Lowcountry Gourmet Foods is a shop that is owned by a very nice man named Robb Campbell. It offers extra virgin olive oils, balsamic vinegars, pastas, hot sauces, honey, seasonings, salts, olives, and his very own cookbook! When you walk in you see all 31 different balsamic vinegars and 20 different extra virgin olive oils. You also see the displays of all the other things they offer.
They have oils made from Greek olives, Georgia olives, and Italian olives. I tried all three. I preferred the Greek olive oil because to me it had the best olive taste. They also have flavored oils like habanero and lemon. I tried an oil flavored with jalapeno and one flavored with blood orange. They both tasted like the real thing! My favorite flavored olive oil was the garlic olive oil. It tasted just like garlic. It would be perfect for a Caprese sandwich.
Next the balsamic vinegars. To start off I tried the traditional. It had more flavor than the regular store bought stuff. Then I tried the bread dipping sauce. (They have this really good bread dipping seasoning that you mix with olive oil and balsamic vinegar and you get this awesome taste in your mouth.) It was really good. After that, I learned that there are dark balsamic vinegars and white balsamic vinegars. My favorite dark one was the chocolate (a very unique taste) and my favorite white one was the kiwi (also a different flavor). They have everything from green apple to pomegranate.
Then I eyed the hot sauces. I knew my dad was a big fan of hot sauce and I like them too. There were about seven or eight different kings. I decided to try the Georgia Peach & Vidalia Onion Hot Sauce. It was great. I also found out that they bottle it and they label it there! Mr. Campbell even showed me how to do it.
Over all, I highly suggest going there to find new ingredients. Check out his cookbook, and I think you should check out his website, too:
I give the whole experience: