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All About Grits at Millers All Day

  • Millers All Day 120 King St. Charleston SC 29401 USA (map)


CHARLESTON, SC- Think you know your favorite breakfast food? It's time to think again. During a lively discussion with grits expert and author Nathalie Dupree, farmer and miller Greg Johnsman, and author Erin Byers Murray of, Grits: A Cultural and Culinary Journey Through the South, we'll look at the history of this iconic dish and its journey to the modern table.

From its humble origins, to the rise of shrimp and grits, to its place in contemporary Southern culture as a vehicle to preserve the past, the conversation will give a better understanding of this beloved staple. 

The panel celebration of the classic Southern dish will occur Thursday, March 7 from 4-5 pm. The event is open to the public and will feature a milling demonstration in addition to the panel. Light snacks and drinks will be served.  

About the Panelists

Erin Murray is the moderator of the panel. She is a Nashville-based food writer and magazine editor with several published cookbooks. Her latest book, Grits: A Cultural and Culinary Journey Through the South, looks at the evolution of grits in Southern cuisine and culture.

 Greg Johnsman, co-owner of Millers All Day and owner of Geechie Boy Mill & Grits is a featured panelist. His mill is in the front window of the restaurant and continues to be a focal point for his restaurant.

 With fourteen cookbooks and more than 300 television shows and specials under her belt, featured panelist Nathalie Dupree is the crowned queen of Southern culinary. She is known for her cookbooks that focus on classic Southern cuisine.


Millers All Day is a restaurant located at 120 King Street in Charleston, S.C. It offers Southern-style breakfast all day, every day as well as cocktails and happy hour menu. It can be reached at 843.501.7342 or