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Hurricane Evacuation

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You thought asking for charity donations annoyed restaurateurs? Think again. The knights of Charleston’s culinary round table really get their codpieces in a twist when you tell them a storm is brewing and, oh yeah, evacuation is mandatory (ish). Hurricane Matthew did just that in October. When then-governor Nikki Haley gave the command to get out of dodge, restaurateurs responded with a very clear “Say what?” Forget safety, they were ready to cash in on hurricane partiers. That said, it did make for some great boarded-up window signs. The winner? Nick’s Original BBQ’s “86 Cheese Biscuits for Matthew.” —Kinsey Gidick
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