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 […]

South Carolina Aquarium on Charleston Harbor

The South Carolina Aquarium, Charleston’s most visited attraction, features thousands of amazing aquatic animals from river otters and sharks to loggerhead turtles in over 60 exhibits, which represent the rich biodiversity of South Carolina from the mountains to the sea.  The Aquarium also presents fabulous views of Charleston harbor like no other found in historic downtown. […]