CHEW ON THIS: Restaurant News
By Deidre Schipani Special to The Post and Courier – Wednesday, April 4, 2012
The RiverDogs season opener is today with a Thirsty Thursday beginning against the Rome Braves. Joining Dogs World, Joe’s Grill, Dog House and Pie House are new menu items cultivated from circuses and state fairs around the country. For the hunter at the ballpark: venison, duck and gator sausages make the lineup. Tickets go fast. www.riverdogs.com, 577-DOGS.
One of a kind
Mark your calendars and book passage. On April 15, Circa 1886 will pay tribute to the 100th anniversary of the Titanic voyage with an exquisite 11-course dinner that will be anything but tragic. The black-tie affair will feature period live music and dinner served with champagne and wine. Circa 1886 has researched the 11-course menu served on the last night of the historic passage in 1912, and chef Marc Collins will stay true to the original menu while adding his own signature touch. The dinner will start at 6 p.m. Cost: $200 (plus tax and gratuity) per person. This special dinner is limited to 50 guests, and advance reservations are required. Call 853-7828. Circa 1886 is at 149 Wentworth St.
The Terrace Theatre at 1956 Maybank Highway on Friday hosts the Charleston premiere of “Jiro Dreams of Sushi,” the story of a sushi master and a sushi bar in a Tokyo subway. Partnered with Zen Asian Fusion, 2037 Sam Rittenberg Blvd., stop by the restaurant for free passes and promotional purchases and look for sake at the theatre. www.mag pictures.com/jirodreams ofsushi.
On Wednesday, “Easels at the Edge” at Grill on the Edge is giving a portion of the proceeds to the Josh Miller Fund. The event takes place 7-9 p.m. The theme is Folly Fish, and local artist Rhonda Weatherford will guide you in creating your own masterpiece. The event is $30, which includes paint, canvas, instruction, as well as special prices at the restaurant for wine, margaritas, happy hour and the food menu. Email Jody at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 633-0143.
Husk and McCrady’s will offer their regular menus for the holiday. Husk will serve brunch 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Sunday and dinner 5:30 p.m.- 10 p.m. McCrady’s will open one hour early at 4 p.m. and serve dinner until 9 p.m. Husk is at 76 Queen St., 577-2500. McCrady’s is at 2 Unity Alley, 577-0025.
The Boathouse at Breach Inlet will offer Easter brunch with a water view from 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. For a reservation, call the restaurant at 886-8000 or go to www.opentable.com. It is at 101 Palm Blvd., Isle of Palms.
Chef Robert Carter is serving brunch 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at Carter’s Kitchen, on the Square in I’On at 148 Civitas St. in Mount Pleasant. For reservations, call 284-0840.
Tristan Restaurant will serve its regular brunch on Easter Sunday. They are at 10 Linguard St. 534-2155. Tristandining.com.
82 Queen is serving Easter Sunday brunch 10:30 a.m.-3 p.m. 723-7591. 82Queen.com.
Sunsetsin Crow Bar
The Boathouse at Breach Inlet has opened its Crow Bar for the season. Enjoy cocktails paired with a view. The Boathouse at Breach Inlet is at 101 Palm Blvd., Isle of Palms. 886-8000.
Executive chef Graham Dailey has launched his spring menu. Look for seasonal ingredients, lighter fare and the flavors of the season approached with creativity. Peninsula Grill is at 112 N. Market St. 723-0700.
Wednesday marked the opening of the third Sesame Burgers and Beer, at 675 Johnnie Dodds Blvd. (former Yo Burrito) in Mount Pleasant. Twenty beers are on tap.
Triangle Char and Bar is now serving $7.75 Blue Plate Specials daily at 828 Savannah Highway. 377-1300. trianglecharandbar.com.
Muddy’s Dock Bar is now open at Vickery’s Mount Pleasant on Fridays at 4 p.m. Happy Hour runs 4-7 p.m. 1313 Shrimp Boat Lane, 884-4440, vickerys.com.