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I know that Charleston has a lot of good places...but does anyone have a truly gourmet rec...you know a place that is a cut above..Im going for one night in about a week and want to make the best of it... thanks in advance

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  1. i have a really lengthy post on my honeymoon from charleston a few weeks ago...
    if money is no object, then the ocean room was awesome...
    otherwise, FIG.

    http://www.chowhound.com/topics/show/...

    one that we really wanted to try but didn't was cordavi--that menu looked really good. another was mccrady's, which was a little too avant-garde for my wife's tastes.
    have fun--it's a great city!

    1. There are two that are worth it: either McCrady's, as HellsSoxHound mentions, or Fulton Five.

      Just as a side note, a lot of the splendor of Charleston rests in the "downhome" charm of the place. Thus, a lot of the best meals can be found in more simple joints, as opposed to the overpriced, over-hyped restaurants.

      Cru Cafe (right off the Market) is one in particular...

      1. I've said it before and I'll say it again. COCONUT CAKE at the Peninsula Gill!

        http://www.peninsulagrill.com/coconut...

        Even if you hate coconut, you will like this cake. Also comes in a cocktail form!

        TT