What’s on the Menu: Global Flavors in Greenville

LeeAnn Huntoon

LeeAnn Huntoon

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Join us on an international culinary tour of Global Flavors in Greenville as we dine on Birria tacos at Califas, Falafels at Pita House, curries and dosas at Swad Indian Restaurant and torched salmon rolls at Purple International Bistro & Sushi.

In this episode we’ll take your tastebuds on a trip around the world with culinary cravings on a global scale. From authentic Latin flavors with a San Diego spin to vegetarian friendly fare that feels like home. 

A family run Mediterranean restaurant in Greenville shares their secret tip for how to make the perfect hummus and the owner of a unique Asian Fusion restaurant gets fired up over their favorite dishes packed with dynamic flavor combinations.

Califas

This Latin American restaurant in Greenville is the original home of the Upstate for Birria Tacos. This mom and pop business that started in their backyard, specializes in authentic and savory Latin American cuisine with California traces with everything made fresh every morning.

Califas
Getting there
30 Orchard Park Dr Unit 4, Greenville, SC 29615, USA
Hours
Mon-Sat 11am–9pm
Sun Closed
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Swad Restaurant

This Indian restaurant offers a menu full of vegetarian Indian fare in Greenville. They also carry grocery items so that you can take a small piece of India home with you. Try the Mumbai Pao Bhaji or Rava Masala Dosa!

Swad Restaurant
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Getting there
2348, 1421 Laurens Rd A, Greenville, SC 29607, USA
Hours
Mon-Tue 12–8pm
Wed Closed
Thu-Sat 12–8pm
Sun Closed
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Pita House 

This family-run diner, created by three brothers 34 years ago, serves classic Middle Eastern dishes on one side and sells groceries in the adjacent market. This authentic Middle Eastern cuisine is infused with an American twist and everything is from scratch every morning.

Pita House
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Getting there
495 S Pleasantburg Dr B, Greenville, SC 29607, USA
Hours
Mon-Sat 11am–8pm
Sun Closed
More Info

Purple International Bistro & Sushi

At Purple Sushi you can find a mix of high-quality fresh sushi and Asian fusion dishes that offers a diverse menu for people that are vegan or only like deep-fried or raw food. This unique restaurant offers Bibimbap that comes in a steaming hot stone bowl and the Pad Thai is very distinguishable because the sauce recipe was created by the owner Tommy. 

Purple Sushi Bar
Getting there
933 S Main St, Greenville, SC 29601, USA
Hours
Mon-Thu 11am–2:30pm, 5–10pm
Fri 11am–2:30pm, 5–11pm
Sat 5–11pm
Sun Closed
More Info

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