FISH Seafood & Raw Bar Changes Name

FISH Seafood & Raw Bar has a new name, FISH Casual Coastal Seafood. They continue to place a premium on sourcing delicious seafood from local sources and lightly preparing it with a deep respect for regional foodways and Lowcountry culinary history. Their courteous and knowledgeable staff can guide you on a delectable journey of inspired seafood dishes in a relaxed, enjoyable atmosphere among a variety of dining and lounging areas.

Up The Creek Debuts Southern Beers

With a new focus on Southern beers, Up the Creek Pub & Grill on Hilton Head Island is embracing the Lowcountry’s heritage. “We are thrilled to support the entrepreneurial Southern spirit with these refreshing brews,” says GM Jason Greninger. Now on the menu: Hilton Head Distillery’s Tropical Lager and Crab Pilsner, plus Southern Barrel Brewing Co.’s Damn Yankee IPA and Kick Back Black Lager. Other beers hail from Greenville, Charleston, and Asheville.

Wexford Subway Turns 30

Thirty years ago, America’s healthiest fast food restaurant came to Hilton Head Island when Subway opened in The Village at Wexford. With more than 37,000 locations, Subway is the world’s largest submarine sandwich chain. Here in the Lowcountry, the option to “Eat fresh!” is more popular than ever with counter service for buildyour- own healthy sandwiches and salads.

New management for Zepplin’s at Station 300

Under new management, Zepplin’s is now in the capable hands of Mike Chapman, a Savannah native who graduated from Johnson & Wales University. He has worked at Lowcountry country clubs from Beaufort to Bluffton for more than 30 years. Chapman has implemented an exciting new Lowountry-inspired menu, with a favorite dish of grilled flat iron steak. Zepplin’s also has a new catering menu, full bar and new special drinks menu. Popular draws at the restaurant include a pet-friendly patio, huge TVs showing a myriad of sports, and a dance floor.

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The Crazy Crab Jarvis Creek

The Crazy Crab Jarvis Creek (north end location) is under renovation and looks forward to re-opening their doors at the end of this summer, better than ever including a brand new outdoor bar. They greatly appreciate all of the support and encouragement from the community and can’t wait to once again serve the freshest seafood on the island.

Stooges Café gets new owners

Stooges Café in Sheridan Park has new owners. Jobita and Efrain Salgado recently bought the restaurant, which serves breakfast and lunch. The Salgados also own El Super Internacional, an international grocery store with locations in Bluffton and Savannah and on Hilton Head Island.

Octagon Porch opens at Palmetto Bluff

Montage Palmetto Bluff has a new restaurant: Octagon Porch, a new dining experience for locals and hotel guests. Located inside the inn, the menu features seasonally inspired Southern cuisine made from local ingredients. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are served by chef Anthony Guiliano, with wines selected by award-winning sommelier Jesse Rodriguez.

Up the Creek embraces Southern beers

With a new focus on Southern beers,Up the Creek Pub & Grill on Hilton Head Island is embracing the Lowcountry’s heritage. “We are thrilled to support the entrepreneurial Southern spirit with these refreshing brews," says general manager Jason Greninger. Now on the menu:  Hilton Head Distillery’s Tropical Lager and Crab Pilsner, plus Southern Barrell Brewing Co.’s  Damn Yankee IPA and Kick Back Black Lager. Other beers hail from Greenville, Charleston, and Ashville.

The Cottage expands menu

The Cottage Café, Bakery & Tea Room in Old Town Bluffton recently changed its menu to include more fresh and local ingredients. Owner Leslie Rohland has added 15 new dishes to the breakfast, lunch and dinner menus. In addition to incorporating more fresh and local seafood, dishes will also feature seasonal local produce.

Hilton Head welcomes new whiskey bar

HHI Hospitality plans to open The Whiskey Room this summer in Park Plaza next to one of the group’s other restaurants, Charbar Co. A secret door will connect Charbar and The Whiskey Room, which will feature a retro, vintage atmosphere and live entertainment.

Hilton Head Brewing adding beer garden, expanding patio

Hilton Head Brewing Company is undergoing renovation to add a beer garden and expanded patio. The current roof will be expanded to overhang the patio and will allow up to 35 people to sit outside. Construction is expected to complete by the end of the month. The new dog-friendly patio will feature heat lamps and space for small group party reservations.

Healthy Habit opening second restaurant

Healthy Habit restaurant, which was recently purchased by HHI Hospitality, will open a second location in Park Plaza. The hospitality group is also exploring adding kiosks around the island stocked with healthy meals from the restaurant. Renovations to the existing restaurant on Mathews Drive to add more seating and additional menu options will happen during the off season. Healthy Habit offers grab-and-go meals, build-your-own salads and a juice bar.

Delicious Recipes from Lowcountry

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