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Charleston, SC Bday dinner. Where to go?

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bhop89 Dec 6, 2009 06:01 PM

I'm taking my sister to Charleston after Christmas to celebrate her belated birthday. I live in California, and she lives in SC. The last time we went to Charleston we went to Magnolia's and Cru Cafe. We had a great time that weekend. I would love to treat her to a GREAT dinner, but I'm not sure where we should go. We are both cooks and love a casual feel, but I'm willing to spend high, medium, or low to give my sister a great birthday dinner. Thanks for your help.

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    plufmud RE: bhop89 Dec 6, 2009 06:38 PM

    I live in Charleston, My recommendation would be Trattoria Lucca~especially his Sunday night family dinner however I love his menu choices.

    SNOB
    Pane e Vino
    La Fourchette
    Cypress

    Have fun!!

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      DaleJ RE: bhop89 Dec 7, 2009 06:33 AM

      Look into chuckeats.com for a generous review of chef Brock's efforts at McCrady's. Here is a guy who dines around the world and calls McCrady's one of a handful of great restaurants in the US.

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        Sue in Mt P RE: DaleJ Dec 8, 2009 03:31 PM

        I agree, McCrady's would be you best bet. Y'all ahve fun!

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          bhop89 RE: Sue in Mt P Dec 9, 2009 04:45 PM

          Thanks for your recommendations. It looks like we are headed to McCrady's for sure!

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