Every foodie who’s any foodie knows that tonight’s all about the Palette & Palate Stroll. A disclaimer: Tickets for the food-and-art event are sold out, so if you haven’t gotten yours, you’re out of luck. But that means that a heck of a lot of people are going to be strolling the streets tonight, and we’re sure some of them might be wondering what’s going to be on the menu — and which places they should stop in the too-short two hours. Here's a rundown:
Chef Doug Svec of Social will be on hand at Robert Lange Studios with several dishes in tow. There’s Social’s signature sashimi tuna with white truffle ponzu, hot and sour cucumber, and candied lemon. Chef Svec will also have house smoked duck breast with glazed parsley root and sour cherry compote, as well as Thai spiced shrimp with a crispy yucca, young coconut, dragonfruit, and avocado salad. For a light treat, there will be heirloom tomatoes with fennel panzanella, house ricotta, and tomato gelle. Finally, get your dessert on with white and dark chocolate truffles dusted with pink peppercorn.
High Cotton chef de cuisine Ramon Taimanglo and company will be serving up chilled local melon gazpacho with cantaloupes and watermelon, along with a housemade mozzarella and heirloom tomato panini. Everything from the melons to the focaccia is locally sourced. High Cotton is paired up with Charleston Renaissance Gallery for tonight’s event.
Chef Brad Jones and the kitchen of 82 Queen will put together Lowcountry loaded potatoes stuffed with shrimp and lobster and topped with an apple-bacon remoulade. 82 Queen will be at the Martin Gallery.
Chef Matthew Niessner of Halls Chophouse will have a surf n’ turf special of blackened salmon bites with garlic yogurt dill along with dry-aged Chophouse meatballs. A crudite platter and assorted cheeses will also be on hand, and their cuisine will be a The Sylvan Gallery.
Look for Circa 1886 at Carolina Galleries serving up pineapple shrimp ceviche from Chef Marc Collins. Halibut ceviche and yellowtail gazpacho from the kitchen of Michelle Weaver and Charleston Grill will be served at Wells Gallery.