Friday, February 27, 2009

Taste of the Carolina Low Country

While it would betray any journalistic integrity for me to review any of the dishes at my own restaurant, I can certainly promote whatever special happenings I feel like. So as of last Wednesday, South City Kitchen Midtown (and Vinings as well) is celebrating a Taste of the Low Country, featuring both traditional and interpretive dishes from the South Carolina low country. So pick up a Pat Conroy novel and prepare yourselves for some of Gullah's finest.


A TASTE OF THE LOWCOUNTRY SOUTH CITY KITCHEN MIDTOWN & VININGS
FEBRUARY 25–MARCH 7, 2009

Available a la carte or $29 prix fixe (plus tax and gratuity)

The Lowcountry waters abound with life: crabs and shrimp and oysters, oh my!
This limited-time-only menu celebrates the comforting flavors and cooking styles found exclusively in the jewel of the Southeast coast. Go ahead—relax, eat, drink, enjoy.

APPETIZERS
Buttermilk Fried Oyster pickled sweet onion and corn salad, lemon-Tabasco aioli 10.75
Shrimp Purloo Carolina Gold rice, okra, smoked country ham, rosemary oil $9.75
Chilled Lump Crab & Cucumber Salad jumbo lump crab, baby arugula, shaved cucumbers, apple cider-molasses vinaigrette, green tomato fries $10.75
Bacon-Pimento Cheese Fritters spicy tomato cream $7

ENTREES
Country Captain curry-seared chicken thighs; roasted tomatoes, garlic and sweet onions; Carolina Gold rice with raisins and toasted almonds $16.95
Grilled Marinated Quail sweet potato fries, watercress salad, toasted peanuts, spiced cane syrup $17.95
Low Country Stew coastal shellfish, baby potatoes, smoked sausage, fresh corn, spicy tomato broth $18.95

DESSERT
Orange Buttermilk Pie tart citrus custard, cream cheese crust, rhubarb preserves $6.75
Carolina Plantation Rice Pudding macerated strawberries, cinnamon and vanilla whipped cream $6.75

To make reservations, call 770.435.0700 or click here

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