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Contents

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FEATURES 12

THE JAZZ CORNER Celebrating 20 Years.

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TRATTORIA DIVINA Inspired Cuisine and an Award-winning Wine List.

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HILTON HEAD ISLAND WINE + FOOD FESTIVAL Showcasing the Island’s Signature Cuisine and Culture.

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THE 12TH ANNUAL HILTON HEAD ISLAND SEAFOOD FESTIVAL A Week Long Extravaganza of Food and Drink.

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MOONSHINE Its Tumultuous Past and its Spirited Present.

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A TASTE OF GULLAH Showcasing a Rich Cultural Heritage.

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THE LOWCOUNTRY OYSTER TRAIL Bringing Hungry Travelers to our Shores and Tables.

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IT’S NOT JUST ABOUT THE FOOD Health and Fitness Tips from Christy Baroni.

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NEIGHBORHOOD OUTREACH CONNECTION Changing Lives in the Lowcountry.

108 HOW TO THROW THE PERFECT OYSTER ROAST Don’t get out the Oyster Knives and Cocktail Sauce until you’ve read this.

110 DINING IN THE HOSTESS CITY Want to Sample some of the Best Grub South of the Savannah River? There’s a Tour for that.

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PUBLISHER’S NOTE

10 TASTE OF DINNER 44 TASTE OF LUNCH 54 TASTE OF BREAKFAST/BRUNCH 58 TASTE OF NIGHTLIFE/LOUNGES 65 TASTE OF SERVICES & SWEETS 67 TASTE MENU GUIDE 112 TASTE OF BLUFFTON 114 ADVERTISING DIRECTORY/MAP

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PUBLISHER’S NOTE Growing up in Kentucky, it seemed like the winter skies were gray for weeks at a time and all I could think about was the emergence of spring. Sure, a little snow was great and cooler weather wasn’t always a bad thing, but for the most part I’m glad to miss those dreary days. For most of the country, the winter months are a period that you grind through. Time seems to slow down and dusk arrives too soon. I have come to feel though, that the dark cloud of winter does not descend on us in the Lowcountry. In fact, winter has become one of my favorite times of the year. In comparison, our winters are mild. You can still enjoy all the outdoor activities you can handle – Tee times abound, tennis courts are plentiful, and the bike paths are uncongested for running, biking, and walking. You can drive without following a tourist going 15 miles per hour and you can pull up a beach chair anywhere you choose. One of the best bonuses this time of year is the abundance of great offers the local restaurants serve up. It’s a great time to try a new restaurant or visit an old favorite as most have special pricing or offers to encourage locals and our snowbirds to take advantage of their fantastic fare. Getting a reservation or walking in this time of the year is a breeze and great service and plenty of attention is a guarantee. Oyster lovers also rejoice during the off-season as our favorite seafood delicacy is the star of the show. There’s no shortage of local oysters available and no better way to enjoy them than at one of the many Island restaurants or at a local oyster roast. Also, check out the article inside on the Lowcountry Oyster Trail, a new idea combining experiential travel and our famous Lowcountry oyster. If you enjoy oysters, you’re probably a seafood fan. Be sure to check out the 12th annual Hilton Head Island Seafood Festival from February 18th thru February 23rd. An extravaganza of food and drink, this festival features educational seminars, tours, specialty dinners and of course the grand finale with local restaurants offering their best seafood to all at Honey Horn Plantation. As you can see, there’s no shortage of activities to keep you busy this winter. So if you are one of those folks that hunker up inside for a few months, open your shutters and let the sun in. From outdoor sports and exercise to indulging in your favorite palate pleasing vices, I think you’ll find this is an ideal time to enjoy all our beautiful Island has to offer. David Mudwilder Publisher

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TASTE OF HILTON HEAD VOLUME XIII, ISSUE 4 PUBLISHER David Mudwilder ART DIRECTOR Kim Bowen CONTRIBUTING PHOTOGRAPHER Rob Kaufman CONTRIBUTING WRITERS Christy Baroni Allyson Jones Barry Kaufman Risa Williams McMillan DISTRIBUTION Bryan Kirby TASTE OF HILTON HEAD 3 Cardinal Court #572 Hilton Head Is., SC 29926 (843) 384-2014 mud@atasteofhiltonhead.com /TasteHHI

ABOUT THE COVER

There’s no better way to enjoy a winter evening than at a local oyster roast, a Lowcountry tradition! Photography by Taylor Mitchell.


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TASTE OF DINNER

ALEXANDER’S RESTAURANT AND WINE BAR

Located in Palmetto Dunes at 76 Queens Folly Road adjacent to the General Store. Alexander’s, a long-time favorite of the Hilton Head Island dining scene since 1977, is an upscale seafood restaurant featuring seasonally inspired cuisine, locally-caught seafood and many locally sourced ingredients. Alexander’s offers dinner nightly from 5 p.m. -10 p.m. with early dining from 5 p.m. - 5:45 p.m. For more information, visit www.AlexandersRestaurant.com or call (843) 785-4999.

A LOWCOUNTRY BACKYARD

Located at 32 Palmetto Bay Road in the Village Exchange. Capture the true essence of the island while enjoying local and regional inspired cuisine featuring owner Dave and Raina Peck’s family recipes. Choose from Potato chip meatloaf, Charleston fried green tomato sandwich, shrimp & grits, the Bischick and a wide selection of other lowcountry favorites.

Dine in or outside in the comfortable backyard. Experience the island, love the food! Serving lunch Monday - Saturday 11 a.m. - 3 p.m., and dinner 4:30 - 9 p.m., Monday - Saturday and brunch on Saturday 9 - 12 p.m. and Sunday 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Call (843) 785-YARD (9273) or visit us online at www.hhbackyard.com.

AMIGO’S CAFÉ Y CANTINA

The original Amigo’s is located at 70 Pope Avenue in the Circle Center. Quick, casual and healthy Mexican food prepared fresh daily. Featuring the best burrito outside of Baja, quesadillas, tacos, amazing BBQ chicken salad, Jimmy’s World Famous Margaritas and ice cold beer. This local favorite has been serving islanders and visitors for over 24 years. Dine in or take-out available. Open for lunch and dinner, Monday thru Saturday from 11 a.m. until 9 p.m. Call (843) 785-TACO (8226) or or check us out on Facebook. (continued on page 14)

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Just start thinking about winter in Hilton Head and you’ll feel better, so it’s no wonder everything about these local year round hot spots just makes you feel good. These locally owned restaurants offer various menus of creative, modern cuisine and/or seasonal craft cocktails and have proven to standout in a league of their own. Additionally, the restaurants all have a unique, fun and casual vibes that cater to all. They are all concepts operated by HHI Hospitality, the restaurant group helmed by HHI native and entrepreneur, Nick Bergelt.

#1. HEALTHY HABIT

Voted Hilton Head’s Best Salads every year since they opened in 2016, as well as Best Counter Service, this local purveyor of delicious and healthy fare features organic coffee, avocado toasts, hopped salads, wraps, bowls, juices and smoothies. It’s the perfect spot to grab a bite for breakfast, lunch or dinner!

#3. CHARBAR CO.

Charbar has been voted Hilton Head’s Best Burger every year since 2012 and their burgers ranked in the Top 20 Burgers in the World at the 2017 World Burger Championship. Additionally, they feature live local musicians every day of the week!

#2. HOLY TEQUILA

Voted Hilton Head’s Best Margarita, Best Taco and Best Mexican Restaurant! This spot strikes a perfect balance between chic lounge meets casual cantina. They feature award winning cuisine and over 65 tequilas, so whether your straight off the golf course or out for a night on the town, it is always a fun time with live flamenco music every night!

#4. WHISKEY ROOM

This new addition via the folks at Charbar features a swanky lounge with a modern vibe where adults can indulge in over 100 rare and premium bourbons and whiskeys, in addition to inspired craft cocktails and late night bites from the Charbar Co culinary team.

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Take Flight for a Night

AtThe JAZZ

CORNER BY RISA WILLIAMS MCMILLAN

PHOTOS BY ROB KAUFMAN

Imagine entering a realm where you are transported back through time and all of your senses are engaged, creating an experience so relaxing and sensual that it will be embedded in your memory banks for all time. The experience is all encompassing. The minute you walk in the front door, the sights, scents, and sounds will carry you away. Take Flight for a Night at The Jazz Corner and oh what a trip it will be! The Jazz Corner was the vision of Bob Masteller, a man who was as passionate about the American art form of Jazz as he was about preserving its legacy and sharing its timeless tones. Bob grew up in upstate New York with music in his blood as his father was a jazz violinist and vibraphonist who led a touring big band in the 20’s and 30’s. Bob took up trumpet lessons at age 8, followed by trombone and vibraphone, and played his first gigs with his father at age 12. While his career followed a successful business path -- he earned his MBA and moved to Hilton Head in 1973 to work for Charles Fraser in Sea Pines as VP of Human Resources -- his real passion was for the music of Jazz, America’s original art form which Bob was dedicated to preserving. The year was 1999 when Bob and his partner Charles Swift bought the building in the corner of the Village at Wexford that would house The Jazz Corner. They engaged architect Terry Keane, gutted the building, designed an acoustically perfect room for jazz and worked diligently together on the project until Mr. Swift retired to Alabama 5 years later. The gold standard in the jazz industry had been created and today that legacy is carried on by Bob’s wife, Lois, son David, and a team of dedicated employees that believe in the power of the vision. Once just a vision, The Jazz Corner is recognized as one of the top Jazz clubs in the United States and named one of the “Top Great Jazz Rooms” in the world by Downbeat Magazine. It will celebrate its 20th Anniversary this March. “Bob always said that if he ever owned a jazz club it would be a great listening room and have all the tools a musician would need. It was built specifically to listen to Jazz,” said Lois. “The ceiling was designed to sound specifications and there is a carpeted wall and slanted ceiling behind the stage to create a natural acoustic sound,” explained David. “There is not a bad seat in the house,” he added. David remembers the day they opened for business, March 30, 1999: “That first sound check on that first day was amazing. It’s magical and it never gets old.” It is not just the timeless music though. The lights are low, the atmosphere is electric, and the sounds are stimulating. The overall presentation is elegant yet relaxing. Add to that a staff that welcomes you like family and you have the whole package. They treat you like family because over the past 20 years they have become family – staff 12

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and musicians alike. “People aren’t numbers to us. Our staff makes it a friendly experience and gives time and dedication to each party,” said David. Wearer of many hats, General Manager, Kelli Lesch has been there for all 20 years and her brother, Mike has been the Bar Manager for 18 years. Kelli is married to pianist Martin Lesch who has performed there for 17 years and Reggie Deas has been gracing the stage at The Jazz Corner for 18 years -- his band Deas Guyz will be presenting a Motown Holiday Spectacular in December. Dave Masteller carries on his father’s tradition by performing every Tuesday night celebrating “Fat Tuesday” New Orleans-style. Doors open for dinner at The Jazz Corner at 6:00 PM every night and the music begins at 8:00 PM; entertainment goes until 11:00 PM. Weekday concerts feature an array of local and regional artists and weekends feature regional, national and international artists. The winter line-up of artists is fabulous and will include many famous trios, quartets, and vocalists such as Freddy Cole, Rene Marie, Christian Tamburr and Clint Holmes to name a few. Coming from Paris in February will be Gypsy Jazz Accordionist Frederic Gomes and headlining the 20th Anniversary evening in March will be The Noel Freidline Quartet featuring Maria Howell. What rounds out your perfect night at The Jazz Corner is the food. Chef Wade Haase has been Executive Chef for over 5 years and has earned the restaurant a #1 Hilton Head ranking on TripAdvisor. The menu is American eclectic; Chef Haase uses locally sourced items and everything is made in-house. There are a variety of specials nightly including fresh seafood. Some popular appetizers include Tempura Lobster served with pineapple soy glaze, honey wasabi and sweet Thai chili aioli as well as winter specials such as Shrimp Etouffee over a Crispy Smoked Gouda Grit Cake, and Lamb Lollipops with an Amarena Cherry Glaze and Crumbled Goat Cheese. Dinner entrees include something for everyone. Chef Haase notes that the Prosciutto Wrapped Scallops are a big hit as well as the Bacon Wrapped Pork Tenderloin. Save room for dessert as that will be the grand finale of your journey: Choose from Flourless Chocolate Espresso Cake, Crème Brulee, and Pecan Pie to name a few. The Jazz Corner and the Mastellers are not only preserving the true American Art Form of Jazz for us, they are also passing it on to the next generation. Bob and Lois started The Junior Jazz Foundation (JJF) in 2008 in order to preserve the art form of Jazz through education and performance. The JJF sponsors The Hilton Head Jazz Camp every July, collects used instruments and refurbishes them for distribution to area schools. In addition, JJF awards multiple college and Jazz Camp scholarships as well as multiple grants to schools each year. The latest project of the JJF was installing a 16-keyboard state of the art piano lab at St. Helena Elementary School! 2019 will be a year-long celebration of their 20th Anniversary so there is no time like the present to catch dinner and a show. The Jazz Corner is open 7 days a week from 6 pm to 11 pm. Tables are booked way in advance so plan ahead. Go to their website for a full entertainment schedule, menu, and to request reservations. www.thejazzcorner.com. You can also find them on Facebook. Taste wishes The Jazz Corner a Happy 20th Anniversary and we look forward to 20 more!

THE JAZZ CORNER

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AUNT CHILADAS EASY STREET CAFE

Located at 69 Pope Avenue. With a tag line of “Not your everyday Mexican” one can only imagine what a familyfriendly, fun restaurant Aunt Chilada’s is to both locals and visitors alike! Located on the south-end of Hilton Head, visit Aunt Chilada’s for fresh margaritas, fajitas, unique tacos and even crab legs! The huge, covered outdoor patio is perfect for all gatherings. Kids menu available. Take-out and party platters available. Open seven days a week. Happy hour at both bars from 4 - 7 p.m. A member of the Coastal Restaurants and Bars family of restaurants. Call (843) 785-7700 for reservations or visit auntchiladashhi.com. #auntchiladashhi.

BIG BAMBOO

Located upstairs in Coligny Plaza, Oceanside. A 1940’s themed restaurant with reasonable prices and huge portions. Our extensive menu features steaks, award-winning ribs, local seafood, burgers, salads, fresh fish tacos, pizza and more. Fantastic kid’s menu available. Early Bird menu from 4 5:45 p.m. includes entree, house salad or soup of the day and a glass of house wine or house beer. Serving lunch from 11:30 a.m. until 4 p.m. and dinner from 4 until 10 p.m., Monday thru Saturday. Call (843) 686-3443.

BIG JIM’S BBQ, BURGERS & PIZZA

Located at the Robert Trent Jones Golf Course in Palmetto

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Dunes. Big Jim’s offers a relaxed dining option for families, golfers and Hilton Head Island residents and visitors alike. Enjoy big screen TVs and expanded outdoor seating overlooking the Jones course - the perfect place to watch all of your favorite sports year-round! Big Jim’s is open 7 days a week for breakfast, lunch and dinner serving signature Southern dishes, including BBQ, gourmet burgers and grilled pizza plus homemade soups, salads, seafood, steaks and fall-off-the-bone ribs. Big Jim’s offers a kid’s menu, wine and beer menu, takeout orders and catering. Enjoy Happy Hour weekdays from 4 - 7 p.m. Call (843) 785-1165 for more information.

BRITISH OPEN PUB

Located in The Village at Wexford and Sheridan Park in Bluffton. Authentic English fare served in an attractive pub-style atmosphere with golf art, memorabilia, and the only bar by Titleist. Great nightly specials including BBQ Baby Back Ribs, Prime Rib, Live Lobster, Fish and Chips, 1/2 lb. Angus Burgers, Lobster Pot Pie and more. Full bar, extensive wine list and beers, ales and stouts from around the world. Kid’s menu available. Serving daily from 11 a.m. until 10 p.m., Brunch served Saturday, 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. and Sunday 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. Call Hilton Head (843) 686-6736 or Bluffton (843) 815-6736.

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trattoria DIVINA Inspired cuisine, an award-winning wine list and an atmosphere lifted right out of the heart of old-world Italy. BY BARRY KAUFMAN PHOTOS BY ROB KAUFMAN

The greatest treasures sometimes take a little searching. Tucked away in a back corner at Park Plaza, Trattoria Divina first meets the eye with an outdoor area offering up plentiful al fresco seating beside the gently tinkling waters of an outdoor fountain under the blissful Carolina sun. It’s one of the rare shaded outdoor dining experiences on the island, and blissfully secluded to boot. All told, it’s not a bad spot to enjoy fresh air and delicious food And yet it doesn’t hold a candle to the enchanting experience that wait once you step inside Trattoria Divina, owned by Harry Morales. The décor alone should tell you that you’re in for something special. Everywhere you look are nods to classic Italian art and architecture, from the old-world brick archways separating the dining rooms to the richly detailed murals rendered by SCAD students in loving homage to renaissance classics. Cloth banners stretched across the ceiling in one room and stamped metal on the other ceiling define each space while lending a rich sense of intimacy and artistry. Across the length of the 16

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bar, hand-painted backlit glass panels mimic the colors and lines of Umberto Boccioni’s abstract art. Every square inch of the dining area is a work of art. But its in the private dining space that we see the true artistic expression that drives Trattoria Divina: the art of oenology, brilliantly displayed in bottles of wine lining the wall. The selection of varietals, Italian, French and domestic, reflect a masterful knowledge of wine, and represents just a small fraction of the 1,200 or so bottles typically in inventory. It’s that reverence for the art of wine making that earned Trattoria Divina its first Wine Spectator Award this past July. “That’s big for us,” said front of the house manager Tami Bream. “We’re proud of our wine list and we’re happy that other people are noticing.”

Earning the Wine Spectator Award was a painstaking process for the staff at Trattoria Divina, one which began this past February. “The wine list has to meet strict standards they have set in terms of selection and price points, but it’s not just the wine they look at,” said Bream. “They’re also looking to ensure the food and the reputation of the restaurant live up to the wine list as well.” Wine Spectator also, Bream suspects, sent a few “secret shoppers” into the restaurant during the few months they were being evaluated. Obviously, those secret shoppers liked what they saw. It’s the same thing loyal customers have seen for years – true dedication to the finest wine list possible. “I love wine. It’s one of my little secret passions,” said Bream. “I like the farming aspect. I like the stories behind


the wineries. I think it’s just a really cool industry… I sometimes joke if I’d found Sonoma or Napa before Hilton Head I wouldn’t be here.” Northern California’s loss is our gain, not just for the sake of Trattoria Divina’s wine list, but for the brilliant cuisine with which it is paired. Chef Hugo Lee trained at the Culinary Institute of Napa before working in The French Laundry under legendary Chef Thomas Keller. But it was during his tenure at Il Fornaio, first in New York then Las Vegas, that he gained his deep respect for Italian cuisine. “Chef gets flavors out of food that no one else can,” said Bream. Ask her about the constantly rotating menu of Italian-inspired creations that come from the mind of Chef Hugo, and Bream gets positively evangelical. The way he perfectly prepares fish, sourcing it from local fishermen then searing it and then bringing it just to the perfect tender flakiness. The brilliant method he used to prepare squash blossoms, stuffing them with robiola cheese before lightly breading them in panko and flash frying them. The way each and every madefrom-scratch ravioli nearly overflows with mouthwatering fillings from lobster to salmon.

The menu constantly rotates based on seasonality and availability of ingredients, a practice that has become de rigueur these days, but has been Chef Hugo’s ethos since day one. In lesser restaurants, this can create a hit-or-miss experience, but Trattoria Divina has come up with a novel way to ensure every menu item is a hit. On the first Tuesday of every month, a special “primo martedì” dinner sees five off-the-list wines paired with brand new creations from Chef Hugo along with presentations from the winemakers themselves. “It’s just a lot of fun,” said Bream. “It gives chef an opportunity to really get outside the box and not make stuff on the menu. We’ve been doing this for five years and he’s never made the same thing twice. And if he makes something that’s a home run, we run it as a special. If it does well there it goes on the menu.” It’s a great way to give diners and education in wine as well as a preview of upcoming items. But no matter the season, there are a few items that have cemented their place on the menu as fan favorites. “We could never take our lobster

ravioli off the menu,” said Bream, adding that there are generally three to four varieties of ravioli on the menu. Indeed, you can poke your head back in the kitchen at nearly any time of day, and you’ll see the sous chef hand-cutting each ravioli to keep up demand. Beyond that, personal favorites like the bolognaise and lobster pot pie are perennially available due to overwhelming popularity. “We also tend to have a following from vegans and vegetarians due to a pretty wide variety of offerings for them,” noted Bream. They’re not the only loyal patrons at Trattoria Divina. Drawn in by the sublime Italian cuisine, award-winning wine list and friendly long-term staff (everyone at the restaurant has been there at least five years, Bream noted) islanders and visitors alike have finished their search and found one of the island’s true treasures.

TRATTORIA DIVINA Park Plaza right outside Sea Pines Main Gate (843) 686-4442 www.trattoriadivina.com

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CAPTAIN JOHN’S GALLEY AT THE SALTY DOG CAFE

Located at South Beach Marina in Sea Pines. Enjoy seafood right out of the ocean and onto your plate while overlooking beautiful Braddock’s Cove. The legendary captain serves up fresh seafood, steaks, pasta and more in this fun, nautical atmosphere. Early bird dining special, 10% off from 5 until 6:30 p.m. Full bar and kid’s menu available. Call (843) 671-CAFE (2233) for seasonal hours.

days a week from 11:30 a.m. Happy hour at the bars daily from 4 - 7 p.m. A member of the Coastal Restaurants and Bars family of restaurants. Call (843) 842-2016 for reservations or visit carolinacrabco.com. #carolinacrabco.

CATCH 22 FRESH SEAFOOD & GRILL

Located at 6 Target Road on Hilton Head and in Bluffton at the Calhoun Street Promenade. A local favorite for over 35 years! Great seafood and more in a casual and comfortable atmosphere. Serving a wide variety of fresh seafood, great signature sandwiches (Grouper melt & PoBoy’s), soups and salads all at affordable prices. Fantastic outdoor deck and bar. Open daily from 11 a.m. til 10 p.m., bar until late. Call (843) 785-2400 or (843) 757-6222 or online at www.captainwoodys.com.

Located at 37 New Orleans Road in Orleans Plaza. We cut our U.S.D.A. Prime Beef in house and fillet our fresh Catch of the Day. Friendly atmosphere and delicious Menu Choices such as Crispy Duck, Handmade Ravioli with Scallops, and the Three Onion Encrusted Pork Chop make us a favorite with the locals and visitors alike. Serving Prime Rib Thursday, Friday & Saturday and Crab Legs every evening. Reservations suggested for our At the Bar Dinner and Wine Special from 5 to 8 Saturday, Sunday & Monday evenings. Enjoy ½ price bottle of wine (under $100) with 2 Regular Entrees. Martini Madness on Wednesday & Thursday from 5 - 6:30 with $4.75 Gin & Vodka Martinis. Dinner from 5 nightly. Call (843) 7856261 or visit Catch22hhi.com for Reservations, Menus and Seasonal Promotional Details.

CAROLINA CRAB COMPANY

CHARBAR CO

CAPTAIN WOODY’S

Located in Palmetto Bay Marina, just off Helmsman Way. With a pet-friendly patio and bar as well as indoor dining, Carolina Crab Company offers an array of fresh seafood, burgers, crab legs, Lowcountry boil and daily Chef specials. Open seven

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GET READY TO TOAST THE

2019 Hilton Head Island Wine + Food Festival. BY ALLYSON JONES

This annual rite of spring now in its 34th year brings together wineries, wine connoisseurs, epicures and talented local chefs for a weeklong series of events showcasing the Island’s signature cuisine and culture, March 11-17. According to Festival Director Jeff Gerber, the secret to the Wine + Food Festival’s continued success is introducing new, smaller events, alongside fan favorites like the Grand Tasting and Public Tasting, to grow the festival yet maintain “its luster and feel.” The casual Thursday Sip and Stroll throughout the Harbour Town Yacht Basin is one such success story. Participation at Sip and Stroll has doubled since its introduction four years ago and the event sold out in 2018. “It’s just like anything,” notes Gerber. “If you’re going to do it, it will take a little bit of time. It’s like opening a restaurant. You’ve got to build your reputation.” Last year’s cooking class at the Sea Pines Beach Club was also a big hit and similar opportunities are in the works for 2019. One new proceeding is a re-creation of the 1976 “Judgement of Paris” which put American wines in the international spotlight when a California Cabernet Sauvignon and Chardonnay bested their French counterparts in a blind tasting. Throughout the week, restaurants across the Island and in Bluffton host wine dinners and chef showcases. Educational seminars will also be available. On Friday, March 15, the exclusive Grand Tasting returns to the Harbour Town Clubhouse with a chance to taste an array of award-winning wines and light hors d’oeuvres accompanied by live music. The Public Tasting, one of the oldest, tented wine tastings on the East Coast, takes place on Saturday, March 16, around the Harbour Town Yacht Basin featuring more than 250 wines 20

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PHOTOS BY ROB KAUFMAN

from 40 vineyards, the area’s top chefs competing in the Sysco Outdoor Gourmet Challenge, live entertainment, a Bartenders Challenge sponsored by Blue Chair Bay Rum, the annual Waiter’s Race and a Silent Auction of award-winning wines to benefit the John & Valerie Curry Scholarship Fund which supports students pursuing degrees in the hospitality industry at Technical College of the Lowcountry and University of South Carolina Beaufort. The culinary celebration wraps on Sunday with a Seaside Brunch at the Sea Pines Beach Club. Since its inception as a three-hour wine tasting in a hotel parking lot, the Hilton Head Island Wine + Food Festival has boosted local tourism during a typically slow shoulder season. In 2018, the weeklong event attracted 2,500-3,000 attendees and inserted an estimated $3.5 million into the economy. “I know it’s year 34, but it’s still growing and changing,” notes Gerber. He would like to see the festival grow “smartly” and attract visitors for the entire week, rather than just a long weekend. “It can be an even bigger economic benefit,” he believes. “But it has to be done in a way that represents Hilton Head, as opposed to being just another festival. There is a lot of culinary talent on the Island, but all you hear is ‘Charleston, Charleston, Charleston.’ It’s not that they don’t deserve it and they haven’t worked hard for it, but there are great chefs here.” “It’s a beautiful place to be and that’s why people live here. So, there is an opportunity for talented chefs to put their skills to work and really showcase that. We’ve got to be a little different than other wine festivals.” The 2019 Hilton Head Island Wine + Food Festival takes place March 11-17. For event details and tickets, visit hiltonheadwineandfood.com.


