As part of my ongoing research to find the five best fries in Charleston, I made a stop at Steak Escape. The first day we attempted to eat here, we had to abandon the mission due to lack of available parking. On our second try we had better luck. Wow – that is a small parking lot.
NOTE: This restaurant is closed.
Sabatino Bros – Southridge Center, South Charleston, WV
So it’s no secret that I prefer a locally owned restaurant over a chain. I eat at chains, we need chains, some of my best friends like chains, but given a choice, I’ll patronize a place like Sabatino Bros (SB). John Smallridge opened his neighborhood deli in July 2006 near Walmart and Big Sandy Superstore. You can tell by the decor and atmosphere that he wants people to be comfortable. There is familiar music playing ala Pink Floyd. There are a variety of magazines to look at while you wait for your meal to be prepared, and high speed internet is available for customers to surf the web. I found a high-top table next to the window for my first visit. Continue reading