By Becky Billingsley
Friday, March 15, 2013, Myrtle Beach – For those looking for Corned Beef and Cabbage and some non-conventional St. Patrick’s Day meals, here are a few restaurants and dining events in the Myrtle Beach area offering deals.
Foster’s Café & Bar, 6307 N. Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach, 449-7945
All-you-care-to-eat Corned Beef, Cabbage and Potatoes is $6 starting at 2 p.m. on Sunday, March 17.
Broadway at the Beach, between off U.S. 17 Bypass between 21st and 29th avenues North, Myrtle Beach
Liberty Steakhouse has Irish food specials planned on Saturday and Sunday, they’re serving a house-made Irish Stout brew and $7 Irish Car Bombs, and from 6-9 Sunday Tru Sol will perform.
Tilted Kilt Pub & Eatery has and Irish Hooley menu with Scotch Eggs, Irish Stew, Shepherd’s Pie, Corned Beef Hash, Corned Beef Sandwich, Corned Beef & Cabbage and Baileys Irish Cream Cheesecake; and they’ll serve green beer.
Jimmy Buffet’s Margaritaville is serving Shepherd’s Pie and several special drinks including Irish Apple, Off to See the Leprechaun Marg O-Rita, Irish Mon and Lucky Landshark.
Louis’s at Sanford’s, 251 Willbrook Blvd., Pawleys Island, (843) 237-5400
For Irish dining gourmands, Louis’s is serving complimentary Irish soda bread with entrees, plus Corned Beef and Cabbage; Beef and Guinness Pie; Lamb Shank with Baked Cabbage, Bacon and Steamed Potatoes; Irish Cream Chocolate Mousse Cake and Guinness Floats.
For those who want traditional South Carolina foods, Louis’s also has specials this weekend of Shad Roe Scramble, Stone Crab Claws and Poached Farm Egg on a Cathead Biscuit with Sausage Gravy.
North Myrtle Beach St. Patrick’s Day Festival, Main Street
From 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, March 16, many Irish foods will be sold on Main Street. One dish they’ll have that’s Irish and traditionally Southern is Crab Cakes.
Downtown Myrtle Beach St. Patrick’s Day Celebration, Ocean Boulevard between 8th and 9th avenues North
This event will have children’s activities, live music and many food vendors selling Irish dishes.
The Burning of the Socks, South Carolina Maritime Museum, 729 Front St., Georgetown, (843) 520-0111
Bring your grungiest winter socks to toss on the pyre to celebrate the arrival of spring. If you also bring $35, you can enjoy a pig pickin’ with all the fixin’s, alcoholic beverages and live music.
Pawleys Island Tavern, 10635 Ocean Highway, Pawleys Island, (843) 237-8465
Specials on St. Patrick’s Day include Corned Beef and Cabbage, Irish Car Bombs and live music starting at 5 p.m.
Longbeard’s Bar and Grill, 5040 Carolina Forest Blvd., Myrtle Beach, (843) 903-2905
On St. Patrick’s Day, a Corned Beef and Cabbage dinner with red potatoes is $15. A bagpiper will perform.
South Strand Wildlife and History Day, Huntington Beach State Park, U.S. 17, Murrells Inlet
Many interesting history and wildlife activities will take place on Saturday, March 16, including Colonial living reenactments and live animal displays. At 1 p.m., see live raptors fly! The food served will be kid-friendly: Chick-fil-A, Italian Ice and Kettle Corn. Park admission fees are $3-$5 and free for ages 5 and younger. Activities in Atlaya, a former Moorish Castle moved to the grounds at the turn of the century, are $2.
Bistro 90, 7209 S.C. 90, Longs, (843) 390-5151
On Saturday, March 16, a Corned Beef and Cabbage dinner with house-made soda bread, a choice of salad or Irish Potato Soup, potato and vegetable is $$22.