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craft beers, wines and a music collection spanning the decades in a relaxed indoor/outdoor environment. Voted Hilton Head Island “People’s Choice Best Burger”, 1st Place Winner of Burgers & Brews 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 & 2017! Come enjoy our large outdoor patio with a fireplace and the only outdoor bar in Park Plaza! Kids menu and takeout available. Happy Hour specials daily from 4-7 p.m.! Serving daily 11:30 a.m. - 10 p.m. Call (843) 785-CHAR (2427) or visit us online at www.Facebook.com/CharbarCo!

CHARLIE’S L’ETOILE VERTE

Located at 8 New Orleans Rd., just off Hwy. 278. The only restaurant on the Island that writes its entire menu daily based on the freshest local seafood available. Our epicurean dinner menu offers an array of Fresh Fish, Rack of Lamb, Filet Mignon and many other delights. Our wine list, The Best of Wine Spectator “Award of Excellence”, offering half off all bottles of wine under $100 on Monday nights. Serving dinner Monday thru Saturday from 5:30 p.m. and lunch Monday thru Friday from 11:30 a.m. until 2 p.m. Semi-private parties are accepted. Call (843) 785-9277 for reservations or check us out online at www.charliesgreenstar.com.

CHOW DADDY’S

Two locations - 14B Executive Park Road, just off Pope Avenue and Belfair Towne Village in Bluffton. One of the areas newest and most creative restaurants offers a healthy alternative to casual dining. Slow roasting their pork and chicken over pure applewood and using local and organic ingredients whenever possible. Menu items include, Homemade White Bean and Kale Soup, Kale and Quinoa Salad, Oven Roasted Vegetable Bowl, A Ground in house Prime Rib Burger, great Tacos and an amazing Smoked Fried Chicken. Full bar, extensive wine selection and great cocktails. Open 7 days a week for lunch and dinner from 11:30 a.m. until 10:00 p.m. Outdoor seating and ping pong available on our terraces. For reservations call (843) 842-CHOW (2469) or (843) 757-CHOW (2469) or online at www.chowdaddys.com.

CQ’S RESTAURANT

Tucked under the oaks in Harbour Town, CQ’s signature dishes embody Executive Chef Jimmy Corbett’s passion for the best produce and cuisine from the Lowcountry bounty. Guests can gather at the bar and lounge to enjoy tasting dishes and shareable small plates. The exceptional wine list includes a variety of wines selected specifically with the menu in mind. Open nightly 5 to 9 p.m. Reservations accepted. Call (843) 671-2779 or visit CQsRestaurant.com for complete menus or to make reservations.

CRANE’S TAVERN STEAKHOUSE & SEAFOOD

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including our Famous Prime Rib. Fresh selection of seafood, pastas, soups and salads as well as tantalizing desserts. Wine Spectator “Award of Excellence” for a wine list comprised of over 500 selections. AAA Three diamond award. Early dining menu from 5 to 6 p.m. and great bar menu available. Serving dinner daily from 5 p.m. Reservations suggested. Call (843) 341-2333.

THE CRAZY CRAB

Two great waterfront locations- South end in the heart of Harbour Town in Sea Pines and North end Hwy. 278 overlooking Jarvis Creek. The “Islander’s place for fresh seafood for over 30 years,” The Crazy Crab restaurants are a must-visit for those enjoying all Hilton Head has to offer. Fresh local seafood is prepared any way you wish – broiled, fried, steamed, blackened, etc. Gluten free and vegan options also available. Open seven days a week. Brunch at Harbour Town served Sundays from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. See the largest saltwater aquarium on Hilton Head (Hwy. 278 location). Call (843) 363-2722 (Harbour Town), (843) 681-5021 (Jarvis Creek) or visit thecrazycrab.com. #crazycrabhhi.

THE DRYDOCK SEAFOOD GRILL & SPIRITS

All new location at 840 William Hilton Pkwy. Go where the locals go for fresh seafood, cold drinks and good times. We are easy to find, but hard to leave. Choose from a wide variety of fresh seafood, signature sandwiches, salads and more in a casual and comfortable atmosphere. Dine inside or enjoy the outdoor patio. Open 7 days for lunch and dinner from 11:30 a.m. Call (843) 842-9775.

ELA’S ON THE WATER

Located at One Shelter Cove Lane. Featured in Bon Appetit and winner of numerous Open Table awards, Ela’s offers fresh catch seafood and prime cut steaks of the highest quality, all prepared by our culinary team of experts and complimented by an extensive boutique wine selection. Known for the best water views on the island, we have a casual intimate interior, wrap around dining patio exterior and nightly entertainment. Private parties, rehearsal dinners and special events welcome. Open for lunch Monday thru Friday, 11 a.m. until 2 p.m., Sunday Brunch from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. and dinner nightly from 5 p.m. Reservations recommended. Call (843) 785-3030 or online at www.elasgrille.com.

FISHCAMP ON BROAD CREEK

Located at 11 Simmons Road, mid-island on Broad Creek. Fishcamp is Hilton Head’s favorite casual waterfront dining destination. Enjoy delicious seafood, steaks and more in a chic, backyard, fish camp style setting complete with a bocce court, ladder golf, jenga, a fire pit and sunset views. Choose from Daufuskie Blue Crab Cakes, Seafood Risotto, Oysters, or Filet Mignon (just to name a few). Dine indoors, or enjoy the large, pet-friendly patio and bar while soaking in the view. Happy (continued on page 28) 24

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The 12th annual Hilton Head Island Seafood Festival ups the ante with more famed chefs and a focus on sustainability. BY BARRY KAUFMAN PHOTOS BY HILTON HEAD ISLAND SEAFOOD FESTIVAL

For more than a decade, the Lowcountry’s culinary calendar has revolved around one event: the Hilton Head Island Seafood Festival. Now in its 12th year, this annual celebration of the mouth-watering bounty of our area kitchen offers even more palate-pleasing options during a week-long extravaganza of food and drink. Don’t let the name fool you – there’s more to the festival than just seafood, with some of the area’s finest pitmasters and award-winning chefs descending on the island to honor the culinary traditions that have made the South great. It’s about far more than the seafood, but that’s still at the festival’s heart. Starting on Feb. 18 and running through Feb. 23, you can enjoy a daily “Lowcountry Seafood Experience on the Water” which departs from Hudson’s Seafood on the Docks every morning at 10 a.m. Over the course of two hours, this tour will traverse our area’s waterways demonstrating the art and skill required to harvest shrimp, oysters, crabs and clams. Come for the education, stay for the chance to enjoy the fruits of your labors right on the water. Thursday Feb. 21 will give visitors a chance to sharpen their barbecue skills with Chef Bryan Furman of B’ Cracklin’ BBQ. He’ll be running the smoker in preparation for the Pig Pickin’ & Oyster Roast event the following night, giving you a chance to peek under the smoker lid and learn a few tricks of the trade for preparing perfect pork. And if you’re going to pick up pointers, you can do worse than a pitmaster whose restaurant was named one of the 50 best in the South by Southern Living and one of the five “can’t miss” barbecue joints by Garden & Gun. 26

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If you just want to sample what kind of barbecue earns a place with that kind of accolade, you’ll have your chance at the Pig Pickin’ & Oyster Roast the next night at Waddell Mariculture Center. In addition to Furman’s exquisite barbecue, you’ll have a chance to enjoy seafood and Southern-inspired creation from a veritable who’s who of Southern chefs, from local favorites like Clayton Rollison, Andrew Carmines and Orchid Paulmeier to regional giants like David Carrier of St. Simon’s famed Certified Burgers & Brew. It’s a testament to the growing reputation of the Hilton Head Island Seafood Festival that it has begun to attract such top-shelf talent. And perhaps no single event stacks the deck with A-List chefs and epicurean experts than the James Beard Foundation’s Celebrity Chef Tour which will return for a second year on Feb. 21. One of the few opportunities outside of New York City’s famed James Beard House to sample the creations of some of these talented chefs, the Celebrity Chef Tour will once again bring some of the biggest culinary names to our island. Returning from last year is Chef Anthony Lamas, famed for his restaurant Seviche in Louisville, Kentucky. One of the pioneers of the farm-to-table movement, Lamas grabbed the culinary world’s spotlight with his unique recipes at the intersection of Southern cooking and Latin flavor. When he brought those worlds together, he created a new style that helped make him a three-time semifinalist for the James Beard Foundation’s Best Chef: Southeast Award. He will join the headliner of this year’s Celebrity Chef Tour, Barton Seaver. Famed the world over as a chef, author and advocate, Seaver has been one of the most important voices in creating sustainable seafood practices and has dedicated his career to changing the way we enjoy seafood. Owner of three Rising Culinary Star awards, two Best New Restaurant awards and one Chef of the Year title from Esquire magazine, Seaver will not only dazzle with his culinary creations, he will lead a discussion on eco-friendly fishing practices. The final course of this week-long feast will come on Feb. 23 with the Saturday Seafood Festival, held from 11 a.m.- 5 p.m. at Historic Honey Horn. All day, the fields of Honey Horn will come alive with the sights, sounds and flavors of the island’s culinary scene, with fare from featured restaurants including Hudson’s Seafood House on the Docks, The Crazy Crab, Fishcamp on Broad Creek, Carolina Crab Company, Red Fish, Old Oyster Factory, Alexander’s Restaurant & Wine Bar, Darren Clark’s Tavern, FISH Seafood & Raw Bar, SERG Restaurant Group, Calhoun Street Tavern, Red Truck Bakery and many more. And in between sampling some of their finest you can rock out to the sounds of Deas Guyz, sample a few craft brews in the beer garden and bid on items in the David M. Carmines Foundation Silent Auction. And it’s that last activity that speaks to one of the most important aspects of this event – the nearly $135,000 it will give away to area charities including Coastal Discovery Museum, Port Royal Sound Foundation, Gullah Heritage Museum, Island Recreation Scholarship Fund, and the Medical University of South Carolina. The Hilton Head Island Seafood Festival runs Feb. 18-23, with VIP packages available for several event. For tickets and more information, visit www.hiltonheadseafoodfestival.com. TASTEOFHILTONHEAD.COM

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hour at the outdoor bar (heated on cool nights) and hightop tables from 4 - 6 p.m. daily. Bar menu available starting at 3 p.m., dinner service beginning at 5 p.m., bar open until midnight. Lunch daily from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. Sunday brunch from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. Call (843) 842-2267 for reservations. View full menus at fishcamphhi.com. #fishcamphhi.

FLATBREAD GRILL

Located at Coligny Circle oceanside in the Beach Market Center. This upscale casual dining sensation is sure to be a favorite of both visitors and locals. Choose from Neopolitan pizza, fresh pasta, fajitas, steak, salmon, gourmet salads, or hearty sandwiches all cooked in our open hearth oven. Hang out in our friendly lounge and enjoy a nice selection of appetizers and cocktails while viewing your favorite sporting event on our HDTV’s. Open daily from 11:30 a.m. for lunch and dinner. Take-out available. Call (843) 341-2225 or online at www.flatbreadgrillhhi.com.

THE FROSTY FROG CAFÉ

Located in Coligny Plaza. A comfortable, casual atmosphere offering a “web-footed lickin” menu and an enormous amount of frozen daiquiris by the glass or by the gallon. Outside seating with retractable roof, fire pit, beach area and tiki bar. Live music nightly. Black angus burger, crab cakes, pizza, prime rib sandwich, salads, subs, wraps, peel & eat shrimp, calamari, crab legs,

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shrimp dishes, ahi tuna, fish and shrimp tacos and of course fried frog legs. 28 HD TV’s for great sports viewing as well as a kid’s menu. Open for lunch and dinner daily from 11 a.m. Call (843) 686-FROG (3764) or online at www.frostyfrog.com.

GUSTO RISTORANTE

Located mid island at the Fresh Market Plaza, Gusto Ristorante is an upscale Northern Italian Restaurant bringing the authentic flavors of Rome to Hilton Head. Enjoy dining in a beautiful Tuscan setting or al fresco on the garden patio. Full bar and extensive wine list available. Gusto offers dinner Sunday and Tuesday thru Thursday from 4 until 9 p.m. and Friday and Saturday from 4 p.m. until 10 p.m. Sunday Brunch from 10 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. Call (843) 802-2424 or visit gustohiltonhead.com for more information.

HINOKI JAPANESE RESTAURANT AND SUSHI BAR Located at 37 New Orleans Road in New Orleans Plaza. Enjoy traditional Japanese dishes such as grilled fish, chicken and steak, suki yaki, a variety of noodle dishes, tempura, daily specials, plus sushi and sashimi. The very extensive menu includes dozens of appetizers, several kinds of broiled fish, salads and over 20 entrees from which to choose. Three intimate dining rooms, a sushi bar and a cocktail lounge offers something for everyone. Early Bird specials and take-

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out available. Open for dinner 5:30 until 10:00 p.m., Monday thru Saturday and lunch, 11:30 a.m. until 2 p.m. Monday thru Friday. Call (843) 785-9800 for reservations.

HOLY TEQUILA

Located in Park Plaza, the Holy Tequila taqueria blends gourmet tacos with American flavors, Mexican street food and tequila in an eclectic atmosphere! Prepare your senses for a fusion of flavors that reaches into the heart of Mexico! Holy Tequila combines an open kitchen with indoor/outdoor dining and a dynamic bar to create a high energy fiesta! We serve gourmet tacos, quesadillas, and smalls plates all under $10, with a full bar offering over 40 kinds of premium tequilas. The cuisine is modern, fun and uninhibited, just like our guests! The restaurant is open 12 p.m. to 11 p.m. daily with happy hour specials from 4-7 p.m. Call us at (843) 681-TACO (8226) or visit us online at www.Facebook.com/HolyTequila!

HUDSON’S SEAFOOD HOUSE ON THE DOCKS

Located on the Intracoastal Waterway off Squire Pope Rd. With 50 years of casual dining experience and spectacular views of the Intracoastal Waterway, Hudson’s is one of the Island’s most recognized landmarks. Featuring the freshest, local seafood in the area as well as pasta, steaks, chicken and more. Kids menu available. Featured in The Wall Street Journal, USA Today and Bon Appétit. Open daily at 11 a.m. Call (843) 681-2772.

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THE JAZZ CORNER

Located in the “corner” of The Village at Wexford. One of the top “100 Great Jazz Rooms” in the world, Downbeat Magazine 2011-18. Our intimate, elegant atmosphere is the perfect setting to enjoy an evening of world class entertainment enhanced by our innovative southern flavors menu and impeccable service. The Jazz Corner offers a signature martini menu, extensive wine list, full bar and late-night menu. Open nightly from 6 p.m. Reservations are recommended. Call (843) 842-8620 or check us out online at www.thejazzcorner.com.

KENNY B’S CAJUN SEAFOOD HUT

Located in Circle Center, just off Pope Avenue. Enjoy Creole cuisine with a Low country influence. Find an appealing choice of Cajun fare such as Shrimp Etoufee, Crawfish Etoufee, Jambalaya, N’awlins Po Boy’s, Red Beans & Rice and authentic Gumbos. Great soups and salads, as well as a kid’s menu and take-out service available. Also, cold beer and awesome desserts. Open Monday from 11:30 a.m. until 9 p.m., Tuesday thru Saturday, 8:30 a.m. until 9 p.m. and Sunday, 8 a.m. until 9 p.m. Call (843) 785-3315.

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MOONSHINE Its Tumultuous Past and its Spirited Present BY RISA WILLIAMS MCMILLAN

When you think of moonshine, you probably have visions of hillbillies with tobacco-stained, crooked teeth and long scraggly beards sitting on a rickety front porch with a jug in one hand and a shotgun in the other. That was the moonshine of yesteryear. Today, thanks to loosened liquor laws and a trend toward craft alcohol, it is having its own renaissance and is showing up in liquor stores and a smattering of restaurants. The history of moonshine is an interesting one and its evolution and return is worthy of a resounding “Cheers” -- for this hearty spirit is a toast in itself to a time long past steeped in chicanery, crime, and car chases. The word “moonshine” refers to the distilling process of any kind of alcohol, usually whiskey or rum, that was made in secret (under the moonlight) to avoid authorities and taxes. English, Scottish, and Irish immigrants who came to the colonies in the 18th century brought their moonshine trade with them. The settlers adapted their recipes to make use of corn instead of wheat or rye. Corn whiskey became a good way to earn money and barter for goods and services. In 1791, after the Revolutionary War, Treasury Secretary Alexander Hamilton decided that taxing this most popular beverage would provide a much needed boost to his treasury. This Whiskey Tax did not go over well (hence the Whiskey Rebellion) as folks had just spent years fighting a war to rebel against taxation from the British Crown. People needed this source of income (without the taxes) which led to the distillers taking to the mountains of Appalachia and brewing by night so the smoke from their copper kettles could not be seen. 32

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The recipe for moonshine is simple: corn meal, sugar, yeast, and water. The primary difference between moonshine and your regular run-of-the-mill whiskey is aging. When you picture a jar of moonshine, the liquid is clear. Commercial alcohols have an amber color because they are aged in charred oak barrels for many years. Moonshine had no aging and thus no mellowing which is why its kick, which could light a mouth on fire, was referred to as white lightning. Battles over moonshine continued into the 20th century when the temperance movement, calling for a ban on alcohol, led to Prohibition. This was like striking gold for the moonshiners and demand went through the roof. Speakeasies opened up everywhere and bootleggers, the smugglers who concealed the product in their riding boots, became the illegal transporters of the coveted drink. With the invention of the automobile, the bootleggers took to modifying their cars to make them faster so they could outrun the “revenuers”. These cars and their makers in the southeast eventually grew into the NASCAR Racing Series. In fact, the winner of the first NASCAR race had just finished making a bootleg run in his car. Probably the most famous bootlegger and NASCAR driver was Junior Johnson, a North Carolinian, who started hauling white whiskey at age 14. He never got caught by the revenuers, always outracing them with his ‘souped’ up cars running wide open. Circling a track was ‘Sunday driving’ for Junior compared to being chased down and he won 13 NASCAR races including Daytona, Darlington, and Charlotte. When Prohibition was repealed in 1933, the moonshine market


floundered with the construction of large commercial distilleries. In the 1970’s, with the creation of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms, moonshine taxes reached an all-time high and the distillers went deeper underground. Fast forward now to 2009 when South Carolina passed a law that made micro-distilleries legal. This saw the blossoming of a host of craft beer distilleries but soon moonshine distillers followed suit. A handful of distillers are now brewing their own form of moonshine in South Carolina combining traditional methods with modern-day flavors. The first distillery to make moonshine legally in South Carolina was Dark Corner which opened in Greenville in 2011. Joe Fenton, owner of Dark Corner, tells that he grew up in the ‘Dark Corner’ of SC where he learned the stories and ways of the people who made Moonshine. “I eventually acquired a taste for the illicit spirit as well as a bevy of stories I would share with my friends and colleagues around a campfire and over meals. Finally, I used what I learned working as an engineer and combined it with my roots to create a place that brings people closer together to discover and celebrate spirited drinking traditions,” said Joe. He describes their moonshine as  “remarkably smooth, yet warming, with buttery popcorn notes and a sweet, earthy finish.”  Out on Wadmalaw Island next to Charleston, the Firefly Distillery brews their own line of moonshine and besides White Lightening, they have many flavors based on regional fruits like peaches, strawberries, and apples. According to Jay MacMurphy, Head Distiller and General Manager of Firefly, “The distilling process is pretty much the same as it used to be. It is ancient alchemy.” Jay described moonshine itself as a novelty drink that is their second biggest seller in their on-site tasting room. Their most popular flavors are apple pie and caramel followed by White Lightening which is straight corn whiskey. “Moonshine lends itself to cocktails – it holds up well and doesn’t break up with juices and sugars,” described Jay. Not for the faint of heart, these Firefly brews pack a punch of 100 proof and are sold in mason jars to keep with tradition. As for the taste? Jay describes it as “creamed corn with a burn. If you put some in your hands and rub them together it smells like popcorn.” Palmetto Moonshine in Charleston also opened in 2011 using a century old recipe for their moonshine which is also served

out of mason jars. Copperhead Mountain Distillery, in Travelers Rest, added their 50-gallon still to South Carolina’s moonshine mix in 2013. You can tour the facility and taste the original white Mountain Moonshine and the Snakebite Corn Whiskey Moonshine, as well as new flavors including blueberry, banana and chocolate. Another one is Dark Water Distillery, which opened on Broad Street in Camden in April 2014 with 100-proof, 100-percent corn moonshine. Dave Peck, owner of A Lowcountry Backyard Restaurant on Palmetto Bay Road, has an entire menu dedicated to Moonshine with 8 different drinks. “We feature it because it is unique and it fits in with our theme,” said Dave. “It’s a part of our history and

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seafood, steaks, sandwiches and salads. A casual atmosphere with a pirate theme ensures fun for the whole family. Great kid’s menu and desserts. It’s a bounty of treasure waiting to be plundered. Serving all day, every day starting from 8 a.m. Call (843) 671-5456 for seasonal hours.

LUCKY ROOSTER KITCHEN & BAR

Located at 841 William Hilton Parkway in South Island Square. An American Bistro with southern soul serves seasonal inspired food with local beers, craft cocktails and an esoteric wine list. Our menu is constantly changing and evolving with seasons, tides, weather and our inspirations. Dine inside or outside on our patio. A healthy children’s menu is also available. Call for hours (843) 681-3474 or online at www.luckyroosterhhi.com.

MANGIAMO

Located at 2000 Main Street. A comfortable and cozy atmosphere featuring outstanding pizza, subs, salads and pasta. Beer and wine, kid’s menu, and daily specials offer something for everyone. Enjoy half price cheese pizza from 3 until 4 p.m. Dine inside, on the patio or take it to go. North Island delivery available. Your home away from home for The Ohio State Buckeyes. Open Sunday thru Thursday from 11 a.m. until 9:30 p.m., and Friday and Saturday 11 a.m. until 10 p.m. Call (843) 682-2444.

MELLOW MUSHROOM

Located in Park Plaza on Hilton Head and at 878 Fording Island Rd. in Bluffton. If you’re looking for a fun and lively place for the whole family, this is it. Specializing in great pizza and calzones, monumental hoagies and fresh salads all in a comfortable and casual setting. Kid friendly and affordably priced menu for both lunch and dinner. Over twenty-four beers on tap, fifty more by bottle and a full bar available. Dine inside or outside on the patio. Open daily from 11 a.m. Call (843) 686-2474 (HHI) or (843) 706-0800 (B-Town).

MICHAEL ANTHONY’S

Located at 37 New Orleans Road in Orleans Plaza. Offering classic Italian cuisine. Homemade gnocchi, succulent veal dishes and creative fish preparations are offered nightly. The versatile wine list offers a broad selection designed to satisfy the novice or seasoned enthusiast. Reservations are suggested. Weekly cooking classes offered in the Tuscan inspired demonstration kitchen. The adjacent Italian Market offers a wide array of Italian wines and gourmet foods. Open Monday thru Saturday beginning at 5:15 p.m. Call (843) 785-6272 or visit www.michael-anthonys.com.

OLD FORT PUB

Located at 63 Skull Creek Drive on the Intra-coastal Waterway, Old Fort Pub showcases unrivaled nightly sunsets & award winning cuisine! Enjoy a wide variety of “New Southern” favorites inspired with influences from around the globe. Serving Sunday Brunch 11-2 p.m., Bar opens at 4 p.m. daily (continued on page 36) 34

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and dinner is served nightly 5-9 p.m. Early Bird dining is served from 5-5:30. Outdoor dining available. Call (843) 681-2386 or visit OldFortPub.com for a complete menu or to make reservations.

THE OLD OYSTER FACTORY

Located on 101 Marshland Rd. Waterfront dining with expansive views of Broad Creek and beyond. Serving the Island’s best steaks and freshest seafood. Extensive wine menu and great service will guarantee a wonderful dining experience. Children’s menu and large groups welcome. Serving dinner from 4:45 p.m., 7 nights a week. Call (843) 681-6040 or online at www.oldoysterfactory.com.

OMBRA CUCINA ITALIANA

Located in the Village at Wexford. Serving authentic classical Italian cuisine. Being of Italian heritage, Chef Michael Cirafesi has been awarded Best Chef of Hilton Head five years in a row and he proudly promotes all of the foods and wines of Italy. He prepares all pastas, homemade gnocchi, desserts and breads daily as well as a large variety of fish, veal, beef and game additions. An extensive wine list is available with a brilliant array of wines from every region in Italy. Open nightly from 4:30 until 10 p.m. Reservations are recommended and walk-ins welcome. Call (843) 842-5505 or visit us online at www.ombrahhi.com.

REDFISH

Located at the corner of Palmetto Bay Rd. and Archer Rd. Serving Innovative Cuisine in a unique and inviting atmosphere. Offering local seafood, steaks, salads and nightly specials. Attached retail wine shop and bar with over 1,000 selections of fine wines. Outdoor seating available. Serving lunch Monday thru Saturday from 11:30 a.m. and dinner daily from 5 p.m. For more information call (843) 686-3388 or online at www. redfishofhiltonhead.com.

REILLEY’S GRILL & BAR

Located in Reilley’s Plaza, just off Sea Pines Circle. Serving up delicious steaks, seafood, pasta and sandwiches on Hilton Head Island for over 35 years. With a sophisticated warm ambiance, the family-friendly atmosphere will have your family dining with the Reilley family again and again. Dine indoors or outside on the deck. Enjoy nightly dinner specials with family, or toasting to the good life with mimosas and Sunday brunch. Lunch and dinner served seven days a week. Happy Hour from 4 until 7 p.m. Take-out and kids menus available. Call (843) 842-4414 for reservations or visit reilleyshiltonhead.com. #reilleyshhi.

REILLEY’S NORTH END PUB

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ambiance, Reilley’s is reminiscent of a true Boston pub. Experience the family-friendly atmosphere for some local fun and Tuesday Trivia. Enjoy nightly dinner specials with family, or toasting to the good life with mimosas and Sunday Brunch. Lunch and dinner served seven days a week. Happy hour daily from 4 until 7p.m. Take-out available. Call (843) 681-4153 for reservations or visit reilleysnorth.com. #reilleysnorth.

ROCKFISH SEAFOOD AND STEAKS @BOMBORAS Located a at 5 Lagoon Road across from Coligny near the beach. Hilton Head’s Seafood Destination offering fresh oysters, fresh shrimp, local seafood, steaks and much much more. Featuring a fun and inviting indoor or outdoor dining experience. The owners are from Cincinnati so they have an intriguing “Cincinnati” section to their menu featuring Montgomery Inn Ribs, Big Boy Burgers and more. Extensive craft draft list, wine and creative cocktails. Want a date night? Drop your kids off at the Art Cafe (a paint your own pottery studio located just above Rockfish) during their Kids Night Out and enjoy a night out alone! Open for lunch, happy hour and dinner 7 days a week. Call (843) 689-2662 or visit online at rockfishhhi.com.

