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On the Menu for May 19, 2020

Staff Report //May 19, 2020//

On the Menu for May 19, 2020

Staff Report //May 19, 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.

Eliza’s Bar and Kitchen is bringing back its live music with a performance by Chance and Circumstance at 6 p.m. Friday.

The restaurant, located at Hotel Indigo Mount Pleasant, is currently offering reservation-only dining. All available tables will be spaced eight feet apart, with groups limited to eight individuals. Current menu items include a crispy chicken sandwich with Sriracha mayo, seafood macaroni and cheese and Baja fish tacos.

The restaurant is open 4:30 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays.

Anson Restaurant, located at 12 Anson St. in downtown Charleston, is now offering curbside to-go service from 5 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays. The menu includes starters, sides, desserts and wines.

Oaxacan restaurant Pink Cactus in downtown Charleston is offering all Medical University of South Carolina employees 10% off their order when they show their badge. Staff can stop by anytime from 2 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesdays through Sundays for Mexican cuisine and drinks on the outdoor patio.

The Happy Hour menu will be offered from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays, with drinks like margaritas available in pink cactus, mango, lime or spicy flavors.

Curbside pickup is also available, with options like the new to-go family taco platters for four people.

Hamby Catering is offering a Memorial Day menu consisting of the All American Burger Package or the Red, White & Blue Ribeye Package, both of which serve four.

The All American Burger Package includes four 8-ounce Angus beef patties with brioche buns, as well as toppings such as pickles, cheese, lettuce, tomatoes and condiments.

The Red, White & Blue Ribeye Package includes four 8-ounce ribeye steaks, house steak seasoning and gorgonzola compound butter.

Extra sides are available a la carte. Orders must be placed by noon Friday and are available for curbside pickup Sunday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the West Ashley location, 925 St. Andrews Blvd., and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Daniel Island, 20 Fairchild St.

Duvall Catering & Events is offering a Memorial Day package including a choice of barbecue pulled pork or chicken, salads and beans, dessert and tea. Additional items, such as brisket, ribs, beer and a floral arrangement can be added.

The package feeds four; quantities can be adjusted to serve more people.

Orders must be placed by Thursday. Pickup will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the company’s Charleston office, 2816 Azalea Drive. Delivery is available at no cost within 10 miles of the office, or for $15 for areas between 10 and 20 miles.

The Charleston Quarantine Supper Club will host a series of Supper and a Story events. The virtual supper club, created by Bulldog Tours, Hamby Catering and Trio Solutions Inc., will offer a guided culinary history tour, trivia game and the opportunity to connect with other locals online.

The events will begin Wednesday and run until the end of the month. There will be 12 events over six days at 7 and 8 p.m. Each hourlong dining-storytelling event will be hosted by local comedian Michael Clayton. A Bulldog Tours guide will host the culinary tour and storytelling portion of the event.

Meals, which will be delivered to attendees’ homes on the night of the supper club, include an appetizer, entree, dessert and nonalcoholic beverage from Hamby Catering.

A Zoom meet-up invitation will be sent to those who have registered. Proceeds from each reservation will support Louie’s Kids.