Charleston Soul Food
Baked chicken, fried pork chops, barbecued pigs feet, cabbage, okra soup, red rice, and mac and cheese are just a few of the choices at Bertha’s in North Charleston, South Carolina. The daily lunch special is just $4, and the place is managed by Bertha’s three daughters. Arrive early, before the line wraps out the front door.
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