RUAN THAI HUT

Located at 1107 Main Street. Serving Authentic Thai fare using the freshest ingredients available. Mild to very hot, you can choose the spice level of your meal. Appetizers, soups, salads, desserts and kids meals round out an extensive menu with something for all ages. Sit inside or outside on the comfortable patio. Open Monday thru Saturday for lunch and dinner. Call (843) 681-3700.

SAGE ROOM

Located at 75 Pope Avenue in Heritage Plaza. Enjoy fine dining in a casual atmosphere with unique appetizers, diverse cuisine and nightly innovative specials. Elegant palate pleasing fare is prepared in our open kitchen which highlights the restaurant. An extensive wine list, full bar and fantastic service, complete a perfect night out. Open for dinner Monday thru Saturday from 6 until 10 p.m. Reservations are recommended. Call (843) 785-5352 or check us out online at www.thesageroom.com.

THE SALTY DOG CAFE

Located at South Beach Marina in Sea Pines. Great food, frozen drinks and live entertainment from the island’s favorite outdoor cafe. Enjoy beautiful waterfront views overlooking Braddock’s Cove in a fun and casual atmosphere. Happy Hour daily with a full menu available, plus an outdoor cookout, Salty Dog Ice Cream and Jake’s Pizza during the season. Call (843) 671-CAFE (2233) for seasonal hours.

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something delicious cooking. With its beach inspired décor, comfortable seating and laid-back atmosphere, they are serving up modern comfort foods such as steak and frites, Jamaican Jerk lobster tails and slow cooked ribs. The Sandbar is a great place for family and friends to enjoy our new outdoor patio and bar and share appetizing food and drinks. Children will also feel welcome with their own menu of homemade healthy choices. Hours – 11 a.m. – 11 p.m. Call (843) 342-SAND (7263).

SANTA FE CAFÉ

Located at 807 William Hilton Parkway near the entrance to Palmetto Dunes. Our elegant yet casual, cozy atmosphere captures the spirit of New Mexico. Innovative southwestern cuisine features dinner favorites such as Tortilla Crusted Salmon, Wood Roasted Quail, Grouper, 30 oz. Ribeye and many more great selections including vegetarian items. Excellent wine list, imported beers and full bar. Early dining menu from 5 until 6 p.m. Live entertainment Tues. thru Sat. Take-out available. Reservations are “gladly” accepted. Open for dinner 7 nights a week from 5 until 10 p.m., and for lunch Monday thru Friday from 11:30 a.m. until 2 p.m. Call (843) 7853838 or www.santafehhi.com.

SKILLETS CAFE

Located just off the beach in Coligny Plaza. An excellent choice for the whole family since 1994. Wonderful selections including

old-fashioned lunches, great sandwiches, burgers, jambalaya, chicken pot pie or our extensive salad bar. Full bar and wine list available. Kids menu and take-out. Dine inside or on the patio (Dog Friendly). Open daily from 8 a.m. - 9 p.m. Call (843) 7853131 or check us out online at www.skilletscafe.com.

STELLINI ITALIAN RESTAURANT

Located at 15 Executive Park Dr., just off Pope Avenue. Voted the Island’s best Italian restaurant, Stellini features popular menu items from the Little Italy section of New York and northern New Jersey. Choose from items such as Clams Casino, Veal Saltimbocca, Zuppa di Pesce, Osso Buco, Lasagna and more. Chefs specialties created nightly. Extensive wine list, Early Bird specials, children’s menu and take-out available. Serving dinner Monday thru Saturday from 5 p.m. til 9:30 p.m. Call (843) 785-7006 for reservations.

STREET MEET

Located in Port Royal Plaza near BILO. This Family Tavern & Restaurant is HHI’s Ohio Bar and Home of the HHI Browns Backers. Kitchen serving food from 11:30 a.m. until midnight 7 days/week. Offering a wide range of homemade, from scratch American food at reasonable prices and have been voted Island’s Best Wings, Best Fish and Chips, and Best Hotdog (“Hofmann from Syracuse, NY). Featuring a complete Healthy Menu that includes GlutenFree, Paleo, & Vegetarian

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options plus more. Full bar with daily drink specials and happy hour as well as indoor & outdoor seating plus a new dining room that is GREAT for large parties or groups. Kids pay what they weigh on Saturday! Acoustic Mayhem plays every Tues. night on the patio from 6 - 9 p.m. Call (843) 842-2570 or online at www.streetmeethhi.com.

SUNSET GRILLE

Located on the Intracoastal Waterway at Hilton Head Harbor, 43 Jenkins Rd. The Grille offers a casual fine dining experience with breathtaking sunset views. The creative menu features house specialties such as Hugh’s famous hot smoked salmon, shrimp & grits, grilled sea scallops & braised lamb shank all prepared to perfection. An extensive wine list, craft beer selection and full bar available. Call (843) 689-6744 for reservations or visit sunsetgrillehhi.com. Dinner is served Tuesday-Sunday 5 p.m. until.

TRATTORIA DIVINA

Located in Park Plaza right outside Sea Pines Main Gate. Our atmosphere captures that artistically cozy “Local Italian Place” where pasta is made fresh daily and your meal is made to order by Chef Hugo Lee, Zagat Top 10 Award Winning Chef. Chef’s Italian dishes are full of flavor whether you want Seafood, Steak or our Signature Dish, Lobster Pot Pie. A wine room that has a collection of over 900+, where there is something to suit everybody’s taste and a full bar. Monthly wine tastings, “Primo Martedi” the first Tuesday of each month. Open 7 nights a week; 5:00 pm until? Early Bird menu available. Walk-ins welcomed: Reservations recommended. Don’t want to cook? Let Chef Hugo do it. Take out available. Call (843) 686-4442 www.trattoriadivina.com.

TRUFFLES CAFE

Located in Sea Pines Center and Belfair Towne Village in Bluffton. Enjoying our 35th year of offering casual upscale dining in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere. Our menu features fresh seafood, Black Angus steaks, baby back ribs, homemade soups, fresh and wholesome entree salads, house ground burgers, delicious pasta, and amazing homemade desserts. Outside seating is available at both locations.. Full bar and fine wines by the glass or bottle. Private dining available for 6 to 100 people. Serving lunch and dinner 7 days a week from 11:30 a.m. - 10 p.m. Call (843) 671-6136 (Sea Pines) or (843) 815-5551 (Bluffton) or go to www.trufflescafe. com to make reservations.

THE WRECK OF THE SALTY DOG

Located at South Beach Marina in Sea Pines. Enjoy a casual and fun atmosphere in the same spirit as The Salty Dog Cafe. Serving a full bar with excellent food and waterfront view overlooking South Beach Marina and Braddock’s Cove, The Wreck offers excellent Happy Hour drink and appetizer specials. Available for private parties. Call (843) 671-SEAS (7327) for seasonal hours. 40

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A Taste of

Gullah BY ALLYSON JONES

Throughout the month of February, the rich cultural heritage and history of the Gullah people is showcased during the 23rd Annual Hilton Head Island Gullah Celebration. The direct descendants of those once enslaved in the Lowcountry, who later lived in the nation’s first self-governing Freedmen’s town of Mitchelville, this unique African American culture thrived on the sea islands along the coast from Jacksonville, North Carolina to Jacksonville, Florida for over 100 years. Their relative isolation allowed the Gullah people to retain their distinct language, arts, crafts, spirituality and food ways. Long before the current popularity of the farm-to-table movement, traditional Gullah dishes such as rice and beans, oyster stew, shrimp and grits, okra gumbo, Hoppin’ John and Lowcountry boil required locally sourced ingredients and seasonal vegetables. Although many of these meals are now considered synonymous with the South and appear on the menus of fine dining establishments, the Gullah Celebration offers several opportunities to return to the roots of these recipes. Two such events showcasing classic Lowcountry cuisine are the Ol’ Fashioned Gullah Breakfast at the Historic Cherry Hill School on February 2 followed by A Taste of Gullah at the Arts Center of Coastal Carolina on February 9. “We cooked whatever we grew or caught,” explains Louise Miller Cohen, a local historian, gospel singer, storyteller and founder of The Gullah Museum of Hilton Head whose God-given mission is the preservation of Gullah culture. “I like food to be authentic.” Cohen recalls visiting Sapelo Island 20 or so years ago for a Gullah festival and watching in amazement as people waited patiently in a long line for a meal of shrimp and grits or fish and grits. “I know the food is good and people really wanted to taste it,” she realized. “Sometimes you just take these things for granted. We are celebrating a culture and we needed to think about that. It was a need. You can’t do it without the food.” After suggesting an authentic Gullah breakfast as a part of the Gullah Celebration, Cohen was nominated to oversee the event.

“And that’s how the Gullah Breakfast came about. That’s what happens when you open your mouth,” she says with a laugh. Years later, Cohen still personally stews the oysters and the shrimp for the Ol’ Fashioned Gullah Breakfast which is served with hot, buttery grits, homemade Lowcountry gravy and biscuits which runs around $12 per plate. “And I’ll tell you what, I’ve never had anyone tell me they were disappointed,” she proclaims proudly. On February 9, the celebration moves to the Arts Center of Coastal Carolina for an afternoon of food, fun and family entertainment featuring authentic Gullah cuisine such as okra gumbo, conch stew, fried shrimp and char-grilled chicken and ribs with local artists, dancers, musicians and storytellers center stage from 12-3 p.m. Admission to A Taste of Gullah is free, food and drinks are sold separately. “The food is very, very important,” concludes Cohen. “You need food to survive. When you talk about preserving the culture, I like to fix those dishes we grew up eating. I’m really not done with it yet because there are some dishes we used to make that I know how to make the old-time way. I’ve got some other dishes that I would really like to bring in for other people to taste.” Get a taste of Gullah during the 23rd Annual Hilton Head Island Gullah Celebration held throughout the month of February. Call (843) 255-7303 or visit www.gullahcelebration.com for event details and ticketing information. TASTEOFHILTONHEAD.COM

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ONE Tasty Trail

How The Lowcountry Oyster Trail is bringing hungry travelers to our shores and tables. BY BARRY KAUFMAN

Experiential travel is one of the hottest trends in travel and tourism right now, giving travelers a chance to do more than simply see a place from behind a hotel window. It’s a style of tourism that puts the emphasis on immersion, on experiencing a place like a local. An American Express poll found that more than a third of travelers were looking for this level of immersion and depth of experience in their travels. So why are we talking about experiential tourism in a magazine devoted to food and the Lowcountry’s world-class culinary scene? Because one of the biggest experiential travel draws happens to be one of the most popular items on our area’s menus – those famous South Carolina Lowcountry oysters. “Young travelers are no longer interested in being hauled out to a sight and looking at something… They want to get in the water up to their shorts and see oysters being hauled out and taste them while they’re standing in the May River,” said Larry Hughes. “They want to know what makes a certain area tick and how they can delve a little deeper in the traditions. 42

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Recognizing the vast untapped potential oysters represent to the Lowcountry’s overall tourism picture, Hughes founded the Lowcountry Oyster Trail in 2017. This organization dedicates itself to promoting the many unique experiences the Lowcountry offers to those looking to immerse themselves in the cultural traditions of oysters, whether its dining on them fresh from the water or learning about their unique ecosystem. Providing those experiences is a network of partner restaurants, lodgings, businesses and tour operators whose livelihood revolves around our waters. “It’s sort of ecotourism meets (culinary tourism). We’re just trying to hop on one of the hottest foodie trends in the country,” said Hughes. “We talk about this thing called “merrior,” like how wine has a terroir which is the characteristics of the land where the grape is raised. The reason we say our oysters are the best in the country is because of the special salinity we have here.” That much is inherently obvious to anyone who’s dined on our area’s oysters, and that delicious experience is at


the core of what the Lowcountry Oyster trail stands for. Suggested itineraries for travelers on the trail found on the website range from a few hours to two days, with focuses on gourmet experiences, adventures, cultural immersion and family-friendly trips. On and off the water, the sheer volume of available activities highlights why this area is perfect for something like the Lowcountry Oyster Trail. “Anybody that has a product or service that they’re looking to get in front of visitors and Lowcountry residents, we think it belongs on the trail,” said Hughes. He sites potential partners that run the gamut from oyster farmers and watermen to educational sites, outdoor adventures and, of course, restaurants. “All of those are targets of opportunity where we feel like we can make a difference for them and capture folks coming down 95 to visit for three hours or a couple of days.” The genesis of the idea came after Hughes, who had been working with several economic development councils locally, kept hearing about the important role Mariculture and our history could play in our area’s development, but kept seeing little done about it. When a friend sent him an article about Virginia’s oyster trail and he saw the $35 million it brought in a year for the state of Virginia, a lightbulb went off. “We have 4,000 years of history going back to paleolithic Indians and oysters ar so embedded in our culture through oyster roasts, shucking oysters, etc.,” said Hughes. “I just thought, ‘Why can’t we do that here?’” He launched the trail with the hope not only of opening up new avenues for tourism, but also as a platform for addressing the environmental concerns that go hand-in-hand with our oysters. “Our tagline for the trail goes, ‘Eat an oyster. Help an oyster.’ It’s all about enjoying the seafood and beauty, but understanding there’s a stewardship there,” said Hughes. “Whether it’s saying no to plastic straws or helping ban plastic bags, it’s being more environmentally sensitive and being a good steward.” To accomplish this, the Lowcountry Oyster Trail set up a philanthropic arm, the SC Lowcountry Oyster Trail Fund, through the Community Foundation of the Lowcountry. Dedicated to researching and preserving our area’s waterways, the fund helps channel money towards organizations that are keeping our oysters safe and healthy. “We don’t know what we don’t know about our nearshore and inshore waters,” said Hughes. “Everything from pharmaceuticals in the water to micropolastics can have an impact on these ecosystems and we need to study that... The dream is that someday we have a marine research facility that’s international in research and stature doing research here in the Lowcountry. And it becomes an economic driver all its own.” It’s one part tourism, one part conservation and an extralarge helping of the mouth-watering oysters that made the Lowcountry famous. At the intersection of these three missions, the Lowcountry Oyster Trail is bringing an entirely new dynamic to the area’s appeal to locals and visitors alike.

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TASTE OF LUNCH

A LOWCOUNTRY BACKYARD

Located at 32 Palmetto Bay Road in the Village Exchange. Capture the true essence of the island while enjoying local and regional inspired cuisine featuring owner Dave and Raina Peck’s family recipes. Choose from Potato chip meatloaf, Charleston fried green tomato sandwich, shrimp & grits, Southern Belle salad and a wide selection of other lowcountry favorites. Dine in or outside in the comfortable backyard. Experience the island, love the food! Serving Lunch Monday - Saturday 11 a.m. - 3 p.m., and Dinner 4:30 - 9 p.m., Monday - Saturday and Brunch on Saturday 9 - 12 p.m. and Sunday 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Call (843) 785-YARD (9273) or visit us online at www.hhbackyard.com.

BIG BAMBOO

Just steps from the beach, the Big Bamboo is located in Coligny Plaza on North Forest Beach Drive. Featuring fresh seafood, fish tacos, delicious salads and the build your own burgers, the Big Bamboo provides an all American menu in a laid back beach atmosphere. Thirsty? Try a famous margarita as you sit amongst the WWII memorablia and the Bamboo inspired island vibe. Full bar and kids menu available. Serving lunch Mon-Sat. 11.30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Call (843) 686-3443.

BIG JIM’S BBQ, BURGERS & PIZZA

The original Amigo’s is located at 70 Pope Avenue in the Circle Center. Quick, casual and healthy Mexican food prepared fresh daily. Featuring the best burrito outside of Baja, quesadillas, tacos, amazing BBQ chicken salad, Jimmy’s World Famous Margaritas and ice cold beer. This local favorite has been serving islanders and visitors for over 24 years. Dine in or take-out available. Open for lunch and dinner, Monday thru Saturday from 11 a.m. until 9 p.m. Call (843) 785-TACO (8226) or or check us out on Facebook.

Located at the Robert Trent Jones Golf Course in Palmetto Dunes. Big Jim’s offers a relaxed dining option for families, golfers and Hilton Head Island residents and visitors alike. Enjoy big screen TVs and expanded outdoor seating overlooking the Jones course - the perfect place to watch all of your favorite sports year-round! Big Jim’s is open 7 days a week for breakfast, lunch and dinner serving signature Southern dishes, including BBQ, gourmet burgers and grilled pizza plus homemade soups, salads, seafood, steaks and fall-off-thebone ribs. Big Jim’s offers a kid’s menu, wine and beer menu, take-out orders and catering. Enjoy Happy Hour weekdays from 4 - 7 p.m. Call (843) 785-1165 for more information.

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AMIGO’S CAFÉ Y CANTINA

Located at 69 Pope Avenue. With a tag line of “Not your everyday Mexican” one can only imagine what a familyfriendly, fun restaurant Aunt Chilada’s is to both locals and visitors alike! Located on the south-end of Hilton Head, visit Aunt Chilada’s for fresh margaritas, fajitas, and even crab legs! The huge, covered outdoor patio is perfect for all gatherings. Open seven days a week from 11:30 a.m. Kids menu available. A member of the Coastal Restaurants and Bars family of restaurants. Call (843) 785-7700 or visit auntchiladashhi.com. #auntchiladashhi. 44

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Located in The Village at Wexford and Sheridan Park in Bluffton. Authentic English fare served in attractive pub-style atmosphere with golf art, memorabilia, and the only bar by Titleist. Featuring our famous Fish n’ Chips or Sandwedges like the Aberdeen Burger, Clubhouse Classic, Wexford Reuben, English Dip and Lobster Roll. Full bar and beers, ales, and stouts from around the world. Serving daily from 11 a.m. until 10 p.m., Brunch served Saturday 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. and Sunday 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. Call Hilton Head (843) 686-6736 or Bluffton (843) 815-6736.


CAPTAIN WOODY’S

Located at 6 Target Road on Hilton Head and in Bluffton at the Calhoun Street Promenade. A local favorite for over 35 years! Unique Island Location highlights fresh seafood, daily specials, great signature sandwiches (Grouper melt & Po Boy’s) and more in one of Hilton Head’s favorite dining destinations. Fantastic outdoor deck and bar. Open daily from 11 a.m. until late. Call (843) 785-2400 or (843) 757-6222 or online at www. captainwoodys.com.

CAROLINA CRAB COMPANY

Located in Palmetto Bay Marina, just off Helmsman Way. With a pet-friendly patio as well as indoor dining, Carolina Crab Company offers an array of fresh seafood, burgers, crab legs, Lowcountry boil and daily Chef specials. Open seven days a week from 11:30 a.m. Happy hour from 4 - 7 p.m. at the bars. A member of the Coastal Restaurants and Bars family of restaurants. Call (843) 842-2016 for reservations or visit carolinacrabco.com. #carolinacrabco.

CHARBAR CO

Located in Park Plaza right outside Sea Pines Plantation on Hilton Head. A local favorite serving a chef inspired menu featuring award winning gourmet burgers, signature sandwiches, veggie and shrimp burgers and salads that are as great as our burgers — all for around $8-10 with quick casual dining experience. We feature a fun and inviting indoor/outdoor environment with a full bar and a music collection spanning the decades. Voted Hilton Head Island “People’s Choice Best Burger”, 1st Place Winner of Burgers & Brews 2012, 2013, 2014,2015, 2016 & 2017! Open daily from 11:30-10 p.m. Kids menu and takeout available. Call us at (843) 785-CHAR (2427) or online at www.Facebook.com/CharbarCo!

CHARLIE’S L’ETOILE VERTE

Located at 8 New Orleans Rd., just off Hwy. 278. Casual dining at its best. One-of-a kind Cobb salad piled high with crispy bacon, turkey and cheese, dressed with Essie’s homemade sweet tomato vinaigrette that has kept the locals hooked for more than 30 years. Fish Cakes, Sauteed Flounder and an array of salads for anyone on the run. Dine-in or Take-out. Open for lunch Monday thru Friday from 11:30 a.m. until 2 p.m., and dinner Monday thru Saturday from 5:30 p.m. Call (843) 7859277 or check us out online at www.charliesgreenstar.com.

CHOW DADDY’S

Located at 14B Executive Park Road, just off Pope Avenue and Belfair Towne Village in Bluffton. One of the island’s newest and most creative restaurants offers a healthy alternative to casual dining. Slow roasting their pork and chicken over pure applewood and using local and organic ingredients whenever possible. Menu items include, Homemade White Bean and Kale Soup, Kale and Quinoa Salad, Oven Roasted Vegetable Bowl, A Ground in house Prime Rib Burger, Great Tacos. Full bar, extensive wine selection and great cocktails. Open 7 days a week for lunch and dinner from 11:30 a.m. until 10:00 p.m. Outdoor seating and ping pong available on our terrace. For TASTEOFHILTONHEAD.COM

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reservations call (843) 842-CHOW (2469) or (843) 757-CHOW (2469) or online at www.chowdaddys.com.

THE CRAZY CRAB

Two great waterfront locations- South end in the heart of Harbour Town in Sea Pines and North end Hwy. 278 overlooking Jarvis Creek. The “Islander’s place for fresh seafood for over 30 years,” The Crazy Crab restaurants are a must-visit for those enjoying all Hilton Head has to offer. Fresh local seafood is prepared any way you wish – broiled, fried, steamed, blackened, etc. Gluten free and vegan options also available. Open seven days a week for lunch and dinner. Brunch at Harbour Town served Sundays from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. See the largest salt-water aquarium on Hilton Head (Hwy. 278 location). Call (843) 363-2722 (Harbour Town), (843) 6815021 (Jarvis Creek) or visit thecrazycrab.com. #crazycrabhhi.

DELISHEEYO

Located at 32 Palmetto Bay Rd. in The Village Exchange. The Island’s health food kitchen features organic juices, smoothees, salads, wraps, bowls and healthy snacks. Offering food that makes you feel good, choose from raw, vegan or gluten free options. Open Monday thru Saturday from 8 a.m. until 6 p.m., and Sunday 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Call (843) 785-3633 or online at www.delisheeyo.com.

THE DRYDOCK SEAFOOD GRILL & SPIRITS

All new location at 840 William Hilton Pkwy. Go where the locals go for fresh seafood, cold drinks and good times. We are easy to find, but hard to leave. Choose from a wide variety of fresh seafood, signature sandwiches, salads and more in a casual and comfortable atmosphere. Dine inside or enjoy the outdoor patio. Open 7 days for lunch and dinner from 11:30 a.m. Call (843) 842-9775.

ELA’S ON THE WATER

Located at One Shelter Cove Lane. Featured in Bon Appetit and winner of numerous Open Table awards, Ela’s offers fresh catch seafood and prime cut steaks of the highest quality, all prepared by our culinary team of experts and complimented by an extensive boutique wine selection. Known for the best water views on the island, we have a casual intimate interior, wrap around dining patio exterior and nightly entertainment. Private parties, rehearsal dinners and special events welcome. Open for lunch Monday thru Friday, 11 a.m. until 2 p.m., Sunday Brunch from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. and dinner nightly from 5 p.m. Reservations recommended. Call (843) 785-3030 or online at ww.elasgrille.com.

FISHCAMP ON BROAD CREEK

Located at 11 Simmons Road, mid-island on Broad Creek. Fishcamp is Hilton Head’s favorite casual waterfront dining destination. Enjoy delicious seafood, steaks and more in a chic, backyard, fish camp style setting complete with a bocce court, ladder golf, jenga, a fire pit and sunset views. Choose from lunch selections such as a Surf ‘N Turf Burger, Shrimp & Polenta, or an Oyster Po’ Boy (just to name a few). Dine 46

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indoors, or enjoy the large, pet-friendly patio and bar while soaking in the view. Lunch from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. daily. Happy hour at the outdoor bar (heated on cool nights) and hightop tables from 4 - 6 p.m. daily. Bar menu available starting at 3 p.m., dinner service beginning at 5 p.m., bar open until midnight. Sunday brunch from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. Call (843) 8422267 for reservations. View full menus at fishcamphhi.com. #fishcamphhi.

FLATBREAD GRILL

Located at Coligny Circle oceanside in the Beach Market Center. This upscale casual dining sensation is sure to be a favorite of both visitors and locals. Choose from Neopolitan pizza, fresh pasta, gourmet salads, or hearty sandwiches all cooked in our open hearth oven. Hang out in our friendly lounge and enjoy a nice selection of appetizers and cocktails while viewing your favorite sporting event on our HDTV’s. Take-out available. Open daily from 11:30 a.m. for lunch and dinner. Call (843) 341-2225 or online at www.flatbreadgrillhhi.com.

THE FROSTY FROG CAFÉ

Located in Coligny Plaza. A comfortable, casual atmosphere offering a “web-footed lickin” menu and an enormous amount of frozen daiquiris by the glass or by the gallon. Outside seating with retractable roof, beach area and tiki bar. Black angus burger, crab cakes, pizza, prime rib sandwich, salads, subs, wraps, peel and eat shrimp, calamari, crab legs, shrimp dishes, ahi tuna, fish

and shrimp tacos and of course fried frog legs. 28 HD TV’s for great sports viewing as well as a kid’s menu. Open for lunch and dinner daily from 11 a.m. Call (843) 686-FROG (3764) or online at www.frostyfrog.com.

GRINGO’S DINER

Located at 6 Lagoon Rd., near the beach in Coligny Plaza. This cozy and comfortable diner serves breakfast and lunch all day. The food and service makes for the perfect stop for visitors and locals alike. Enjoy contemporary American and Mexican food in a warm atmosphere with friendly service. Enjoy fantastic lunch selections like our yummy homemade burgers, sandwiches, B.L.T’s, hot dogs, fried baskets, awesome Philly cheesesteaks and famous hand cut French fries and shakes. Dine inside or outside. Take out is available. Open daily from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m. Call (843) 785-5400.

HINOKI JAPANESE RESTAURANT AND SUSHI BAR Located at 37 New Orleans Road in New Orleans Plaza. Enjoy traditional Japanese dishes such as grilled fish, chicken and steak, suki yaki, a variety of noodle dishes, tempura, daily specials, plus sushi and sashimi. The very extensive menu includes dozens of appetizers, several kinds of broiled fish, salads and over 20 entrees from which to choose. Three intimate dining rooms, a sushi bar and a cocktail lounge offers something for everyone. Early Bird specials and take-out available. Open for lunch from 11:30 a.m. until 2 p.m., Monday thru Friday and

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HOLY TEQUILA

Located in Park Plaza, the Holy Tequila taqueria blends gourmet tacos with American flavors, Mexican street food and tequila in an eclectic atmosphere! Prepare your senses for a fusion of flavors that reaches into the heart of Mexico! Holy Tequila combines an open kitchen with indoor/outdoor dining and a dynamic bar to create a high energy fiesta! We serve gourmet tacos, quesadillas, and smalls plates all under $10 with a full bar offering over 40 kinds of premium tequilas. The cuisine is modern, fun and uninhibited, just like our guests! The restaurant is open 12 p.m. to 11 p.m. daily with happy hour specials from 4-7 p.m. Call us at (843) 681-TACO (8226) or visit us online at www.Facebook.com/HolyTequila!

