By Becky Billingsley
Friday, Nov. 2, 2012, Myrtle Beach – An election night party with complimentary food, a new fresh produce outlet in Georgetown and live entertainment at Angelo’s are part of this week’s Myrtle Beach Restaurant News Weekend Roundup.
New Name, Same Owners
Spring House Family Restaurant at 2600 N. Kings Highway in Myrtle Beach has the same owners – Edmond and Merita Asllanaj – but it now has a new name: Flap Jack’s Pancake House. It’s open for breakfast and lunch, and the number is (843) 626-5941. The Asllanajes also own Omega Pancake & Omelet House at 2800 N. Kings Highway.
From 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 4, Rioz Brazilian Steakhouse 1t 2920 Hollywood Dr. in Myrtle Beach (off 29th Avenue North, across from Broadway at the Beach) is selling $15 carry-out lunches to help offset medical-related expenses for Kerry Benson and her family. Kerry Benson is married to Mike Benson, a partner at Quigley’s Pint and Plate in Pawleys Island. Kerry has cancer, and expenses not covered by insurance are hefty. All proceeds from the lunches sold will benefit the Benson family.
The to-go lunch boxes will include Prime Cut of Sirloin, Chicken Wrapped in Bacon, Sausage, Pork Ribs, Grilled Pineapple, Potato Salad, Pasta Salad and Chocolate Mousse Cake.
Jazz at Angelo’s
From 6-9 p.m. on Sundays, Angelo’s Steak & Pasta is having live music – jazz and Dixieland – plus New Orleans-inspired dining specials such as Jambalaya. Angelo’s is at 2311 S. Kings Highway in Myrtle Beach, and the number is (843) 626-2800.
Millgrove Moves Indoors
Fans of the fresh local and organic produce and other foods (like cheese, eggs and chickens) at Millgrove Farms don’t have to drive so far to get them. The farm has a new town market at 1711 N. Fraser St. in Georgetown, near the Prescription Shoppe. Hours vary; check the Millgrove Farms Facebook page for the latest information.
Meet Boxing Legends
Boxing legends Merciless Ray Mercer, Michael Moorer, Buddy McGirt, Bobby Czyz and Don Steele will be at Rodeo Bar & Grill at Broadway at the Beach in Myrtle Beach from 8-11 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 2. Tickets are $10, or $50 for VIP tickets, and there will be photo and autograph opportunities. Tickets will be available at the door, but you can purchase them in advance by calling Mark Krom at (954) 554-6374. The event is in support of FIND A DREAM, a “local non-profit foundation for disadvantaged youth.” The event also includes a silent auction, and one of the items is a boxing glove autographed by Jake Lamotta.
Dress as your favorite bootlegger, flapper or revenuer for a post-Halloween event from the Roaring 20s.
The latest in vodka, gin, tequila, whiskey, bourbon, scotch, rum and cordials will be presented at Prohibition: A Celebration of Fine Spirits, scheduled for 7-10 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 2, at House of Blues. Tickets are $50 in advance or $60 the day of. Special VIP tickets are $75 in advance or $100 the day of, and they include a cigar bar with a complimentary cigar and “secret access” to a private room with exclusive liquors such as Macallan 18 and Cointreau Noir, a full buffet and photo ops with ladies from Thee Dollhouse.
All attendees will receive souvenir glasses, appetizers from 7-8 p.m., bartender demonstrations and live entertainment. For tickets, visit HOB.com or call (843) 272-3000.
Bluegrass and Biscuits
If you want to get technical about it, this event should be called Bluegrass, Beer and Biscuits. This fund-raiser for Hope House of Myrtle Beach and Coastal Animal Restaurant takes place from 6-9 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 2, at the Southern Living Showcase Home, which is at 7464 Catena Lane in the Seville subdivision at Grande Dunes in Myrtle Beach. Tickets are $25, and Bojangles is providing biscuits and other finger foods; Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant is bring kegs of beer; and The Spots will get pickin’ with their bluegrass music. Attendees will be welcome to stroll around the house. To purchase tickets, call (843) 692-9662.
Holiday candles will be available for purchase and complimentary samples of sparkling wines and appetizers will be offered at Illumination, a holiday event taking place from 6-8 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 2, at Dirty Dicks Crab House in North Myrtle Beach.
For $15, a three-course holiday meal will include a choice of salad or pumpkin bisque; a choice of ham, fried turkey, chicken, shrimp and bacon macaroni and cheese, jambalaya or shrimp etouffee; and a choice of white chocolate bread pudding, key lime pie, apple pie or pumpkin pie. Call (843) 663-3499 for details.
Barbecue and Bazaar
Barbecue plates will be available for $8 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 3, at Belin United Methodist Church at 3579 U.S. 17 Business in Murrells Inlet. From 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., church members are having a bazaar sale, and there will be entertainment from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Lots of soups, breads and desserts will be available for one small fee from noon to 3 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 4, during the Myrtle Beach American Culinary Federation Souper Supper at Valor Park in The Market Common in Myrtle Beach. Tickets at the door are $12 for adults or $7 for children. Advance tickets that can be purchased at MyrtleBeachACF.com are $11 or $6, plus tax.
The Blues and the Reds are all welcome from 7-11 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 6, at Louis’s at Sanford’s at 251 Willbrook Blvd. in Pawleys Island for a non-partisan election party. Complimentary hors d’oeuvres will be served, and special political beverages will be featured. The number at Louis’s is (843) 237-5400.
Italian Dinner Fund-Raiser
Ten dollars will get you a choice of lasagna or spaghetti, salad, bread and beverage from 5-7 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 11 at Boston Pizza Plus, which moved recently to 2500 Oakheart Lane (the former Giovanni’s location) in the Carolina Forest section of Myrtle Beach. This is a fund-raiser for Morgen Mays, a local teenager who suffered debilitating chemical burns she received in July in a swimming pool at a local oceanfront resort. The evening will also include a silent auction, raffle and entertainment.
For $8 per box, the African American Community Coalition will dish up fried fish, grits or fries and slaw from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 17, at Belin United Methodist Church at 3579 U.S. 17 Business in Murrells Inlet.
Tickets are being sold for $30 for all-you-care-to-eat steamed oysters at the Murrells Inlet Oyster Roast taking place from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 17 at Twisted Sister Marina in Murrells Inlet (4123 U.S. 17 Business). Other foods and beverage will be sold separately. Tickets usually sell out for this event; you can get yours online at www.murrellsinletsc.com.