For Kiawah, I was at the Sanctuary last week and ate outside by the pool. Lovely sandwich and great view. Im from vancouver so I thought the weather was beautiful but I guess thats allrelative:)
for Charleston, I just love SNOB. Great place for lunch, there shrimp and grits is the best Ive had.
wow, there are so many recent threads on this topic - too many to count.
and that's just this month.
Additionally, I recommend the following resources:
Charleston City Paper winter dining guide - http://www.charlestoncitypaper.com/gyrobase/Section?oid=oid%3A23030
Charleston City Paper top 9 restaurants -