HUDSON’S SEAFOOD HOUSE ON THE DOCKS

Located on the Intracoastal Waterway off Squire Pope Rd. With 45 years of casual dining experience and spectacular views of the Intracoastal Waterway, Hudson’s is one of the Island’s most recognized landmarks. Featuring the freshest, local seafood in the area as well as pasta, steaks, chicken and more. Kids menu available. Featured in The Wall Street Journal, USA Today and Bon Appetit. Open daily at 11 a.m. Call (843) 681-2772.

KENNY B’S CAJUN SEAFOOD HUT

Located in Circle Center, just off Pope Avenue. Enjoy Creole cuisine with a Lowcountry influence. Find an appealing choice of Cajun fare such as Shrimp Etoufee, Crawfish Etoufee, Jambalaya, N’awlins Po Boy’s, Red Beans & Rice and authentic Gumbos. Great soups and salads, as well as a kid’s menu and take-out service available. Also, cold beer and awesome desserts. Open Monday from 11:30 a.m. until 9 p.m., Tuesday thru Saturday, 8:30 a.m. until 9 p.m. and Sunday, 8 a.m. until 9 p.m. Call (843) 785-3315.

LAND’S END TAVERN

Located at South Beach Marina in Sea Pines. Featuring great seafood, steaks, sandwiches and salads. A casual atmosphere with a pirate theme ensures fun for the whole family. Great kid’s menu and desserts. It’s a bounty of treasure waiting to be plundered. Serving all day, every day starting from 8 a.m. Call (843) 671-5456 for seasonal hours.

MANGIAMO

Located at 2000 Main Street. A comfortable and cozy atmosphere featuring outstanding pizza, subs, salads and pasta. Beer and wine, kid’s menu, and daily specials offer something for everyone. Enjoy half price cheese pizza from 3 until 4 p.m. Dine inside, on the patio or take it to go. North Island delivery available. Your home away from home for The Ohio State Buckeyes. Open Sunday thru Thursday from 11 a.m. until 9:30 p.m. and Friday and Saturday from 11 a.m. until 10 p.m. Call (843) 682-2444.

MELLOW MUSHROOM

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Island Rd. in Bluffton. If you’re looking for a fun and lively place for the whole family, this is it. Specializing in great pizza and calzones, monumental hoagies and fresh salads all in a comfortable and casual setting. Kid friendly and affordably priced menu for both lunch and dinner. Over twenty-four beers on tap, fifty more by bottle and a full bar available. Dine inside or outside on the patio. Open daily from 11 a.m. Call (843) 686-2474 (HHI) or (843) 706-0800 (B-Town).

PALMETTO BAY SUNRISE CAFE

Located in Palmetto Bay Marina off Helmsman Way. Serving breakfast and lunch all day. Awesome sandwiches, burgers, salads, soups, chicken, seafood and daily blue plate specials in cozy and comfortable atmosphere. Beer, wine and liquor available as well as take-out and childrens menu. Eat inside or relax on the outside patio. “One of the Best Breakfasts on Hilton Head”, Southern Living magazine. Open Daily Monday thru Friday, 6 a.m.-2 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday, 6 a.m.-3 p.m. Call (843) 686-3232 for more information.

PLANTATION CAFÉ & DELI

Located South Island at 81 Pope Avenue in Heritage Plaza and North Island at Port Royal Plaza. An Island favorite since 1974. From soups and salads to sandwiches and Blue plate specials, we have something for everyone. Choose from a great selection of meats and sides and a wide array of salads, soups and sandwiches, all served at moderate prices. We promise you will not leave hungry. Beer and wine available. Open for lunch Monday thru Saturday at 11:30 a.m., and Sunday brunch from 7:30 a.m. until 2 p.m. Call (843) 785-9020 or (843) 342-4472.

REDFISH

Located at the Corner of Palmetto Bay Rd. and Archer Rd. Serving Innovative Cuisine in a unique and inviting atmosphere. Specializing in excellent seafood, steaks, salads and daily specials. Attached bar and retail wine shop with over 1,000 selections of fine wines. Outdoor seating available. Serving lunch Monday thru Saturday from 11:30 a.m. and dinner daily from 5 p.m. Call (843) 686-3388 or online at redfishofhiltonhead.com.

REILLEY’S GRILL & BAR

Located in Reilley’s Plaza, just off Sea Pines Circle. Serving up delicious steaks, seafood, pasta and sandwiches on Hilton Head Island for over 35 years. With a sophisticated warm ambiance, the family-friendly atmosphere will have your family dining with the Reilley family again and again. Dine indoors or outside on the deck. Enjoy daily lunch and dinner specials with family, or toasting to the good life with mimosas and Sunday brunch. Lunch and dinner served seven days a week from 11 a.m. Happy Hour from 4 until 7 p.m. Take-out and kids menus available. Call (843) 842-4414 or visit reilleyshiltonhead.com. #reilleyshhi.

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Pub has been serving up delicious steaks, seafood, pasta and sandwiches on Hilton Head for over 30 years. With a sophisticated warm ambiance, Reilley’s is reminiscent of a true Boston pub. Experience the family-friendly atmosphere for some local fun and Tuesday Trivia. Enjoy daily lunch and dinner specials with family, or toasting to the good life with mimosas and Sunday Brunch. Lunch and dinner served seven days a week. Happy hour daily from 4 until 7p.m. Take-out available. Call (843) 681-4153 or visit reilleysnorth.com. #reilleysnorth.

ROCKFISH SEAFOOD AND STEAKS @BOMBORAS Located a at 5 Lagoon Road across from Coligny near the beach. Hilton Head’s Seafood Destination offering local seafood, fish and chips, shrimp po’ boys, she crab soup, hand rolled hush puppies and much much more! Featuring a fun and inviting indoor or outdoor dining experience. The owners are from Cincinnati so they have an intriguing “Cincinnati” section to their menu featuring Montgomery Inn Ribs, Big Boy Burgers and more. Extensive craft draft list, wine and creative cocktails. Want to paint? Rockfish also offers lunch upstairs at the Art Cafe (the island’s paint your own pottery studio). Open for lunch, happy hour and dinner 7 days a week. Call (843) 689-2662 or visit online at rockfishhhi.com.

RUAN THAI HUT

Located at 1107 Main Street. Serving Authentic Thai fare using the freshest ingredients available. Mild to very hot, you can choose the spice level of your meal. Appetizers, soups, salads, desserts and kids meals round out an extensive menu with something for all ages. Sit inside or outside on the comfortable patio. Open Monday thru Saturday for lunch and dinner. Call (843) 681-3700.

THE SALTY DOG CAFE

Located at South Beach Marina in Sea Pines. Great food, frozen drinks and live entertainment from the island’s favorite outdoor cafe. Enjoy beautiful waterfront views overlooking Braddock’s Cove in a fun and casual atmosphere. Happy Hour daily with a full menu available, plus an outdoor cookout, Salty Dog Ice Cream and Jake’s Pizza during the season. Call (843) 671-CAFE (2233) for seasonal hours.

THE SANDBAR

New restaurant located in historic Coligny Plaza at 101 Pope Ave., just steps from the beach. The Sandbar always has something delicious cooking. With its beach inspired décor, comfortable seating and laid-back atmosphere, they are serving up modern comfort foods such as homemade burgers, amazing tacos, chargrilled oysters and Not Your Mama’s Meatloaf sandwich. The Sandbar is a great place for family and friends to enjoy our new outdoor bar and patio and share appetizing food and drinks. Children will also feel welcome with their own menu of homemade healthy choices. Hours: 11:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m. (843) 342-SAND (7263).

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captures the spirit of New Mexico. Innovative southwestern cuisine featuring our Quesadilla Soup and Salad Trio, Santa Fe Salad, Fish Tacos, Steak Fajitas and many other great lunch selections. Excellent wine list, wide selection of imported beer and full bar. Take-out available. Open for lunch Monday thru Friday from 11:30 a.m. until 2 p.m. and Dinner 7 nights a week from 5 p.m. until 10 p.m. Call (843) 785-3838 or santafehhi.com.

SKILLETS CAFE

Located just off the beach in Coligny Plaza. An excellent choice for the whole family since 1994. Wonderful selections including old-fashioned lunches, great sandwiches, burgers, jambalaya, chicken pot pie or our extensive salad bar. Full bar and wine list available. Kids menu and take-out. Dine inside or on the patio (Dog Friendly). Open daily from 8 a.m. - 9 p.m. Call (843) 7853131 or check us out onlineat www.skilletscafe.com.

STREET MEET

Located in Port Royal Plaza near BILO. An American style tavern, select from our $7 lunch menu, paleo bowls, or choose from popular items like our NY Hofmann hot dogs, butcher ground burgers, homemade black bean burgers, homemade Italian wedding soup or the island’s best fish and chips. Enjoy a cold beer or cocktail after a day at the beach in an atmosphere that welcomes the entire family (Penny a pound for kids on Saturday). Serving from 11:30 a.m. until midnight daily. Call (843) 842-2570 or online at www.streetmeethhi.com.

SUNSET GRILLE

Located on the Intracoastal Waterway at Hilton Head Harbor, 43 Jenkins Rd. The Grille offers a casual fine dining experience with breathtaking sunset views. The lunch menu offers a great selection of gorgeous salads, Mussels provencal, shrimp & grits, smoked salmon and the famous stuffed burger as well as daily specials. Come enjoy a fantastic lunch with fantastic views. Lunch is Tuesday thru Friday 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Call (843) 689-6744. www.sunsetgrillehhi.com.

TRUFFLES CAFE

Located in Sea Pines Center and Belfair Towne Village in Bluffton. Delicious home-made soups, fabulous salads, sandwiches, burgers, pasta and fresh seafood. Casual cafés dining in a friendly and upscale atsmophere featuring the freshest food and finest service for over 30 years. Full bar and fine wines available by the glass or bottle. Don’t forget to try one of our outrageous desserts. Outside seating available. Serving lunch and dinner daily 7 days a week from 11:30 a.m. - 10 p.m. Call (843) 671-6136 or 815-5551 or go to www. trufflescafe.com to make reservations.

THE WRECK OF THE SALTY DOG

Located at South Beach Marina in Sea Pines. Enjoy a casual and fun atmosphere in the same spirit as The Salty Dog Cafe. Serving a full bar with excellent food and waterfront view overlooking South Beach Marina and Braddock’s Cove, The Wreck offers excellent Happy Hour drink and appetizer specials. Available for private parties. Call (843) 671-SEAS (7327) for seasonal hours. TASTEOFHILTONHEAD.COM

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food. BY CHRISTY BARONI

Wellness and longevity are a puzzle that the modern medical community and the modern wellness industry are working to piece together. And quite frankly it’s pretty confusing. Where we are seeing a trend of ‘diagnose and medicate’ from one side of that house, the other side of that house is trending toward ‘do more, live longer’. Neither of these tell the whole tale, which leaves us wondering exactly what impacts our ability to not just live a longer life, but a life where are days are full of movement and breath and joy.

BOTTOM LINE: IT’S NOT JUST ABOUT THE FOOD. Food plays a huge role in our hormonal balance which does impact how our body feels, our energy levels, and ability to gain and maintain lean mass. But there are other factors have a role in that as well, and building wellness habits in these areas will also have a significant and long-lasting impact. Hydration I know, I know, you’ve heard ‘drink more water’ for years. But why? What role does hydration play in overall wellness? Every cell in your body needs water to function. Every single one. From skin cells to blood cells, a hydrated cell performs its job better than a thirsty one. Sorry, hydration won’t prevent wrinkles, but it will improve the elasticity of your skin. Additionally, a hydrated body can absorb nutrients, contract muscles, and remove waste with greater effectiveness and efficiency. Drinking water is the best way to achieve the hydration level you need to feel great. But do you know what else has water in it? That’s right, fruits and veggies. Part of your hydration goal can be met by consuming foods that also have a high water content. Give yourself a goal of consuming water before every meal and snack, before and after every workout, and before every cocktail and see what improvements you notice. Sleep As a nutrition coach, I’m hearing from more and more clients that sleep is either inconsistent or interrupted. The average adult needs 7-8 hours of sleep to function optimally, so why we are getting less and less sleep? Poor sleep habits are linked to higher rates of depression, metabolic conditions, and poor memory and concentration. Even though scientists today have trouble answering the basic question of why we sleep, it is generally accepted that this is a time of restoration in the body. It is a time for repair and rejuvenation. Muscle growth, tissue repair, growth hormone 52

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secretion, and protein synthesis all happen during sleep. So many teenagers and adults zone out on our smart devices as a way to relax in the evenings, but this habit is actually negatively impacting your ability to sleep. The blue light emitted from these devices suppresses melatonin, which is the hormone that tells your body it’s time for rest. Put down the electronics before bed. Opt instead for reading an actual book, writing in a journal, playing cards, or a short yoga sequence that focuses on deep breathing. This will promote the sleep signals in your body and allow you to not only fall asleep but stay asleep as well. Social Connections As humans we are tribal creatures. We were created to thrive when we are connected to others in meaningful ways. As young people we have classmates, teammates, youth groups, and many other activities that promote connectedness to those around us. But as we age, those opportunities decrease, and we have to be intentional about getting connected to other people. Stanford University has done numerous studies about the impact social connectedness has on your overall wellbeing and the findings have been consistent and overwhelming. Isolation can increase anxiety, depression, weight gain, sleeplessness, and can negatively impact your immune system. While it’s easy to scroll through your social media feed to catch up with friends, this is not actual social connectedness. Physically being present with others is where there is magic. A hug, a smile, an exchange of pleasantries have real and positive impact on your physical and mental health. Find a group fitness class that you enjoy, find a walking club, find a bible study group that engages you and show up. It’s that simple. In a world where the term self care has veered dangerously off course, you now have a list of three things you can do to actually improve in your wellness and longevity. Christy Baroni is a Nutrition Specialist and the creator of THRIVE Fitness. She is a military spouse, a mother of two, and is dedicated to helping people cultivate the daily habits to build the body, mind, and spirit of their dreams. For more healthy living ideas or to create your own fitness and nutrition plan contact her today at 843-290-5803 or Christy@ ThriveFitnessAndNutrition.com.


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TASTE OF BREAKFAST / BRUNCH A LOWCOUNTRY BACKYARD

Located at 32 Palmetto Bay Road in the Village Exchange. Capture the true essence of the island while enjoying local and regional inspired cuisine featuring owner Dave and Raina Peck’s family recipes. Choose from Uncle Bill’s biscuits and gravy, James Island crab cake benedict, Backyard benedict, Bananas Foster french toast and a wide selection of other lowcountry favorites. Dine in or outside in the comfortable backyard. Experience the island, love the food! Serving Lunch Monday - Saturday 11 a.m. - 3 p.m., and Dinner 4:30 - 9 p.m., Monday - Saturday and Brunch on Saturday 9 - 12 p.m. and Sunday 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Call (843) 785-YARD (9273) or visit us online at hbackyard.com.

BIG JIM’S BBQ, BURGERS & PIZZA

Located at the Robert Trent Jones Golf Course in Palmetto Dunes. Big Jim’s offers a relaxed dining option for families, golfers and Hilton Head Island residents and visitors alike. Enjoy big screen TVs and expanded outdoor seating overlooking the Jones course - the perfect place to watch all of your favorite sports year-round! Big Jim’s is open 7 days a week for breakfast, lunch and dinner serving signature Southern dishes, including BBQ, gourmet burgers and grilled pizza plus homemade soups, salads, seafood, steaks and fall-off-the-bone ribs. Big Jim’s offers a kid’s menu, wine and beer menu, takeout orders and catering. Enjoy Happy Hour weekdays from 4 - 7 p.m. Call (843) 785-1165 for more information.

BRITISH OPEN PUB

Located in The Village at Wexford and Sheridan Park in Bluffton. Fabulous Brunch served in an authentic English style pub. Choose from Watson’s Steak & Eggs, Eggs Faldo (Benedict), Old Tom Morris Omelette, Pancakes, Cinnamon French Toast and more. Serving bottomless Mimosa’s and made from scratch Bloody Mary’s. Brunch served Saturday 11 a.m. - 2 p.m and Sunday 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. Call Hilton Head (843) 686-6736 or Bluffton (843) 815-6736.

CAPTAIN WOODY’S

Located at 6 Target Road on Hilton Head and in Bluffton on the Calhoun Street Promenade. Serving Sunday brunch featuring shrimp & grits, steak & eggs, crab cake benedict, prime rib benedict, French toast, omelettes and much more. Wash it all down with a Captain Woody’s Bloody Mary, May River Mimosa or Promenade Poinsetta. Open for brunch on Sunday’s only from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. Call (843) 785-2400 or (843) 757-6222 or online at www.captainwoodys.com.

THE CRAZY CRAB

Two great waterfront locations- South end in the heart of Harbour Town in Sea Pines and North end Hwy. 278 overlooking Jarvis Creek. The “Islander’s place for fresh seafood for over 30 years,” The Crazy Crab restaurants are a must-visit for those enjoying all Hilton Head has to offer. 54

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Fresh local seafood is prepared any way you wish – broiled, fried, steamed, blackened, etc. Gluten free and vegan options also available. Open seven days a week for lunch and dinner. Brunch at Harbour Town served Sundays from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. See the largest salt-water aquarium on Hilton Head (Hwy. 278 location). Call (843) 363-2722 (Harbour Town), (843) 6815021 (Jarvis Creek) or visit thecrazycrab.com. #crazycrabhhi.

DELISHEEYO

Located at 32 Palmetto Bay Rd. in The Village Exchange. The Island’s health food kitchen features organic juices, smoothees, salads, wraps, bowls and healthy snacks. Offering food that makes you feel good, choose from raw, vegan or gluten free options. Open Monday thru Saturday from 8 a.m. until 6 p.m. and Sunday 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Call (843) 785-3633 or online at www.delisheeyo.com.

ELA’S ON THE WATER

Located at One Shelter Cove Lane. Featured in Bon Appetit and winner of numerous Open Table awards, Ela’s offers fresh catch seafood and prime cut steaks of the highest quality, all prepared by our culinary team of experts and complimented by an extensive boutique wine selection. Known for the best water views on the island, we have a casual intimate interior, wrap around dining patio exterior and nightly entertainment. Private parties, rehearsal dinners and special events welcome. Open for lunch Monday thru Friday, 11 a.m. until 2 p.m., Sunday Brunch from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. and dinner nightly from 5 p.m. Reservations recommended. Call (843) 785-3030 or online at www.elasgrille.com.

FISHCAMP ON BROAD CREEK

Located at 11 Simmons Road, mid-island on Broad Creek. Fishcamp is Hilton Head’s favorite casual waterfront dining destination. Enjoy delicious brunch, seafood, steaks and more in a chic, backyard, fish camp style setting complete with a bocce court, ladder golf, jenga, a fire pit and sunset views. Choose from brunch selections such as a Stuffed French Toast (with Snickers bars filling!), Smoked Salmon Benedict, or Steak and Eggs (just to name a few). Dine indoors, or enjoy the large, pet-


friendly patio and bar while soaking in the view. Sunday Brunch from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. Lunch daily from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. Bar menu available starting at 3 p.m., dinner service beginning at 5 p.m., bar open until midnight. Call (843) 842-2267 for reservations. View full menus at fishcamphhi.com. #fishcamphhi.

GRINGO’S DINER

Located at 6 Lagoon Rd., near the beach in Coligny Plaza. This cozy and comfortable diner serves breakfast and lunch all day. The food and service makes for the perfect stop for visitors and locals alike. Enjoy contemporary American and Mexican food in a warm atmosphere with friendly service. We offer tremendous pancakes, breakfast burritos and tacos, omelettes, chimichangas, and more. Dine inside or outside. Take out is available. Open daily from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m. Call (843) 785-5400.

GUSTO RISTORANTE

Located mid island at the Fresh Market Plaza, Gusto is an upscale Northern Italian restaurant bringing the authentic flavors of Rome to Hilton Head. Join us for our all new Italian Sunday Brunch featuring new flavors such as Tiramisu pancakes and breakfast pizza with Italian bacon and eggs. Drink specials will include red and white Tuscan style Sangria, Bellinis and fresh strawberry Rossinis. Sunday brunch served from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Call (843) 802-2424 or visit gustohiltonhead.com for more information.

HOLY TEQUILA

Located at 33 Office Park Road in Park Plaza-- Holy Tequila has a new weekend brunch from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. on Saturday & Sundays that will blow your taste buds away. Come sample the island’s best brunch with favorites like churro french toast, steak and egg tacos, shrimp and grits and huevos rancheros on our open air indoor/ outdoor patio! Brunch drink specials include $3 Mimosas and $5 Specialty brunch cocktails and margaritas! Call 843-681-TACO (8226) to reserve your space!

HUDSON’S SEAFOOD HOUSE ON THE DOCKS

Located at 1 Hudson Rd. on the Intracoastal Waterway off Squire Pope Rd. Enjoy a wide variety of sweet and savory Lowcountry dishes complete with brunch cocktails and sweeping views of Port Royal Sound. Lots of seafood-focused menu items featuring extremely fresh and local products like Blue Crab Benedict, Cathead Biscuits and Gravy, Shrimp and Grits and many more. Serving Brunch every Sunday from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. Call (843) 681-2772 or online at www.hudsonsonthedocks.com.

KENNY B’S CAJUN SEAFOOD HUT

Located in Circle Center, just off Pope Avenue. Enjoy Creole cuisine with a Lowcountry influence. Our Sunday brunch buffet features beignets, scrambled eggs, pancakes, bacon, sausage, grits, fruit and a made-to-order omelette station with eggs

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benedict. For a sampling of our regular weekday menu, choose from french toast, crabcake benedict, Mississippi tall stack pancakes, café au lait, quiche and a creole omelette. Open Monday from 11:30 a.m. until 9 p.m., Tuesday thru Saturday, 8:30 a.m. until 9 p.m. and Sunday, 8 a.m until 9 p.m. Call (843) 785-3315.

LAND’S END

Located in Sea Pines at South Beach Marina overlooking beautiful Braddock’s Cove, Land’s End Tavern is one of the few Hilton Head Island restaurants with a spectacular, waterfront view. Complete with a broad selection of breakfast favorites, plus Lowcountry staples like Crab Cake Benedict and Shrimp and Grits. Land’s End Tavern is a casual atmosphere with a pirate theme that the whole family will enjoy. Open daily from 8 a.m. Call (843) 671-5456 for seasonal hours.

OLD FORT PUB

Located at 63 Skull Creek Drive on the Intra-coastal Waterway, Old Fort Pub provides the perfect setting for enjoying a spectacular Sunday Brunch. Served every Sunday from 11-2 p.m. Enjoy a wide variety of “New Southern” favorites inspired with influences from around the globe. Outdoor dining available. Call (843) 681-2386 or visit OldFortPub.com for a complete menu or to make reservations.

PALMETTO BAY SUNRISE CAFE

Located in Palmetto Bay Marina off Helmsman Way. An Islander favorite for breakfast and brunch featuring eggs benedict, omelettes, french toast, pancakes, quiches, daily specials and more. Enjoy a bloody mary, mimosa, coffee or your favorite beverage while dining inside or on the patio. “One of the Best Breakfasts on Hilton Head”, Southern Living magazine. Open Daily Monday thru Friday, 6 a.m.-2 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday, 6 a.m.-3 p.m. Call (843) 686-3232 for more information.

PLANTATION CAFÉ & DELI

Located South Island at 81 Pope Avenue in Heritage Plaza and North Island at Port Royal Plaza. An Island favorite since 1974. Offering fresh breakfast items such as omelettes, crab cake benedicts, skillet dishes, pancakes, waffles, French toast, biscuits & gravy and much more, all at moderate prices. Also a wide variety of sides and beverages to complete any meal. Open for breakfast, Monday thru Saturday from 6:30 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. and Sunday 7:30 a.m. until 2 p.m. for breakfast and brunch. Call (843) 785-9020 or (843) 342-4472.

REILLEY’S GRILL AND BAR

Located in Reilley’s Plaza, just off Sea Pines Circle. Serving up delicious steaks, seafood, pasta and sandwiches on Hilton Head Island for over 35 years. With a sophisticated warm ambiance, the family-friendly atmosphere will have your family dining with the Reilley family again and again. Dine indoors or outside on the deck. Enjoy nightly dinner specials with family, toasting to the good life with mimosas and Sunday brunch or 56

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lunch with friends on the patio. Lunch 11 a.m. Mon. - Sat. and dinner 5 p.m. served seven days a week. Brunch on Sundays 11 a.m. Happy Hour from 4 until 7 p.m. Take-out and kids menus available. Reservations accepted. Call (843) 842-4414 or visit reilleyshiltonhead.com. @reilleyshhi.

REILLEY’S NORTH END PUB

Located in Port Royal Plaza. The sister restaurant of Reilley’s Grill & Bar (located on the south end), Reilley’s North End Pub has been serving up delicious steaks, seafood, pasta and sandwiches on Hilton Head for over 30 years. With a sophisticated warm ambiance, Reilley’s is reminiscent of a true Boston pub. Experience the family-friendly atmosphere for some local fun and Tuesday Trivia. Enjoy nightly dinner specials with family, or toasting to the good life with mimosas and Sunday Brunch 11 a.m., or lunch with friends. Lunch and dinner served seven days a week. Happy hour daily from 4 until 7 p.m. Take-out available. Reservations accepted. Call (843) 681-4153 or visit reilleysnorth.com. #reilleysnorth.

SKILLETS CAFE

Located just off the beach in Coligny Plaza. A breakfast favorite of both visitors and islanders alike since 1994. Try one of our famous layered dishes prepared in a porcelain skillet. Also offering steak and eggs, pancakes, french toast, omelettes, eggs benedict, Belgian waffles and too many others to mention. A wide beverage variety including fresh coffees,

juices, bloody marys, and more. Dine inside or on the patio (Dog Friendly). Open daily from 8 a.m. - 9 p.m. Call (843) 785-3131 or check us out online at www.skilletscafe.com.

SUNSET GRILLE

Located on the Intracoastal Waterway at Hilton Head Harbor, 43 Jenkins Rd. The Grille offers a casual fine dining experience with breathtaking sunset views. One of the best brunches on Hilton Head. Offering Linda’s deep dish-quiche, fried chicken & biscuits with bacon gravy, filet mignon over bleu cheese grits, crab cake benedict and many more island favorites. Voted one of the best bloody mary’s in the Southeast by Garden & Gun Magazine. An amazing brunch with an amazing view. Call (843) 689-6744 for reservations. Sunday Brunch is 11 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Online at www.sunsetgrillehhi.com.

