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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 - Current situation

danna
by danna 1 month 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...

In Search of OO flour in Charleston SC

Amishchow
by Amishchow 2 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 10 months 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 12 months 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

patsully
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 1 year ago

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

Charleston Restaurants

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by jenniferCordes 1 year 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

concordcourtney
by concordcourtney 1 year 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

patsully
by patsully 1 year 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!

saradoesmakeup
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 1 year 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?

danna
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

LulusMom
by LulusMom 2 years ago

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

Charleston: Sienna & EVO

danna
by danna 12 years ago

Although I picked Sienna because it gets such great reviews here (and elsewhere), Friday night before the Bridge Run, I was patting myself on the back for picking something that didn't involved dri...

Charleston 3 Restaurants Go

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by jjacobs 2 years ago

Staying in Charleston for 3 nights and looking for your top 3 recommendations. Having lunch at Husk (can’t get in for dinner) and have reservations at SNOB and The Ordinary. Want to have a beach da...

Charleston trip report

LulusMom
by LulusMom 3 years ago

I am going to try to report on our meals while they are still fairly fresh in my mind, so hope to do a post each morning about the previous night's dinner. Thanks so much to everyone who helped me ...

Roadside Seafood

cajungwailo
by cajungwailo 2 years ago

I was really happy with this truck turned into a brick and mortar about ten minutes from downtown Charleston. They offer 10-12 types of fish and seafood, mostly local, which you can have grilled or...