5 haute Charleston restaurants to warm you up this winter

Escape the dreary days of Winter with a refreshing and relaxing weekend in Charleston!

Experience the brisk air of Charleston along the cobblestone streets without the need for gloves or scares. Capture the sights, sounds, and tastes of the season with a dining experience from sips to savors in the culinary capital of the South.

1) By the Fire

Indaco

Savor: Enjoy the exceptional atmosphere of Charleston’s Indaco with their wood fired grills, ovens, and rotisseries. Offering a variety of dishes from seasonal antipasti to wood fired pizzas garnished with brussel sprouts, honeycrisp apples, and the sharp taste of pecorino.

Sip: The Apple Blush; bourbon, fuji apple, lemon, cinnamon, red wine reduction

2) Ending in –er

The Ordinary

Savor: It is a cardinal rule of the South the oysters are best enjoyed in months ending in –er. There is no better place to experience the freshest oysters than Mike Lata’s The Ordinary. Enjoy East Coast Oysters + New England Style Fish Chowder.

Sip: The Royal Bermuda Yacht Club; A warm blend of Mount Gay Rum, Velvet Falernum, Creole Shrubb, and Lime.

3) Burrow into the Borough

Two Boroughs Larder

Savor: The menu is updated daily at Two Boroughs Larder, lending itself to meals of diversity. Favorites like the Lamb Tongue + Sweetbreads and the Bavette Steak are sure to leave guests satisfied.

Sip: The Burning Orchard Concoction made with Bittermilk #3 and Foggy Ridge Serious Cider.

4) Home Grown

The Macintosh

Savor: Standouts include the Bone Marrow Bread Pudding, the infamous “The Mac” House Ground Burger, and Congee , a version of Shrimp + Grits of epic proportions.

Sip: Pair your meal with the spiced Autumn Rum Punch.

5) Classic Comforts

Fig

Savor: Cozy up to the bar or at a table for two and enjoy the Fish Stew in Cocotte or the renowned Ricotta Gnocchi and Appalachian Highlands Lamb Bolognese.

Sip: Make Your Own Manhattan fit for warmth and add in your choice of bitters from coffee to maple to ginger!

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