January Openings Include Fermentation and Poke
The Newest Spots in Charleston
1) French Quarter — Looking for Southern small plates, wood-fired entrees, and handmade pastas? Stop by East Bay newcomer Pawpaw for a night out downtown. The popularity of the bar recently prompted the space to stay open until 2:00 a.m. Status: Certified open. 209 East Bay St. http://www.pawpawrestaurant.com.
2) Avondale — If you are need of a beer in West Ashley, stop by Charles Towne Fermentory for a house-brewed American pale ale or dry stout. Status: Certified open. 809 Savannah Hwy.; https://www.chsfermentory.com.
3) North Charleston — Quell any gordita, enchilada, or taco cravings at recently opened Mi Pequeno Hidalgo. Lamb is a star ingredient at this Mexican eatery. Status: Certified open. 6585 Dorchester Rd.; http://www.postandcourier.com/food/now_open/mi-pequeno-hidalgo-comes-in-like-a-lamb/article_1ca2e454-b98e-11e6-b1d3-8fdacd56209e.html.
4) North Central — Diners looking for a light lunch should stop by Poke Tea House for a bowl, burrito, or salad of poke. Build your own raw fish dish or choose from a selection of scallops, shrimp, tuna, salmon, or tofu combinations. Status: Certified open. 441 Meeting St.; http://www.poketeahouse.com/menu.html.