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10 Places for Great Shrimp & Grits in Charleston

Shrimp and grits has long since been a staple in Lowcountry kitchens. When you ask a local who has the best, they are likely to answer that they, or their mother, makes it best. The combination of sea and land was eventually adapted by restaurants and can now be found in almost every establishment claiming to serve…

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The blog ATTA Drink Reviews our Mixology Tour

The Southern states of the USA are famous for their cuisine and many companies offer culinary tours in cities like New Orleans or Savannah for tourists to discover the specialty dishes in their most famous restaurants. The Charleston Culinary Tours in Charleston, South Carolina, has taken the extra step of organizing visits to some of the…

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A Great Review from The Daniel Island News

While visiting Charleston, we took a tour with Charleston Culinary Tours. Our tour guide was Glenn Morehead. What a great way to sample Lowcountry cuisine! Our first stop was Cumberland Street Smokehouse where we ate Hickory Smoked Chicken wings and BBQ Duck Fat Fries. The chicken wings were smoked with a dry rub then fried…

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Sean Brock’s high concept McCrady’s Restaurant reboot pays off

McCrady’s Restaurant review, 1/11/17

By Jonathan Boncek

The fifth course on the tasting menu at McCrady’s delivers a single Virginia oyster. It arrives in a bowl filled with smooth round rocks draped with clumps of green kelp, a cloud of steam swirling up and enveloping it all. You get just one sparkling bite…

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Eric Slaughter, Oyster Specialist at The Oyster House on Market

Oyster season nothing to say ‘shucks’ about Keeping up with King Street By Susan Lucas It’s oyster season. Here in the Lowcountry, on any given day — if the wind is right — we can smell the ocean. If we’re oyster fans, we can taste it. September is typically thought of as the beginning of…

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10 Sizzling Hot Restaurants in Charleston

Charles Town, as it was once called in honor of King Charles II of England, was renamed Charleston at the end of the Revolutionary War. A city full of history, it is known for its architecture and Southern hospitality. It is a multicultural city incorporating Southern United States, England, France and West Africa elements. These…

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Where to Drink Cocktails in Charleston Right Now

There’s a wealth of opportunities for imbibing in Charleston, but where to find the latest and greatest? Here’s an updated Cocktail Heatmap of places to visit for a drink as soon as happy hour hits. While this map focuses on restaurants and bars that have opened within the past year, we’ve also included some older establishments undergoing…

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James Beard 2017 Restaurant and Chef Semifinalists for Charleston

This morning the James Beard Foundation released its list of semifinalists in the 2017 Restaurant and Chef Awards. Over the next month, this “long list” will be paired down. On Wednesday, March 15, the finalists will be announced. The 2017 James Beard Awards Gala will be held at the Lyric Opera of Chicago on Monday,…

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10 Best Cheap Breakfasts in Charleston

Breakfast doesn’t have to cost a fortune. There’s a wealth of hidden gems along the roads of the Lowcountry. While many of these cafes may not have curb appeal, you’ll finding plenty of affordable items on the menus. If you’re craving an egg sandwich, grits, or a bagel, this is your map. Here, we highlight…

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The Hottest Restaurants in Charleston Right Now, February 2017

More often than not, tipsters, readers, friends and family of Eater have one question: Where should I eat right now? What are the new restaurants? What’s everyone talking about? While the Eater 38 is a crucial resource covering old standbys and neighborhood essentials across the city, it is not a chronicle of the “it” places…

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