A new location of Fiery Ron’s Home Team (2209 Middle St., 843/883-3131, www.hometeambbq.com, kitchen open Mon.–Sat. 11 a.m.–11 p.m., Sun. 11:30 a.m.–11 p.m., $8–14) provides the same incredible, melt-in-your-mouth pork and ribs made famous by the original West Ashley location.
For a friendly bite and an adult beverage or two, go straight to Poe’s Tavern (2210 Middle St., 843/883-0083, daily 11 a.m.–2 a.m., kitchen closes 10 p.m.), a nod to Edgar Allan Poe’s stint at nearby Fort Moultrie.
If you just want to pick up some healthy goodies for picnicking on the beach, head to the little Green Heron Grocery (2019 Middle St., 843/883-0751).
© Jim Morekis from Moon Charleston & Savannah, 4th Edition