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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED The Dining Room at Woodlands Restaurant Review: The Dining Room at Woodlands is one of Charleston's fanciest dining rooms. Chef Nate Whiting has departed the kitchen, but the restaurant's menu of New American cuisine will still feature The Woodlands Caesar salad with Pecorino cracker and lightly poached quail egg. Other dishes might include the "shrimp-fried" shrimp accompanied by buttered Anson Mills polenta and tomato-onion soubise. Entrées range from pecan-smoked grouper with local butternut squash and crushed nut pistou to dry-aged beef rib-eye with potato purée, Mepkin Abbey oyster mushrooms and a sauce accented with fines herb. Traditional vanilla bean crème brûlée; a deconstructed brownie sundae; and house-made baklava with ginger poached pears and five-spice pot de crème offer luxurious conclusions to the experience. Over 900 selections populate the wine list, with a definite concentration on France, but deliberate attention is paid to other viticultural parts of the world as well. More than 100 half-bottle choices; a smattering of large-format bottles; a thoughtful and manageably small by-the-glass list; and flights of three, three-ounce pours of a variety of wines in the $20 range add to the wine service.