How Gullah Cuisine Has Transformed Charleston Dining

March 22, 2016

There’s no denying the allure of Charleston’s dining scene. Declared the “best city in North America” by Travel + Leisure and profiled not once but twice by Anthony Bourdain, first on No Reservations and then again on the most recent season of Parts Unknown, the city has been attracting food-loving visitors in droves, contributing to a multi-billion dollar tourism industry.

But while Charleston restaurants are heaped with praise upon praise, award upon award, there’s a deeper story here than just an American city with an outsized food scene. “With the attention given to Mike Lata and Sean Brock, none of…