Sarah's Pimento Cheese with Crackers

Sarah's Pimento Cheese with Crackers

Since 2008, the Glass Onion has exemplified the “neighborhood favorite” category — a restaurant less formal and ambitious than a fine dining spot but still delivering seriously delicious meals. The offering blends the home cooking of chef/owner Chris Stewart’s native Alabama with dishes and styles he absorbed while working in fine dining kitchens first in New Orleans and then in Charleston. That means hearty, savory gumbo brimming with okra and sausage, Cajun boudin balls with Creole mustard, and crisp okra beignets served with spicy red remoulade. Pristine local seafood makes for fresh, satisfying plates, like pan-roasted flounder served over tender braised beans and thick mashed potatoes. A few more adventurous entrees, like a beguilingly dark rabbit ragout with ricotta gnocchi, pop up with regularity alongside hearty Southern classics like shrimp and grits and fried catfish with red rice. It’s a surefire formula for a satisfying meal. —Robert F. Moss (Dish, Winter 2020)

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Midscale Southern comfort food prepared with local ingredients. On the regularly changing menu, you'll find favorites like deviled eggs, fried chicken, and gumbo.

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Hours: Lunch, Dinner (Mon.-Sat.), &
Sat. Brunch. Closed Sun.
Price: $$$
Mon.-Thurs: 11 a.m.-8 p.m.
Fr: 11 a.m.-10 p.m.
Sat brunch: 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Sat. regular menu: 4 p.m.-10 p.m.

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