Category - Dining/Nightlife

#FoodieFriday: Cafe Amalfi's Wagyu Brisket

Friday, September 23, 2016 3:30 PM by VisitMyrtleBeach SC

Set within the beautiful Embassy Suites hotel, Café Amalfi brings diners a welcome vacation ease, with a casual atmosphere, floor-to-ceiling windows, unobstructed peaceful ocean views, and a versatile menu for breakfast, lunch and dinner. One item from the restaurant’s comfortable menu is the memorable wagyu brisket, served with plenty of hearty vegetables in a savory broth. Care to try your hand at it? The recipe is below. Waygu Brisket 3 lb waygu beef brisket 3 T thyme 3 T salt 1.5 T ground black pepper 1 large yellow onion, roughly chopped ½…

Growing up in the Myrtle Beach area, I often remember being asked where the locals hung out or what locals did for fun. In fact, I’m still asked all the time. Generally, locals are working when the bulk of our visitors are enjoying the beaches and Myrtle Beach nightlife, but I do always offer these few bits of advice to those lucky enough to be planning a trip. Visit in the Fall: Locals have known forever that fall is the best time of year along our coasts, but the secret is starting to get out. While the weather is still warm, it’s a little…

It was only a few years ago that MoVernie and I embarked on a culinary adventure that would lead us to good food around the world. I still remember watching Top Chef on the Food Network and the amazing molecular gastronomy that I was witnessing from contestant Marcel . Ever since that time, I knew I wanted to try a restaurant that showcased all those unique cooking methods. Despite all the restaurants we have visited, I can’t believe that it wasn’t until this year at Myrtle Beach we finally had that opportunity. The Chemist located near the main…

Study after study tells us people are happier when they spend money on experiences rather than things, on living rather than having. One report in particular from Mintel found that in the coming five years, total spending in the U.S. will grow by nearly 22 percent with the greatest gains to be found in non-essentials like vacations and dining out. Yet year after year more than half of both men and women purchase chocolates for a significant other, and more than 61 percent of men purchase flowers. Maybe this year instead of the standard, you can…

The Sounds of the Inlet

Wednesday, August 26, 2015 4:48 PM by VisitMyrtleBeach SC

We are huge fans of the Murrells Inlet Marshwalk . From the beautiful inlet views it offers to the wealth of delicious dining options, there is never a bad time of year to visit. Also, the atmosphere is just fun. It’s a place you want to come after a busy day and just kick back and unwind. A big reason for that is because of the music. Visitors to the Marshwalk will find band out there every night performing every genre of music imaginable. Enjoy simple acoustic tunes? You’ll hear them. In the mood for a cold beer and a little Johnny…

A Night Fit For A Knight

Thursday, August 13, 2015 3:51 PM by VisitMyrtleBeach SC

The valiant knights of Medieval Times Dinner and Tournament joust for our entertainment. Visitors coming to the Myrtle Beach area for a late-summer vacation can now see them for a fraction of the cost. Adult tickets to this live dinner theater are $39.95, a savings of $14. Children 12 and under are admitted for $21.95. This special runs through Sept. 30, 2015. A fun-filled day at the beach is best topped off with a journey back in time. You’ll see kings and queens hold court as you feast on a plentiful bounty. Then, you and your family…

Time To Do The Time Warp

Tuesday, July 14, 2015 9:58 PM by VisitMyrtleBeach SC

What do Led Zeppelin, The Temptations and Whitney Houston have in common? They are just a few of the bands and musical genres represented in The Carolina Opry’s “ Time Warp ” show. That’s right. The Myrtle Beach area is rockin’ out with the best music of the 60s, 70s and 80s under the roof of the Calvin Gilmore Theatre. In addition to the sweet sounds, this top notch show features great special effects, a rich multimedia screens and fantastic costumes. You definitely don’t want to miss this!…

Peanut Butter On That Burger?

Thursday, July 9, 2015 4:57 PM by VisitMyrtleBeach SC

We’ve been on a bit of a foodie kick in this space the last few days, and today won’t be any different. Since it’s summer, one of the culinary staples is hamburgers. And in the Myrtle Beach area , if we’re not cooking them on the grill, we’re heading over to River City Café to try one of their unique concoctions. River City Café is a true Grand Strand original. Its rustic atmosphere is always inviting, and with a number of locations throughout the Myrtle Beach area, you can enjoy your burger while overlooking either the Atlantic Ocean, or…

Tonight’s the Night for “ONE”

Monday, June 29, 2015 4:53 PM by VisitMyrtleBeach SC

The pageantry, spectacle and music of Broadway can be found right here in the Myrtle Beach area at “ONE the Show” at the Alabama Theatre . This truly has it all. Bit of a music buff? “ONE” features country, gospel, pop, rock and even some of your favorite Broadway tunes. In the mood for a tickling of the funny bone? “ONE” also incorporates great family comedy into the routine. Throw in fantastic production numbers, great costumes and wonderful talent, and you’ve got a night out along the Grand Strand that the whole family will love.…

It's Magic!

Friday, June 19, 2015 10:13 AM by VisitMyrtleBeach SC

When the weather is warm and sunny in the Myrtle Beach area , we love getting our toes in the sand and taking a swim in the refreshing waters of the Atlantic. In the evenings, it’s showtime! And this summer, one of our favorite live entertainment extravaganzas is the Carnival of Magic at The Palace Theatre . New for 2015, this production offers dazzling set pieces, wonderful costumes and elaborate special effects. But that’s not all! The show also features Christian Stoinev, Scooby the Dog and the King BMX Team, all of whom were…