Ah, spring. Warm weather, cool breezes and clouds of pollen and no-see-ums in the air. Don some shorts, grab those bottles of Allegra and bug spray and head out to enjoy all the Lowcountry spring has to offer. This edition of Dish, Charleston City Paper’s quarterly publication of the Holy City’s culinary world, takes you out of the house and out to town — and beyond, with lists galore, picnic dining in style and the love of the slice! 

Click to read the full spring 2022 issue | Photo by Ruta Smith

Inside this spring’s Dish, we’ve updated our venerable list of Top 50 Restaurants, showcasing Charleston’s ever-evolving foodscape. We’re also delivering a massive round-up of spots to snag a roll of sushi. 

In the mood for a picnic? Experts
from Avondale Wine & Cheese and
goat.sheep.cow. have some tips for a perfect charcuterie board set up for an outdoor dining spread with friends or family. 

And finally, we set out on a trip across the peninsula and chatted up with some of the city’s pizza pundits to answer the age old question: What’s so great about pizza, anyways? Find out the answer and more in this edition of Dish. —Michael Pham

In this issue of DISH


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