Get here early, as the flaky croissants (from traditional to chocolate to sriracha), crusty baguettes, sweet rolls, and tender brioche sell out quickly.

Brown's Court Bakery
199 St Philip St
Charleston, SC 29403
(843) 724-0833

In an alleyway-turned-cozy breakfast nook, Carrie Morey sells her signature biscuits (buttermilk, country ham, blackberry, etc) and daily specials (fried chicken with dill pickles on a biscuits) fresh from the oven.

Callie's Hot Little Biscuit
476 King St
Charleston, SC 29403
(843) 577-1198

This gourmet market and café is perfect for grabbing a tasty meal on the go. The menu includes fresh salads, savory pastas, and sweet pastries.

Caviar & Bananas
College of Charleston
51 George Street
Charleston, SC 29401
(843) 577-7757

Nationally acclaimed and locally beloved, Hominy Grill has become a Charleston institution. James Beard award-winning chef Robert Stehling has won accolades nationwide for his simple, pared-down approach to classic low country specialties served in a cozy and lively setting.

Hominy Grill
207 Rutledge Ave
Charleston, SC 29403
(843) 937-0930

Stop into Mixson Market for breakfast, lunch, dinner, or a quick snack. Choose from gourmet coffee, artisinal sandwiches, and craft beer. It also sells household items and cookbooks.

Mixson Market
4338 McCarthy Street
Charleston, SC 29405
(843) 471-2850

Voted "Best Corner Store" by its customers, Queen Street Grocery is a local staple. Stop by for pressed sandwiches or fresh juices, as well as wine and craft beer.

Queen Street Grocery
133 Queen Street
Charleston, SC 29401
(843) 723-4121

Pastry Chefs Bill Bowick and David Bouffard use fresh, local ingredients to produce their sweet and savory treats.

Sugar Bakeshop
59 Cannon Street
Charleston, SC 29403
(843) 579-2891

Though they sell breakfast sandwiches, pastries, Stumptown coffee, and gourmet provisions, this spot trades in juice. Expect fresh-squeezed citrus plus a whole roster of other fruits and veggies, apple-and-beet (with a kick of jalapeno).

The Daily
652 King Street
Charleston, SC 29403
(843) 619-0151

Here, it's all about everyday eating done well. From a salad of roasted cauliflower with hazelnuts to the exemplar of fried egg sandwiches, restaurateur Karalee Nielsen delivers locally-sourced food without the farm-to-table luxury tax.

The Park Cafe
730 Rutledge Avenue
Charleston, SC 29403
(843) 410-1070