Maya in Charleston has a tough problem

But tortillas aren't all new restaurant offers

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Maya, which The Indigo Road Hospitality Group in September 2021 put in place of its fiercely beloved The Macintosh, is clearly supposed to put diners in a getaway mindset. Since the Mexican restaurant is located on upper King Street in Charleston, most of its patrons are probably already on vacation, but the breezy use of white paint, white votives, and bushy tropical plants must prompt them to wonder if they should have booked a room farther south.

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