I don’t get to see my sister often. Sometimes, we can go a year without seeing each other, but we try not to make that happen. You see, we live about 1,780 miles apart. I am in Myrtle Beach, S.C. and she is in Bismarck, N.D. Growing up, we did the sisterly fighting, as usual, but we have gotten a lot closer as we have gotten older. Continue reading
Southern food is on the rise. Almost every travel show has been to the south and many chefs around the country work to emulate some of the best southern dishes.
From fried chicken and collard greens to barbecue and macaroni and cheese, South Carolina has it all.
Here are some of the “must-eats” in South Carolina: Continue reading
In a tourist town, it is sometimes hard to find a restaurant doing something different or a place where you can get items actually grown/made with love and care instead of for the masses.
When we first moved here in 2008, there were only a few places that really took pride in locally-sourced foods and homemade recipes. Continue reading
**EDITOR’S NOTE: This story is from 2015. The restaurant quality and its dishes may have changed.**
|The Sauerbraten is one of my favorite dishes at Cafe Old Vienna.|
With red hair and a name like Heather Gale, most people would think I am Irish. It makes sense. I have the pasty white skin, my first name is an Irish flower and my last name is an Irish wind. Continue reading
Usually, the only time Gospel music mixes with scrambled eggs and bacon is at a church breakfast.
And, unless your church is having breakfast every week, it is only a special treat people get every once in a while. Continue reading
|The oysters at Dirty Don’s Oyster Bar on the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk are HUGE. I have never eaten oysters that big. They were kind of hard to open, but thanks to our handy dandy server they were all devoured. (Photo by Heather Gale)|
It is not a regular occurrence for me to go out on a Friday night. Usually, by that time I am exhausted from a busy week and would rather just chill at home with my husband, dogs and a bottle of wine. Continue reading