"CITY NOTEBOOK: CHARLESTON"
Southern Accents follows Chef Mike Lata and three other well-known locals to get the inside scoop on their favorite shops, restaurants, hotels and other hot spots. Chef Lata says that he looks forward to "roe shrimp season" in the spring because of its sweet taste.
"FOOD IS GOOD"
Beloved southern chef Frank Stitt profiles Chef Mike Lata for Kiawah Island’s annual Legends magazine, paying tribute to FIG’s chicken liver mousse, steak tartare, and “rustic, precise cooking of sustainably raised vegetables.” Stitt commends Chef Lata for "capturing well the soul and flavor of farmlands and waters."
FIG is featured in the dining guide of the Charleston Post & Courier. Chef Lata is praised for finding the "true essence and identity of an ingredient" and making it bloom.
"CHARELSTON: EDITOR'S GUIDE FOR WHERE TO EAT NOW"
Southern Living editors Lyda Burnette, Jennifer Cole and Shannon Satterwhite eat their way through Charleston, one appetizer at a time in “Bite Sized Charleston,” stopping at FIG for the off-the-menu but insider-favorite seasonal veggie plate.