Pick up rosy salami and mortadella studded with pistachios, or get a sandwich—perfect for a picnic in Hampton Park—such as the Porchetta, a glorious pile of pulled pork, 'nduja, and cracklins on ciabatta.
The menu at this 16 seat diners' hideaway, located in a two-story 1835 house, showcases classic French fare through the pantry of the Lowcountry. It changes daily and is about as tiny as the space (two appetizer, entrée, and dessert options each).
Edmund's features some 40-odd beers on tap, a relentlessly ambitious cocktail program, and dishes like pickled shrimp on rye bread, creamy corn custard, and lemony chicken porridge with poached shrimp.
F.I.G., a spot known for food cooked with technical precision and fueled by excellent ingredients served at their peak, remains a must-visit in Charleston. Order the Ricotta Gnocchi & Sea Island Grass-Fed Beef Bolognese.
Order the Fried Chicken Skins with hot sauce and honey; The Husk Burger, quite possibly the finest example of a hamburger in the South; and a side of skillet cornbread with Allan Benton’s bacon. Oh, and the veggie plate. Honestly, this is the perfect opportunity to #ordereverything.
Eating at McCrady’s is like getting a glimpse behind the curtain at the genius who’s pulling the levers of contemporary Southern food: beef tartare with puffed beef tendon; Berkshire pork with corn, cherries, and chanterelles; frozen grits parfait.