TRUFFLES CAFE

Located in Sea Pines Center and Belfair Towne Village in Bluffton. Fabulous weekend brunch in a casual cafe featuring the freshest food and finest service. Featuring Eggs Benedict and a full lunch menu. Outside seating available at Belfair location. Open for brunch Saturday and Sunday at 11:30 a.m. Call (843) 671-6136 or 815-5551 or go to www.trufflescafe.com.

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A LOWCOUNTRY BACKYARD

Located at 32 Palmetto Bay Road in The Village Exchange. A true Lowcountry experience offering a full bar complete with beer, wine and cocktails served in a relaxed and comfortable atmosphere. Try our South Carolina moonshine, moonshine punch or lemonshine for a unique twist from the norm. Enjoy live entertainment on the outside stage (please call for schedule). Open Monday thru Saturday for lunch and dinner, and Saturday and Sunday for Brunch. Call (843) 785-YARD (9273) or online at www.hhbackyard.com.

AUNT CHILADAS EASY STREET

Located at 69 Pope Avenue. With a tag line of “Not your everyday Mexican” one can only imagine what a familyfriendly, fun restaurant Aunt Chilada’s is to both locals and visitors alike! Located on the south-end of Hilton Head, visit Aunt Chilada’s for fresh margaritas, fajitas, and even crab legs! The huge, covered outdoor patio is perfect for all gatherings. Open seven days a week. Live music on the patio nightly (in season - weather permitting). A member of the Coastal Restaurants and Bars family of restaurants. Call (843) 785-7700 or visit auntchiladashhi.com. #auntchiladashhi.

BIG BAMBOO

Located upstairs at Coligny Plaza, Oceanside. The Island’s finest selection of imported and microbrewed draft beer in a unique 1940’s themed bar. Awesome happy hour with Margarita Madness, $3 appetizer menu and many other specials. Live music daily March thru October. Call for late night entertainment schedule. Full menu available. Open from 11:30 a.m. until late, Monday thru Saturday. Call (843) 686-3443.

BIG JIM’S BBQ, BURGERS & PIZZA

Located at the Robert Trent Jones Golf Course in Palmetto Dunes. Big Jim’s offers a relaxed dining option for families, golfers and Hilton Head Island residents and visitors alike. Enjoy big screen TVs and expanded outdoor seating overlooking the Jones course - the perfect place to watch all of your favorite sports year-round! Big Jim’s is open 7 days a week for breakfast, lunch and dinner serving signature Southern dishes, including BBQ, gourmet burgers and grilled pizza plus homemade soups, salads, seafood, steaks and fall-off-the-bone ribs. Big Jim’s offers a kid’s menu, wine and beer menu, takeout orders and catering. Enjoy Happy Hour weekdays from 4 - 7 p.m. Call (843) 785-1165 for more information.

THE BOARDROOM

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hours on the Island with happy hour from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. daily. Be sure to follow The Boardroom on Facebook and Instagram to always stay up-to-date on the latest bands, events and specials at this local spot. 21 and over after 10 p.m. Open 5 p.m. - 2 a.m. nightly. Call (843) 363-6636 or visit theboardroomlive.com. #theboardroomhhi.

BRITISH OPEN PUB

Located in The Village at Wexford and Sheridan Park in Bluffton. Hilton Head’s first true golfer’s pub featuring the only bar by Titleist. A wide selection of beers, ales, stouts and wines from around the world. Awesome appetizer selections, brilliant martini list and full menu available. Blarney is invited, singing encouraged and good humor admired. Happy hour daily from 4 until 7 p.m. Open daily from 11 a.m until late. Brunch served Saturday 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. and Sunday 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. Call (843) 686-6736 or Bluffton (843) 815-6736.

CAPTAIN JOHN’S GALLEY AT THE SALTY DOG CAFE

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Enjoy spectacular views of Braddock’s Cove while selecting from steamed oysters, shrimp, crab legs and more. Full bar available and the frozen drinks are made with fresh fruit. Happy hour from 4 until 6 p.m. Call (843) 671-CAFE (2233) for seasonal hours.

CAPTAIN WOODY’S

Located at 6 Target Road on Hilton Head and in Bluffton at the Calhoun Street Promenade. A local favorite for over 35 years for fresh seafood and fine beverages. Great signature sandwiches (Grouper Melt & Po Boy’s), oysters, crab legs, shrimp and scallops served with your favorite beer, wine or cocktail. Happy Hour from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. daily with great prices. Fantastic outdoor deck and bar. Open daily from 11 a.m. until late, food available until 10 p.m. Call (843) 785-2400 or (843) 757-6222 or online at www.captainwoodys.com.

CAROLINA CRAB COMPANY

Located in Palmetto Bay Marina, just off Helmsman Way. With a pet-friendly patio and bar as well as indoor dining, Carolina Crab Company offers an array of fresh seafood, burgers, crab legs, Lowcountry boil and daily Chef specials. Open seven days a week from 11:30 a.m. Happy hour daily at the bars (only) from 4 - 7 p.m. A member of the Coastal Restaurants and Bars family of restaurants. Call (843) 842-2016 or visit carolinacrabco.com. #carolinacrabco.

CATCH 22 FRESH SEAFOOD & GRILL

Located at 37 New Orleans Road in Orleans Plaza. The choice for some of the Island’s best Happy Hour Deals from 5:00 – 6:30. Relax in a comfortable and friendly atmosphere with great discounts on appetizers, beer, wine & liquor. Reservations suggested for our At the Bar Dinner and Wine Special from 5:00 to 8:00 Saturday, Sunday & Monday evenings. Enjoy ½ price bottle of wine (under $100) with 2 Regular Entrees. Martini Madness on Wednesday & Thursday from 5:00-6:30 with $4.75 Gin & Vodka Martinis. Dinner from 5 nightly. Call (843) 785-6261 or visit Catch22hhi.com for Reservations, Menus and Seasonal Promotional Details.

CHARBAR CO

Located in Park Plaza right outside Sea Pines Plantation on Hilton Head. A local favorite serving award winning gourmet burgers, sandwiches, salads and more! We feature specialty craft beers on tap, niche wines, two full service bars, and a lounge equipped with a music collection spanning the decades in a fun indoor/outdoor environment. Voted Hilton Head Island “People’s Choice Best Burger”, 1st Place Winner of Burgers & Brews 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 & 2017! Enjoy our large outdoor patio with flatscreens, fireplace and the only outdoor bar in Park Plaza! Happy Hour specials daily from 4-7 p.m.! Live music nightly! Call (843) 785-CHAR (2427) or visit us online at www.Facebook.com/CharbarCo!

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CHARLIE’S L’ETOILE VERTE

CQ’S RESTAURANT

CHOW DADDY’S

CRANE’S TAVERN STEAKHOUSE & SEAFOOD

Located at 8 New Orleans Rd., just off Hwy. 278. Casual yet sophisticated atmosphere. Relax on the leather couch or sit at the bar with Jeff and try one of his famous real chocolate martinis or one of his other unique concoctions. Full bar, extensive wine and beer offerings, and happy hour specials including half price wines by the glass, from 5 until 7 p.m. Select bar menu and full dinner menu available at the bar. Open Monday thru Saturday. Call (843) 785-9277 or check us out online at www.charliesgreenstar.com.

Located at 14B Executive Park Road, just off Pope Avenue and Belfair Towne Village in Bluffton. One of the island’s newest and most creative restaurants is the perfect place for delicious and healthy food, fine cocktails and good times. Choose from an extensive selection of beer and ales, creative cocktails, delicious martinis and fine wines. Happy hour is available daily from 4 to 6 p.m. Offering live entertainment on selected evenings, please call for schedule. Open 7 days a week for lunch and dinner from 11:30 a.m. until 10:00 p.m. Outdoor seating and ping pong available on our terrace. Call (843) 842-CHOW (2469) or (843) 757-CHOW (2469) or online at www.chowdaddys.com.

Tucked under the oaks in Harbour Town, CQ’s signature dishes embody Executive Chef, Jimmy Corbett’s passion for the best produce and cuisine from the Lowcountry bounty. Guests can gather at the bar and lounge to enjoy tasting dishes and shareable small plates. The exceptional wine list includes a variety of wines selected specifically with the menu in mind. Open nightly 5 to 9 p.m. Reservations accepted. Call (843) 671-2779 or visit CQsRestaurant.com for complete menus or to make reservations.

Located at 26 New Orleans Rd. Relax around our antique Old English bar and enjoy a cocktail, appetizer, sandwich or full meal. Select from our extensive wine and liquor list, true classic cocktails, infused martinis, aged scotches and small batch bourbons. Great bar menu and happy hour from 4 to 6 p.m. daily. A family tradition of excellence in quality and value for over 100 years. Serving dinner daily from 5 p.m. Call (843) 341-2333.

THE CRAZY CRAB

Two great waterfront locations- South end in Harbour Town in Sea Pines and North end Hwy. 278 overlooking Jarvis Creek. The “Islander’s place for fresh seafood for over 30 years,” The Crazy Crab restaurants are a must-visit for those enjoying all

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Hilton Head has to offer. Fresh local seafood is prepared any way you wish – broiled, fried, steamed, blackened, etc. Gluten free and vegan options also available. Open seven days a week. Brunch at Harbour Town served Sundays from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. Outdoor patio bar open seasonally (Hwy. 278 location). Call (843) 363-2722 (Harbour Town), (843) 681-5021 (Jarvis Creek) or visit thecrazycrab.com. #crazycrabhhi.

ELA’S ON THE WATER

Located at One Shelter Cove Lane. Featured in Bon Appetit and winner of numerous Open Table awards, Ela’s offers fresh catch seafood and prime cut steaks of the highest quality, all prepared by our culinary team of experts and complimented by an extensive boutique wine selection. Known for the best water views on the island, we have a casual intimate interior, wrap around dining patio exterior and nightly entertainment. Private parties, rehearsal dinners and special events welcome. Open for lunch Monday thru Friday, 11 a.m. until 2 p.m., Sunday Brunch from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. and dinner nightly from 5 p.m. Reservations recommended. Call (843) 785-3030 or online at www.elasgrille.com.

FISHCAMP ON BROAD CREEK

Located at 11 Simmons Road, mid-island on Broad Creek. Fishcamp is Hilton Head’s favorite casual waterfront dining destination. Enjoy live music and nightlife most evenings along with, seafood, steaks and more in a chic, backyard, fish camp style setting. Challenge friends to a game of bocce on the bocce court, ladder golf, jenga, or simply enjoy the fire pit and sunset views. Try craft cocktails such as the Marina Margarita, the Bulleit Bloody and Zai Tai to add flavor to your night. Large, pet-friendly patio and bar (heated on cool nights). Happy hour at the outdoor bar and high-top tables from 4 - 6 p.m. daily. Lunch daily from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. Sunday brunch from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. (Sundays only). Bar menu available starting at 3 p.m., dinner service beginning at 5 p.m., bar open until midnight. Call (843) 842-2267 for reservations. View full menus at fishcamphhi.com. #fishcamphhi.

FLATBREAD GRILL

Located at Coligny Circle oceanside in the Beach Market Center. This upscale casual dining sensation is sure to be a favorite of both visitors and locals. Choose from Neopolitan pizza, fresh pasta, gourmet salads, or hearty sandwiches all cooked in our open hearth oven. Catch your favorite sporting event on one of our HD TV’s. Enjoy Happy Hour from 4 - 6 :30 p.m. featuring $4 cocktails, beer and wine and $3 appetizers. Take-out available. Open daily from 11:30 a.m. for lunch and dinner. Call (843) 341-2225 or online at www.flatbreadgrillhhi.com.

THE FROSTY FROG CAFÉ

Located in Coligny Plaza. A comfortable, casual atmosphere offering a “web-footed lickin” menu and an enormous amount of frozen daiquiris by the glass or by the gallon. Outside 62

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seating with retractable roof, fire pit, beach area and tiki bar. Live music nightly. Black angus burger, crab cakes, pizza, prime rib sandwich, salads, subs, wraps, appetizers and of course fried frog legs. 28 HD TV’s for great sports viewing as well as a kid’s menu. Open for lunch and dinner daily from 11 a.m. Call (843) 686-FROG (3764) or online at www.frostyfrog.com.

GUSTO RISTORANTE

Located mid island at the Fresh Market Plaza, Gusto Ristorante is an upscale Northern Italian Restaurant bringing the authentic flavors of Rome to Hilton Head. Enjoy dining in a beautiful Tuscan setting or al fresco on the garden patio. Full bar and extensive wine list available. Gusto offers dinner Sunday and Tuesday thru Thursday from 4 until 9 p.m. and Friday and Saturday from 4 p.m. until 10 p.m. Sunday Brunch from 10 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. Call (843) 802-2424 or visit gustohiltonhead.com for more information.

HOLY TEQUILA

Located in Park Plaza, the Holy Tequila taqueria blends gourmet tacos with American flavors, Mexican street food and tequila in an eclectic atmosphere! Prepare your senses for a fusion of flavors that reaches into the heart of Mexico! Holy Tequila combines an open kitchen with indoor/outdoor dining and a dynamic bar to create a high energy fiesta! We serve gourmet tacos, quesadillas, and smalls plates with a full bar offering over 40 kinds of premium tequilas and live music at night. The cuisine is modern, fun and uninhibited, just like our guests! The restaurant is open 12 p.m. to 11 p.m. daily with happy hour specials from 4-7 p.m.! Call us at (843) 681-TACO (8226) or visit us online at www.Facebook. com/HolyTequila!

HUDSON’S SEAFOOD HOUSE ON THE DOCKS

Located on the Intracoastal Waterway off Squire Pope Rd. With 50 years of casual dining experience and spectacular views of the Intracoastal Waterway, Hudson’s is an island icon. Featuring the freshest, local seafood in the area as well as pasta, steaks, chicken and more. Enjoy beer, wine or specialty cocktails in the Oyster Bar or while watching the sunset on the deck bar. Featured in The Wall Street Journal, USA Today and Bon Appétit. Open daily at 11 a.m. Call (843) 681-2772.

THE JAZZ CORNER

Located in the “corner” of The Village at Wexford. One of the top “100 Great Jazz Rooms” in the world, Downbeat Magazine 2011-2018. Our intimate, elegant atmosphere is the perfect setting to enjoy an evening of world-class entertainment enhanced by our innovative southern flavors menu and impeccable service. The Jazz Corner offers a signature martini menu, extensive wine list, full bar and late-night menu. Open nightly from 6 p.m. Reservations are recommended. Call (843) 842-8620 or check us out online at www.thejazzcorner.com.


LUCKY ROOSTER KITCHEN & BAR

Located at 841 William Hilton Parkway in South Island Square. An American Bistro with southern soul serves seasonal inspired food with local beers, craft cocktails and an esoteric wine list. Our menu is constantly changing and evolving with seasons, tides, weather and our inspirations. Dine inside or outside on our patio. A healthy children’s menu is also available. Call for hours (843) 681-3474 or online at www.luckyroosterhhi.com.

MELLOW MUSHROOM

Located in Park Plaza on Hilton Head and at 878 Fording Island Rd. in Bluffton. A fun and lively place with great food, beer and service. Over twenty-four beers on tap, fifty more by bottle and a full bar all in a comfortable and casual setting. Specializing in great pizza and calzones, monumental hoagies and fresh salads. Plenty of TVs to view your favorite teams. Win prizes at live team trivia Wednesday nights (HHI) at 9 p.m. (Tuesday’s at 9 p.m. in Bluffton). Happy Hour from 3 until 6 p.m. everyday. Open daily from 11 a.m. Call (843) 686-2474 (HHI) or (843) 706-0800 (B-Town).

OLD FORT PUB

Located at 63 Skull Creek Drive on the Intra-coastal Waterway, Old Fort Pub showcases unrivaled nightly sunsets & award winning cuisine! Guests enjoy a wide variety of “New Southern” favorites inspired with influences from around the globe. Serving Sunday Brunch 11-2 p.m., Bar opens at 4 p.m. daily and dinner is served nightly 5-9 p.m. Early Bird dining is served from 5-5:30. Outdoor dining available. Call (843) 681-2386 or visit OldFortPub.com for a complete menu or to make reservations.

OMBRA CUCINA ITALIANA

Located in the Village at Wexford. Enjoy authentic classical Italian cuisine prepared daily by Chef Michael Cirafesi who has been awarded Hilton Head’s Best Chef for five yours in a row. Relax at the elegant, yet casual bar and enjoy a brilliant array of wines from every region in Italy. A large selection of Italian specialty cocktails, aperitifs, digestivos, homemade limoncello and grappa are also available. Open nightly from 4:30 until close. Call (843) 842-5505 or visit us online at www.ombrahhi.com.

REDFISH

On the corner of Palmetto Bay Rd. and Archer Rd. Serving Innovative Cuisine in a unique and inviting atmosphere. Our unique bar and retail wine shop offers a contemporary, yet casual atmosphere for the wine connoisseur. Over 1,000 hand-selected wines from all over the world are available as well as a full bar selection. The wine shop is open Monday thru Saturday at 10 a.m. Dinner is available daily from 5 to 10 p.m. Call (843) 686-3388 or online at www.redfishofhiltonhead.com.

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REILLEY’S GRILL AND BAR

Located in Reilley’s Plaza, just off Sea Pines Circle. Serving up delicious steaks, seafood, pasta and sandwiches on Hilton Head Island for over 35 years. With a sophisticated warm ambiance, the family-friendly atmosphere will have your family dining with the Reilley family again and again. Dine indoors or outside on the deck. Enjoy nightly dinner specials with family, or toasting to the good life with mimosas and Sunday brunch. Lunch and dinner served seven days a week. Happy Hour from 4 until 7 p.m. at both the outdoor patio bar and indoor bar. Take-out and kids menus available. Call (843) 842-4414 for reservations or visit reilleyshiltonhead.com. Bar open until 2 a.m. Visit Facebook for event information. #reilleyshhi.

REILLEY’S NORTH END PUB

Located in Port Royal Plaza. The sister restaurant of Reilley’s Grill & Bar (located on the south end), Reilley’s North End Pub has been serving up delicious steaks, seafood, pasta and sandwiches on Hilton Head for over 30 years. With a sophisticated warm ambiance, Reilley’s is reminiscent of a true Boston pub. Experience the family-friendly atmosphere for some local fun and Tuesday Trivia. Enjoy nightly dinner specials with family, or toasting to the good life with mimosas and Sunday Brunch. Lunch and dinner served seven days a week. Happy hour daily from 4 until 7p.m. at the bar. Bar Open 11:30 a.m. - late. Take-out available. Call (843) 681-4153 for reservations or visit reilleysnorth.com. #reilleysnorth.

ROCKFISH SEAFOOD AND STEAKS @BOMBORAS

Located a at 5 Lagoon Road across from Coligny near the beach. New and very generous Happy Hour from 4 - 6 p.m. daily including, but not limiting to 75 cent fresh oysters, 40 cent peel n eat shrimp, $15.95 1 lbs snow crab legs, 1/2 price select appetizers, $2 domestic drafts and more! Happy Hour prices are subject to change. Featuring a fun and inviting indoor or outdoor dining experience. Extensive craft draft list, wine and creative cocktails. Open for lunch, happy hour and dinner 7 days a week. Call (843) 689-2662 or visit online at rockfishhhi.com.

THE SALTY DOG CAFE

Located at South Beach Marina in Sea Pines. Great food, frozen drinks and live entertainment from the island’s favorite outdoor cafe. Enjoy beautiful waterfront views overlooking Braddock’s Cove in a fun and casual atmosphere. Happy Hour daily with a full menu available, plus an outdoor cookout, Salty Dog Ice Cream and Jake’s Pizza during the season. Call (843) 671-CAFE (2233) for seasonal hours.

THE SANDBAR

New restaurant located in historic Coligny Plaza at 101 Pope Ave., just steps from the beach. The Sandbar is an ideal setting to enjoy late afternoon Happy Hour and evening outdoor entertainment. Serving up your favorite island cocktails along with a great selection of local beers on tap. Also enjoy our 64

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outdoor grill featuring guest chefs and international treats. Hours are 11:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m. with Happy Hour from 4-6 p.m. (843) 342-SAND (7263).

SANTA FE CAFÉ

Located at 807 William Hilton Parkway near the entrance to Palmetto Dunes. Capturing the spirit of New Mexico in an elegant yet casual, cozy atmosphere. Our outdoor rooftop cantina is the perfect setting for one of our famous margaritas, sangrias or an imported beer. Enjoy Happy Hour daily from 5 until 7 p.m. and live entertainment Tuesday thru Saturday and first Sunday of every month. Open Daily for dinner from 5 p.m., and lunch Monday thru Friday from 11:30 a.m. until 2 p.m. Call (843) 785-3838 or www.santafehhi.com.

STREET MEET

Located in Port Royal Plaza near BILO. Relax in our newly expanded American style tavern and enjoy our wide selection of beer, wine, and full bar libations. Join us for happy hour from 4 until 7 p.m. featuring daily drink specials. Serving our full menu til midnight nightly. DirecTV programming for your team and home of the Hilton Head Brown’s Backers club. Acoustic Mayhem plays on the patio, every Tuesday from 6 - 9 p.m. Open daily from 11:30 a.m. until midnight. Call (843) 842-2570 or online at www.streetmeethhi.com.

TRATTORIA DIVINA

Located in Park Plaza right outside Sea Pines Main Gate. Our atmosphere captures that artistically cozy “Local Italian Place”. Come in and sit by our unique hand painted bar while enjoying a signature cocktail, glass of wine or dinner. Open 7 nights a week; 5:00 pm until. Walk-ins welcomed: Reservations recommended. Call (843) 686-4442 www.trattoriadivina.com.

TRUFFLES CAFE

Located in Sea Pines Center and Belfair Towne Village in Bluffton. Delicious home-made soups, fabulous salads, sandwiches, burgers, pasta and fresh seafood. Casual cafés dining in a friendly and upscale atsmophere featuring the freshest food and finest service for over 30 years. Full bar and fine wines available by the glass or bottle. Don’t forget to try one of our outrageous desserts. Outside seating available. Serving lunch and dinner daily 7 days a week from 11:30 a.m. - 10 p.m. Call (843) 671-6136 or 815-5551 or go to www. trufflescafe.com to make reservations.

THE WRECK OF THE SALTY DOG

Located at South Beach Marina in Sea Pines. Enjoy a casual and fun atmosphere in the same spirit as The Salty Dog Cafe. Serving a full bar with excellent food and waterfront view overlooking South Beach Marina and Braddock’s Cove, The Wreck offers excellent Happy Hour drink and appetizer specials. Available for private parties. Call (843) 671-SEAS (7327) for seasonal hours.


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DELISHEEYO

Located at 32 Palmetto Bay Rd. in The Village Exchange. The Island’s health food kitchen features organic juices, smoothees, salads, wraps, bowls and healthy snacks. Offering food that makes you feel good, choose from raw, vegan or gluten free options. Open Monday thru Saturday from 8 a.m. until 6 p.m., Sunday from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Call (843) 785-3633 or online at www.delisheeyo.com.

ISLAND FUDGE SHOPPE

Located in Coligny Plaza. The best homemade confections anywhere. Offering16 flavors of fudge made fresh daily, 8 flavors of saltwater taffy and a large variety of hand dipped chocolates sure to please even the sweetest tooth. Gift baskets and shipping available. Locally owned and operated. Senior citizens receive a 10% off discount. Call (843) 842-4280 for more information or check us out online at www.islandfudge.com.

PIGGLY WIGGLY

Located at 1 North Forest Beach in Coligny Plaza, near the beach. A full service grocery offering fresh seafood, full deli, beach accessories, beer, wine and our famous Piggly Wiggly T-shirts. Locally owned and operated for over forty years. Call (843) 785-3881 or online at www. pigglywigglycoligny.com.

TOBACCO ROAD

Located at 119 Arrow Road, Suite B. An impressive array of cigars, perfect humidification and a well trained staff will meet all your needs. Hilton Head’s oldest smoke shop has catered to locals and tourists alike for over ten years. Offering a complete selection of fine cigars, domestic and imported cigarettes, and a comfortable smoking lounge in which to enjoy them. Open Monday thru Friday from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. Call (843) 341-6265 or online at www.hiltonheadcigars.com.

YELLOW CAB

The largest cab fleet on Hilton Head. All vehicles are radio dispatched, late model sedans or mini-vans. Serving all area airports. Service 7 days a week, 24 hours a day. Providing great service and comfortable air-conditioned transportation. Call (843) 686-6666.

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Neighborhood Outreach Connection Changing Lives in the Lowcountry BY RISA WILLIAMS MCMILLAN

With an innovative, grass-roots plan that penetrates individual neighborhoods, Neighborhood Outreach Connection (NOC) focuses on alleviating poverty and helping members of our community through education, health screening, and workforce developmental programs. The philosophy of Dr. Narendra Sharma, Founder and Chair of NOC is to “teach people how to fish” – that is to teach them to become independent and self-reliant. Through his vision, mission, and philosophy, NOC is penetrating neighborhoods across Beaufort County and Changing Lives in the Lowcountry. You can try to bury them in the sand, but these Beaufort County statistics are not going away: 20% of children under 18 live in poverty; 40% of our African-American and Hispanic students, which now account for 55% of our student population, experience an educational “achievement gap”; 80% of children under 4 live in low income neighborhoods with no access to Preschool learning. NOC is taking aim at these stats and wiping them away one individual at a time. When NOC started up in 2008, they had five children enrolled in their 1st Learning Center at the Oaks Apartments on Hilton Head. NOC, a 501(c)(3) non-profit, now has 6 centers and works with over 500 children. Their formula is unique as they make it easy access for those in need. “We establish ourselves in the neighborhood. We want to connect with them, listen to them, and get them involved. We knock on doors. We want to create opportunities for them – pathways,” explained Sharma. “When we opened our first center in The Oaks, we bought 3 apartments. We got them involved right away. Here we had the best brick layers, the best plumbers, the best electricians. We gave them the materials and they did the work. We respect them. Most organizations go into something like this with a materialistic approach. You cannot combat poverty that way. They need resources and support. They want dignity and respect. We give these families a solid foundation. A Victory for us is not only kids doing well in school, but a neighborhood no longer needing our services. We have cut down from 3 apartments at the Oaks to 2 now – that is a Victory!” Before ‘retiring’ to Hilton Head, Dr. Sharma worked as an economist at Word Bank for over 30 years, traveling the world and witnessing everything from affluence to poverty. He met people along the way like Mother Teresa who inspired him to have a sense of mission and core values and to make a difference in the lives of people. When he moved here, he discovered that his perception of the Island as a wealthy retiree community was 66

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wrong. “Hilton Head does a good job of hiding its poverty,” he commented. He saw crime-ridden neighborhoods where the families had no sense of belonging, poor nutrition, no health care, substandard living conditions, and the children had poor grades and high drop-out rates. He wanted to help -- knew he could help -- and thus the birth of NOC. NOC has had its share of challenges along the way whether it is political or economic. Take Cordillo Apartments where they were forced out of the complex last year. Fortunately, NOC partners with other organizations like St. Luke’s who came up with a solution and opened up their fellowship hall to the displaced Cordillo children. “There are forces that want to push the working class out. Where will these people go? What are you going to do without a work force with 3 million visitors every year?” said Sharma. NOC concentrates on three areas: education targeting children, Health Screening, and Work-Force development for adults. Their centers are open in the afternoons for Pre-K through 8th graders and everything is free. NOC provides teachers, tutors, and all the latest technology tools. Their adult classes are in the evenings. They partner with other organizations to bring the education and resources that these communities need. “We are a catalyst to bring in other service providers,” explained Sharma. For example, the schools provide certified teachers that run the after school programs, while DHEC and Volunteers in Medicine provide mobile units for health screenings, and the town is supporting their work-force development programs. Dr. Sharma’s vision of NOC has been so successful that he has received numerous recognitions and awards and written about in articles in The New York Times. His long term goals include taking this blue-print and introducing it into other neighborhoods in South Carolina and nationally. “We have achieved our milestones in a cost effective manner with very low overhead,” he said. With their growth, they are now able to hire for new key positions to take them to the next level like Daniel McKeown as Director of Development and Marketing and Corbin Stripling, Field Director responsible for all the learning centers. How can you help NOC? Volunteer, Monetary Donations, and in-kind donations like snacks are always needed. High schoolers can volunteer and receive community services hours. For more information about NOC and their programs or to sign up to volunteer or donate, visit them on Facebook or their website, www.noc-sc.org.


