A delicious meal with Bourdain and Murray

Brandon Nelson of North Charleston wants his dream dinner to include an array of different cuisine styles from an Italian appetizer to Japanese fried chicken. And, he wants to enjoy it with his wife, Anthony Bourdain and Charlestonian Bill Murray.

DREAM DINNER GUESTS: “My wife and forever food tasting companion, Anthony Bourdain because Sean Brock could have done better the first time and Bill Murray for an evening of entertainment.”

DRINK: Race Day from Paddock & Whisky. “The Race Day is their take on my favorite classic cocktail, the Boulevardier, and the leather bitters are a very nice addition to the pallet.”

APPETIZER: Stracciatella and olive oil bruschetta from Melfi’s. “When my wife and I were dating, we would go to the bar at Melfi’s, get two orders of the Stracciatella Bruschetta along with a drink, and then leave to go wherever we were having dinner that night. It is THAT good!”

ENTREE: Karaage and bacon fried rice from Jackrabbit Filly. “I would follow my bruschetta with Karaage from my favorite Park Circle spot, Jackrabbit Filly but would also have to order the bacon fried rice along with it.”

DESSERT: Cannoli cake from Carmella’s Cafe and Dessert Bar. “Any good meal in Charleston should be ended at Carmella’s … Cannoli cake is my go to.”


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