The Holy Cityis known for its rich history, beautiful churches and of course, the food. Perhaps the most acclaimed cuisine being its barbecue. Whether you fancy pork, chicken, turkey, ribs or brisket, there is an assortment of barbecue and sauces to be tried, each restaurant claiming to be the best and bringing its own flair. Here are our top 5 picks around the city.
If you want a place to catch the big game and a great meal, look no further than local hot spot, “Home Team.” Customers come for the barbecue, but stay for the amazing smoked wings paired with their ‘Alabama White’ secret sauce. You can also take your pick from Red, Hot Red, Sweet Red, Carolina Mustard, and Pepper Vinegar sauces to accompany your favorite. Wash down your meal with their signature drink, the Gamechanger, a sweet, frozen rum cocktail. With three locations around town, you won’t want to miss this Charleston favorite.
If you're looking for classic Carolina barbecue, follow the locals to Melvin’s. Order the Big Joe basket with a sweet tea to see why Charlestonians have been eating here since 1930! Their famous “golden sauce” has been passed on from generation to generation, never written down. The restaurant boasts, “With so many barbecue choices in Charleston, why not choose the original?”
Check out all the hype of this Texas style barbecue brought to Charleston by the legendary Pitmaster, John Lewis. Hailing from Austin, TX, John Lewis has been praised by Garden and Gun, Conde Nast, Bon Appetite and more! Barbecue enthusiasts will wait in line for a taste of his famous ribs, smoked pork and mouthwatering brisket.
This no frills, styrofoam plate barbecue joint is renowned for its sweet mustard sauce and "all you can eat" buffet. The buffet features their famous pulled pork and sauce as well as a bountiful amount of "fixins". Come see why it was voted Best Buffet for four years running by Charleston City Paper.
Hemingway, SC native, Rodney Scott, recently brought his famous smoked barbecue to Upper King Street. Locals anxiously awaited for the renowned chef to take over the vacant restaurant in the popular North Central neighborhood. The restaurant is known for smoking their barbecue for 12+ hours over oak and hickory coals before it is smothered and seasoned in tangy "Rodney's Sauce." Don’t forget to try their bevy of amazing sides, from hush puppies to mac and cheese, you will want to taste them all.
Author:Dan Lorentz Phone: 843-469-5292 Dated: July 14th 2017 Views: 171 About Dan: About Dan Lorentz, ABR, CRS, Founder & Team Leader of Greater Charleston Properties:
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