Brett Barest, Greenville Local Expert

About Brett

Brett Barest

Brett Barest is a freelance writer in Greenville, South Carolina that has watched the city grow from cow pastures and boarded up buildings to the tourist destination it has become today. He loves telling the stories of the people that have brought great food, drink, and live music to the city through a variety of local and regional publications. 

Special Interests

Brett knows a lot about:

  • Great sandwiches
  • Fresh Pasta
  • Greenville, SC

10Best Lists by Brett Barest

Greenville's 10 best spots to win brunch
10Best List

Brunch in Greenville has become a serious sport.  With new shops, restaurants and attractions popping up like daffodils in spring, there's no shortage of a leisure scene, and at the forefront of that scene is...


Greenville's 10 best places to hear live music
10Best List

When you think about music towns in the Southeast, Asheville and Charleston are often brought up as places with great venues and thriving music scenes. Greenville, however, is quietly making a name for itself with...