Monday, February 4, 2013

City Paper Salutes 181 Palmer Opening

Niman Ranch Short Rib
Grilled Pistachio Pound Cake

181 Palmer got a great opening salute in the Charleston City Paper today: 
CIC's student-run 181 Palmer opens for lunch 
Best Lunch Deal in Town Returns
"The Culinary Institute of Charleston opens 181 Palmer, its student-run restaurant, this week, and Scott Stefanelli has a wonderful spring menu for his ambitious students to practice on. 
"For diners, it’s a great deal with three courses for $15. Start with a charcuterie plate, fried oysters, chilled asparagus and spring pea soup, or slow-cooked lamb meatballs. Entrées include the fresh catch of the day, a grilled Keegan-Filion Farm chicken, roasted Niman Ranch short rib (with bone marrow bread pudding!), and ricotta gnudi. A lineup that you might see on any high-end restaurant menu. 
"For dessert, spoon into grilled pistachio pound cake, white chocolate cheesecake, or a butterscotch pot de creme."

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