Category - Food/Culinary Tourism

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…

Deviled eggs are not just delicious, they’re also quite nutritious. Eating two deviled eggs, or essentially one whole egg, supplies your body with 6 grams of protein; folate, vitamin B-6 and vitamin B-12, which all help convert food into energy; and three forms of vitamin A, among others. Frank’s in Pawleys Island takes the whole thing one step further, by dipping the egg whites in a panko-and-milk bath and then deep-frying the thing before piping in deviled yolk. Top that off with jalepeno and bacon and it’s a recipe for amazingness. Never you…

The Myrtle Beach area of South Carolina is known for being a destination that brings people together. Accommodations are designed to encourage couples, families and groups to spend more time together; attractions and entertainment bring joy to a visit for multiple generations; restaurants welcome laughter over bountiful plates of delicious food; and the beach is open for everyone to enjoy. It’s one of those places where there truly is something for everyone. This is why so many people select Myrtle Beach for celebration trips, from family…

There’s something therapeutic about water. It seems to relax and rejuvenate the soul. We’re lucky enough in Myrtle Beach to be surrounded by it, from inland streams and rivers to the sprawling ocean. Here taking in a delicious meal along a waterway is like literally having your cake and eating it too. While there are too many waterside-restaurants to even count, here is a sampling of some of our favorites. Gulfstream Café Being on the east coast, unobstructed sunset views can be hard to come by. Gulfstream Café in Garden City is one of the rare…

When you’re looking for a good foodie destination, we like to suggest hunting for a place that offers as many beyond-the-plate experiences as it does on-the-plate indulgences. In Myrtle Beach you’ll never go hungry – there are literally hundreds of restaurants dotting the shoreline as well as inland towns and streets – but you’ll also not run out of fun culinary-inspired things to do. Here are some of the best of the best: Kayak Fishing Locally owned Blackriver Outdoors Center has long offered a quiet guided fishing excursion that takes you…

#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…