Charleston EAT.STAY.SHOP.PLAY. paper to wood panels as well as a recent foray into textiles. She grew up in Columbia, SC and earned a BA in Fine Arts from The University of the South. time favorite. And not far behind is the Okonomiyaki (cabbage pancake). 224 Rutledge Avenue at the corner of Spring Street Edmund’s Oast (photo below) EAT Way Way Allen 142 PEACHYTHEMAGAZINE.COM This is a charming former gas station turned restaurant. The Hot and Spicy Som Tam (green papaya salad) is an all 1081 Morrison Drive 843.727.1145 Photo: Edmunds Oast Deeply personal, her art draws from the natural world and vivid hues of her Charleston surroundings. Working from small natural details, Way Way Allen creates large abstracts that magnify and celebrate the common pattern while also amplifying the beauty of negative space. Her works, both deliberate and wildly gestural in stroke, can be found on a variety of medium from canvas and Xiao Bao Biscuit The house-made fresh Ricotta on toasted Semolina bread is TO DIE FOR! Gorgeous bar and outside eating area!