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A LOWCOUNTRY BACKYARD - menu pg. 20 American/Southern • BR/L/D/N (843) 785-YARD (9273)

CHOW DADDY’S - menu pg. 7 American • L/D/N (843) 842-CHOW (2469) or (843) 757-CHOW (2469)

AMIGO’S CAFÉ Y CANTINA - menu pg. 27 Mexican • L/D (843) 785-TACO (8226)

CRANE’S TAVERN STEAKHOUSE & SEAFOOD - menu pg. 39 Steak/Seafood • D/N (843) 341-2333

AUNT CHILADAS EASY STREET CAFE - menu pg. 26 Mexican • BR/L/D/N THE CRAZY CRAB - menu pg. 29 (843) 785-7700 Seafood • BR/L/D/N (843) 363-2722 or (843) 681-5021 THE BIG BAMBOO - menu pg. 15 DELISHEEYO - menu pg. 12 American/Seafood • L/D/N American/Health • B/L (843) 686-3443 (843) 785-3633 BRITISH OPEN PUB - menu pg. 9 THE DRYDOCK SEAFOOD American/British • BR/L/D/N GRILL & SPIRITS - menu pg. 18 (843) 686-6736 or (843) 815-6736 American/Seafood • L/D/N (843) 842-9775 CAPTAIN WOODY’S - menu pg. 35 Seafood • BR/L/D/N ELA’S ON THE WATER - menu pg. 37 (843) 785-2400 or (843) 757-6222 Seafood • BR/L/D/N (843) 785-3030 CAROLINA CRAB COMPANY - menu pg. 30 Seafood • L/D/N FLATBREAD GRILL - menu pg. 13 (843) 842-2016 American/Italian • L/D/N (843) 341-2225 CHARBAR CO - menu pg. 5 American • L/D/N (843) 785-CHAR (2427)

CHARLIE’S L’ETOILE VERTE - menu pg. 17 American/Seafood • L/D/N (843) 785-9277 M2

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FISHCAMP ON BROAD CREEK - menu pg. 31 Seafood • BR/L/D/N (843) 842-CAMP (2267)

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—————— TASTE MENU GUIDE CONTENTS —————— THE FROSTY FROG CAFÉ - menu pg. 4 American • L/D/N (843) 686-FROG (3764)

REILLEY’S GRILL & BAR - menu pg. 19 American/Seafood • BR/L/D/N (843) 842-4414 or (843) 681-4153

GUSTO RISTORANTE - menu pg. 25 Italian • D/N (843) 802-2424

ROCKFISH SEAFOOD & STEAKS @BOMBORAS - menu pg. 16 American/Seafood • L/D/N (843) 689-2662

HOLY TEQUILA - menu pg. 28 Mexican • BR/L/D/N (843) 681-TACO (8226) HUDSON’S SEAFOOD HOUSE ON THE DOCKS - menu pg. 34 Seafood • BR/L/D/N (843) 681-2772

THE SANDBAR - menu pg. 21 Caribbean/American • L/D/N (843) 342-SAND (7263) SANTA FE CAFÉ - menu pg. 38 Southwestern • L/D/N (843) 785-3838

KENNY B’S CAJUN SEAFOOD HUT - menu pg. 10 American/Cajun • B/BR/L/D (843) 785-3315

SKILLETS CAFE - menu pg. 14 American/Seafood • B/L/D (843) 785-3131

MICHAEL ANTHONY’S - menu pg. 23 Italian • D/N (843) 785-6272

STELLINI ITALIAN RESTAURANT - menu pg. 22 Italian • D (843) 785-7006

THE OLD OYSTER FACTORY - menu pg. 32 Seafood • D/N (843) 681-6040

STREET MEET - menu pg. 8 American • L/D/N (843) 842-2570

OMBRA - menu pg. 24 Italian • D/N (843) 842-5505

SUNSET GRILLE - menu pg. 36 Seafood • BR/L/D (843) 689-6744

PALMETTO BAY SUNRISE CAFE - menu pg. 11 American/Breakfast • B/L (843) 686-3232

TRUFFLES CAFE - menu pg. 6 American • BR/L/D/N (843) 671-6136 or (843) 815-5551

THE PEARL KITCHEN & BAR - menu pg. 40 Seafood • L/D (843) 757-5511 REDFISH - menu pg. 33 Seafood • L/D/N (843) 686-3388 B=Breakfast/BR=Brunch/L=Lunch/D=Dinner/N=Nightlife

ABOUT THE COVER The Osso Bucco from Gusto Ristorante. Photography by Rob Kaufman.

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Prada’s Cocktail Shrimp .......................... $9.99 Andrew’s BBQ Skewered Shrimp ........... $9.99 ..................... Bacon Wrapped $10.99 PT’s Crab Legs 1 Lbs. / 2 Lbs. .....Market Price Sammy’s Peel & Eat Shrimp ½ Lbs. / 1 Lbs. ..............................Market Price Jeremy’s Ahi Tuna .................................. $10.99 Landon’s Calamari ................................. $10.99 Erika’s Lump Crab Cake ........................ $10.99 Alex’s Fish Taco’s..... $10.99 / Mahi $2.99 extra Grouper ................Market Price Clem’s BBQ Shrimp Taco’s..................... $11.99 ..................... Bacon Wrapped $12.99 Becky’s Ahi Tuna Taco’s ......................... $13.99 Geneve’s Grouper Fingers ..................... $10.99 Frosty’s Frog Legs .................................... $9.99 Lankin’s Pot Stickers ............................... $7.49

Dawn’s House Salad ................................$6.99 Julius Caesar’s Salad...............................$6.99 .......................................add chicken for $5.00 Ally’s Grilled BBQ Shrimp Salad ............$11.99 .................................................../Bacon $12.99 Nee-Nee’s Grilled Mahi Salad.................$13.99 Julie’s Grilled Chicken Salad..................$11.99 Reiley’s Grilled BBQ Chicken Salad .......$11.99 Alyssa’s So-Co Chicken Salad...............$11.99 Derek’s Albacore Tuna Salad..................$11.99 Christy’s Chicken Walnut Salad ............$11.99 Flanders’ Smoked Turkey Bacon Salad .$11.99 Jayce’s Grilled Grouper Salad..... Market price

Michelle’s Caprese Salad......................... $8.99 Olivia’s Wings.................(8) $8.99 / (12) $12.99 Manuel’s Chips & Salsa............................ $4.99 Abby’s Cheese Stix................................... $7.49 Mia’s Chicken Strip Basket...................... $9.99 Katy-Leigh’s Combo Boat....................... $11.99 Jason’s Poppers ....................................... $7.49 Betts’ Pimento Cheese Dip....................... $6.99 Justine & Nikola’s Garlic Knots...........(3) $4.69 .............................................................(5) $6.89 JJ’s Garlic Bread....................................... $3.49 Bennett’s Cheesy Bread .......................... $4.89 Brynn’s Pizza Sub..................................... $4.99

Walker’s Grilled Chicken Caesar...... $10.99 Harry’s BBQ Chicken........................ $10.99 Allison’s Tuna Salad.......................... $10.99 Brooke’s Turkey Bacon Club............ $10.99 Wendi’s Chicken Walnut Salad ........ $10.99

Scullyís Sandwiches: RSA’s Grilled Mahi Sandwich.......... $13.99 Patrick’s Grilled Grouper........ Market price Jackson’s Caprese Chicken ............ $10.99 Carol’s Burger ................................... $9.99 Sean’s Buff-wic................................ $10.99 Captain Ed’s Prime Rib....................... 12.99 Angie’s Tuna Melt............................. $10.99 Billy’s Teriyaki Chicken.................... $10.99 Rachael’s Crab Cake Sandwich ...... $12.49 Denny’s Beef Bologna ........................ $8.99 Tianna’s Applewood Bacon BLT ........ $9.99 Jamie’s Sorta Chicken Philly............ $11.99 Rusty’s Fish and Chips..................... $11.99 DP’s Smoked Turkey Club ................ $10.99

Sm. N/A Frosty $5 • Med. N/A Frosty $6 • Lg. N/A Frosty $7 Strawberry N/A • Pina Colada N/A • Tidal Wave N/A Sm. Frosty 16 oz $8 • Med. Frosty 24 oz $10 • Lg. Frosty 32 oz $13.75 Strawberry • Pina Colada • Sex on the Peach • Rum Runner Hurricane • Margarita • Jump Start • Banana Cream Strawberry Shortcake • Orange Crush • White Russian Wicked Apple • Strawberry Kiwi • Crowd Pleaser Southern Lemonade • Grape Danger • Fruitloop Jungle Juice • Dirty Monkey • Pond Water • Tropical Thunder Creamsicle • Tropicolada • Peppermint Patty • Peach Froze’

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Westley’s ¼ Lb. Hot Dog ..................$5.49 Elsie’s Peanut Butter & Jelly............$5.39 Aiden’s Chicken Strips.....................$5.89 Evie’s Grilled Cheese .......................$5.49 Brett’s Basket of French Fries .........$3.49 Calypso Kids crab legs (1/2 lb) ........................market price

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STARTERS

FRIED MAC & CHEESE . . . . . . . . . . . . $8 ONION DIP & HAND CUT CHIPS . . . . $7 CHARBAR CHEESE FRIES . . . . . . . . $12 THE WING SAMPLER . . . . . $8/$14/$19 Teriyaki Kimchi Bourbon BBQ Buffalo Bleu Cheese Cajun Ranch

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SPECIALTY Signatures PA R K P L A CHICKEN BLT . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Z A - H I LT BURGERS ON

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WINE JAM WAGYU BURGER . . . . . . . $20

CHICKEN MELT . . H . . .E . A . .D . . . . . . . . .

DIRTY SOUTH BURGER . . . . .P . . . . . . . $15 PA R K

BBQ MAC & CHEESE SANDWICH . . $12

World Burger Championship Top 20 2017!

L AZA World Burger Championship Top 20 2014!

$11

BAJA CHICKEN WRAP . . . . . . . . . . . $11

- H ILTO N H E A DPHILLY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $12 DRUNKEN

BACKYARD BURGER . . . . . . . . . . . . $15 Bands, Burgers & Brews 2017

LOBSTER BLT ROLL . . . . . . . . . . . . . $MKT

CHAMP BURGER . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $13

Desserts

HHI Peoples Choice Best Burger!

THE ISLAND’S BEST, VOTED BY US! ICE CREAM SANDWICH SLIDERS . . . $9

BOURBON BBQ CHACHOS . . . . . . . . $12

GODDESS BURGER . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $15

FRIED GREEN TOMATOES . . . . . . . . . $8

CHARBAR BURGER . . . . . . . . . . . . . $11

Salads

VEGAN BURGER . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $14

GRAND MARNIER STRAWBERRY SHORTCAKE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $9

BLACK AND BLEU BURGER . . . . . . . $14

COOKIES & CREAM PIE . . . . . . . . . . . $8

THE AMERICAN SALAD . . . . . . . . . . $12 THE WEDGE SALAD . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $9

BOURBON RAISIN BREAD PUDDING . $9 VOTED TOP 16 BEST BURGERS IN THE WORLD! LIVE MUSIC DAILY 7-10PM CLASSIC DOUBLE CHEESE BURGER $15 Open from 1 1:30am until 10pm Daily • Call 843.785.CHAR • www.charbar.co

BUFFALO FRIED CHICKEN SALAD . $12

BREAKFAST BURGER . . . . . . . . . . . . $14

SOUTHWEST SALAD . . . . . . . . . . . . . $12

BLACKENED SHRIMP BURGER . . . . $14

Ask About our Milkshake of the Month

33 Office Park Rd • Suite 213 • Hilton Head Island, SC

Build Your Own

All sandwiches include your choice of side 1. Pick Your Protein Chicken (8.5) Plant Based Burger (8.5) Signature Beef Blend (10) Wagyu Beef Blend (15) Shrimp Burger (12)

2. Cheese Please (add $1)

3. Add Some Fixins

4. Pick Your Bun

Cheddar • Goat Cheese Swiss • American •Brie Bleu • Pepper Jack Provolone • Pimento

Lettuce • Tomato • Onion Jalapenos • Mushroom Pickles • Crispy Potato Roasted Veg • Egg (+$1) Bacon (+$1) • Avocado (+$1)

Pretzel • Texas Toast Focaccia • Salt & Pepper Lettuce Wrap • Brioche Gluten Free Roll (+$2)

VOTED TOP IN 16 THE BEST BURGERS THE WORLD! VOTED TOP 16 BEST BURGERS WORLD! LIVEIN MUSIC DAILY 7-10PM LIVE MUSIC DAILY HOUR DAILY 4:00 - 7:00PM Open from 1 1:30am until 10pm Daily• •HAPPY Call 843.785.CHAR • www.charbar.co 33from Office Park Rduntil • Suite 213Daily • Hilton Island, SC • www.charbar.co Open 11:30am 10pm • CallHead 843.785.CHAR

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FEATURING GUINESS, SMITHWICKS, BASS, HARP, STRONGBOW CIDER, BODDINGTONS, STELLA ARTOIS & YUENGLING

SATURDAY & SUNDAY BRUNCH

SATURDAY BRUNCH ~ 11 AM TO 2 PM SUNDAY BRUNCH ~ 9 AM TO 2 PM ENDLESS MIMOSA $4.99 ENDLESS BLOODY MARY $7.99 WATSON’S STEAK AND EGGS 5 OZ. ~ 11.99 9 OZ. ~ 16.99 EGGS FALDO (BENEDICT) 9.99 SMOKED SALMON BENEDICT 12.99 CALIFORNIA BENEDICT 10.59 CLUBHOUSE CLASSIC 7.99 PANCAKES 7.99 OLD TOM MORRIS OMELET 8.99 SEVE’S OMELET 9.49 SOUTHWESTERN OMELET 9.49 FRENCHIEST TOAST 8.99 HAZEL’S BREAKFAST BURGER 13.99 BELGIUM WAFFLE 8.99

SANDWEDGES

CORY’S CATCH 12.99 Pan seared or lightly dusted cod. ABERDEEN BURGER 10.99 8-oz. of 100% Certified Angus Beef ENGLISH DIP SANDWEDGE 11.99 Thinly sliced Certified Angus Beef GRILLED CHICKEN SANDWEDGE 9.99 Grilled chicken breast topped with sliced grilled portabella mushrooms, tomato and Havarti cheese. GRILLED VEGETABLE SANDWEDGE 9.99 WEXFORD REUBEN 9.59 Piled high with corned beef or turkey, sauerkraut, Swiss cheese and 1000 Island dressing, on rye bread. LOBSTER ROLL 14.99 Chunks of lobster, zesty remoulade, on toasted baguette.

FROM THE GREEN

HOUSE SALAD SM. 3.59 / LG. 5.99 Fresh spring mix, English cukes, tomatoes, and grated Cheddar. SEVE’S MEDITERRANEAN 8.99 Fresh Romaine, mixed greens, tomatoes, cucumbers, Kalamata olives, Feta cheese served with balsamic vinaigrette.With: Grilled Chicken ~ 12.99 Certified Angus Beef Sirloin * ~ 14.99 Grilled Shrimp ~ 14.99 Grilled Salmon * ~ 14.99

SARAZEN’S VEGGIE SALAD 10.99 Portabella mushroom, zucchini, squash and red pepper, marinated in balsamic vinaigrette, grilled and fanned over salad greens, cukes, tomatoes and shredded Parmesan. COBB SALAD 12.99 Fresh Romaine, diced chicken, avocado, tomatoes, crumbled blue cheese, bacon bits and cheddar cheese. Your choice of dressing. PUB’S LOBSTER SALAD 15.99 Fresh Romaine and spring mix, chunks of Lobster salad in a zesty remoulade, sliced avocado and topped with bacon and tomatoes. Served with balsamic vinaigrette. HOGAN’S BLACK & BLUE 14.99 Certified Angus BeefTM sirloin, rubbed in Cajun seasoning, then grilled and sliced over salad greens, tomatoes and cucumbers, topped with crumbled bleu cheese. Served with balsamic vinaigrette. With: Cajun Chicken ~12.99 Grilled Cajun Shrimp ~13.99 Grilled Cajun Salmon * ~14.99

CAESAR SALAD Fresh Romaine, Parmesan cheese, homemade croutons, and Caesar dressing. With: Grilled Chicken ~ 12.99 Grilled Shrimp ~ 14.99 Grilled Salmon * ~ 14.99

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TRADITIONAL BRITISH FARE CARNOUSTIE’S CHICKEN POT PIE 12.99 Tender breast meat, peas, carrots and celery in a white cream sauce covered with golden flaky puff pastry, served with side salad. ROYAL BIRKDALE’S STEAK & MUSHROOM PIE 14.99 Certified Angus BeefTM tenderloin tips and mushrooms simmered in natural gravy, over puff pastry, served with homemade mashed potatoes, gravy, and peas and carrots. ROYAL LIVERPOOL’S LIVER, BACON & ONIONS SM. ~ 12.99 Sautéed calves’ liver with bacon and onions, served with homemade mashed potatoes, LG. ~ 16.99 gravy, peas and carrots. TROON’S BANGERS & MASH 12.99 Traditional British sausage (3) topped with grilled peppers and onions. Served with homemade mashed potatoes, gravy, and baked beans. ROYAL LYTHAM BEEF COTTAGE PIE 12.99 Sautéed seasoned Certified Angus ground beef, peas and carrots topped with mashed potatoes and melted Cheddar cheese, served with sided salad and freshly baked bread. ST. ANDREWS FISH & CHIPS 14.99 The Best “This Side of the Pond.”The Signature Dish at the British Open. 9 oz. fresh cod loins dipped in lager batter then fried golden brown. Served with crispy chips and made-fresh-daily coleslaw and tartar sauce. St. Andrews 9 oz. portion with 3 Shrimp ~16.99 TURNBERRY SHRIMP AND CHIPS 17.99 Fresh shrimp dipped in lager batter then deep fried golden brown. Served with crispy chips and coleslaw.

THE PRESTWICK TABLE DINNER SPECIALS

Available from 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm 27.99 CERTIFIED ANGUS BEEFTM FILET MIGNON 8 oz. center cut filet, seasoned and grilled, Au Pouvre style topped with a Brandy cream peppercorn sauce. CERTIFIED ANGUS BEEF® RIB EYE 24.99 12 oz. center cut rib eye, seasoned and grilled to perfection. CHOPPED SIRLOIN 14.59 10 oz. Certified Angus Beef ™ chopped sirloin, topped with mushroom onion gravy. MUM’S MEATLOAF 15.99 A hearty cut of our homemade certified Angus ground beef and veal meatloaf, seasoned and topped with carmelized onion gravy. BABY BACK BBQ RIBS FULL RACK ~ 21.99 HALF RACK ~ 14.99 Our award-winning rack of tender BBQ Baby Back Ribs. BOP’S PUB STEAK 18.99 9 oz. Certified Angus Beef ™ center cut sirloin, seasoned and grilled to your liking. SEAFOOD PLATTER 21.99 Fresh New England cod loin, large sea scallops and gulf shrimp dipped in our lager batter, fried golden brown, served cocktail and tarter sauce (may be broiled upon request). ORANGE GLAZED SALMON 17.99 Fresh salmon, grilled, topped with Mandarin oranges, a touch of brown sugar and honey glaze. LOBSTER POT PIE 25.99 A crock full of lobster, seasoned with carrots and celery, baked in a Newburg sauce and topped with puff pastry. PECAN ENCRUSTED COD 17.99 Fresh 8 oz. center cut cod loin, encrusted with pecans and fresh ginger, oven baked and drizzled with a honey dijon glaze.

THE VILLAGE AT WEXFORD HILTON HEAD (843) 686-6736

SHERIDAN PARK IN BLUFFTON BLUFFTON (843) 815-6736.

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BREAKFAST FAVORITES

King Bacchus Breakfast Two eggs, bacon or sausage and 2 pancakes 10.50

with your choice of grits or skillet potatoes

Whistle Stop Benedict Two poached eggs on top of fried green tomatoes with Canadian bacon and hollandaise 9.50

Eggs Benedict Two poached eggs over Canadian bacon on a toasted English muffin drizzled with hollandaise 8.95

Crabcake Benedict Two poached eggs over crabcakes on a toasted English muffin with hollandaise 10.50

Breakfast Po-Boy Sandwich Scrambled eggs and cheese with your choice of ham,bacon,grilled shrimp, or sausage on crusty French bread 9.50

Jackson Square Breakfast Two eggs,

UGA’s Pregame Meal Fried gator over cheese grits with 2 biscuits and gravy 9.95

choice of bacon or sausage, & toast 7.95

Biscuits & Sausage Gravy (No grits or

Corned Beef Hash & Eggs Served with choice of toast 8.95

Breakfast Sandwich Egg with choice of

potatoes) 5.75

Breakfast Quiche 8.50 City of New Orleans Breakfast

ham, bacon or sausage on choice of white, wheat Cajun andouille, 2 eggs, potatoes or grits or rye bread or biscuit 7.50 Add cheese .49 with toast 9.50

PO-BOYS Our Po-boys are served “dressed” with lettuce, tomato, pickle chips, and remoulade sauce on our signature white French bread. All Po-boys are served with choice of fries, slaw, sweet thangs (sweet potato fries), red beans & rice, jambalaya or deli case salad

Whole Po-Boy 11.95 or

Shrimp

Tuesday thru Saturday, 8:30 a.m. until 9 p.m. Sunday, 8 a.m. until 9 p.m.

LUNCH/DINNER CAJUN FAVORITES All served with French bread and corn on the cob

Jambalaya

Smoked sausage, shrimp and chicken in a seasoned red creole sauce, sauteed with rice 10.95 (g)

Half Po-Boy and Cup of Soup Shrimp Creole Over white rice 12.50 (g) Shrimp Étouféé Over white rice, cooked (no side) 11.95

Circle Center, just off Pope Avenue (843) 785-3315

in a dark roux with onions, peppers, celery and garlic 11.95

Crawfish Parade Crawfish bisque, crawfish etoufee, fried crawfish, and crawfish pie 14.95 Red Beans & Rice Mondays special served everyday with grilled andouille sausage on the side and cornbread 8.95 (g) Bubbas Shrimp Boat Bubbas got shrimp gumbo, shrimp etoufee, shrimp creole, and fried shrimp 14.95

Crawfish Étouféé A southern favorite, slow simmered creole spices with onions, peppers, Vegbalaya Creole style vegetarian jambalaya Scallops Add 1.00 celery, and crawfish tails, served over white rice with grilled onion and peppers, mushrooms and (blackened, grilled, or fried) 12.95 spinach 10.50 (g) Fried Oysters • Fried Clam Strips Voodoo Pasta Shrimp, boudin sausage, Claiborne Street Casserole Blackened Fried Flounder • Fried Mississippi scallops, and crawfish with penne pasta in a beef tips with skillet grilled, onions, peppers, cajun Catfish • Chicken seasoned cream sauce 14.50 potatoes and smoked sausage 12.50 (g) (blackened, grilled, or fried) Shrimp & Grits With fried green tomaLafayette Low Country Boil Shrimp, toes, stone ground grits cooked til creamy, Cajun Buffalo Chicken smoke sausage, onions and peppers, potatoes, spices, parmesan cheese. No corn 13.95 (g) and crawfish served in a pot 13.95 (g) Smoked Sausage (served with grilled (blackened, grilled, or fried)

onions, peppers, and provolone)

Cajun Beef (served with grilled onions, mushrooms, and provolone)

Fried Gator • Fried Crawfish Andouille Sausage

(served with grilled onions, peppers, and provolone)

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Jean Lafittes Seafood au Gratin

Blackened shrimp & crawfish with sizzling cheese over grits and fried green tomato crust 14.50

Blackened Redfish Atchafalaya Redfish filet smothered with crawfish etoufee and served over rice 14.50

Taste of the Bayou Gumbo, jambalaya, shrimp etoufee, red beans and rice 14.95

Fried Catfish Atchafalaya

Fried catfish filet smothered with crawfish etoufee and served over white rice 13.95

Faitdodo Skillet (fay doe doe) Means all night party and this skillet dish is an all day party in your mouth with blackened shrimp, scallops and crawfish with smoked sausage mixed with onions and peppers and skillet potatoes 13.95 (g) Menu Items and Prices are subject to change.


