For Locals Only

For Locals Only

the Offseason means Locals get their island back, and some great deals by Jessica Cobb | Contributing Writer Welcome to February on Folly Beach, y’all! Where parking is a breeze and the beach is wide open to those of us brave enough to stand a little chilly sandblast....

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Come Get a Taste of Folly

Come Get a Taste of Folly

Annual Food-centric street festival returns Jan. 17 & 18 from Staff Reports The annual Taste of Folly will showcase everything Folly with a special emphasis on our eclectic culinary scene. The weekend will begin with the Blue Chair Rum Cocktail Competition on...

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New Executive Chef  Takes the Reins at Blu

New Executive Chef Takes the Reins at Blu

Avocet Hospitality Group hires experienced restauranteur Todd Garrigan to head up kitchen at Blu from Staff Reports Avocet Hospitality Group recently announced the hiring of Todd Garrigan as Executive Chef of Tides Folly Beach, including for its flagship restaurant...

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It’s Shabu-shabu Time

It’s Shabu-shabu Time

Chico Feo serves up Japanese hotpots out of the front of the restaurant By Lorne Chambers | Editor With the nights getting cooler, you’re lucky if you get a seat near one of the heaters out back at Chico Feo. But this winter, you will have something else to cozy up to...

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Battle of the Appetizers

Battle of the Appetizers

Planet Follywood’s Appetizer Cook-Off brings out the competitive side of Folly’s amateur chefs By Lorne Chambers | Editor Planet Follywood’s annual Thanksgiving Pot Luck is always a great event that represents everything that’s good about Folly Beach — community,...

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A Shacktacular Birthday!

A Shacktacular Birthday!

Folly Beach Crab Shack celebrates two decades on Folly Beach by Lorne Chambers | Editor Before it was an integral part of the local dining scene, long before it received national attention as one of the best seafood restaurants in the south, the Folly Beach Crab Shack...

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A True Hidden Gem

A True Hidden Gem

Island Breeze restaurant on Sol Legare offers more than good food, it’s also a community meeting place by Jessica Cobb | Contributing Writer To talk about Island Breeze restaurant, you must first talk about Mosquito Beach on which it’s located. Just off of Folly...

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For the Love of Beer (and Goat)

For the Love of Beer (and Goat)

Original Pub & Brewery Tours of Charleston hosts a beer dinner at Chico Feo for Charleston Beer Week by Jessica Cobb | Contributing Writer The weather has finally given us a couple of cooler days and nights... the kids are back in school... and Folly Beach is...

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Living The Shrimp Life

Living The Shrimp Life

More common than ever to find Local shrimp on local menues by Jessica Cobb | Contributing Writer “Anyway, like I was sayin’, shrimp is the fruit of the sea. You can barbecue it, boil it, broil it, bake it, sauté it. There’s, uh, shrimp kabobs, shrimp creole, shrimp...

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New Blu Menu Impresses

New Blu Menu Impresses

Blu again proves it’s much more than your typical hotel restaurant by Jessica Cobb | Contributing Writer My first time walking through the bright, airy lobby of the Tides Hotel on my way to Blu … I remember like it was yesterday. It was nearly 10 years ago and I had...

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Folly’s Hawaiian Obsession

Folly’s Hawaiian Obsession

Many Local restaurants offering Polynesian-inspired cuisine this summer by Jessica Cobb | Contributing Writer Hawaiian cuisine seems to be popping up everywhere, and I’m okay with it. When most people think of Hawaii, they picture white, sandy beaches … hidden...

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