Charleston Wine + Food adds Ben's Friends yoga event for chef participants

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Last year Ben's Friends, the sober support group started by Indigo Road's Steve Palmer and Charleston Place's Mickey Bakst, sponsored a Chill Space at the Atlanta Food and Wine Festival. The intention of the space, the idea of writer Kat Kinsman, was to provide chefs and beverage participants not interested in the typical food fest party atmosphere with an area to relax, and it was a huge success. The newly sober Chef Sean Brock told the New York Times that it was "the safest I’ve ever felt." 

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Jaci Lund