Downtown seafood restaurant finalist in James Beard award

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CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - An upscale downtown seafood restaurant is in the running for a prestigious culinary award.

The Ordinary has made it to the final round for the James Beard award. The restaurant, which opened lat last year on 544 King St., has been nominated for best new restaurant.

GQ Magazine named The Ordinary one of the 12 most outstanding restaurants of 2013.

Sean Brock of McCrady's on 2 Unit Alley is also a finalist for outstanding chef.

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