The Daily Eastern News

Alexander Briggs extends hours, updates menu

Dara McGee, Contributing Writer

September 5, 2017

he restaurant Alexander Briggs, once known for its fancy fare, is now trying to become more ‘fun.’ David Gherardini, his father and two of his uncles brought in pounds of lumber in 1985 to build a restaurant dedicated to supplying people with “affordable and good food.” Gherardini’s son, Michae...

Fine dining to have new home in Charleston

Fine dining to have new home in Charleston

Liz Stephens, City Reporter

February 23, 2017

A new restaurant in Charleston named Alexander Briggs will be opening early March at 509 Van Buren Ave. under the reins of executive chef Brent Furry. Furry graduated from Charleston High School in 2004 and later attended culinary school at Kendall College in Chicago. He said his culinary arts teach...

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