Food is Good at FIG Downtown


One the Market area’s jewels is definitely FIG. While this area is home to several excellent restaurants, FIG’s reputation is second to none. This small, but cozy neighborhood eatery is located at the corner of Hasell and Meeting streets. It’s a high-end, popular restaurant known for its good food, of course, but also the renowned chef who has his name tied to it. Mike Lata is chef and part owner. He has been on the Food Network’s “Iron Chef” and Bravo’s “Top Chef”, among being featured in Food & Wine, Bon Appetit, Esquire, Southern Living and more. He won the James Beard Award for Best Chef in the Southeast in 2009.

Lata has the amazing ability to turn the simplest items into gourmet dishes. He is uncomplicated, yet highly creative with a true passion for supporting local fishermen and farmers. He loves pure flavor and quality ingredients.

FIG’s atmosphere is approachable, yet beautiful. For people who simply love food, they will love FIG. Try the pork belly and Carolina gold rice entrée or the Maine diver scallops. Do yourself a favor, start your new year off right by eating at FIG. Call 843-805-5900 for reservations.