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Mar 23, 2013 07:16 AM

Coconut cake to go at Peninsula Grill? [Charleston, SC]

Don't think a meal at Peninsula Grill is going to make our Charleston itinerary, but we're still curious about the coconut cake. Do they sell it by the slice to go by any chance? Is it really worth it?

Thanks in advance.

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  1. I can't speak to whether or not they have it to go (but I can't imagine why they wouldn't be happy to sell you a slice and put it in a to-go box). I can tell you that it is absolutely worth it. I have had it 3 times and still dream about it.

    1. Yes, you can get it to go. And yes, it's very good. I'm partial to Jestine's Coca-Cola cake myself.

      1. They have a small bar area between the front door and the dining room. We sometimes just pop in at the bar for a bite when we aren't dressed well enough (in our eyes) for the dining room.

        I'd suggest just stepping up to the bar and asking for a piece of cake to go. I'm absolutely sure they'll be happy to help.

        1. Last summer we checked out Carter's Kitchen at I'on.Robert's son told us that as soon as a one year non-compete expired they would be serving the cake at Carter's.That could be happening by now.Another option maybe.

          1. Bob had a wreck yesterday...hope he has a speedy recovery.

            Are you sure you spoke with one of his sons? They are pretty young, I can't imagine they would know much about business.

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            1. re: LaLa

              No, I am not sure.For some reason I've always thought Carter And Louis Osteen were roughly the same age.When a late 30ish guy who was running the front of the house told us about the cake,and looked for all the world like A young Robert Carter,I just assumed.Anyway,he seemed to be sure about"the cake" coming to Carters Kitchen.

              1. re: mollybelle

                Louis is in his late 60s /early 70s...Bob is in his late 40s but his kids are under 12. Anyway the coconut cake is not presently being served at either of his restrauants...which is just sad.