If you haven’t been to the new boardwalk in the heart of Myrtle Beach, it is a great place to visit! Located in front of the lot that the former Myrtle Beach Pavilion and Amusement park used to sit on, the boardwalk runs the oceanfront, over a mile long in length. The Pavilion may not be there, but the sense… Read More “The Boardwalk of Myrtle Beach”
“Through Hazel and Hugo and Still Cooking!”
That’s the motto of Lee’s Inlet Kitchen, a Murrells Inlet seafood institution that has withstood hurricanes (Hence the Hazel and Hugo reference) as well as the ever-changing landscape of Murrells Inlet for 63 years. Opened by Eford and Isla pearl Lee in 1948, Lee’s Inlet Kitchen has been passed down, and is now… Read More “Lee’s Inlet Kitchen, the Oldest Family-Owned Restaurant in Myrtle Beach”
Visitors to the area may or may not know that Myrtle Beach is home to one of the House of Blues venues. If you haven’t been to one of the HOBs before, they are a great place to see a variety of really cool performances. Located in Barefoot Landing, on the northern end of Myrtle Beach, the building, both inside… Read More “House of Blues in Myrtle Beach”
The weekend is nearing and this one is looking to be quite nice, with temperatures reaching the 70s during the day and 60s at night. Not too shabby!
The Myrtle Beach Market Common is a great place for strolling, shopping and dining, and if you’re looking for a real weekend treat, I suggest you hit up Travinia Italian Kitchen. Both… Read More “Jazz Nights at Travinia Italian Kitchen in Myrtle Beach”
If you’re in the Litchfield area and are in the mood for a pub-like experience with lowcountry flair, be sure to check out Quigley’s Pint & Plate, located in the Mingo Center, off Hwy 17 behind the Piggly Wiggly. Reminiscent of a British pub, with lots of wood and clean, modern lines, Quigley’s is a family friendly restaurant that boasts… Read More “Quigley’s Pint and Plate: A Unique Grand Strand Pub”
To continue our recipe series, I thought I might post one that is always a crowd pleaser: Chocolate Delight. This extremely easy dessert is quick, simple and not too sweet, and is perfect for parties, tailgating, potluck dinners, and office get-togethers (it always disappears fast when I bring it for our office Thanksgiving). Enjoy!
Chocolate Delight Recipe
Crust: 1 cup… Read More “Recipes Along the Grand Strand: Chocolate Delight”
If you’re in Murrells Inlet and are looking for a little café with nice calm atmosphere, simple cooking and great prices, look no further than Salt Water Creek. (Don’t be confused; the name was Salt Creek up until a few months ago, but the menu and service remain the same). Locals and visitors alike can cozy up in a booth… Read More “Salt Water Creek Cafe in Murrells Inlet”
Many visitors to the Grand Strand are familiar with The Original Pawleys Island Rope Hammock, but may not know much about Pawleys Island itself.
Pawleys Island is located about 15 minutes south of Garden City, between Georgetown and Murrells Inlet. The actual town of PI is on the island itself, a barrier piece of land on which hundreds of old… Read More “Slightly South on the Strand: Pawleys Island”
Located next to the new Inlet Sports Lodge, Bliss is a nice new edition to Murrells Inlet. The owners have done a really good job of transforming what was formerly a ramshackle bar into a cozy, upscale establishment. The dining room seats about 50, with small tables and booths making for an intimate dining experience, and the exposed wooden rafters,… Read More “Bliss Restaurant in Murrells Inlet”
It’s been an interesting couple of days here at the beach, we’ve been getting some Winter Weather! (I use capitals, because to us, with our thin Carolina skins, snow and ice are UNKNOWN and we must be wary of them). We woke up yesterday to ice and little snow flurries, which quickly became huge snow flurries. Did it stick? No… Read More “Snow days and Thai food on the Grand Strand!”