Having a tough time keeping up with all the new dining options? Welcome to the Opening Report, a regularly-updated round-up of restaurant openings big and small across the Lowcountry. For all the restaurants in the fall of 2021, check out this list.
February 2, 2022
CANNONBOROUGH/ELLIOTBOROUGH — From the makers of hot new wine bar the Tippling House, comes lunchtime spot the Press. The latest Coming Street venture offers griddled burritos full of chicken, steak, or beans (all with French fries as a filling) from chef Alex Yellan (formerly of Minero and Tu). The Press recommends ordering a side of chips with Tapatio hot sauce as a side. Status: Certified open. 221 1⁄2 Coming Street; website.
PARK CIRCLE — The team from renowned wine bar Stems & Skins recently opened seafood restaurant Three Sirens in Park Circle. Co-owners Justin Croxall and Matt Tunstall wanted to bring all things oceanic to the neighborhood. Chef Julian Lippe puts out dishes like grilled Spanish octopus, swordfish with field pea ragout, and a potato rosti with creme fraiche and smoked trout roe. Status: Certified open. 1067 East Montague; website.
EASTSIDE — Newcomer Bedford Falls comes to Charleston by way of the Upper East Side in Manhattan, where the first Bedford Falls bar opened. This version hopes to be a neighborhood bar with cheap drinks and a menu of the greatest hits — including burgers, blistered shisitos, and a nacho bowl. Status: Certified open. 430 Meeting Street; website.
JAMES ISLAND — Chill restaurant offers wine, charcuterie, acai bowls, smoothies, and juice to James Island. The tropical, laid-back shop is a getaway during the day or a wind down in the evenings. Status: Certified open. 520 Folly Road; website.
NORTH CENTRAL — Restaurateurs Keneil and Tracey Anderson bring Jamaican flavors to Huger/Dewey Street with the opening of Jam On Deh Bay. Takeout items include oxtails, curry goat, jerk chicken, plaintains, and more. Status: Certified open. 1 Dewey Street; Instagram.
NORTH CHARLESTON — Looking for small plates and martinis in North Charleston? Newcomer Martini Me offers truffle bites, steak bites, meatballs, and an extensive martini menu. Status: 3740 Ashley Phosphate Road; website.