The ladies and I had a fabulous lowcountry lunch at Poogan's Porch; located on charming Queen Street in an elegantly restored Victorian mansion. We started with a basket of warm, fluffy buttermilk biscuits and classic Aviation martinis (gin, maraschino liquor, creme de violette, lemon). We also shared an order of their lust-worthy pimento cheese fritters ($7) with green tomato chutney.
The Fried Green Tomato BLT ($12) comes overflowing with gorgeously fried - super crispy green tomatoes, a crab meat remoulade, applewood smoked bacon and arugula. Easily, this one takes the spot for best BLT I've ever had. No one does Buttermilk Fried Chicken ($14) like they do in the south, and Poogan's rendition is splendid with sage herbed pan gravy and simple, well executed sides of whipped potatoes and collard greens.
This was a meal I won't soon forget. Embodying all the classic Southern charm there is, definitely have a meal here (they do brunch, lunch and dinner) when visiting Charleston!
72 Queen Street
Charleston, SC 29401