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On the Menu for June 23, 2020

Staff Report //June 23, 2020//

On the Menu for June 23, 2020

Staff Report //June 23, 2020//

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On the Menu provides news from the Charleston area’s culinary community, including new restaurants, new menu items and upcoming events, as well as details about local chefs. Submit your news using our online form.

Rotary Club of Daniel Island and the Daniel Island Community Fund partnered to deliver 264 meals to families staying at the Ronald McDonald House in Charleston.

Meals were delivered from restaurants including Dockery’s, Daniel Island Club, Laura Alberts, Dog and Duck, Agaves Cantina, Daniel Island Grille, and Ristorante Lidi.

Sipango is now open at 209 East Bay St. in downtown Charleston. The new restaurant will serve dinner from 5 to 10 p.m. daily and lunch beginning at 11:30 a.m. Friday through Sunday.

The Italian-inspired menu from executive chef Brian Fox includes wood-fired pizza; crab toast with homemade bread and pickled sweet peppers; caprese salad with homemade ricotta cheese, preserved lemon and basil pesto; and mozzarella al minute served with homemade semolina bread. 

A happy hour menu will also be available from 3 to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday. Selections include Romano spice-rubbed chicken wings, whipped herb ricotta, and cocktails and wines. The bar will be open until midnight Sunday through Thursday and until 1 a.m. Friday and Saturday.

OMG Candy Store, located at 316-B King St., is now open. In addition to retail candy sales, store owners are offering party packages, local discounts, online ordering and validated parking.

Briny Swine smokehouse and raw bar is now open at 3732 Dock Site Road on Edisto Island. The leadership team includes executive chef and owner Brandon Rushing; co-owner Katherine Rushing; and pitmaster Will Kalutz.

The restaurant’s name references two Southern traditions: oyster roasts and pig pickings. The menu includes a raw bar and smoked meats, as well as other items, such as fried green tomatoes with blue crab remoulade and tomato jam; fried catfish with jalapeno tartar, lettuce, tomato and pickled onion; and lobster roll with shrimp salad.

Doar Bros. is reopening on Wednesday. The restaurant will space out tables indoors and on the sidewalk outside, and will provide a sanitizing station for guests when they first enter.

The restaurant at 225 Meeting St. will be open from 4 to 11 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday and from 2 to 11 p.m. Friday through Sunday.