Southerly Restaurant and the Aquarium Pair Up for Delicious Responsible Eats

CHARLESTON, S.C. — March 20, 2014 — Welcome spring with Southerly Restaurant and Patio in Mount Pleasant on March 27, 2014. Celebrate alongside their scenic outdoor patio and bar, executive Chef Chad Billings will prepare a four-course dinner which will highlight local seafood, hallmark Lowcountry taste and unique ethnic complements.
Offerings include:
• Cottage ham with early spring greens, tonnato sauce, spiced crowder peas, Pecorino Romano paired with Raimat Albariño, Spain
• St. Jude Farms clams with Westbrook One Claw rye pale ale, pork belly, tomatoes, green onions paired with Josh Cellars Pinot Noir, California
• Local flounder with ham hock maque choux, redeye jus, apricot-pepper jam paired with Clendenen Hildegard White Blend, California
• Strawberry-rhubarb tart with Banyuls, pine nuts, zabaione paired with Sant’evasio Brachetto D’Acqui
Plan time ahead of dinner to visit Southern Season, a gourmet food market adjacent to Southerly, which includes 44,000 square feet of wine, food and cookware – sure to spark inspiration for making sustainable meals at home. The dinner is $65 (tax and gratuity not included) and takes place on March 27, 2014 at 7 p.m. Southerly Restaurant and Patio is located at 730 Coleman Boulevard, Mount Pleasant, S.C. Reservations can be made by calling (843) 416-3965 or by visiting opentable.com. The South Carolina Aquarium’s Sustainable Seafood Initiative program coordinator Shelley Dearhart will be present to share information with guests about sustainable seafood best practices and how to make wise choices when eating out and at home. Ten percent of the proceeds will go to support the South Carolina Aquarium Sustainable Seafood Initiative.
For all media inquiries, please contact Kate Dittloff at (843) 579-8660 or kdittloff@scaquarium.org