Taste the Flavors

Taste the Flavors

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Want to experience the heart and soul of Charleston? Taste the cuisine. Comprised of heirloom recipes proudly passed from one generation to the next, Lowcountry cuisine has evolved over the past 300 years. Today’s chefs reap the best local ingredients to create classic dishes that celebrate Charleston’s authentic flavors, including pimento cheese, She Crab soup, and tomato pie.

Butcher & Bee pimento cheese
Fleet Landing She Crab soup
Dixie Supply Cafe tomato pie

Charleston heirloom recipes



From tips on how to pickle peaches and bake the perfect biscuit to beautiful images of iconic dishes like shrimp & grits and She Crab soup, Charleston’s vibrant food culture is chronicled in scores of cookbooks—to the delight of home cooks and food voyeurs everywhere!

Here are three suggested cookbooks to start your library of Charleston recipes:
Callie’s Biscuits and Southern Traditions
Cool Inside: Hank’s Seafood

The Lee Bros. Charleston Kitchen

View a comprehensive collection of Charleston cookbooks: click here.

Charleston cookbooks



Want something worth savoring? Check out the growing collection of made-in-Charleston foods, spices, and beverages!

View a comprehensive collection of Charleston’s artisanal edible products: click here.

Made in Charleston products



Want to know the secret behind Chef Michelle Weaver’s sensational collard greens? She adds “hope and love” to every pot!CharlestonGrill_Collards4_WEBCharlestonly


While Charleston’s food culture is a vibrant study in local and sustainable seafood and agriculture, it is also influenced by Charlestonians’ convivial nature. Dining out is a form of entertainment in Charleston and what better way to indulge than with a dish a truffle fries?The Ocean Room at Kiawah Island Golf Resort

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