The Tasting Menu at McCrady’s

For my final night in Charleston I reserved a seat at McCrady’s restaurant. The intimate dining room features an open kitchen and large u-shaped table with 14 seats. The entrance is located within a downtown alleyway where you enter McCrady’s Tavern, but those who are there for the tasting-menu only experience are shown to the…

Hominy Grill, The Charleston Museum, and 167 Raw

I just found out that the award-winning downtown Charleston restaurant, Hominy Grill, had their final day of service yesterday on April 28th. I’m glad I had a chance to dine at the iconic Lowcountry eatery before it closed its doors after a stellar 24-year run. Chef Robert Stehling, who earned a James Beard Award for…

Thanksgiving in Charleston: Magnolias and High Cotton

It’s become a tradition to travel and explore other food scenes during the long Thanksgiving weekend. I’ve enjoyed Thanksgiving dinners in Bangkok and Tokyo, and now it was time for a Southern meal in Charleston. I started Thanksgiving Day with lunch at Magnolias. The refined restaurant remains a forerunner in upscale Southern cuisine. The place…

Lewis Barbecue, FIG, and Proof

The first half of my day consisted of a delicious breakfast, city tour, and some craft beer. After a couple Revelry Brewing beers, I walked over to Lewis Barbecue for lunch. The popular barbecue restaurant is known for their Texas-style house-smoked meats. John Lewis grew up in El Paso, Texas and eventually made his way…

Millers All Day, Pineapple Tours, and Revelry Brewing Co.

My first night in Charleston started off with a yummy Italian dinner and great cocktails. My second day began with breakfast at Millers All Day. The all day breakfast spot prides themselves with small batch grains, perfectly turned eggs, delicious proteins, and craft cocktails I liked the bright retro look of the restaurant. I sat…

Off to Charleston: Indaco and The Belmont

A couple weeks after returning from Toronto, I found myself at the airport once again. I was traveling South to South Carolina for the long Thanksgiving weekend. Off to Charleston! It would be my first time in the historic port city known for its cobblestone streets, antebellum houses, horse-drawn carriages, fountains, and famous landmarks. My…

I’m Back From Charleston!

Hey y’all! Hope you all had a delicious Thanksgiving! I went down to Charleston, South Carolina for the holiday week. I absolutely devoured their fabulous food scene and managed to check out some of their top eateries and bars. I stared off with a great Italian dinner and cocktails. My Historic District hotel was located…