Downtown Charleston Hotels for the Grub Crawl

Shrimp and Grits


Foodie lovers flock to Charleston to try out the city’s famous Lowcountry Fare. Lowcountry Cuisine is native to the Lowcountry of South Carolina and Georgia and uses ingredients that are indigenous to the area. Lowcountry dishes like She-crap soup and shrimp and grits have become famous throughout the American South. Many Charleston South Carolina attractions and events focus on the amazing restaurants and cuisine in the city. Bon Appetit Magazine is even sponsoring a grub crawl through downtown Charleston this June. The will be two grub crawls hosted by Bon Appetit and Charleston on June 22nd, one during the day and one at night. Both crawls will feature amazing food and five different upscale Charleston restaurants. Here is more information about both crawls.

 The Day Grub Crawl– the day crawl kicks off at Stars restaurant at noon. Stars features local American Cuisine and will have wines and cocktails for guests to try. From there crawlers will learn about rare spirits and farm to shaker beverages while snaking on light fare by Aaron Avers at the Cocktail Club. This will be followed by Asian cuisine at Xiao Bao Biscuit, Mediterranean fare at The Grocery, and Lowcountry favorites at Hominy Grill.

The Night Grub Crawl– Head to Circa 1886 for the kickoff to the night grub crawl with classic Lowcountry fare with unique spins. James Beard-nominated chef Craig Deihl will serve up eclectic American favorites at Cypress restaurant next. Crawlers will then head to the Gin Joint for pre-prohibition style cocktails. The crawl concludes with more drinks at Husk before finishing up with contemporary Southern cuisine at the Charleston Grill.

Both tours cost $149 per person and tickets will include food and beverages. These fun tours are one of the best ways to try out amazing cuisine in Charleston. Make sure to check out all the amazing historic Charleston shopping and dining when staying at the King Charles Inn.


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