For the most part, the food at Tradd's in downtown Charleston is just mildly bad.
Melfi’s is the third restaurant that Brooks Reitz and Tim Mink have opened on the short strand of Upper King Street bounded by Congress and Sumter streets
It’s typically not a good sign when your mind wanders outside of a restaurant during a meal.
With football season underway and Election Day looming, here’s something upon which everyone can agree: Charleston has so much pizza.
Restaurant goers are a sophisticated bunch. The upshot of eating all those drunken noodles, pelmeni and empanadas is gaining a more nuanced understanding of the cultures that created them.
With the exception of James Islanders stuck in the previously barbecue-deficient area between Melvin’s Barbecue and Smoky Oak Taproom, locals probably won’t adjust their barbecue habits based on what’s served at Martin’s.
As Park Circle’s restaurant scene has flourished, proud residents have taken to declaring that there’s hardly any reason to go downt…
At the height of Pappy Van Winkle mania, bourbon obsessives made an astounding discovery: The whiskey in bottles marked W.L. Weller …
Owned by the former chef de cuisine at The Ordinary, Maison is about the closest thing the Charleston food scene has to a workplace canteen.
The conch stew is a to-drive-for dish at Korner Kitchen in Hollywood. And, when the weather’s nice, the prime seating is on the latticed-in front patio.
Answering readers' food questions
For a stellar cinnamon roll that’s almost sure to be in the display case when you arrive, I’d suggest Brown’s Court Bakery.
On a recent trip to Savannah, our restaurant critic visited three places that she would bring up if neighbors to the south wanted to talk swap.
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Even if the punning name Pho King isn’t to every eater’s liking, it’s an excellent way to help American-born English speakers remember how to correctly pronounce the name of the signature Vietnamese soup.
Just in time for the traditional wedding season, Poogan’s Hospitality Group has become the latest Charleston restaurant company to create a standalone downtown facility big enough for ceremonies, receptions and rehearsal dinners.
Since debuting a hot dog wrapped in seaweed and topped with wasabi five years ago, the Riverdogs haven’t offered much in the way of …
As recently as five years ago, the only source of boba tea in downtown Charleston was Chopsticks House, which made its beverages from powder and didn’t offer any topping other than pearls.
Global recipes from local cooks
“Charleston doesn’t have this food or that food” is a common complaint from residents who want the city to be as cosmopolitan as they are. But in many cases, the wished-for food has a local presence — it just isn’t served in restaurants.
Last week marked the final installment of our Kitchen Cabinet series, in which local home cooks skilled in various global cuisines shared recipes from their personal repertoires. The goal at the outset was to resolve the common complaint that there isn't any international food in Charleston,…
Khichdi is so fundamental to Indian cuisine that it’s one of the first solid foods that many Indian babies eat. But when word recently circulated on social media that the Indian government planned to assign the title of “national dish” to the spiced rice-and-beans, backlash was immediate.
It’s increasingly possible to shop exclusively at farmers markets, but cooks chasing specific flavors sometimes still have to visit the supermarket. For example, the Rev. Joseph Tedesco of Mepkin Abbey says the buttery character of Ritz Crackers (or their generic equivalent) is critical to t…
Exploring the history of Charleston's culinary addresses
The first gubernatorial debates of the South Carolina primary season take place on Wednesday and Thursday nights, and regardless of your politics, that amounts to an eating occasion.
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Exploring what locals eat throughout a day
Since debuting a hot dog wrapped in seaweed and topped with wasabi five years ago, the Riverdogs haven’t offered much in the way of sushi to t…
Anyone who’s eaten at a Charleston restaurant with fried Brussels sprouts on its menu knows the drill.