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  • Henry’s on the Market

    Henry’s on the Market

    Henry’s on the Market has been located on the corner of Anson & Market Street since February 1932. We are proudly known as the oldest restaurant in Charleston, SC. We take pride in our venue & all that it has to offer. Our Whiskey Lounge is the most comfortable place in Charleston, offering award winning…

  • Colectivo

    Colectivo

    This spot helmed by Minero alum Alex Yellan takes the standard chips, guac, and taco formula and turns the dial up to 11. Tamales stuffed with collards and maitake? Fingerlings con queso? Carnitas ribs marinated in buttermilk and then fried? Yes, yes, and yes, please. 

  • The James

    The James

    A well-executed throwback, The James delivers on details that hot spots on the peninsula often lack, such as a roomy interior and excellent soundproofing. Cocktails lean classic, with half of the list devoted to variations on the martini—a perfect primer for the veritable time machine that is much of the menu. Think iceberg wedge with…

  • Taste of the Islands 

    Jamaican ex-pats say this is the place to order ackee (a kind of fruit) and saltfish, the country’s national dish. Thursday nights means fish fry with live reggae. 

  • Pearlz Oyster Bar 

    This convivial spot in the Avondale neighborhood offers the same old-school raw bar experience as its downtown sister. Stop in for peel-and-eat shrimp, oyster shooters, and oysters Rockefeller. Main dishes lean toward seafood—think lobster roll and shrimp and grits—but there’s also an Angus strip steak and signature burger.  

  • La Bonne Franquette

    La Bonne Franquette

    Solid French fare west of the Ashley? Mais oui! Christophe and Carly Paume, proprietors of a beloved downtown chocolaterie, have fashioned this tidy bistro after the nonfussy sort one finds all over France. Find many standards here, such as house-made pork rillettes, a delightful vichysoisse, mussels, and steak frite, as well as top-notch patisserie and…

  • Bearcat

    Armed with a resume that name-checks some of Chicago’s top temples of fine dining, including Michelin-starred restaurants Acadia, Elizabeth, and Ever, chef George Kovach brings a modern, playful vibe to his Avondale restaurant. Each dish is a work of art, but there’s plenty of substance, too, especially among the smaller plates, like the golden beet…

  • Reggae Grill 

    You can’t go wrong with the daily special here: think curried goat and turkey wings. Each plate comes with with rice and peas or stir-fried cabbage and plantains. Wash it down with a big glass of sorrel (hibiscus) tea or Baba Roots, a Jamaican herbal drink. (ML) 4226 Rivers Ave.,  (843) 793-4859, . $-$$; L…

  • King BBQ

    King BBQ

    A sibling to the beloved Jackrabbit Filly, this Chinatown barbecue concept is a go-to for smoked meats—from pork ribs to duck—and “trashy-fancy” cocktails at its ornate bar. Enjoy “Golden Hour” from 4 to 5 p.m. with $4 snacks and $6 drinks. 

  • Caribbean Delight 

    This casual spot has been comforting homesick Jamaicans with its jerk pork, oxtail, roasted breadfruit, and all manner of stews and curries since 2016.