Charleston SC 29401
Relaxed and approachable, this downtown Charleston, S.C., gem serves seasonally inspired food using locally sourced, sustainable ingredients, many of which come straight from the farmer. Chef Mike Lata offers a rotating menu of simple yet refined classics like fish stew in cocotte and suckling pig confit with carrots, greens, and mustard jus, and also emphasizes some lesser-known seafood, like banded rudderfish with butterbeans, mint, lemon confit, and olives. The cuisine may appear to be simple at first glance, but with the freshest, highest-quality ingredients available, the food speaks for itself. -- Dan Myers
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Ricotta gnocchi with lamb bolognese, little pillows of joy. Pate was the best I've ever had!
CLOSED dont go
Chicken liver pâté. Amazing. Also the chocolate sea salt caramel mousse. To die for.
I travel frequently & look for restaurants with a rotating menu based on what is available locally and by far FIG is the best I have found to date. One this trip the Ricotta Gnocchi were the BOMB!
No reservations. Get here super early for a table. Minimum 90 minute wait at 8pm.
Difficult to get a reservation but they take walk ins at the bar and community table. Come early or be prepared to wait...
Sorghum cake is the best thing you will ever put in your mouth!
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Great cuisine, Chef Mike Lata cuisine is superb, got the suckling pig and trotters, both were magnificent. Full review...
The menu is driven by what is local and available, and the vegetables tend to be the stars of the plate. [Eater 18 Member]
The menu is different every day with the exception of a few staples. Always delicious and wonderful staff!
We're happy to have Chef Mike Lata at this year's Festival! Don't miss it, May 30-June 2, 2013!
If you can't decide on something, try everything!
The name is an acronym for "food is good." What more do you need to know?
Check out the cocktail of the day, and you can't go wrong with the light and refreshing Marfa Daisy.
Get here at 5:15 to score a seat at the bar with full dinner service and no reservations; Andrew will take good care of you
You can not go wrong with anything on this menu! Best meals evar!
Last night, I dreamt of a coddled egg with celeriac, morels, peas and fresh crabmeat. it was reality a few nights earlier. damn the goodness of that coddled egg.......it's hauntingly awesome
If Chef Mike Lata is there, ask your server to have Mike send you out whatever he is feeling for the night. Menu always changes but 2 great staples: Vegetable plate and all desserts!