From barbecue to guest chefs from Savannah, there’s quite a few pop-ups to keep an eye on this month in Charleston.
NORTH CENTRAL — Chef Graham Calabria of meal delivery service Calabria’s Fine Foods will pair up with three different chefs this month for dinners at King Street event space Union Station. Palmira Barbecue, Middleton Made Cuisine, and Mansueta’s are among the anticipated guest chefs. The first event is on Monday, August 9, with chef Hector Garate from Palmira — expect a blind tasting of briskets and wild salmon.
SUMMERVILLE — Chef Hector Garate brings sustainable meats to the masses with his Texas-style barbecue pop-up Palmira Barbecue. Garate teams up with local farmer Marvin Ross of Peculiar Pig to provide true farm-to-table fare. In addition to pulled pork and pork chops, Garate also offers beef cheeks, brisket, and sausages. Don’t skip on the hash and rice. The next event is on Saturday, August 14, at Oak Road Brewery, starting at 2 p.m.
MOUNT PLEASANT — On Tuesday, August 24, the Old Village restaurant Post House hosts a takeover with award-winning Savannah icon the Grey. Co-founders Mashama Bailey and Johno Morisano will pop up with a four-course meal inspired by their book, Black, White, and The Grey: The Story of an Unexpected Friendship and a Beloved Restaurant. Tickets are available on Resy.
JAMES ISLAND — As restauranteurs David and Tina Schuttenberg scout spaces for their Cantonese concept Lady Xian, they are using their Kwei Fei space to test out the menu for the entire month of August. Look for classics like beef and broccoli, fried rice, sweet and sour pork, and more.