This always-buzzing Thai restaurant offers another rare excursion from Lowcountry cuisine in the center of the city. All your usual favorites are here and are great value and pretty authentic. Choose stir-fried meats (beef, chicken, pork, shrimp) and the method of cooking (with basil, ginger garlic, and so on) or opt for a classic green or red curry, pad thai, or shrimp-fried rice. 460 King St. www.eatatbasil.com. [tel] 843/724-3490. Main courses $10–$12 lunch, $14–$17 dinner. Mon–Thurs 11am–2:30pm and 5–10:30pm, Fri–Sat 11am–2:30pm and 5–11pm, Sun 5–10pm.
- Frommer's Staff