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Charleston

Get tips from fellow Chowhounds on the best places to wine and dine in this Southern belle of a city.

Road Trip! The Best Bars and Restaurants in Savannah, Hilton Head, and Charleston

The Deep South may be known for its Spanish moss, prolonged vowels, and leisurely way of life, but it’s also home to some of the most hospitable people, complicated histories, and best food and drink...
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Charleston Restaurants - when you can't quite afford FIG

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by Blazniva 27 days ago

We're spending 4 days and nights in Charleston in late April. I love good food and that's one of the main reasons we chose to visit Charleston (also warm weather, beaches, architecture and history)...

Charleston SC - what to do?

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by girdev 2 months ago

Hi all, I would ordinarily read through many discussions and form my own list for my upcoming long weekend in Charleston. But due Covid and not knowing what the current status of these is as well ...

Gullah/Lowcountry Food-Driven Road Trip

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by seg815 4 months ago

My fiance and I are planning a "mini-moon" for several days at the Montage Palmetto Bluff in January. We are very food-focused (from the South originally, but both now live in NY) and are hoping t...

Charleston - Current situation

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by danna 7 months ago

I'm headed down later this week. Can anyone comment on the current state....good choices that are open, notable spots still closed, where are the best bets that have lots of outdoor dining availab...

South Carolina 2020 road trip

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by bighound 5 months ago

Enjoyed a delicious 60th bday road trip through South Carolina based in Charleston. i'm adding reviews i have also posted elsewhere from our mostly delicious and fun dining. here you go: Fish...

In Search of OO flour in Charleston SC

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by Amishchow 8 months ago

I live in Savannah. A surprisingly underserved town if you are looking for higher end cooking ingredients. I am driving to Charleston for the day tomorrow. A pilgrimage to Trader Joe's and Costc...

Liver pudding

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by CHASNATIVE 1 year ago

Liver pudding is a traditional sausage product of the black people in and around Charleston S.C. Lacking access to skeletal muscle meats and being left with visceral products (offal) i.e. heart, ki...

Charleston and Savanah, no Pork or Shellfish

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by Mauve 1 year ago

We have never been to these cities, traveling with two other couples, Looking for good fresh food and fun experiences.

Help with Charleston, SC restaurants, please

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by natvut 1 year ago

Going to Charleston for a long weekend soon with a group of college friends (we're not recently out of college). There are so many wonderful restaurants to choose from so am looking for some recs ...

LA Times on the Food Festival Boom

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by patsully 1 year ago

Interesting read that highlights what I've always assumed to be true. While food festivals can be fun, I've often found that restaurants cannot possibly deliver great results under the circumstance...

Chef Louis Osteen has died

Cpt Wafer
by Cpt Wafer 2 years ago

His kitchens produced some of the best food I have ever eaten.

Charleston Restaurants

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by jenniferCordes 2 years ago

I’m visiting Charleston with my husband and two dogs on May 9th. It’s been a couple of years since we’ve been there. Staying at the Wentworth. I think I’d like to go back to Edmonds Oast with the d...

Charleston Trip Report - Nothing new, mostly delicious

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by concordcourtney 2 years ago

Chowhounds probably won't read anything here they don't know, but I haven't seen a lot recently about some of these spots so I thought I'd just write up a quick report of our weekend visit for the ...

Food Critic Barred From Charleston Restaurant, Finds a Way

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by patsully 2 years ago

Very much enjoyed this read, which manages to ask some pointed questions about the Charleston restaurant scene in a respectful way (considering the circumstances). "Some restaurant owners hang a...

Charleston Trip - Need Restaurant Guidance!

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by saradoesmakeup 2 years ago

My husband and I are going to Charleston for our babymoon and my birthday. We will be there from the morning of Nov 30 and leave the morning of Dec 4. We will have four full days in total and are s...

Magnolias Valentine's Dress Code

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by hannahleppard 2 years ago

Hi! i’m going to Magnolias in Charleston with my boyfriend on Valentine’s day. I would like to dress up with a dress and pretty black heels, i don’t want to look overdressed though... would I be ok...

Charleston - Random questions?

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by danna 2 years ago

Hi - Anyone been to Parcel 32 yet? Care to review it? What about The Establishment? We walked in planning to make a reservation based on ads i saw in a magazine, but changed our mind based on the...

North Charleston, restaurant help! Last minute

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by rachelstuckey 2 years ago

I know this is last minute, but I just found out that I will be going to class in North Charleston tomorrow, monday, tuesday, and having a day for fun on Wednesday. I really would like seafood one...

Charleston trip report, summer 2018

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by LulusMom 2 years ago

We spent a wonderful, relaxing week in Charleston again this summer, and ate very well. Reports below.