by Chris Haire
Charleston has long since banned smoking in restaurants, but North Charleston has so far refused to do so. Now, we know that some folks hate cigarettes while they eat — like the RZA and GZA — while others, like Bill Murray's character in Coffee and Cigarettes, puff away despite having a horrendous smoker's cough. Fortunately, Madra Rua caters to both. The much-beloved Irish pub is divided down the middle between smoking and non-smoking sides. Oh, and they serve excellent pub food as well. The fish and chips are particularly tasty, as are the Wicklow Wings.
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