★☆☆☆☆ 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
For the most part, the food at Tradd's in downtown Charleston is just mildly bad.
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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
So an entrepreneur, a sommelier and a chef walk into a bar.
Folly Beach's Lowlife Bar is as spacious as a standard restaurant, but so long as it’s serving, walls only surround a portion of the concrete-floored room, making the ocean feel nearer than five blocks away.
Answering readers' food questions
Q: I am looking for a nice restaurant in Charleston that serves a Christmas Day meal a la carte rather than a buffet. My husband onl…
Q: My friend and I are going out touring around Charleston and we want to take boxed lunches with us. Does anyone here sell them?
Charleston's newest restaurants
The popular Kwei Fei Chinese restaurant is now open in a permanent location in the Charleston area on Maybank Highway on James Island.
When Catrina Edwards Pinckney describes VIP Bistro as a family place, she doesn’t mean “family” in the literal sense: She and husban…
Fans of Mexican-American cooking are nearly guaranteed to find their favorite dishes at Azul Mexicano.
Interesting drinks around town
Exploring what locals eat throughout a day
When Catrina Edwards Pinckney describes VIP Bistro as a family place, she doesn’t mean “family” in the literal sense: She and husband Vernon P…
As we hit the holiday season, you can expect to find oyster roasts popping off all over the place. Here’s a roundup of weekly events at local bars and restaurants along with some marquee events you won’t want to miss in the coming months.
Readers share stories about dining at Southern cafeterias in Charleston.