. They’re fast, and they’re beyond hospitable. What could be better? Go check them out at their Spring Street location

3.Caviar and Bananas

I bike myself over to caviar and bananas every single morning before class. The people there known my name and what I’m going to order before I even get to the counter. (An Iced Caramel vanilla latte of course)

4. Circes Grotto

Now, this place is my sister’s favorite. I actually worked there for one full day. It was a blast. My favorite thing to eat there are the tuna melts. The bread they serve is beyond fresh and delicious.

5. Tricera Coffee

This place was my stomping ground Sophomore year of college. The bagels are packed to full capacity and they won the Charleston Coffee Cup two years ago.

6. The Rarebit

Rarebit is open until 2 am almost every single night. You can get actual meals or order off of their breakfast menu that they serve all day long. For the alcohol drinkers out there, I know for a fact that they serve up some fabulous drinks.

7. Toast!

I don’t go to toast often, but whenever I go, I am always amazed at their delectable coffee options. Even if you aren’t hungry, go pick up a vanilla latte. You won’t be disappointed.

8. Persimmon Cafe

If you haven’t heard of Persimmon, do you even live in Charleston? I am truly concerned if you haven’t tried one of their famous sandwiches and custards already

9. Five Loaves Cafe

Even though Five Loaves only serves breakfast once a week, it truly is one of the best options. They have true southern dishes as well as simple meals that will please the pickiest of eaters.

10. Brown's Court Bakery

Located in a small historic house, you could easily pass by this cute little bakery without having any knowledge it exists. I highly recommend heading over to this place. They actually sell their baked goods to a numerous amount of restaurant across the peninsula. They have been featured on many food shows and raved about by famous chefs. I mean, who doesn’t want to try pastries that have been raved about on TV?!

11. Saffron Restaurant and Bakery

Walking into this bakery, you feel like you’re in the Willy Wonka factory of baked goods. This place actually sells their bagels to Jacks Cafe every single morning. Nothing beats freshly baked pastries. They also sell meals as well. Breakfast and a side of pastries?! Nothing could be better.

12. Beech

If you haven’t heard of Beech, then you must not like Poke and Acai bowls. Once thi s place opened over a year ago, the entire downtown area of Charleston went crazy.

13. Huriyali

However, some say that Huriyali is better. Although I have never been, I highly recommend. If Beech is amazing, I can only assume that Huriyali is life changing.

Whichever place you choose, you're going to pick a winner.

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8 Reasons Girls Who Love Tequila Are Better

Because if she can handle tequila, she can handle you too.

There are all kinds of alcohol stereotypes out there but the one associated with tequila is probably the worst: tequila makes you crazy. But if there's one thing we can all agree on, it's that women who drink tequila are one-of-a-kind.

Whether it's loving or fighting, you'll never find anyone who does it better than a girl who just straight up loves tequila, and here are a few reasons why that is.

1. She's independent

A girl who drinks tequila is probably the same girl who has absolutely no problem telling it like it is. She knows what she wants and goes after it.

2. She doesn't care what you or anyone else thinks

Oh, you have a problem with me taking shots and having a good time? Well, get over it! Bartender, a shot with salt and a lime please!

3. Always dancing

Tequila is an 'upper' so instead of sitting at the bar doing nothing, let's dance! Let's get moving!

4. There is never a dull moment

Speaking of dancing, a girl who drinks tequila is always down for a good time. Whether it's going on an adventure or seeing who can take the most shots, a tequila girl is always down to party.

5. While everyone else is starting to get sleepy, she has all the energy

Like I said, tequila is an 'upper' so while the other girls at the bar are starting to feel groggy and sad, she's all over the place having fun and partying on the dancefloor.

6. She's stronger than the girl crying over a vodka cranberry at the bar.

Sad over a breakup? Don't go for the vodka... Tequila will make you feel better in no time! Plus you can challenge the hot guys at the bar to a shot taking contest.

7. Tequila is healthy for you

Tequila is a probiotic, so some tequila a day keeps the doctor away. Yay for shots!

8. She can hold her own when it comes to alcohol

Any girl who can shoot some shots at the bar all day and night can handle alcohol, which means she can handle herself too. You won't have to deal with her constant breakdowns and mood swings because she will be too busy ordering more shots.

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10 Summer Vibes You Need To Bump To In The Car

The type of songs that will make you wish summer never had to end.


There is truly nothing worse than being handed the AUX cord and not knowing what to do with it. In that moment, the spotlight is on you. You, the chosen one, has the opportunity to completely amp up the mood and get people in their feels.

For me, this is the moment in which I thrive the most and I am going to make sure that anyone that reads this article does to.

Now without further ado, here are 10 songs that will for sure boost your summer music cred.

1.  "Truth Hurts" by Lizzo 

If you haven't heard this one yet, I am sorry. This up and coming artist paved her way in the music world by introducing one of the most catchy girl anthems I have heard in a while. If you ever need a little reminder that you're a bad b*tch, listen to this song. The catchy beat and independent lyrics won't let you down.

2. "The London (feat. J Cole & Travis Scott)" by Young Thug 

If you want a song that pleases absolutely everyone, this is your go-to. Three of the biggest names of rap music in one song- it does not get much better. With a vibey beat and catchy chorus, you will be singing this song in no time.

3. "I Don't Care" by Ed Sheeran & Justin Bieber 

I'll tell you what, I do care about this song. After quite some time without music from Bieber or Sheeran, they have come back to bless us once again. Please don't go ghost on us again boys, we missed you.

4. "You Little Beauty" by Fisher 

Now this one is for my house people. Whether you like him for his insane personality or the electric beats he produces, Fisher is one of a kind. With his new single "You Little Beauty," you will be bopping your head and waving your hands the entire time.

5. "Electric Feel" by MGMT

An oldie, but a goodie. I don't know about you, but this song makes me wanna drive down the coast with my windows down, blasting the music. You can't beat alternative songs in the summer and this one is at the top of my playlist.

6. "GRoCERIES" by Chance the Rapper 

Chance. Is. Back. That's all I need to say.

7. "Whatever You Need" by Meek Mill and Nicki Minaj

Who doesn't love a good throwback to get them amped? You can't forget the Nicki/Meek era for many reasons, but one of the main ones being the unreal collaborations we got out of it. "Whatever You Need" will always be one to remember, so don't forget to keep it in your mind this summer.

8. "Jungle" by Tash Sultana

If you love the sound of guitar, this is the song for you. Being over five minutes, this song shows the musical talent within Tash Sultana. With guitar solos sprinkled so effortless throughout and the uniqueness of her voice, you are able to teleport into a musical phenomenon with this song.

9. "Baila Baila Baila (Remix)" by Ozuna, Daddy Yankee, & J Balvin

The song literally means "Dance Dance Dance," which automatically means it's going to be a crowd pleaser. And, come on, it's summer, you can't not listen to a little Spanish music.

10. "Undrunk" by Fletcher 

Representing an artist from my very own hometown, this one is constantly blasting in my car. Fletcher is the new artist to look out for, and she's making her way up the charts quickly with this banger. It is the perfect song to belt out after a night of bad decisions and calls to your ex.

I have now blessed you all with 10 songs that will make even the biggest of music snobs get in the mood. Use them wisely.

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