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Downtown Charleston Culinary Tour
"After meeting your guide head to 3-4 different yet delicious restaurants. At each restaurant guests will have an opportunity to sample dishes. For most people the amount of food served will be enough for a meal! Your guide will tell stories about Charleston's history culture and cuisine as well as point out landmarks along your tour route. As this is a walking tour
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Historic Downtown Walking Tour
"The tour starts at 45 Pinckney Street. From there the tour will point out several landmarks in the heart of the Historic District including but not limited to The Slave Mart Museum; Chalmers Street -- also known as Labor Lane.... where women did and still do induce labor by going up on down this street; The Pink House regarded as the oldest structure in Charleston built in 1688; The Charleston Hatman on the corner of Broad and Church Streets; St. Michael's Alley featuring the Philip Simmons Cross and Egret Gate with information about Philip Simmons as well as about James Petigru's law office -- most brilliant lega in 1923; St. Michael's Church including inside of the Church if there's no special service or holiday; the 4 Corners of Law; Washington Square Park; the Dock Street Theater; the French Huguenot Church; St. Philip's Church burial grounds and John C. Calhoun's body which was moved duri
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Lost Stories of Black Charleston Walking Tour
"Arrive at the Tour Charleston Headquarters located at the corner of Concord and Cumberland at 9:30am. Meet your professional guide and then begin your 2-hour walking tour by going into the heart of old Charleston.""IF THESE STREETS COULD TALK..."" and now they will. Author historian educator and licensed tour guide Damon Fordham combines his powerful blend of artful storytelling with solid historical and personal perspective. Visit sites starting with the Charleston City Market then on to Jehu Jones Hotel
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Blossom Cafe: Delicious sea scallops

I never have found the notes I took on my Charleston visit, but a menu I found jogged my memory on one of the very nice places where we had dinner -- Blossom.
As I recall it was super food (much better than I’m used to) with good service. It was mostly Italian food with things like Carmelized Onion Soup and Antipast of Shrimp on Bruschetta for appetizers, a variety of pizzas from woodburning ovens (no pepperoni!), handmade pastas and risottos and such specialties as pan-seared mahi-mahi and chicken scaloppe.
(It’s so much easier to write about a restaurant when you have a menu in front of you!)
The menu is several years old, and main dishes at that time ranged from $12 to $25, with most in the $18-19 range.

There's also a lunch menu with things like "Oak roasted chicken and almond salad ..." for $9.

Blossom’s statement about its cuisine: “Our interpretation of one of the world’s healthiest cuisine is a creative, always innovative combination of imported ingredients, regional seafood and seasonal Lowcountry produce. …”

I think this is a sister restaurant with Magnolia's, as they share a brochure and an e-mail address.

Favorite Dish When I looked at the menu I remembered immediately what I ate, it was so good. Nine times out of 10 I will order seafood if it’s on the menu, and in this case I had Sea Scallops (in Carolina Goat Cheese Cream with Roasted Garlic, Smoked Bacon and Pistachios over Linguini). Price: $19. Delicious!
Salad was separate, and I think I had the mixed green salad for $5.

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Apr 04, 2011

Blossom: Yummy seafood

Seafood is the specialty, but there other things if one so desires. The food here was very good, but certainly not the best I've had. Maybe my expectations were a little high. I was also somewhat disappointed in the wine service, but I'm probably a snob when it comes to those sorts of things. The food was very good, I can't deny that. The dessert was even better!

Another note, this is owned by the famous Magnolias restaurant, which I unfortunately did not visit.

Jul 09, 2005
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