Charleston Restaurants A-z: Part Three - C
Charleston, SC has truly become a foodie town!
We are fortunate to live in a city with so many fabulous dining (and drinking) options, too many to talk about. So I decided to do a series highlighting a few Charleston restaurants, A-Z. We have made it to C!! You must go see and eat at these places
C is for Callie's Hot Little Biscuit
I think the name says it all! The biscuits are hot, fluffy, and delicious. I remember when they just sold these yummy biscuits at the farmers market. It’s always great to see a small local company grow and expand. In addition to the shop on King Street, they have locations in the city market in Charleston, Atlanta, and Charlotte (coming soon). Their biscuits are shipped to customers all over the country and are available in many shops throughout the US. They also give back to the community by donating to a local breast cancer charity, SOS. Lots of goodness all around!
The bourbon maple biscuits sounded perfect since it felt like fall, but I could not pass up a pimento cheese biscuit and some mint iced tea. The King Street shop is conveniently located on upper King surrounded by local shopping and fun bars. Grit & Grace is a small shop next door featuring local designers of cool oyster dishes and jewelry. I used to carry their line in my shop, but now it's nice to know I can stop into their king street location. Uncorked, a wine bar is next door on the other side of Callie’s for that post biscuit glass of wine.
They are open every day with late-night hours on Friday and Saturday for those late-night munchies. Stop in for a hot little biscuit (or two)! You can find their full menu here.
Monday - Thursday 7 am - 2 pm
Friday - Saturday 12 pm - 2pm + 10pm - 1am
Sunday 12pm - 2pm
C is also for Cru Cafe
Once upon a time, many years ago, at the corner of Pinckney Street and Motley Lane, there was a little restaurant called Pinckney Café. It was one of my favorite little restaurants in Charleston. I have so many fond memories of birthday celebrations, dinners with friends and family, and sitting on the porch drinking a bottle of wine while eating a fabulous meal. My stepfather loved visiting with the chef/owner. It was a friendly place that felt like home.
In 2001, a new restaurant moved in, Cru Cafe. Thank goodness they had really wonderful food, and the same comfortable friendly atmosphere! They have developed an impeccable reputation, a really great menu, and a thriving catering business. Of course, my favorite items on the menu are their famous four-cheese macaroni and the flourless chocolate torte. A bit of a splurge but you can walk off your meal wandering around the beautiful surrounding neighborhood, Ansonborough.
Have I inspired you to move to downtown Charleston or to any of the surrounding areas yet? I would love to help you find your next home. Looking to downsize, trade-up, or just sell your current home, I would be happy to help with that too. Please get in touch if I can help with any of your real estate needs (or if you just need a restaurant recommendation ;)