Famous Southern Foods of Charleston, SC – Crab Cakes

Crab Cake—Crab cakes are popular in nearly every American state, but South Carolina crab cakes are truly something to write home about. In fact, we love everything crab-related—cakes, legs, and She-Crab stews. Crab cakes are extremely popular in the Lowcountry, as Blue Crabs are especially abundant off the South Carolina coast. Typical Charleston crab cakes […]

Famous Southern Foods of Charleston, SC – Boiled Peanuts

Boiled peanuts—These aren’t your average salted peanuts. Boiled in heavily salted water for hours (with additional flavorings), these nuts become soft, salty, and smooth. Boiled peanuts are widely consumed in the Southern United States, where it is considered a folk cultural practice. For the best turnout, it is common to use raw or green peanuts. […]

Famous Southern Foods of Charleston, SC – BBQ

While barbecue is popular throughout the country, there’s also plenty of debate about which style is best. As previously noted, Carolina barbecue is pork that uses a vinegar base. However, some detractors of this style prefer sweeter sauces, using molasses or ketchup. There’s also a range of meats used for barbecue throughout the country, some […]