Bring four friends to this soul food staple. That way, you can spring for the Ma Brown’s appetizer sampler, boasting fried green tomatoes, cornmeal-crusted cat fingers, bacon-wrapped blue cheese-stuffed dates, and truffled deviled eggs. It’s a culinary tour of the South on one platter. Chef Jim Jeffords from Evening Star hails from Georgia and gave a glowing recommendation of the Charleston Perlau: a pile of Carolina red rice, Andouille sausage, duck confit, scallions, jumbo shrimp, and cornbread crumble. But be ready to tackle head-on shrimp, head on.
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