Category - Fall/Winter

Low Country Soars High in Myrtle Beach

Monday, October 17, 2016 3:30 PM by VisitMyrtleBeach SC

We’re proud of our Low Country roots and all that it means to our culture. But perhaps it’s never more prominently displayed – or enjoyed – than in the authentic cuisine at local restaurants. Here is a list of some of our favorite Low Country dishes, including a few that bring a new twist to a classic. SheCrab Soup This local favorite is at its best at quaint Sea Captain’s House. It’s made with plenty of sherry and some secret ingredients that help it stand out, even as it competes with the incredible oceanfront view. Blue Crab Fondue The blue…

According to a ranking by Spoon University , a blog serving as an “everyday resource” for great meals and restaurants, the ART Burger at ART Burger Sushi Bar in Myrtle Beach is the best burger in the state of South Carolina. We may be biased, but we have to agree. Here, the restaurant’s namesake burger – like all its dishes – is artfully prepared. A ground beef patty is stacked high with thick-sliced bacon, marinated red onions, blue cheese crumbles, walnut chutney (see recipe below), and the memorably branded ART bun. This burger gives art a…

Croissants Bistro and Bakery is a local favorite in Myrtle Beach for its quality comfort food at affordable prices. While its baked goods and breakfast menu are arguably the star, the restaurant is also known for its homemade soups, sandwiches and delectable entrees. Its owner, Heidi Vukov, is known for not just her delicious food – which always includes the freshest ingredients available to her – but also for her exceptional customer service and Southern charm. Heidi was gracious enough to share her recipe for the colorful and flavorful Angry…

From Little River to Georgetown, locals and visitors alike are discovering that the food scene in the Myrtle Beach area is booming. The shift can be credited to a few factors. First and foremost is the award-winning and notable chefs who are relocating their talents to the sunny seaside destination. Secondly, the mom-and-pop restaurants, which have called Myrtle Beach home for decades in some cases, are gaining notoriety among foodies hoping to find that “off the beaten path” location. The third reason is the growing appreciation for local…

If you’re not familiar with the arts scene in Myrtle Beach, you’re missing out. From the Myrtle Beach Art Museum – an adorable and free museum just off the ocean featuring local and regional talents as well as rotating exhibits – to the ever-impressive and massive Brookgreen Gardens, there’s much to see and explore across the area. Even more unexpected, however, is how that artistic expression and inspiration has made its way onto the culinary scene. Here’s a list of our favorite spots to grab a bite alongside some thought-provoking art. ART…

After a day lounging Oceanside in North Myrtle Beach, tummies are likely to be craving some full, rich meals. And Z’s Amazing Kitchen delivers. Not only does the restaurant serve up everything from soups and salads to sandwiches and wraps, it also boasts a great kids menu , including pork sliders and a fried rice bowl. Today for Foodie Friday, Z’s brings you the makings of its blue cheese and balsamic steak salad: a massive bowl of deliciousness. Enjoy! Blue Cheese and Balsamic Steak salad Marinated skirt steak Salt, pepper, to taste Spring…

Set on the scenic and peaceful resort of The Marina Inn at Grande Dunes, the upscale and romantic Waterscapes is among the area’s finest dining experiences. Dishes are prepared using products from local farmers and friends, including Southern grits from Anson Mills in Columbia, produce from Lee’s Farm in Murrells Inlet and pork from Benton’s Country Farms in Madisonville, Tenn. Executive Chef Corbett Rourk has more than 25 years experience and expertise in all aspects of food preparation and presentation and brings his own special touch to…

Pumpkin drinks. Pecan crumbles. Maple syrup drizzle. Sweet potatoes. Turkey with cranberries. These are the flavors of fall and they are thriving in the Myrtle Beach area. Here’s a list of some of our favorites, pulled from the top 60 Bites of the area: Chicken & Waffles, Quigley’s Pint & Plate , Pawleys Island: Quigley’s serves up fried chicken breast over house made sweet potato waffles with honey-pecan butter, smothered in creamy country sausage gravy. Yummy! Chicken Bog, Shorty’s Grille, Loris: It may not seem like a dish that is specific to…

When your toddler’s palate is just as discerning as yours, there are a few restaurants we recommend across our 60 miles of coastline that cater to tiny foodies as much as adult ones. 21 Main Settled within the gorgeous North Beach Plantation, 21 Main’s children’s menu includes a 4 oz filet with a side of mashed potatoes. Because everyone deserves a great cut of beef. Tupelo Honey Café A Low Country classic – shrimp & grits – is served in mini portion at this delicious Southern local. Sea Captain’s House Crab cakes are not just tasty, they’re…

Benjamin’s Bakery in Surfside has been serving up fresh, made-from-scratch baked goods to locals, visitors and Grand Strand restaurants for more than 20 years. At last count, Benjamin’s supplies more than 150 restaurants throughout the Myrtle Beach area with its baked goodness. The storefront also has an on-site café that welcomes customers seven days a week for breakfast (served all day) and lunch. While you wouldn’t be surprised to know the menu has items like bagels, Danish and muffins, it may intrigue you that it also has a breakfast…