Food & Drink

Food & Drink

Buying Fresh and Local For a Party from the Farmer’s Market

Thinking about having a summer party that makes good use of the abundant local fresh fruits and vegetables? How about a small plate party? Immerse yourself in some recipes for small plates, tapas, mezze, pinchos, pizziche so that you will have a general idea of some things you might want to make or pick up on the way home from the farmer’s market. No matter what you call them, they are all small plates and are a fun way to sample many things at one sitting without overeating.

Food & Drink

New roadhouse opens in Socastee

In Socastee, Kaiden’s Roadhouse has taken the place of Niki’s Bar and after some renovations, the new restaurant is now open and ready to serve. The team here is big on football, which is perfect for the season starting up soon.

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Myrtle Beach chef reaches Great American Seafood Cook-Off in New Orleans

Nick Huckabee, the executive chef from The Dunes Golf & Beach Club in Myrtle Beach, sees the honor of competing in the 13th annual Great American Seafood Cook-Off as another way to give Grand Strand chefs more recognition for their role in this area’s culinary, tourism and hospitality industries. He’s among 11 chefs from across the country to compete this Saturday in New Orleans. He also said a chef and mentor “made me realize that you have to eat with your eyes before you taste with your mouth, and they both have to coincide.”

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Father-daughter bring The Spotted Dog to Murrells Inlet

A young restaurant that joined the lineup of Murrells Inlet eateries is owned by a father-daughter duo with a passion for Southern food and family goodness. The Spotted Dog, while not on the Marshwalk, is across from the most well-known biker bar in the area and in an easily accessible location.

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Simple cantaloupe recipes by food blogger Christina Patricio

Lifestyle blogger Christina Patricio shares simple recipes for cantaloupe. Patricio, of Fresno, doesn’t have to worry about finding a ripe melon or running out of cantaloupe. She’s married to Blake Patricio, whose family runs Westside Produce, one of several large-scale melon packers in west Fresno County, the state’s largest cantaloupe growing region. She’s also the author of a lifestyle blog, www.thepatricios.com.

Videos

Here's an easier way to peel tomatoes

Cutting the skin off a tomato loses too much fruit and takes a long time. The Bee's Debbie Arrington shows how to peel a tomato more efficiently.
Lauren Chapman The Sacramento Bee
Here's an easier way to peel tomatoes 0:51

Here's an easier way to peel tomatoes

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Sub Zero Ice Cream in Myrtle Beach gives new meaning to the word "cool"

Simple cantaloupe recipes by food blogger Christina Patricio 1:20

Simple cantaloupe recipes by food blogger Christina Patricio

Chef Teddi bakes up 'Peachy Grilled Chicken' 2:54

Chef Teddi bakes up 'Peachy Grilled Chicken'