• Anson (Charleston, South Carolina; tel. 843/577-0551; Hip, stylish, and upscale, this is a favorite dining room of discriminating Charlestonians, who flock here for Low Country dishes with an original, modern twist. Anson compares with top-notch restaurants in New York and San Francisco, and offers the best service in the city. Try the fried cornmeal oysters with potato cakes or the cashew-crusted grouper with champagne sauce.
  • Charlie's L'Etoile Verte (Hilton Head, South Carolina; tel. 843/785-9277; Like a whimsical Parisian bistro, this elegant yet unpretentious establishment packs them in every night in an area that has more restaurants than customers. The reason is the food. The cuisine borrows freely from almost everywhere.
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