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Charleston celebrates, and almost worships, the bounty of its surroundings: from freshly-caught blue crabs to grains milled on nearby Edisto Island. The city by the sea sits below the Sandhills, the original coastline of the ancient seas across the Carolinas, and is therefore often referred to as the “Lowcountry.” So when you hear those words, […]
In search of these qualities, weâ€™ve developedâ€”with the help of our data-crunching partners at Resonance Consultancyâ€”this unique index of the 28 friendliest city neighborhoods in the United States. Whether embracing its immigrant roots (San Joseâ€™s Japantown) or celebrating inclusion (Manhattanâ€™s Hellâ€™s Kitchen), an open-minded, open-hearted neighborhood can make travelers feel at home.
While fried chicken traces its origins to the South, innovative chefs across the country understand the innate appeal of the homey, crunchy, juicy dish. Here, weâ€™ve rounded up our favorite fried chicken spots from around the country.
Charlestonâ€™s culinary scene is known for its standout seafood and down-home country cooking, although todayâ€™s buzzed-about new restaurants are as likely to serve Indian fusion as shrimp and grits. That said, for all of the Lowcountry regionâ€™s history, architecture, and scenic beaches, itâ€™s the areaâ€™s traditional cuisine that inevitably keeps visitors coming back.
In the South, there are plenty of places to pull up a barstool or sidle up to the counter for a cold one. Here is a list of the Southâ€™s best bars. Places like Napoleon House, Branch, and Taste are all places youâ€™ll want to linger over that drink and really get to know the […]
Since our editors started the Southâ€™s Best reader survey, weâ€™ve been endlessly fascinated not just by the winners, but by the state-specific results, especially in regards to restaurants. The competition is just as fierce as you might imagine, and being a big city or having a celebrity chef arenâ€™t necessarily advantages.
Those looking for staples of Charlestonâ€™s culinary scene, take notice. This is a roundup of food that defines the cityâ€™s cuisine. From okra soup to country captain to oyster stew, relatively new to old standbys, these are the 16 most iconic dishes in the city. Seek out these single food items and eat them often. […]
If you want a taste of true southern cooking, you need to visit Charleston, South Carolina. Charleston cuisine is defined by its coastal location and soul food influence, with foods as rich in history as they are in flavor. Although the Holy City has grown and evolved in recent years, classic Southern foods like shrimp […]