Food For the Vacation Lovers Soul

Charleston. Folly Beach. Folly's Best. Local Food On Vacation is Bliss.

The history of sweet tea on the sun porch in summer, shrimp and grits that are to die for, and some fried green tomatoes that will make you question why you never allowed yourself the pleasure of trying them before.   The south is known for its special culinary prowess and delightful soul food that is bound to get you into a vacation state of mind.

The one thing that isn’t lacking is restaurants to tickle your taste buds and allow you to regale in the old southern traditions of slow cooking and long leisurely days spent with those you love. A comprehensive listing can be found here on our interactive map .  For some mouthwatering photos and dishes from local restaurants, check out Charleston Eater or their instagram.

Brave enough to attempt to tame the wild beast that is the vacation kitchen?

Click on the images below for some southern specialty recipes that will knock your flip flops off.

Ready, Set… DIG IN!

First and foremost SEAFOOD is a lowcountry staple.  Shrimp and Grits, lowcountry boil, she crab soup, oysters… there is enough flavor for everyone!

(click the photos below for a full recipe)

Shrimp and GritsLowcountry BoilShe Crab SoupOysters

The best comfort food will always be greens, cornbread and fried chicken.

-Maya Angelou

  No matter if you’re looking for some delicious seafood or the popcorn of the south, we have some great food to get you going!

Collard GreensCornbread Soul FoodFried ChickenFried OkraBiscuits and Gravy

Most of all you’ll need to pick out which kitchen you are ready to tame into southern submission. Grab your ingredients and bring the family.  Plan your next adventure today!  No better time than now! We have kitchens of all shapes and sizes.  Therefore cabinets are stocked with pots, pans, cups an silverware based on the property.  Grab the chef, and come test our kitchens!

Family Tides Kitchen

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