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32 Palmetto Bay Rd. in The Village Exchange Open Monday thru Saturday from 8 a.m. until 6 p.m. Call (843) 785-3633

SMOOTHIES

8oz. / 12oz. / 20oz. Build It: choice of two fruits, froyo, mango nectar $4.50 / $5.50 / $7.75 Super-6: choice of two fruits, froyo, mango nectar, oats, almonds, chia, choice of superfood powder $5.50 / $7.00 / $8.75 Turbo-10: pineapple, kiwi, cinnamon apples, bee pollen, maca, spirulina, goji berries, cacao, froyo, mango nectar $6.00 / $7.75 / $9.75 Green Detox: kiwi, avocado, lime, ginger, pineapple, kale, parsley, celery, apple, lemon, froyo $6.00 / $7.75 / $9.75 Sunshine Cream: carrot, orange, pineapple, lemon, froyo $4.50 / $5.50 / $7.75

COLD DRINKS

WRAPS Small (8 in.) / Large (12 in.) Happy Wrap: avocado, mixed greens, carrots, Whole wheat or (GF) Rice paper beets, alfalfa sprouts, Fred’s Apple Cider So-Cal: carrots, avocado, cucumber, jack Vinaigrette $5.75 / $7.75 cheese, goji berries, sunflower seeds, alfalfa (add hummus, tofu egg, sprouted nut salad. sprouts, Fred’s Apple Cider Vinaigrette $1.50/$3.00) $7.75 / $10.25 Yom Roll: (one is a snack, two is a meal) Chill Island: hummus, mixed greens, tomato, avocado, carrots, beets, sautéed tofu, sweet pepper, onion, cucumber, Kalamata edamame, alfalfa sprouts, mint, Fred’s Apple olives, feta, fig vinaigrette $7.75 / $10.25 Cider Vinaigrette $4.50 each Rhapsody: tofu egg, beets, onion, edamame, Lil’ Guy: (great option for kids, big & small) pumpkin seeds, alfalfa sprouts, Fred’s Apple house nut butter, banana, local honey, choice Cider Vinaigrette $7.75 / $10.25 of fruit $5.75 / $7.75

SALADS

SOUP

Seasonal Soup: ask for today’s special Build It: CHOOSE FROM: mixed greens, kale, $5.25/Cup $7.50/Bowl spinach, avocado, carrots, beets, edamame, chick peas, scallions, sweet onion, Kalamata Miso: red miso, scallions, sautéed tofu olives, sautéed tofu, tomato, sweet pepper, $4.25/Cup $6.25/Bowl cucumber, jack cheese, feta, bleu cheese, alfalfa sprouts, marinated mushrooms, blueberries, goji berries, craisins, pumpkin seeds, sunflower BOWLS seeds, almonds, pita chips $0.89/oz Buddha Bowl: quinoa, lentils, cashew butter, Dressings: Fred’s Apple Cider Vinaigrette, Vic’s Sauce, choice of 3 toppings $8.00 Fig Vinaigrette, Vic’s Sauce, Lemon Sunshine, Lemon Juice, Olive Oil, Vegan Protein (+$3.00), Sweet Buddha Bowl: quinoa, lentils, cashew butter, almond milk, mixed nuts, Hummus, Tofu Egg, Sprouted Nut Salad choice of 3 fruits $8.00 Fatoosh: tomato, cucumber, sweet pepper, JUICE BAR Acai Bowl: mixed berries, acai, chia, onion, feta, Kalamata olive, pita chips, fig 8oz. / 12oz. / 20oz. avocado Topped with: goji berries, pumpkin vinaigrette $8.25 / $10.50 Great Green: kale, parsley, celery, apple, seeds, bee pollen, granola, coconut, berries, Super Salad Sampler: hummus, tofu Egg, lemon $6.00 / $7.75 / $10.00 local honey $10.25 sprouted nut salad, mixed greens, avocado, Old School: carrot, beet, apple, ginger tomato, alfalfa sprouts, crostini $ 8.25 / $10.50 Big Bang Cereal Bowl: granola, chia, $5.00 / $6.50 / $8.75 Orange Sunshine: orange, pineapple, carrot, Massaged Kale: kale, almonds, blueberries, pumpkin seeds, bee pollen, goji berries, choice of two fruit, almond milk $8.00 lemon $5.00 / $6.50 / $8.75 blue cheese, figs, orange squeeze, basalmic Smoothie Bowl: choice of two fruits, chia, glaze, fig vinaigrette $8.25 / $10.50 Big-E: a little bit of everything! froyo, avocado, choice of three toppings $6.25 / $8.00 / $10.50 Chef C’s R: mixed greens, sautéed tofu, $8.00 crushed crostini, scallions, nutritional yeast, Build It: CHOOSE FROM: apple, orange, avocado, Lemon Sunshine dressing pineapple, lemon, lime, beet, carrot, celery, $8.25 / $10.50 kale, parsley, romaine, spinach, ginger, turmeric 1-3 ingredients: $5.00 / $6.50 / $8.75 Hummus Yummus Plate: hummus, Kalamata 4-5 ingredients: $6.00 / $7.75 / $10.00 olives, sliced apple, feta, pita chips, crostini +5 ingredients: $6.25 / $8.00 / $10.50 $8.25 / $10.50

20oz. Volcanic Lemonade: organic lemon juice, agave nectar, alkaline water $ 3.50 (free refills) (ADD A DASH OF CAYENNE TO SPICE IT UP!) Ruby Tea: herbal blend of hibiscus, raspberry, strawberry leaf, stevia, alkaline water $3.50 (free refills) Arnie: half lemonade, half ruby tea $3.50 (free refills) Unsweetened Black Tea: china black tea, alkaline water $3.50 (free refills)

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LUNCH

Appetizers Soup du jour .................................................................................$5.50 Pate Maison ......................................................................................... $8 Fruit & Cheese .................................................................................... $8 Salads and Sandwiches Cobb Salad Turkey.................. “Original Large”$16 Petite $12 K-Paul’s Louisianne Salmon Salad............................................$16 Curried Shrimp Salad ....................................................................$12 Charlie’s Chicken Salad................................................................ $11 Served on a whole wheat baguette.................................. $12 Orange-Ginger Chicken Salad.................................................. $11 Chevre Salad......................................................................................$18 Charlie’s Bistro Burger....................................................................$15 Smoked Salmon Sandwich.........................................................$12 Les Entrees Chicken Crepes.................................................................................$13 Flounder Sautéed Meuniere Classic French preparation: Lightly floured and sautéed ......................................................$18 Breast of Duck...................................................................................$20 Wild Mushroom Ravioli ...............................................................$12 Beef Stew ...........................................................................................$12 Fish Cakes ...........................................................................................$15 Served on a bed of mixed greens.........................................$12 Quiche du Jour ............................................................................... $11 Les Desserts Crème Caramel, Sailor’s Trifle ...................................................... $7 Special Dessert .................................................................................. $8 Les Boissons Iced Tea, Soda, and Lemonade................................................ $2.5 Perrier .$4.5, San Pellegrino (1L) .$8, & Aqua Panna (1L) .$8 Coffee & Hot Tea ..........................................................................$2.75 Cappuccino ...$5, Espresso ...............$4 Latte..................$5.5

DINNER

The dinner menu changes daily, but maintains the same format.

Appetizers

Soup of the Day .................................................................................$6 Pate Maison ...................................................................................$8.50 Crab Salad, Avocado, and Remoulade Sauce ......................$9 Fresh Mozzarella, tomatoes, and Basil Pesto .................$8.50 Smoked Maine Salmon ...........................................................$9.50 Escargot a la Bourguignonne ...............................................$8.50 Pan Roasted Bluffton Oyster Stew ............................................$9 Les Entrees All entrees include a house salad, and are accompanied with potatoes au gratin and a vegetable medley.

Atlantic Cod Sauteed in Parmesan Crust ............................ $27 Local Flounder Sauteed Meuniere ........................................ $32 Grilled Grouper with wild mushroom sauce .................... $34 Atlantic Salmon, grilled with Basil Pesto ............................. $28 Grilled Tuna, Chef’s Shrimp Salsa ........................................... $31 Blackened Redfish, K-Paul’s Louisianne ............................... $34 Sea Scallops, grilled with tomato coulis ............................. $34 Local Swordfish, grilled with Anchovy caper butter ..... $30 Local Mahi, grilled with Mango Vinaigrette ...................... $28 Filet Mignon, Boursin fines herbes ........................................ $38 Breast of Duck, Raspberry Demi-glace ................................ $30 Domestic Rack of Lamb, Rosemary au jus ......................... $46 Les Desserts Pave au Chocolat Bread Pudding, Crème Anglaise Carrot Cake, Spiced Frosting Crème Caramel • Caramel Cake Key Lime Pie • Biscotti with Fine Muscat All desserts are $9

LUNCH: MONDAY – FRIDAY 11:30AM – 2:00PM • DINNER: MONDAY – SATURDAY 5:30PM – CLOSE BAR HOURS: MONDAY – SATURDAY 5:00PM – CLOSE 8 New Orleans Road, Hilton Head Island, SC 29928 (843) 785-9277 Menu Items and Prices are subject to change.

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SERVING LUNCH AND DINNER 7 DAYS A WEEK Lunch 11:30AM - 3PM Dinner 3 - 10 PM

LAND APPETIZERS

840 William Hilton Parkway 843-842-9775 This is a sample of our extensive selections, Price ranges and availability are subject to change.

$3.50 - $9.95

$8.75 - $14.75

BASKETS

STOCKYARD DINNERS

Grover’s Fries

Fish & Chip Basket Shrimp, Clam or Oyster Basket BBQ Mahi Mahi Basket

Full or Half Rack (served with your choice of 2 sides)

Hand Cut French Fries topped with Blue & Feta cheeses, crumbled bacon and Balsamic Reduction Bull’s Bites

Blackened beef tenderloin tips topped with crumbled Blue Cheese & Balsamic Reduction Thin Crispy homemade Onion Rings Chicken Wings

Your choice of Lowcountry Dry Rub, Buffalo or BBQ flavors Hot Shot Chicken

lightly breaded chicken tossed in our Asian “Hot Shot” sauce

SEAFOOD APPETIZERS $7.25 - $11.50 Crab Dip

served with warm tortilla chips Hot Shot Shrimp

Lightly breaded shrimp tossed in our Asian “Hot Shot” sauce Mussels or Clams

in garlic and wine sauce served with garlic bread BBQ Mahi Mahi Bites Shrimp

steamed, blackened, Buffalo Fried, BBQ or Carribean Jerk Fried Calamari

SOUPS & SALADS $4.50 - $15.75

She Crab Soup Lowcountry Seafood Gumbo House Garden Salad Chicken Garden or Caesar Salad

$14.75 - $27.75

BBQ Baby Back Ribs Steak and Shrimp

Chicken Finger Basket

12 oz. N.Y. Strip, with or without shrimp (served with your choice of 2 sides)

SIGNATURE SANDWICHES

Blackened Boneless breast topped with sauteed onions, peppers, mushrooms, cheese with balsamic reduction on a bed of greens

(all served with choice of Fries, Tater Tots, or Cole Slaw) $9.50 - $14.75

Vickie’s Chicken

8 oz. Angus cheeseburger Land Sliders

SEAFOOD DINNERS

Philly Cheese Steak Southern Fried Chicken Sandwich

Cluster of snow crab legs, 2 Jonah crab claws, mussels, clams, shrimp, smoked sausage, corn on the cob & cole slaw

burger, chicken, BBQ pork)

Boneless chicken breast topped with cheese, bacon, pickles, Lettuce & tomato (all served with your choice of French Fries, Tater Tots or Cole Slaw)

SEAFOOD SANDWICHES $11.75 - $16.50

Grilled, Blackened or Fried Grouper Sandwich Fried Shrimp, Oyster or Clam Po’ Boy Blackened Scallop Po’ Boy Ahi Tuna Burger Seafood Sliders

Grilled Mahi Mahi, Fried Shrimp, Fried Clams (all served with your choice of French Fries, Tater Tots or Cole Slaw)

$18.75 - $28.75 Steam Pot

Snow Crab Leg Leg Dinner

4 Clusters served served with smoked sausage, corn on the cob & cole slaw Your choice of Grouper, Mahi Mahi, Yellowfin Tuna, Shrimp, Oysters or Scallops

choosed your cooking method (served with 2 sides) Vickie’s Grouper

Blackened Grouper topped with sauteed onions, peppers, mushrooms, cheese with Balsamic Reduction on a bed of lettuce Fried Seafood Platter

Fried shrimp, scallops, oysters, clams & grouper with cole slaw hushpuppies & french fries

(can also be topped with your choice of seafood grilled, blackened or fried)

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THE SANDWICH BOARD

(Breads– Flatbread, Croissant, White, Wheat, Kaiser Roll. Gluten free bread, for an additional fee). All meals served w/ homemade sweet pickles & ONE SIDE DISH.

Nancy’s Fresh Tomato Sandwich SC tomatoes with sea salt, crushed black pepper, lettuce and cucumber-dill sauce. Applewood bacon or pimento cheese for an additional fee. Lowcountry Crab Cake Sandwich Lemon dill sauce, lettuce & tomato. Charleston Fried Green Tomato BLT Skillet fried SC green tomatoes on grilled flatbread, with Romaine lettuce, applewood bacon and homemade ranch dressing. Add pimento cheese for an additional fee. Potato Chip Meatloaf Sandwich Seared and brushed with moonshine BBQ sauce, topped with caramelized onions. Served on grilled flatbread. Backyard BBQ’d Chicken Slow marinated boneless chicken breast, grilled and topped with bacon, homemade pimento cheese, lettuce & tomato. Grilled Homemade Pimento Cheese On white, wheat or flatbread. Add bacon or tomato for an additional fee. Backyard Burger** 1/2 lb. short rib burger, grilled to your choice of temperature, with American cheese, 1,000 island dressing, lettuce, tomato & onion, grilled bun. Add bacon or pimento cheese for an additional fee. Lowcountry Burger** 1/2 lb. short rib burger, grilled to your choice of temperature, with Fried green tomato, lettuce, sweet pickles, pimento cheese and ranch dressing, grilled bun. Add bacon for an additional fee.

Lowcountry Shrimpburger With green tomato tartar sauce, lettuce and tomato on a kaiser roll. Junkyard Dog 100% all beef hotdog, grilled, topped w/ slaw, pimento cheese, mustard, ketchup on a toasted bun. Todays Catch Sandwich** Fresh fish of the day, sometimes marinated, other times grilled, often blackened, occasionally fried, always good. Ask your server how its prepeared today. Served on choice of bread. Priced daily. Susie Q’s Blackened Tofu Melt Backyard style, that is. Blackened tofu, alfalfa sprouts, mustard, provolone cheese, lettuce, tomatoes, black olives and avocado, with ranch dressing.

SALADS

Homemade dressing choices – Blue Cheese, Ranch, Raspberry Vinaigrette, Cilantro Ranch, 1,000 Island, Oil/Vinegar. All salads available with blackened tofu, Chilled, grilled or blackened shrimp, Crab cake, grilled or blackened chicken for an additional fee. Top w/ catch of the day, market price.

Southern Belle Salad Mixed greens with sunflower seeds, mandarin oranges, tomatoes, sweet onion, glazed pecans and Feta cheese with a side of Raspberry vinaigrette. Backyard 1 Bean Salad Mixed greens, tomatoes, kidney beans, mixed cheese, avocado, black olives, tortilla chips & green onions, homemade cilantro infused dressing. House Salad Mixed greens, tomatoes, cucumbers, onions, sprouts, black olives, cheese & croutons with your choice of dressing. Shrimp BLT Salad Grilled shrimp & Fried green tomatoes layered with candied bacon over mixed greens with grilled corn, red tomatoes and house made ranch dressing.

LOWCOUNTRY FAVORITES Potato Chip Meatloaf Our own creation! We use potato chips instead of bread crumbs. Delicious! Fresh ground pork and beef meatloaf, skillet grilled and brushed with moonshine BBQ sauce. Served with choice of two side dishes. Shrimp & Wild Mushroom Cobbler Wild mushrooms, sauteed shrimp, cream & sherry baked in a cast iron skillet with a biscuit crust. Choose one side dish. The Bischick Marinated chicken breast, lightly breaded & pan fried, over a homemade biscuit, topped with lowcountry gravy. Served with choice of one side dish. Shrimp & Grits Pan sauteed shrimp, smoked sausage and shaved green onion over applewood bacon cream sauce and creamy grits. HOUSE SPECIALTY! Island Crab Cakes Sautéed lump crab cakes topped with a lemon dill sauce. Choice of two side dishes. Seafood Purloo** Pan sauteed shrimp & smoked sausage over red rice topped with our grilled or blackened fresh fish of the day, ranch sour cream and sweet chili sauce. Calibogue Catch** We offer different fish and preparations throughout the week. Check the blackboard to see what’s cookin’ today. Priced daily. Vegetable Plate Pick any three side items with cornbread and butter.

32 Palmetto Bay Rd. at The Village Exchange Lunch, Mon.-Sat. 11 a.m.- 3 p.m. • Dinner, Mon.-Sat. 4:30 p.m.- 9 p.m. • Brunch, Sat. 9 a.m.- 12 p.m., Sun. 9 a.m.- 3 p.m. (843) 785-YARD • www.hhbackyard.com • Full Bar with Beer, Wine and Moonshine! • Indoor & Outdoor Seating

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A Sampling of Appetizers

Carne

Served with pasta and house salad. Choice of red wine vinaigrette or balsamic vinaigrette Caesar salad add $4

Escargot........................................9 Mussels Marinara or Bianco........9 broiled in garlic butter

Stuffed Mushrooms with Crabmeat Ravioli........................11 Homemade Sausage......................9 in a sherry cream sauce

Pasta

Served with house salad, choice of red wine vinaigrette or balsamic vinaigrette Caesar salad add $4

Pesce

Chicken Saltimbocca....................... 24 Rubbed with sage, topped with prosciutto,

Served with pasta and house salad. mozzarella, mushroom marsala sauce Choice of red wine vinaigrette or Chicken Parmigiana....................... 22 balsamic vinaigrette Breaded breast of chicken baked with marinara Caesar salad add $4 and mozzarella cheese

Linguini with Meatballs or Sausage........... 17 Grouper Piccata...................... 26

Chicken Pancetta........................ 24 Sherry cream sauce with pancetta and broccoli Lobster and Shrimp Rigatoni Bolognese, meat sauce .................... 19 Polenta.................................... 36 over capellini Lasagna .................................................. 19 Claw lobster meat and shrimp, tomatoes, Chicken Cacciatore.......................... 24 mushrooms, scallions, garlic butter Onions, peppers and mushrooms in marinara Capellini Marinara, meatless red sauce.......... 16 sauce over capellini Zuppa di Pesce ....................... 32 Eggplant Parmigiana................................. 18 Grouper, clams, shrimp, scallops, mussels Filet Mignon (8oz.)......................... 33 Brandy cream demi with fresh rosemary, Capellini Pomodoro................................. 18 and calamari in marinara sauce over Freshly diced tomatoes, basil, garlic and olive oil Add Chicken........23 Shrimp or Scallops........26

Manicotti...................................................... 17 Filled with ricotta, baked in marinara with mozzarella

linguine

Seafood Canneloni.................. 26 Shrimp and scallops, baked in vodka sauce, topped with mozzarella

Fettuccine Alfredo........................................ 17 Lobster Carbonara................. 35 With Chicken........22

Fettuccine Carbonara.................................. 19 Cream sauce with pancetta bacon and onions

Tortellini alla Panna.................................. 19

Lobster meat, pancetta & onions, cream sauce

Sea Bass Naples Style........... 28

Cheese tortellini, tomato cream sauce

Crumb topping, garlic, tomatoes, white wine, capers and kalamata olives

Sausage, Roasted Red Peppers and Artichokes............................................. 21

traditional pesto, cheese tortellini

Shrimp Pesto Tortellini...... 26

Linguini with Red or White Clam Sauce ... 20 Shrimp and Scallops Penne with Vodka Sauce ......................... 19 Fra Diavolo............................ 26 Pasta Primavera......................................... 18 Tuscan Grouper...................... 28 With Chicken........23

With Shrimp or Scallops........26

Gnocchi......................................................... 19

served over cannellini bean, spinach, tomato, garlic sautee, tossed with capellini

gorgonzola, mushroom risotto and spinach

Lamb Shank “Osso Buco” Style.35

Braised lamb shank in a red wine, tomato demi

Veal Parmigiana............................. 25 Breaded veal cutlet topped with mozzarella and marinara

Veal Piccata or Marsala................. 25 Veal scaloppine sautéed with white wine, lemon and capers or marsala wine and mushrooms

Rack of Lamb.................................. 35 garlic & rosemary, served with cannellini bean & spinach sautee

Veal Saltimbocca......................... 26

Veal scaloppine rubbed with sage, topped with prosciutto and mozzarella in a mushroom marsala wine sauce over sautéed spinach

Veal Scaloppine Risotto............... 25

Red wine demi over wild mushroom risotto

Pork Rib Chop Milanese................ 25

Bolognese, Tomato Cream or Pesto

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TUSCAN PRIX FIXE MENU EARLY DINING MENU Three Courses. $26.99 per person plus tax and gratuity Monday thru Sunday 4:30-5:30 p.m.

Voted Best Chef 2013, 2014 , 2015, 2016 & 2017

ANTIPASTI

SECONDI

ANTIPASTO AL “OMBRA” Selection of Italian Meats, Cheeses, Marinated Vegetables, and Assorted Olives . . 15 CARPACCIO DI MANZO Thin sliced raw “Piemontese” beef, arugula, extra virgin olive oil, shaved Parmigiano . . 15 PEPATA DI COZZE Fresh mussels sautéed with white wine, garlic, and spicy marinara . . 11 CALAMARI DORATI Fresh squid, lightly floured and fried, served with fresh lemon and spicy marinara . . 12 CAPESANTE AL TARTUFO Seared Sea Scallops, wilted spinach,and white wine black truffle sauce . . 16 RIBOLLITA ALLA TOSCANA “Twice Boiled” white bean and vegetable soup, over rustic bread with extra virgin olive oil . . 9

SCHIACCIATTA DI POLLO AL’ MATTONE Herb encrusted half boneless chicken pounded thin grilled under a brick, roasted potatoes, broccoli rabe, extra virgin olive oil, and fresh lemon . . 26 SCALOPPINE DI VITELLO AL’ LIMONE E CAPPERI Scallopine of veal sautéed with fresh lemon, Sicilian capers, garlic, white wine, and a touch of demi-glace . . 29.50 FILETTO DI VITELLO ALLA “NINO BERGESE” Roasted tenderloin of veal,pancetta,vodka demi-glace and touch of cream . . 38 FILETTO DI MANZO Filet mignon of beef wrapped in prosciutto, Gorgonzola butter, Barolo wine reduction . . 39 PESCE FRESCO DELL GIORNO Chef Michael Cirafesi specializes in a large variety of Atlantic, Pacific, and Mediterranean fish . . Market Price

PRIMI

PASTICCERIA DELLA CASA

PENNE BUONGUSTAIO Penne with pancetta, wild mushrooms, fresh tomato sauce, sweet peas, and a touch of cream . . 18 FUSILLI ALLA PUTTANESCA Handmade Neapolitan fusilli with cherry tomatoes, black olives, capers, garlic, white wine, and tomato sauce . . 18 GNOCCHI AL GORGONZOLA Homemade potato gnocchi with wild mushrooms, Gorgonzola, cream, and crispy prosciutto . . 18 TAGLIATELLE ALLA BOLOGNESE Homemade ribbon pasta with classic meat sauce of Bologna . . 20 LINGUINE ALLA MEDITERRANEA Linguine with assorted seafood and shellfish sautéed with white wine, garlic, and tomato sauce . . 25 RISOTTO ALLA PIEMONTESE Risotto with wild mushrooms, Robiola, black truffle, and Barbera . . 23

TIRAMISU CLASSICO Espresso and rum soaked ladyfingers layered between a mascarpone mousse and cocoa . . 8 LA BOMBATA DI CIOCCOLATA Michael’s signature hot soft centered chocolate soufflé cake, vanilla gelato . . 10 CANNOLI ALLA SICILIANA Classic Sicilian cannoli filled with ricotta and shaved chocolate served with pistachio gelato and candied orange . . 8 PANNA COTTA ALLA VANIGLIA Eggless vanilla custard, fresh seasonal fruit . . 9 AFFOGATO AL OMBRA THE OMBRA SUNDAE Vanilla gelato drowned with espresso, chocolate sauce, Kahlua, whipped cream, and chocolate shavings . . 10

G L U T E N - F R E E PA S TA A N D O T H E R O P T I O N S A L S O AVA I L A B L E

LOCATED IN THE VILLAGE AT WEXFORD

843.842.5505 • WWW.OMBRAHHI.COM This is only a sample menu and not the full menu. We are a peanut-free restaurant.

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TACOS

Carne Asada ~ Marinated pieces of steak, grilled and placed in a corn tortilla with black beans, cilantro, and onions.........................4.75 Carnitas ~ Tender pieces of pork, shredded and placed in a corn tortilla with black beans, cilantro, and onions.................................4.75 Pollo Asado ~ Charbroiled, marinated chicken, placed on a soft corn tortilla with black beans, cilantro, and onions.........................4.75 Baja Fish Taco ~ Traditional Fish Taco, batter fried and placed on a soft corn tortilla with cabbage, cilantro, crema mexicana, pico de gallo, hot sauce and a squeeze of lime. Now that’s an authentic fish taco!..................................................................................................4.75 Low Country Oyster Taco ~ Oysters, batter fried on a soft corn tortilla with cabbage, cilantro, crema mexicana, pico de gallo, hot sauce and a hint of lime...................................................................5.25

ENSALADAS

Taco Salad ~ Crisp flour tortilla, topped with lettuce, beans, pico de gallo, guacamole, green onions, cheese, sour cream -and olives...........7.95 with Chicken or Steak....................................10.45 BBQ Chicken Salad ~ Amigo’s Famous BBQ Salad. Grilled BBQ chicken breast and chopped tomato served on top of lettuce, black beans, corn, tortilla strips, cheese and cilantro. Tossed in a Ranch dressing and served in a crisp flour tortilla... 11.75 Jenny Salad ~ no chicken, sautéed veggies instead................. 11.75 Fish or Oyster Salad ~ Same as our BBQ Chicken Salad but topped with either fried fish or fried oysters. Served in a crisp flour tortilla............................................................................................... 11.75 Shrimp Salad ~ Romaine lettuce, mixed with corn and black beans, topped with almonds, green onions, cheese, tomatoes, chopped hard boiled egg and our zesty shrimp accompanied with buttermilk ranch. Served in a crisp flour tortilla..............................................12.95

QUESADILLAS

Flour tortilla filled with melted cheese ~ sour cream, salsa and green onion served on side. Cheese.............................................................................................7.75 Shrimp and Veggie........................................................................ 11.50 Vegetarian......................................................................................10.75 Chicken...........................................................................................10.75 Shrimp............................................................................................ 11.50 Oyster............................................................................................. 11.50 Carnitas (pork)............................................................................... 10.75 Chorizo (Mexican sausage)..........................................................10.75 Carne Asada (steak)......................................................................10.75

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KILLER BURRITOS Steak Fajita Burrito ~ Tasty pieces of grilled steak with peppers, onions, rice, black beans, sour cream, cilantro, tomatoes and cheese............................................................................................12.95 Chicken Fajita Burrito ~ Charbroiled chicken, sauteed with peppers, onions, rice, black beans, sour cream, cilantro, tomatoes and cheese.....................................................................................12.95 Pollo Asado ~ Skinless chicken breast, grilled with cilantro, and sour cream, rice, black beans and cheese...................................12.50 w/ BBQ sauce................................................................................12.95 Carnitas ~ Amigo’s famous pork carnitas with rice, black beans, our cream, cilantro, cheese and guacamole................................12.50 Carne Asada ~ Charbroiled marinated pieces of steak with rice, black beans, sour cream, cilantro and cheese.............................12.50 Veggie ~ This will turn you into a vegetarian. Bell peppers, mushrooms, zucchini, onions, rice, black beans, sour cream, cilantro, tomatoes and cheese......................................................12.50 Fish ~ Battered fried fish with cabbage, white sauce, rice, black beans, pico de gallo, hot sauce, cilantro and cheese. So Mucho Tasty................................................................................................12.50 Low Country Oyster ~ Amigo’s is the home of the original oyster burrito. Battered fried select oysters with cabbage, hot sauce, pico de gallo, rice, black beans, cilantro, white sauce and cheese....13.50

PLATTERS Sizzling Fajitas Platter ~ Your choice of chicken, steak or pork. Served with sauteed onions and peppers, Spanish rice, black beans, guacamole, pico de gallo, sour cream and corn tortillas.............19.95 Sizzling Combo Platter ~ Chicken, steak and shrimp served with sauteed onions and peppers, Spanish rice, black beans, guacamole, pico de gallo, cheese, sour cream and corn tortillas....................21.95

STARTERS & SIDE ORDERS Chips, Salsa and Queso Dip...........................................................7.25 Chips and Salsa...............................................................................2.45 Nachos ~ Heaping plate of our famous chips, covered with beans, cheese, jalapeno peppers, tomatoes, sour cream, guacamole, olives and green onions.......................................8.45 add meat...........10.95 Kids menu and Take out available!

