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Really good take out food in Charleston and/or Mt. Pleasant

So what is the name of the good Indian place in West Ashley? We could do some southern/veggie, but I'd prefer to mix it up a bit too.

Jun 20, 2012
coatiben in Southeast

Really good take out food in Charleston and/or Mt. Pleasant

OK, sounds like a good plan. Thanks for the tip!

Jun 18, 2012
coatiben in Southeast

Really good take out food in Charleston and/or Mt. Pleasant

Caviar and Bananas is actually catering our wedding the following day..... We already discussed getting some of their "gourmet to go" options (which I think are quite good). We were hoping to gather some intel on places that may be known to locals, but hard for an outsider to find.

Jun 18, 2012
coatiben in Southeast

Really good take out food in Charleston and/or Mt. Pleasant

The Mustard Seed looks like the best option, but their catering menu is super-limited. This could work if they would make a large take-out order off their normal menu.

Jun 18, 2012
coatiben in Southeast

Really good take out food in Charleston and/or Mt. Pleasant

We are planning a large dinner (around 20-25 people) in Charleston. Rather than hiring a caterer, we'd like to just pick up large quantities of take out food in Charleston and let people serve themselves. Where this may get complicated is that my family is mostly vegetarian (Middle Eastern or Indian food would be ideal) while my wife's family is more accustom to, um, how can I say this politely, less adventurous food (so southern, BBQ, or 'low country food" would work). Does anyone have any recommendations for any good restaurants that would fit these descriptions, and be able to handle a large take out order (for 20+ people)? We could also order have half "ethnic veggie" and half "southern food" to accommodate everyone. Thank you in advance for any suggestions!

Jun 17, 2012
coatiben in Southeast

Savannah private dining for 40-50 people, wedding party in Historic district. Any ideas?

Thanks, I saw some recs for Cha Bella. From what I could tell on their website, they may not accept large parties/ private dining (but we can check). Cha Bella might be good for the night before the wedding when more immediate family (and more vegetarians) will be there.
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Mar 15, 2012
coatiben in Southeast

Savannah private dining for 40-50 people, wedding party in Historic district. Any ideas?

I've checked out menu's at Garibaldi's and The Pink House and both serve meat/seafood dishes (almost) exclusively. I'd like to find a place that will also have creative vegetarian options. After a bit more Chowhound reading, I've spotted three other restaurants that can handle private events, and were recommended for their food. Does anyone have any thoughts on these options: Local 11 Ten, Noble Fare, and Sapphire Grill? Unfortunately we'll only have time next week to eat at one of these restaurants.

Mar 14, 2012
coatiben in Southeast

Savannah private dining for 40-50 people, wedding party in Historic district. Any ideas?

Thanks, Davenport House is on our list of places to check out. Garibaldi's wasn't on our radar, so thanks for the tip. It may be a bit too formal/conventional for our tastes. The trolley idea is a great one! We might have to do that.

Mar 14, 2012
coatiben in Southeast

Savannah private dining for 40-50 people, wedding party in Historic district. Any ideas?

We are looking at potential wedding locations in Savannah and Charleston. One idea is to have a quick, small wedding in one of the great parks in Savannah and have a reception at a nearby restaurant. I know there are tons of great restaurants in the Historic district, but I'm having a bit of a hard time figuring out which ones could handle a private party of 40-50 people. Ideally, the restaurant would be in walking distance of the park, but we haven't really gotten far along enough to decide which park we'd like (we are planning a reconnaissance trip next week). The bride and groom are quasi-foodies, and full blown booze hounds (we want excellent beer/wine/cocktail options). Several family/friends are vegetarian/vegan, so it would be good to find somewhere that is going to handle that well. We don't have any particular type of cuisine in mind, but we want something creative and good. We are also thinking about appetizers/tapas rather than a formal sit down meal. We'd like the decor to be interesting, and an outside roof deck or patio area would be a huge plus.
Any suggestions, tips, comments, etc.. would be very appreciated.
Thanks in advance

Mar 14, 2012
coatiben in Southeast