Lowcountry fare takes an exotic turn east at O-Ku on Charleston’s bustling upper King Street. Named one of the Top 20 Best New Restaurants by Esquire magazine in 2010, the restaurant celebrates authentic Asian cuisine with a contemporary twist that focuses on unique ingredients and sophisticated… presentation.
From petite plates such as tempura rock shrimp salad to sushi specialties like yellowtail carpaccio with cilantro, Serrano pepper and yuzu truffle soy, O-Ku showcases the freshest fish from the world’s finest markets as well as locally sourced ingredients. O-Ku’s interior is modern, yet offers a reminder of Charleston’s charms and history with its exposed brick and high ceilings. A fine selection of sake and hand-made cocktails complement the restaurant’s eclectic menu and sleek ambiance, making O-Ku one of Charleston’s top dining destinations.Continued