By Becky Billingsley
Friday, Sept. 28, 2012, Myrtle Beach – Fall festivals, new restaurant updates, another restaurant closure and more fresh food information kicks off a gorgeous Myrtle Beach September weekend.
Restaurant Opening Updates
The new location of Angelo’s Steak & Pasta at 2311 S. Kings Highway is getting close to opening. Look for more news here next week.
Fuego at 4871 U.S. 17 Business in Murrells Inlet has on its marquee that it will open on Tuesday, Oct. 2. On Sept. 26 construction workers were building a new deck facing the inlet.
Myrtle Beach’s Next Best Chef
The five-way chef battle will end in a food sampling tonight at Zulu Lounge at 9668 N. Kings Highway in Myrtle Beach. The purchase of a $20 ticket allows for attendees to sample food from all five chefs (read more about the contest HERE) along with dessert, non-alcoholic beverages and wine tastings. The event starts at 7 p.m.
An Okotoberfest starts at 4 p.m. today in Valor Park at The Market Common in Myrtle Beach and continues through Sunday. German food will be sold along with Oktoberfest beers and German wines. Twenty vendors will be on site, there will be live German music and children’s activities include inflatables, face painting and games. Hours are 4-9 p.m. today, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday.
The annual St. John’s Greek Festival, which began on Thursday, continues through Sunday. Hours are 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. today and Saturday and from noon to 7 p.m. Sunday. Greek meals are available as well as Greek pastries, which are all available to eat on- site or for carry-out. This festival also has excellent Greek coffee and many arts and crafts vendors, live music and dancing. It’s at St. John the Baptist Greek Orthodox Church at 3301 33rd Ave. Ext. N. in Myrtle Beach, and the number is (843) 448-3773.
Fall Fish Fest
Check this article published Thursday for details about the Fall Fish Fest on Saturday at the Hot Fish Club in Murrells Inlet. Eat great food and drink New South Beers for only $20!
Eat and Drink for the Tatas
You won’t have to sing for your supper, but you can sing to support mammograms. Karaoke for the Cure is from 6-10 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 29 at Island Bar and Grill at 2272 Glenns Bay Rd. in Surfside Beach. For $10 the evening includes a lasagna dinner and a raffle ticket. If you wear pink, you’ll also get a free pink Jell-O shot. Don “The Hatman” will be the karaoke DJ, and it costs $1 to get up and sing. Proceeds will help pay for free mammograms for women who need them.
Longtime Myrtle Beach Pub Closed
Stool Pigeons, a restaurant and bar that opened 16 years ago at Broadway at the Beach, has closed. For those keeping track, that makes a dozen restaurant closures reported here at MyrtleBeachRestaurantNews.com within the past month.
New Pawleys Island Delivery Option
Starting Monday, Oct. 1, Pastaria 811 at 11359 Ocean Highway in Pawleys Island will commence offering delivery service. It’s open starting at 11:30 a.m. Mondays through Fridays and at 4:30 p.m. Saturdays. The number is (843) 237-5811. You can check out the menus HERE.