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Starters

Fare MEETS AMERICAN Flare

SALSA SAMPLER ...................................................... $4.95 ¡HOLY GUACAMOLE! ............................................. $7.95 ¡HOLY GUACAMOLE! . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $8.95 7 .95 MANGO HABANERO WINGS.................................. SALSA SAMPLER . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 .95 POBLANO QUESO FUNDIDO................................... $8.95 CHILE CON QUESO . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 .95 ¡HOLY NACHOS!...................................................... $8.95 QUESO FUNDIDO . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 .95 STREET CORN .......................................................... $7.95 NACHOS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 .95 TRES AMIGOS SAMPLER........................................ $11.95 DECONSTRUCTED BEAN DIP . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 .95 DECONSTRUCTED BEAN DIP ................................... $7.95 STREET CORN . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 .95

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TACOSALAD!............................................... SALAD! . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 .95 ¡¡HOLY HOLY TACO $8.95 MEXICALI CAESAR SALAD . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 .95 STREET CORN SALAD............................................... $8.95 ADD GRILLED CHICKEN $2 .95 • GRILLED STEAK $3 .95 • CAESAR SALAD....................................................... $7.95 GRILLED SHRIMP $4 .95 • SOUTHWEST GRILLED FISH $5 .95

Quesadillas

¡¡HOLY HOLY FAJITA QUESADILLA ! ................................ FAJITA QUESADILLA! . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$10.95 9 .95 STEAK & BLEU CHEESE QUESADILLA...................... $12.95 CLASSIC QUESADILLA GRILLED CHICKEN $8 .95 • GRILLED STEAK $10 .95 • CHICKEN BLT QUESADILLA. ................................... $11.95 GRILLED SHRIMP $12 .95 • GRILLED PORTABELLA $10 .95 FLOURLESS VEGGIE QUESADILLA.......................... $10.95

Sandwiches

¡HOLY GRINGO BURGER! . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 .95 ¡HOLY FAJITA BURRITO!......................................... $10.95 CHORIZO TORTA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 .95 BLACKENED MAHI BURRITO.................................. $12.95 HARVEST VEGGIE BURRITO..................................... $9.95 STEAK ¡HOLYCHIMICHURRI BURRITO! . .BURRITO.............................. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$13.95 9 .95 ADD CHICKEN, BEEF OR CARNITAS (INCLUDED) CHICKEN TINGA BURRITO..................................... $11.95

Burritos

ADD CHORIZO OR STEAK $2 .95 • ADD GRILLED SHRIMP $3 .95

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CARNITAS............................................................. $3.95 SMOKED CHICKEN.............................................. $3.95 TACOS COME ON FRESH MADE CORN TORTILLAS SUBSTITUTE LETTUCE WRAP OR FLOUR TORTILLA ADD $ .50 $3.95 CARNE ASADA. .................................................... PULLED PORK CARNITAS . . . . . . . 3 .95 TACO AMERICANO............................................. $3.95 SMOKED . . . . ........................... . . . . . . . . . . . 3 .95 SOUTHERN CHICKEN FRIED CHICKEN $3.95 CARNE ASADA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 .95 PORK BELLY........................................................ $3.95 TACO AMERICANO . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 .95 CHORIZO SAUSAGE............................................ $3.95 TEMPURA MAHI MAHI. $3.95 FRIED CHICKEN . . . ..................................... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 .95 CRISPY BELLY COCONUTPASTOR SHRIMP............................. $3.95 PORK . . . . . . . . . . . 3 .95 GRILLED SHRIMP............................................... $3.95 CHORIZO . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 .95 ROASTED VEGGIE. .............................................. $3.95 TEMPURA FISH TACO . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 .95 ASIAN PORK BELLY.......................................... $3.95 CRISPY SHRIMP . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 .95 PHILLY BEEF TACO........................................... $3.95 GRILLED SHRIMP . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 .95 THAI CHICKEN TACO........................................ $3.95 ROASTED VEGGIE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 .95 BUFFALO CAULIFLOWER................................. $3.95 BBQ CHICKEN TACO . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 .95 CHICKEN TINGA.................................................. $3.95 PHILLY BEEF TACO . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 .95 AHI TUNA.............................................................. $MKT THAI CHICKEN TACO . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 .95 TRY THE TACO TRIO SAMPLER ¡HOLY TACO OF THE DAY! . . . . . . . ASK

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INCLUDES YOUR CHOICE OF A SIDE try the taco trio

3 tacos + side

only $10.95 ¡HOLY FAJITAS!........................................$16.95 / $19.95 ¡HOLY ENCHILADAS!............................................. $15.95 TRADITIONAL ENCHILADAS.................................. $13.95 CARNITAS TAMALES.............................................. $12.95 ¡HOLY HOMEADE CHURROS! . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 .95 *GRINGO FLAN BURGER. $11.95 MEXICAN . . . ................................................ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 .95 OSSO ICE BUCCO. ....................................................... $16.95 FRIED CREAM . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 .95

Desserts

Serving Daily 12pm-10pm • The Island’s Best Happy Hour 4-7pm • Weekend Brunch 11am-3pm (843) 681-TACO | PARK PLAZA – 33 OFFICE PARK RD, SUITE 229 | HILTON HEAD ISLAND, SC | WWW.FACEBOOK.COM/HOLYTEQUILA | HOLYTEQUILA.COM

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Lunch, Tuesday-Friday 11:30 am-1:30 pm. | Dinner, Tuesday-Sunday 6.00 Until Brunch, Sunday 11:00 am-1:30 pm | Closed Monday’s | (Winter hours subject to change) 43 Jenkins Road, Hilton Head Island, SC 29926 | 843.689.6744 | www.sunsetgrillehhi.com

~ Dinner ~

~ Lunch ~ Starters

Appetizer Selections

Cajun Fried Oysters ~ 13

Wedge Salad ~ 10

*Cajun Fried Oysters ~ 13

Basil Champagne Salad ~ 9

Smoked Seafood Platter ~ 14

Over gorgonzola cream sauce with a balsamic drizzle

Sunset Salad ~ 7

Artisan greens in tomato black olive vinaigrette with red onion, tomatoes and feta cheese

Pickled Shrimp ~ 15

Blood orange vinaigrette, fennel, julienne pepper & onion

Caprese Salad ~ 10

Tomatoes, Fresh Mozzarella & Basil Oil

Entrée Selections Shrimp and Grits ~ 16

Cajun sautéed shrimp over stone ground white cheddar grits with andouille, peppers, onions and a duo of sauces

Smoked Scottish Salmon ~ 16

Hybrid lettuce, blue dressing, onions, bacon & tomatoes Artisan greens, basil champagne vinaigrette, tomatoes, cucumber, onion and white cheddar

Caprese Salad ~ 10

Tomatoes, Fresh Mozzarella & Basil Oil

Bruschetta ~ 8

Gorgonzola cream sauce and balsamic drizzle House smoked seafood with pickled onions, capers, eggs and herb dijon

Pickled Shrimp ~ 15

W/ blood orange vinaigrette, fennel, julienne red pepper & onion

Chef’s daily creation

Entrée Selections Jumbo Lump Crab Cakes ~ 30

Two Jumbo lump crab cakes over lemon caper sauce w/ rice & vegetables

House smoked salmon over stone ground grits with garlic wilted spinach, diced red peppers and Dijon dill crème

*Seared Sea Scallops ~ 30

Champagne Basil Salad ~ 15

Cajun sautéed shrimp over white cheddar grits with andouille sausage, peppers and onions, & a duo of sauces ~ roasted red pepper & smoked poblano pepper

Gilled shrimp, smoked bacon, avocado, tomatoes, onions, cheddar and greens

Lump Crab Cakes ~ 17

Lemon caper cream sauce, rice and vegetable

Seared Pork Belly ~ 15

Crispy seared pork belly, vinegar slaw & cilantro mayo on a toasted bun w/house made chips & fresh fruit

*Grilled Scallops ~ 17

Corn, bacon & pepper maque choux, rice & vegetables

*Sunset Stuffed Burger ~ 11

Bleu cheese or cheddar, w/house made chips & fruit

*Black & Blue Salad ~ 15

Hybrid wedge topped w/ creamy blue cheese dressing, bacon, pickled onions, dried apricots & blackened beef tips

Pappardelle pasta, sun-dried tomato cream and spinach

Shrimp and Grits ~ 26

*Grilled Duck Breast ~ 29

Honey & horseradish glazed w/ rice & vegetables

Seared Pork Belly ~ 28

Pan seared over Hoppin’ John w/ natural jus

Red Wine & Herb Braised Lamb Shank ~ 29 Mashed potatoes & vegetables

Sunset Smoked Salmon ~ 26

House smoked Scottish salmon over stone ground grits, wilted spinach, diced red peppers and Dijon dill crème

Grilled NY Strip Steak ~ 32

Carmelized shallot & porter reduction, mashed potatoes & vegetables

Crispy Fried Chicken Thighs ~ 23 Roasted corn & bacon maque choux

Fried Chicken & Pimento Cheese BLT ~ 16 On a toasted bun w/house made chips & fresh fruit M36

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How To Throw The Perfect

OYSTER ROAST

Don’t get out the oyster knives and cocktail sauce until you’ve read this. BY BARRY KAUFMAN AND KIM PERRY BOWEN

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That crisp chill sneaking into the stillbalmy Lowcountry air, carried on breezes off the water and ushering the longsleeved shirts from your wardrobe, means that despite our sub-tropical climate, winter has arrived. Winter doesn’t tend to change much about the Lowcountry lifestyle – beach days may come fewer and farther between, but it’s not like we’re shoveling snow. OK, so we did actually have to do that last year, but this year’s looking a little less frigid. The point being, our year-round pleasant temperatures mean there are few things that separate the winter months from the summer months, save one. The all-important oyster roast, that hallmark of a Lowcountry winter and grand tradition going back thousands of years. But just as important as welcoming winter with an oyster roast is getting that oyster roast right. If you’re inviting out all of your friends and neighbors to dine on our region’s signature shellfish, you want to give them an experience they’ll never forget. There are few ways to go wrong with the classic oyster roast, but there are a few simple things that you can do right to make yours the toast of the season. Start with the condiments. Your barebones oyster roast might lay out a sleeve of saltines and some hot sauce, and there’s nothing wrong with that. But if you really want to please the crowd, offer up some homemade cocktail sauce (see recipe in sidebar), drawn butter, horseradish and lemon slices to go with your hot sauce and saltines. And as a note on hot sauces, there are more varieties out there than there are oysters in the May. For our money, Texas Pete offers the best balance of savory and spice to complement the briny sweetness of our local oysters.

It’s also a nice touch to offer up towels to your guests so nobody gets hurt on an errant oyster shell. Old wash cloths, dish towels, or a favorite, an old Golf towel with a hook to hang from your belt loop. Now it’s time to cook. Once again, we find there are countless ways to cook oysters and the subject of which way is better is a matter of opinion. Let’s start with the amateur oyster roaster, just looking to invite a few friends over without having to invest in any equipment. In a pinch, you can always roast them on the grill, spreading them out on a sheet pan over medium hot coals until the shells open ever so slightly. If you’re looking to put a little more into your oyster roast, and you’re one of those enlightened souls who owns a turkey fryer for Thanksgiving, you can use that to steam your oysters (Note: you will need a steamer basket for the oysters). This not only gives you another use for your fryer, it gives you an excellent amount of control over temperature and amount of steam. But if you really want to make this a true classic Lowcountry oyster roast, you’re going to need an open fire. You can DIY an oyster pit if you already have a pit for camp fires and can find a iron mesh patio table whose legs you don’t mind parting with (check Craigslist). Simply place the table top over the fire pit, stack your oysters on top, cover with wet towels or wet burlap bags and let that smoky flavor take your oyster roast to the next level. These are just general guidelines, but following them will help you enjoy that most beloved of Lowcountry traditions, the winter oyster roast. As long as the oyster winds up juicy, briny and not overcooked, you can’t go wrong. Now, go grab that oyster knife!

What Your Condiments Say About You There is no truly right way to enjoy an oyster during a Lowcountry oyster roast. But how you choose to take your oysters says a lot about your personality.

Cocktail Sauce:

You have a refined palate that enjoys discovering new flavors, but also bows to tradition. Equally at home at a pig-pickin’ and a yacht hop, you’re always ready to feast on something exciting.

Drawn Butter:

Maybe less adventurous than some, you nonetheless have a great appreciation for the way food brings people together. Be proud of who you are, but keep some napkins handy.

Horseradish and Hot Sauce:

Never one to back down from a challenge, you love to live on the edge and don’t mind if they see you sweat. You’re the reason the host picked up extra beer.

Straight Up, No Condiments:

You salty dog you. If you had your way, you’d be hip-deep in salt water pulling these bad boys right off the bed and eating them raw. Try not to look down on the guy next to you wedging his oysters in between saltines.

Cocktail Sauce Recipe: 1 cup Ketchup

2 tsp. Horseradish 1/4 of a lemon, juiced 4 Dashes worchestire sauce 2 Dashes Texas Pete hot sauce Mix together and refrigerate.

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Dining in the

HOSTESS CITY BY BARRY KAUFMAN

Want to sample some of the best grub south of the Savannah River?

There’s a tour for that.

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As proud of our culinary scene as we are here in the Lowcountry (and rightly so), there’s just something about a big city that draws famous chefs and engenders a culture of discerning dining. And while Savannah is nobody’s big city, it’s cosmopolitan vibe and bohemian spirit, set among historic buildings and landmarks, have created the perfect backdrop for one of the most low-key exciting restaurant scenes in the southeast. That’s partially due to the fact that its metropolitan aesthetic is heavily tempered by the bucolic Lowcountry that surrounds it, creating a place for city mouse and country mouse to dine together. Where else can you circle a single block and find authentic downhome barbecue, Korean fusion, New York-style pizza and fresh-off-thedock seafood all sharing a sidewalk? Launched in celebration of this culinary smorgasbord, Savannah Taste Experience offers tours and private group events that stop off at some of the


city’s most lauded eateries, each offering something unique and delicious. Their flagship tour is the First Squares Food Tour, which routinely tops best of lists for things to do in Savannah. Sprinkling a light coating of historical intrigue over the evening’s meals, this tour begins at 22 Square inside the Andaz Savannah before heading out to sample cocktails at Prohibition and sweet treats at Savannah Bee Company, then lets you try the famed cuisine at Ordinary Pub, Molly McPherson’s and Pie Society. As a primer to Savannah’s food scene, this touches on a lot of the bases – 22 Square, Prohibition and Ordinary Pub are exemplary showcases for the vibrance and creativity that are Savannah Hallmarks, Savannah Bee Company is a great way to learn about local purveyors, and Molly McPherson’s and Pie Society exemplify old-world traditional cuisine perfected by centuries of practice. For those who have already sampled Savannah’s most famed foodie destinations, the Famous & Secret East Side Food Tour dives deep into the Hostess City’s culinary scene with some lesser-known eateries. Get in-depth at Smith Brothers Butcher Shop before diving into food from East-End Provisions, Cha Bella, Zunzi’s Takeout and Wall’s BBQ before wrapping up with Savannah’s famed Leopold’s Ice Cream. So Leopold’s might not exactly be a secret, but if you’re going to turn down some of the South’s finest ice cream on a matter of principal you have more willpower then we do. These tours operate much like the many historic and ghost tours that criss-cross the city’s squares, but with the key difference that they are much, much tastier. And if you are coming down with a crowd, you can book private tours or even book one of their Micro Food Fests. This small-scale extravaganza is designed for corporate retreats and the like, booking a brewery outside downtown and filling it with area chefs and restaurateurs on hand to lead discussions on their food and hand out tasty entrees. Visit savannahtasteexperience.com to learn more or to book a tour. TASTEOFHILTONHEAD.COM

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TASTE OF BLUFFTON BRITISH OPEN PUB

Located in Sheridan Park in Bluffton and The Village at Wexford. Authentic English fare served in attractive pub-style atmosphere with golf art, memorabilia, and the only bar by Titleist. Featuring our famous Fish n’ Chips or Sandwedges like the Aberdeen Burger, Clubhouse Classic, Wexford Reuben, English Dip and Lobster Roll. Full bar and beers, ales, and stouts from around the world. Serving breakfast from 8 a.m. until 11 am., Monday - Friday. Lunch and Dinner daily from 11 a.m. until 10 p.m., and Brunch Saturday and Sunday 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. Call Hilton Head (843) 686-6736 or Bluffton (843) 815-6736.

CAPTAIN WOODY’S

Located at the Calhoun Street Promenade. Visit Old Town Bluffton and enjoy great seafood in a casual and fun atmosphere. Serving a wide variety of fresh seafood, great signature sandwiches (Grouper melt and Po Boy’s), soups and salads all at affordable prices. Dine inside or out or enjoy the rooftop bar. Serving lunch and dinner Sunday thru Thursday from 11 a.m. until 9 p.m., Friday and Saturday from 11 a.m. until 10 p.m. and Sunday Brunch from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. Call (843) 757-6222 or visit us online at www.captainwoodys.com.

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CHOW DADDY’S

Two locations - 14B Executive Park Road, just off Pope Avenue and Belfair Towne Village in Bluffton. One of the areas newest and most creative restaurants offers a healthy alternative to casual dining. Slow roasting their pork and chicken over pure applewood and using local and organic ingredients whenever possible. Menu items include, Homemade White Bean and Kale Soup, Kale and Quinoa Salad, Oven Roasted Vegetable Bowl, A Ground in house Prime Rib Burger, great Tacos and an amazing Smoked Fried Chicken. Full bar, extensive wine selection and great cocktails. Open 7 days a week for lunch and dinner from 11:30 a.m. until 10:00 p.m. Outdoor seating and ping pong available on our terraces. For reservations call (843) 842-CHOW (2469) or (843) 757-CHOW (2469) or online at www.chowdaddys.com.

MAY RIVER GRILL

Located at 1263 May River Rd. in old town Bluffton. Voted best of Bluffton for eight straight years, this intimate restaurant features excellent food, great décor and quality service. Our extensive menu offers 20 different entrees, daily specials, locally caught seafood, walleye, lake Erie perch, and hand picked vegetables. Fantastic wine selections as well as an early bird menu available Monday thru Friday. Open Monday


thru Saturday, from 5 until 9 p.m. Call (843) 757-5755 for reservations or online at www.mayrivergrill.com.

MELLOW MUSHROOM

Located in Park Plaza on Hilton Head and at 878 Fording Island Rd. in Bluffton. If you’re looking for a fun and lively place for the whole family, this is it. Specializing in great pizza and calzones, monumental hoagies and fresh salads all in a comfortable and casual setting. Kid friendly and affordably priced menu for both lunch and dinner. Over twenty-four beers on tap, fifty more by bottle and a full bar available. Dine inside or outside on the patio. Open daily from 11 a.m. Call (843) 686-2474 (HHI) or (843) 706-0800 (B-Town).

OLD TOWN DISPENSARY

Located right off of Calhoun Street, in the heart of historic, downtown Bluffton. Delicious food, cold drinks, and a great atmosphere make this place a locals favorite! Dine inside or sit outside and enjoy live music under the stage. Open daily from 11 a.m. - 2 a.m. Happy Hour is offered seven days a week from 4-7 p.m., and Sunday Brunch is served from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. Visit otdbluffton.com for more information, or call (843) 837-1893.

THE PEARL KITCHEN & BAR

Located at 55 Calhoun Street in the historic art district of Bluffton. The newest restaurant to top the Bluffton restaurant scene, The Pearl brings a fresh approach to dining focusing on a complete sensory experience offering fresh “clean eating”. Contemporary food preparations utilizing the best fresh catch seafood, certified steaks and local produce available. Live music Thursday thru Sunday. Lunch Thursday thru Saturday. Open for dinner daily at 5 p.m. Reservations recommended, call (843) 757-5511.

POUR RICHARD’S

Located at 4376 Bluffton Parkway. Creative food and wine are just a few things that keep people coming back for more! Known for their daily seasonal specials, the menu also features a variety of small plates, seafood and wood fired pizzettas. Reserve a table or dine at the bar where the friendly staff knows how to make you feel right at home. Open for dinner Monday thru Saturday from 5:30 until 10 p.m. Call (843) 757-1999 or online at www.pourrichardsbluffton.com.

TRUFFLES CAFE

Located in Sea Pines Center and Belfair Towne Village in Bluffton. Enjoying our 35th year of offering casual upscale dining in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere. Our menu features fresh seafood, Black Angus steaks, baby back ribs, homemade soups, fresh and wholesome entree salads, house ground burgers, delicious pasta, and amazing homemade desserts. Outside seating is available at both locations. Full bar and fine wines by the glass or bottle. Private dining available for 6 to 100 people. Serving lunch and dinner 7 days a week from 11:30 a.m. - 10 p.m. Call (843) 671-6136 (Sea Pines) or (843) 815-5551 (Bluffton) or go to www.trufflescafe.com to make reservations. TASTEOFHILTONHEAD.COM

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A TASTE OF ADVERTISERS / MAP LOCATION

1. ALEXANDER’S RESTAURANT AND WINE BAR (843) 785-4999

21. THE DRYDOCK SEAFOOD GRILL & SPIRITS (843) 842-9775

2. A LOWCOUNTRY BACKYARD (843) 785-YARD (9273)

22. ELA’S ON THE WATER (843) 785-3030

3. AMIGO’S CAFÉ Y CANTINA (843) 785-TACO (8226)

23. FISHCAMP ON BROAD CREEK (843) 842-2267

4. AUNT CHILADAS EASY STREET CAFE (843) 785-7700

24. THE FROSTY FROG CAFÉ (843) 686-FROG (3764)

5. THE BIG BAMBOO CAFE (843) 686-3443 6. BIG JIM’S BBQ, BURGERS & PIZZA (843) 785-1165 7.

THE BOARDROOM (843) 363-6636

25. GRINGO’S DINER (843) 785-5400 26. GUSTO RISTORANTE (843) 802-2424 27. HINOKI JAPANESE RESTAURANT & SUSHI BAR (843) 785-9800

8. BRITISH OPEN PUB (843) 686-6736 or 815-6736

28. HOLY TEQUILA (843) 681-TACO (8226)

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29. HUDSON’S SEAFOOD HOUSE ON THE DOCKS (843) 681-2772

CALLAHAN’S SPORTS BAR & DELUXE GRILL (843) 686-POOL (7665)

10. CAPTAIN JOHN’S GALLEY AT THE SALTY DOG CAFE (843) 671-CAFE (2233) 11. CAPTAIN WOODY’S (843) 785-2400 or 757-6222 12. CAROLINA CRAB COMPANY (843) 842-2016 13. CATCH 22 FRESH SEAFOOD & GRILL (843) 785-6261 14. CHARBAR CO (843) 785-CHAR (2427) 15. CHARLIE’S L’ETOILE VERTE (843) 785-9277 16. CHOW DADDY’S (843) 842-2469 or 757-2469 17. CQ’S RESTAURANT (843) 671-2779 18. CRANE’S TAVERN STEAKHOUSE & SEAFOOD (843) 341-2333 19. CRAZY CRAB (843) 363-2722 or 681-5021 20. DELISHEEYO (843) 785-3633

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30. ISLAND FUDGE SHOPPE (843) 842-4280 31. THE JAZZ CORNER (843) 842-8620 32. KENNY B’S CAJUN SEAFOOD HUT (843) 785-3315 33. LAND’S END TAVERN (843) 671-5456 34. LUCKY ROOSTER KITCHEN & BAR (843) 681-3474 35. MANGIAMO (843) 682-2444 36. MAY RIVER GRILL (843) 757-5755 37. MELLOW MUSHROOM (843) 686-2474 or 706-0800 38. MICHAEL ANTHONY’S (843) 785-6272 39. OLD FORT PUB (843) 681-2386 40. THE OLD OYSTER FACTORY (843) 681-6040 41. OLD TOWN DISPENSARY (843) 837-1893

42. OMBRA CUCINA ITALIANA (843) 842-5505 43. PALMETTO BAY SUNRISE CAFE (843) 686-3232 44. THE PEARL KITCHEN & BAR (843) 757-5511 45. PLANTATION CAFE & DELI (843) 785-9020 or 342-4472 46. POUR RICHARD’S (843) 757-1999 47. REDFISH (843) 686-3388 or 837-8888 48. REILLEY’S (843) 842-4414 or 681-4153 49. ROCKFISH SEAFOOD AND STEAKS @BOMBORAS (843) 689-2662 50. RUAN THAI HUT (843) 681-3700 51. SAGE ROOM (843) 785-5352 52. THE SALTY DOG CAFE (843) 671-CAFE (2233) 53. THE SANDBAR (843) 342-SAND (7263) 54. SANTA FE CAFE (843) 785-3838 55. SKILLETS CAFE (843) 785-3131 56. STELLINI ITALIAN RESTAURANT (843) 785-7006 57. STREET MEET (843) 842-2570 58. SUNSET GRILLE (843) 689-6744 59. TOBACCO ROAD (843) 341-6265 60. TRATTORIA DIVINA (843) 686-4442 61. TRUFFLES CAFE (843) 671-6136 or (843) 815-5551 62. THE WRECK OF THE SALTY DOG (843) 671-7327


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