Eat With Your Eyes

Chef Orlando Pagán puts the art in the culinary arts. Literally. Or perhaps we should more accurately say, figuratively. As Wild Commoners know, his dishes are celebrated as much for their hauntingly sublime flavors and palate-pleasing textures as for their exquisite presentation. It’s all executed with supreme care and thought, and it turns out, with colored pencils.

That’s right. In addition to spatulas and spoons, Chef Orlando uses colored pencils in the kitchen to create his dishes, or at least his own original drawing of how he envisions his plates. Just as Karl Lagerfeld, Givenchy and Versace would sketch up their runway designs, so too does Chef Orlando.

It’s all about creating a full sensory dining experience—a celebration of wildly uncommon taste and aroma, of course, but also texture and feel and sight. If it looks too pretty to eat, well, then, take it up with our chef. He’s in the back, doodling and dreaming up dreamy creations. Join us for a feast of the senses!

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Eat With Your Eyes

Chef Orlando Pagán puts the art in the culinary arts. Literally. Or perhaps we should more accurately say, figuratively. As Wild Commoners know, his dishes are celebrated as much for their hauntingly sublime flavors and palate-pleasing textures as for their exquisite presentation. It’s all executed with supreme care and thought, and it turns out, with…

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Wild Common Conservatory Table
1990-1997 California Cabernet Dinner

Join us on Wednesday, March 4th for a California Cabernet Dinner hosted and presented by Peter Lashmet, International Rare Wine Expert. These old school classic Cabernets are no longer made in this elegant style today! Enjoy bubbles and canapés followed by a four-course dinner prepared by Chef Orlando Pagán (who lived and worked in California for…

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Wild Common Conservatory Table
Bordeaux Dinner

Join us on Friday, March 6th for an Extremely Rare & Old Bordeaux (1955-1975) Dinner hosted and presented by Peter Lashmet, International Rare Wine Expert. The aromas and flavors of these wines are truly Bordeaux’s unique magic! Enjoy bubbles and canapés followed by a three-course dinner prepared by Chef Orlando Pagán on our private, open-air…

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Hospitality Industry Rate

Love the hospitality industry as much as we do? Well, now through the end of January, Wild Common is offering an industry rate to support our community that you won’t want to miss – even Charleston City Paper says so! Join us in supporting the industry every night, Wednesday through Sunday from 5-10 PM, to…

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Happy Hour

Join us every Wednesday and Thursday night from 5-6:30 pm at the Bar or in our Courtyard for Wild Common’s Happy Hour. Enjoy $8 select wines and $5 chef’s choice bites from our Common Hour menu. Our carefully curated wine program features a by-the-glass list featuring wines from family owned wineries in California to the…

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Brooklyn Calling Mocktail Recipe

Hear that? It’s Brooklyn Calling! Well… it’s Wild Common calling you to try our new Brooklyn Calling mocktail for dry January! Originally practiced in the United Kingdom, dry January is a public health campaign encouraging people to abstain from consuming alcohol through the month of January. This practice not only presents significant benefits for the…

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Safe Sunrise Mocktail Recipe

New Year, New You! For the start of this fresh, new decade, our Restaurant and Bar Manager, Simon Stilwell, has crafted a mocktail recipe to keep your eye on the prize throughout dry January and into the rest of the year. Warning: its name says “safe” but this mocktail recipe is sure to blow your…

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Charleston Restaurant Week Winter 2020

Join us at Wild Common for Charleston Restaurant Week Thursday, January 9th through Sunday, January 19th! Chef Orlando has prepared a delicious 4-course pre-fixe menu for $55 per person. Wild Common featured artist Lia Burke Libaire is also taking over our menu design for Restaurant Week. Get to know Lia in our Q&A here and…

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12 Days of Christmas Cocktails

Join us in celebrating the Holiday Season by raising a glass to the old and celebrating the new. For this holiday drink special, we’ve crafted cocktails “Naughty” and “Nice” cocktails to fit the theme of the season and pair with your seasonal tastebud cravings. Serving now through December 29th, a portion of all cocktail sales…

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Featured Artist: Elizabeth Williams

As part of our artist series at Wild Common, we highlight local artists and exhibit their work. The art rotates nightly and we are thrilled to welcome Elizabeth Williams to Wild Common. Elizabeth Northcut Williams is a fine artist who lives on Johns Island, SC, with her family of five. She has always loved translating ideas…

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