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Creative Lowcountry CuisineBest Restaurants in Charleston SC

A one-time Texan with a gift for Southern cooking, Executive Chef Marc Collins puts his own forward-thinking spin on traditional Lowcountry dishes. The result? Peak-of-flavor food that’s both modern and comforting, refreshingly light on butter and cream, and unmatched in its use of local, seasonal ingredients.

TASTES OF NATIVE TRIBES

STARTERS

PRESERVED RABBIT $16
Corn Cob Bouillon, Seewee Bean Succotash,
Hickory Nut Oil

POACHED EGG $17
Watercress, Cauliflower, Sour Sop, Mushroom Conserva,
Pumpkin Seed, Duck Fried Corn Bread

ENTREES

RAINBOW TROUT $40
Sunflower Sumac Crust, Wild Rice Porridge,
Corn Sauce, Arugula, Cranberry Paint

BROKEN ARROW VENISON $45
Roasted Onion, Parsnip Potato Puree,
Acorn Squash, Juniper Chestnut Sauce

DESSERT

PUMPKIN SOUFFLÉ 
Salted Caramel Sauce, Roasted Pepitas, White Chocolate Ice Cream

FLAVORS BROUGHT FROM AFRICA

STARTERS
BUTTERNUT SQUASH & PEANUT SOUP $11
Grilled Scallion Lacquer, Dried Mango

SHRIMP N’ RICE GRITS $19
Cabbage Leaves, Burden Creek Dairy Goat Cheese,
Smoked Ham Hock Gravy

ENTREES
BERBERE SWEET POTATOES $32
Roasted Beets, Yogurt, Celery Root, Cucumber Relish,
Cassareep Glazed Pecans

PERI-PERI PORK BELLY $38
Coconut Red Rice, Collard Greens,
Red Onion Piccalilli, Guava Puree

DESSERT

PINEAPPLE UPSIDE DOWN CAKE
Brown Butter Sponge Cake, Cherry Compote, Benne Seed, and Oat Granola

INFLUENCES FROM EUROPE

STARTERS
GALANTINE OF POULET ROUGE $17
Garlic Chive Crostini, Frisee, Truffle Aioli,
Radish, Chow-Chow

FOIE GRAS* $29
Cassava Pudding, Pomegranate Strawberry Jam,
Hazelnuts, Lime Basil Oil

ENTREES
PAPRIKA GROUPER $41
Leeks n’ Kale, Crispy Fingerling Potatoes, Manchego
Cheese, Preserved Tomato & Caper Crudo

“1855” BEEF TENDERLOIN $45
Heart of Palm Puree, King Trumpet Mushroom, Asparagus,
Roasted Potato, Sauce Espagnole

DESSERT

CHOCOLATE & PISTACHIO
Trio of Chocolate Mousses, Dark Chocolate Cake, Pistachio Gelato

SOUTH CAROLINA TODAY

STARTERS
GREEN GODDESS CAESAR SALAD $11
Quail Egg, Espelette, Meyer Lemon Gel, Parmesan

SOUTHERN GRILLED CHEESE $39
Pimento Cheese Mousse, Grilled Brioche,
Surryano Ham, Paddlefish Caviar, Cured Yolk Powder

ENTREES
SEA SCALLOPS $42
Blue Corn Grits, Copper Carrots, Brussels Sprouts,
Vanilla Bean Vinaigrette

CHICKEN FRIED DUCK BREAST $43
Hoppin’ John, Turnips & Tops, Orange and Grapefruit Salad,
Buttered Biscuit Gravy

DESSERT

PUMPKIN SOUFFLE
Salted Caramel Sauce, Roasted Pepitas, White Chocolate Ice Cream

Monday - Tuesday, & Thursday - Saturday 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM (843) 853-7828