Interview: Kaarmin Ford

How long have you been living in Charleston, and why did you decide to settle in this city?
Grew up here, but moved away and have been back for about 5 years. Job opportunities and family made me settle

How do you find the general vibe of Charleston?
Laid back, friendly, safe (for the most part)

Which season is Charleston at its best?
Late Summer/Early Fall. All of the outdoor events combined with the changing weather and scenery is about as perfect as one can get

What do you think is Charleston’s biggest attraction?
The perfect mix of rural life and city living.

How would you describe Charleston to someone who hasn’t been here before?
Laid back and friendly with a hidden artsy community that is underestimated and fabulous.

What are your top 5 dining places in Charleston?
Lola’s, Sitar of India, Los Agaves, Fazio’s and Aubry’s Yorkshire Pub

What are Charleston’s attractions that every tourists must visit?
The Clay Center, The Capitol, App. Power Park, Capitol St, The Comedy Zone, Art Galleries along Hale and Quarrier St.

What are the absolute must-try’s for every visitor in Charleston?
A Tudor’s Biscuit.

What are the cheap thrills that you can enjoy in Charleston?
Power Game, A walk around the Capitol, A night at the Comedy Zone

About Karmin Ford:

Kaarmin FordKaarmin Ford is an Advertising Executive for The State Journal- WV’s only statewide business journal. She is a wanna-be chef who loves to cook in her spare time, especially for a large group of friends and family. Kaarmin also serves on the membership committee for Generation Charleston.