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Charleston’s Best Bites of 2021

Wondering what our favorite mouthfuls were, over a year of great eating, in the dining capital of the southeast? Read on for the standouts from our year! Don’t pass up an Estadio Rosé Sangria Spritz Porrón! La Gilda at Estadio – This itsy-bitsy app is a true one bite wonder. An anchovy, pickled pepper, and…

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December 31, 2021

Delivery Creativity

As COVID-19 brought Charleston’s world-renowned restaurant scene to a grinding halt back in March, local diners started to get anxious. Living in one of the most foodie-friendly cities in the country tends to spoil you a bit. Menus featuring seasonal produce from nearby farms or seafood caught from local waterways abound around these parts, as…

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July 28, 2020

Visiting Charleston in Winter: 5 Best Activities You Can Do

Visiting Charleston in Winter: 5 Best Activities You Can Do Charleston is one of those charming cities where history is ever-present. Visiting in the winter is definitely a great way to experience a unique look into South Carolina’s oldest city. Perhaps you’ve found great vacation rentals in Charleston but are still clueless about what to…

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May 7, 2020

Charleston’s 16 Most Iconic Dishes [& Where To Find Them!]

The dishes that define Charleston by Erin Perkins@EaterCHS Sep 28, 2017 Lowcountry Boil — very classic Charleston Ashley Mitchell Those looking for staples of Charleston’s culinary scene, take notice. This is a roundup of food that defines the city’s cuisine. From okra soup to country captain to oyster stew, relatively new to old standbys, these are the 16 most iconic dishes in the city. Seek out these single food items and eat them often. These are the dishes that define Lowcountry cuisine. The food reflects the environment of the rich oceans and lands of Charleston. Note: Items and restaurants not ranked.  1 Bowen’s Island Restaurant Folks can’t seem to agree if it’s Frogmore Stew, Beaufort Stew, Beaufort Boil, or Lowcountry Boil, but the heady combo of shrimp, sausage, corn, potatoes, and Old Bay seasoning garners plenty of interest among Charleston visitors. If you…

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October 14, 2017

11 Amazing Oyster Deals in Charleston

Shuckin’ good prices. by Erin Perkins@EaterCHS Sep 8, 2017, 11:40am EDT The Ordinary Oysters on the half shell can get pretty pricey, but there are several Lowcountry restaurants offering steep discounts during happy hour. Mollusk lovers can find $1 varietals, and even a few selections under a dollar. Note: Restaurants not ranked. 1 Pearlz Oyster…

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October 9, 2017

Restaurants That Offer Peak Eating In the Lowcountry

By Hannah Raskin Aug 25, 2017 Critics are forever being asked to name the city’s best restaurant. It’s an impossible question to answer, since at best it is an ambiguous concept (and I’ll spare you the rest of the spiel for now). But the following restaurants are the sources of some of Charleston’s peak eating experiences….

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August 26, 2017

The Newcomer’s Guide to Great Pizza in Charleston

Pie in the sky By Jakob Lazzaro Pizzas may be round like the sun, but the moon can never block our love for these glorious cheese pies. They’re also an essential part of the college student experience. Luckily, Charleston’s reputation as a foodie town extends to pizza, as the peninsula and surrounding areas are packed…

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August 19, 2017