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Apr 4, 2012 07:50 AM

Foodie Friend in NYC Recommends Charleston Grill. Thoughts?

My husband and I will be in Charleston next week Sunday - Wednesday. (We already have reservations at McCrady's). I trust our pal when it comes to food and don't want to pass up a great experience, but I just looked at Charleston Grill menu and it looked a bit, well, limited and serious. I would love to know if anyone has visited there recently. Thanks!

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  1. Charleston Grill is one of Charleston's finest restaurants. Peninsula Grill is another great place also. Your NYC friend is up to date. Enjoy your visit.

    1. "I would love to know if anyone has visited there recently."

      I don't think you received an answer to that request. Hopefully, someone who has can chime in.

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      1. re: carolinadawg

        Yes; although I'm thinking Littleman probably has (and thanks to you both). If anyone else out there has an opinion - please let me know!

      2. I have NOT been since Bob Waggoner left. No real reason except that there are SO many places it's always hard to choose. Like danna said in another post, it's hard to go wrong in Charleston these days.

        McCrady's is great. My current favorites are FIG, Anson, High Cotton and a new addition, The Grocery at Upper King and Cannon. Wow.

        It's "Eat Local" month here. The Lowcountry Local FIrst ( is sponsoring the event. Go to their website, or the one for Charleston City paper for details on some special events.

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        1. re: Sue in Mt P

          Thank you so much for your information, Sue. We try very hard to eat as locally as we possibly can: consuming only pastured chicken and eggs and supporting local farmers. "Eat Local" month sounds great to me!

          1. re: susany

            I haven't been to Charleston Grill in a long time....maybe 10 years. It was good but not as good as other places. The WSJ wine couple (former, that is) were big fans back in the day. I wouldn't steer you away, but I would encourage you to take a hard look at Sue's list. I'm not sure you can assume Littleman has been there recently, you would need to hear it from him.

            1. re: danna

              We just returned and McCrady's was terrific. We also went to High Cotton and swapped out Charleston Grill for Cru. All were wonderful ( although McCrady's was our favorite of the three). Thanks everyone for your help.

              1. re: susany

                Excellent. And yes, McCrady's is very special So glad you enjoyed it all.