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Where the Chefs Eat with Chef Heidi Vukov

Tuesday, October 26, 2021 8:00 AM by Julie Ellis

One of Our Finest Chefs Reveals Her Favorite Grand Strand Restaurants Heidi Vukov is chef and owner of Hook & Barrel Restaurant, located at 8014 N Kings Highway in Myrtle Beach. Hook & Barrel opened in early 2017, the first “sustainable” restaurant in South Carolina. Heidi explains that wood from the trees that were cleared to make room for the building were cut and dried and used to decorate the interior of the restaurant. They also use unbreakable plateware, and their wine-by-the-glass is served from barrels, which not only eliminates bottle…

Fall at The Beach is all about oysters. As the saying goes, you should only eat oysters in a month that contains the letter “R”. There are many places around the Grand Strand that are serving oysters in a variety of ways, from oysters rockefeller to raw oysters. We have rounded up seven places in Myrtle Beach that are giving you “Summore” oysters this season! 1. Hook & Barrel Known for their extravagant seafood towers, Hook & Barrel serves some of the very best oysters that are both sustainably and locally resourced and steamed to perfection.…

On Location: Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

Friday, August 27, 2021 10:00 AM by Katie Hunter

Today, we are traveling to Myrtle Beach, one of the 14 beautiful communities of the Grand Strand, as we explore down the 60 miles of coastline that make up our area. Where do we start with all there is to see, do and eat in Myrtle Beach? Well, keep on reading as we highlight our favorite things to do, adventures, and restaurants in Myrtle Beach. The SkyWheel is an icon of the Myrtle Beach skyline, as it is located right on the Boardwalk and can be seen from almost any spot on the beach. The SkyWheel is 37 stories high and offers rides in…

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…

You may not know that Myrtle Beach is known for more than our beaches and attractions – but also for classic, southern restaurants that have stood the test of time. These restaurants help tell the story of Myrtle Beach – where the Grand Strand has come from and where we are going. We’ve rounded up some of restaurants that are nostalgic and quintessentially “Myrtle Beach.” The Sea Captain’s House The Sea Captain’s House was built in 1930 and first used as an oceanfront home, then a hotel. In 1962, the house was converted into a restaurant that…

If you are anything like my family growing up, we always had an itinerary on vacation – it was the only way we didn’t miss out on everything we wanted to do! For those currently planning their spring break holiday, here are a few ideas to get you started. Day 1 On your first day at The Beach, you should spend as much time at the beach as possible! Some people may find March or early April a little too soon for swimming in the ocean, but the beaches will be warm enough for a lot of lounging and downtime in the sand. Most of our larger,…

It's Time To Get Back To The Beach

Thursday, September 3, 2020 11:00 AM by Visit Myrtle Beach

The past several months have been challenging and this summer was different than any before. After many months spending time at home, not able to take a break, it’s time to get away. A vacation in Myrtle Beach can be just what you need. Long after the summer has ended and fall has begun, you can still take in warm temperatures, feel the sunshine on your face, hear the ocean waves, feel the sand beneath your toes and escape from the everyday here this fall. When you are ready to escape to the beach, the Myrtle Beach area is ready to welcome you.…

I’m often asked if Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, is a good choice for spring break travelers. The answer is yes! Our area is a very popular spring break destination for families with school-aged children. While a few college-aged groups celebrating ‘first week’ may head our way, our spring break crowd typically has adult supervision. The spring break time frame in Myrtle Beach spans around 4-6 weeks, beginning before the Easter holiday and continuing for well after, as school districts’ holidays vary county by county and let out at different…

Whether you’re celebrating with a significant other or a group of friends, the Myrtle Beach area is an ideal spot to spend Valentine’s Day. And since this year’s holiday falls on a Thursday, I’d say the perfect gift for the one you love would be a long weekend away at the beach! There are tons of last-minute accommodations deals to be found, and plenty of special happenings all along the Grand Strand. To start, you’ll probably need dinner reservations at one of our romantic restaurants. Some of our favorites that are hosting special Valentine’s…

A Vegan Guide to Myrtle Beach

Tuesday, April 2, 2019 9:00 AM by Miriam Porter

10 Restaurants in Myrtle Beach Serving Yummy Vegan Options By Miriam Porter My son Noah and I love Myrtle Beach so much that we return every summer. I mean, what’s not to love with gorgeous sunrises over the ocean, thrilling beach activities, family-friendly attractions, historic roots, hot sunny weather, and welcoming Southern hospitality? Noah and I are vegan and have been passionately following a plant-based diet for eight years. According to recent projections, 2019 is going to be the biggest year for vegan food yet, not only in grocery…