Welcome to NDG

The Neighborhood Dining Group (NDG) is a restaurant management company founded in 2001 by David Howard, who partnered with a group of investors to oversee the growth and development of restaurants in Charleston, SC. Our successful partnership has blossomed into multiple restaurants in three states across the South, but one thing remains unchanged: a steadfast commitment to creating a work environment built on integrity, respect, and honesty.

Over the years, NDG has been fortunate to earn numerous accolades and recognition for our commitment to excellence. Notably, Husk Charleston was named Bon Appetit’s “2011 Best New Restaurant in America.” GQ recognized Husk Nashville as one of the “12 Most Outstanding Restaurants of the Year” in 2013, and in 2014 the restaurant earned the title of Esquire’s “Best New Restaurant in America.”

Although our restaurants feature diverse menus and unique settings, our promise to deliver outstanding experiences to our guests remains consistent throughout our concepts. We are also deeply committed to fostering team growth. Our long-term focus on our staff’s well-being and professional development has allowed us to expand as a company and create more opportunities for those who share our vision.

To better understand our journey, here is a timeline highlighting key milestones in NDG's history:


David Howard establishes The Neighborhood Dining Group

Queen Anne’s Revenge opened on Daniel Island, SC


McCrady's Restaurant purchased in Charleston, SC


Husk Restaurant opens in Charleston, SC


Husk Restaurant expands to Nashville, TN


Minero opens its doors in downtown Charleston, SC


Minero opens in downtown Atlanta, GA, at Ponce City Market


McCrady's reopens as McCrady's Tavern and McCrady's Tasting Room


Husk Restaurant opens in Savannah, GA


Delaney Oyster House opens in Charleston, SC


Minero Mexican Grill & Cantina opens on Johns Island, SC


The James opens on James Island in Charleston, SC