★☆☆☆☆ Pawpaw does not live up to what Southern food means in Charleston.
Southern | French Quarter
★★★★☆ Rodney Scott's BBQ lets the good times, good food roll.
Barbecue | North Central
★★★★☆ Bar Normandy on Broad Street is unconventionally delicious.
Small plates | South of Broad
★★★☆☆ Unpretentious, comforting Goulette is a true neighborhood restaurant.
French | Cannonborough-Elliotborough
The massive Folly Beach restaurant, which measures three dining rooms and 6,500 square feet in all, has good intentions that spawn nothing but disappointment.
There are some places where it doesn’t take a compass to know which way the culture goes. People in Miami have to go north to reach …
Shrimp-and-grits hasn’t been a Lowcountry signature for very long, but the dish has more than made up for lost time with ubiquity.
Over the course of a year of restaurant reviewing, which translates to approximately 120 meals eaten for professional purposes, ther…
For the most part, the food at Tradd's in downtown Charleston is just mildly bad.
Cast your mind back, if you can, to that moment roughly a week ago, when you were meditating on the collision of worlds Old and New,…
Answering readers' food questions
Question: I have lived here for 15 years and have yet to find a restaurant that has a lobster dinner on its menu. Is there nowhere in this city of fine restaurants where one can find New England seafood?
Q: I’ve got to ask: You eat in such varied places. Have you ever gotten food poisoning?
Charleston's newest restaurants
India is primarily associated with tea in popular culture, but owners of the new Coorg Indian Cafe plan to showcase the South Asian …
Fried fish, beer and sports have been a winning combination for thousands of restaurants around the world, so Teresa Schurlknight fi…
“Fusion” is a word that gives the willies to plenty of diners who’ve had to suffer through mishmash menus, but it’s a perfectly accu…
When The Royal Tern posted a Facebook message alerting the owners of a wayward horse that it was grazing on their property, the John…
Interesting drinks around town
Exploring what locals eat throughout a day
Church's Chicken downtown Charleston location quietly closed its doors a few weeks ago for the second time in less than a year.
An upscale Italian-Mexican restaurant that replaced a longtime Mexican diner in Mount Pleasant three years ago is turning out the lights.
There are now upward of two dozen independently-owned pancake houses between Pawleys Island and Little River.