The new Charleston-area restaurant Ellis Creek Fish Camp already has a tumultuous history behind it. The site it sits on was once The Boathouse on Ellis Creek, but that restaurant burned down as a result of a midnight kitchen fire. The new establishment, in a new building but with the same owner, has just opened its doors. How is it? The term "fish camp" originally referred to ramshackle pop-up eateries where local fisherman could serve creek laborers. That term has since been expanded to include casual restaurants that offer fried fish and comfort foods like hush puppies and fries. Ellis Creek Fish Camp embraces that principle, but elevates its fair above the usual casual-dining cuisine. A fried grouper sandwich, fried oyster basket, and fish and chips are all on offer, as are plenty of creative cocktails. The standout entree just might be the shrimp roll, overflowing with chilled shrimp and shredded basil and surrounded by a perfectly-baked brioche bun. The view from Ellis Creek Fish Camp may not be as spectacular as the one from The Boathouse, but the food is still on point! Read the full article here: Ellis Creek Puts a Contemporary Twist on Fish Camp Fare

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