This is fresh food like it was meant to be served. Pay attention to the in-season specials, and listen to server suggestions. We were talked into ordering a veggie plate and were aptly rewarded for taking the advice. Consider making FIG as your last stop; while many kitchens close earlier, it’s late-night friendly.
Don’t Miss the cauliflower, seared in a cast-iron skillet and roasted with mustard butter, is a revelation. 232 Meeting Street; www.eatatfig.com or (843) 805-5900
photo: Mike Lata, executive chef and co-owner of FIG, has helped strengthen the local food movement in Charleston with fresh fare and a respect for the seasons.