Cocktails, a History

No matter how pretty or sophisticated it may look, that slice of fruit or a few skewered olives doesn’t make the drink. Neither does a splash of soda or juice when added to a liquor. Thought to be an American creation, cocktails find a bulk of their inspiration from...

Non Traditional Items

When you walk into Pawley’s Raw Bar you are immediately greeted with the smells of a seaside raw bar. You gather hints of fresh and cooked seafood, the smell of Old Bay seasonings, and hot sauce. The sounds of happiness and laughter coming from the bar as the...

Tuna

Once considered too fishy and low class, tuna has rapidly climbed in importance in the seafood markets.  But how did this once inexpensive fish, best known as a lunch box staple and a way to feed our troops during wartime, become a high-class offering?  We are about...

She-Crab Soup

Characterized by rich, creamy, delicious bites of Atlantic Blue Crab meat, She-Crab Soup is a popular offering in South Carolina. Where did it come from? Who created it? How do you know that it is good? Stick with us. This month’s blog focuses on this delightful...

What to Eat in January

It is January. Blah. Even along the Grand Strand, it is cold, the days are short, and the weather is so frequently miserable that you have little choice but to remain indoors. Thanks to what can feel like the long toil of winter, our immune systems, and mental health...