On Wednesday, July 15, the Red Rooster team and I will be hosting a benefit in honor of the families of Mother Emanuel AME church in Charleston, SC. There come together as a community over food, drink and music that is inspired by the people of South Carolina. The event features a both lunch buffet and a 3-course seated dinner, for $30 and $75 minimum donation respectively. . Tickets and more information about the event is available here. Below are both lunch* and dinner** menus. I hope to see you there.
-"City" Captain - Dark Meat Chicken, Tomato Curry, Buttered Charleston Gold Rice -Catfish and Grits, Green Tomato Chow chow -Low Country Pork Shoulder with Cheerwine Cider BBQ Sauce
Sides: -Collard Greens -Mac and Greens -Edamame Succatash -Watermelon and pickled tomato salad -Mustard Potato Salad
Dessert: -Groundnut Sandwich Cookie (filled with chocolate) -Citrus Buttermilk Pie -Hummingbird Cake
-Teff Hoe cakes with Berbere Pimento -She-crab salad Biscuit -Crispy Oyster with Uni Comeback Sauce -Cowpea Fritters -Fried Green Tomatoes with Benne Seeds and Pickled Benne Aioli
-Shrimp and Grits, Corn and heirloom tomato, Bird Funk, Cheddar Bacon Grits -Cheerwine Briased Pork Cheek, Jalepeno Creamed Corn, Watercress, pickled Squash, Boiled Peanuts -Hot Smoked Carolina Coast Fish, Butterbean Succotash
-Pickled Peach & Blueberry Cobbler with Brown sugar & Bourbon Ice Cream