Southern-Style Shrimp Roll

By Jed PortmanGood EatsApril 4, 2014

Every few months, it seems, another Charleston, South Carolina, chef opens a buzzed-about new spot downtown. Jacques Larson isn’t all that eager to push his way in. A veteran of several downtown establishments, he now cooks on the fringes of town at the rustic Johns Island restaurant Wild Olive and at the brand-new Obstinate Daughter, wedged between the grand old beach houses on quiet Sullivan’s Island. Just blocks from the Atlantic, the Obstinate Daughter takes some cues from the Italian menu at its sister restaurant, but even more from its surroundings. “First and foremost, it’s a Southern restaurant,” Larson says. “We’re borrowing from Italian cuisine, but the menu is rooted in local produce.”

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Pours and Porridge in South Carolina

By Jed PortmanGood EatsFebruary 20, 2014

Edmund’s Oast could have been a very good beer garden. Owners Rich Carley and Scott Shor are the knowledgeable duo behind Charleston, South Carolina’s beloved Charleston Beer Exchange, and early reports suggested that their new establishment might become the Holy City’s go-to spot for craft brews on tap.

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