Category Archives: U.S. South

Unusual and otherwise tasty cuisine from the Southern states, from Virginia down to Florida and across to Tennessee

Southern Comfort

Martha Lou’s Kitchen/Bertha’s Kitchen Charleston, South Carolina Ask the epicurean aristocracy for the quintessential Charleston dining destination and the names will roll off the tongue with head held high; you’ll undoubtedly be directed to fine establishments such as McCrady’s, Husk, … Continue reading

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She So Crabby

She-crab soup Charleston, South Carolina Charleston, South Carolina and its environs is a cultural microcosm, home to the historic culinary phenomenon known as lowcountry cuisine. This genre includes many dishes that are influenced by African and Caribbean cooking, often using … Continue reading

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Don’t Eat The Pig In The Poke

Poke salad (poke weed) Southern United States The lovely and often deadly pokeweed If you have to assign a Surgeon General’s warning to any of the culinary delights I’ve eaten, it is undoubtedly poke salad.  Drugs.com lists some of the … Continue reading

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