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Great Dining Options for the Foodie in the Family

The Chemist: Whether you are a science fanatic, or just love trying new and exciting things - you definitely need to check out one of the Grand Strand’s newest restaurants. From the moment you walk into the laboratory, you will be sat at an actual periodic table where you will get a chance to look over the glowing glass menu and try to decide which craft cocktail you will start off with. Choose from the thyme Machine, Professor’s Punch, or the Atomic Bulleit. Don't forget about the device farm-to-table freshness that is also offered. Try the Buck Rabbit, Sriracha Chicken, or even the Wagyu Steak. Check out everything else they have to offer here now!

Art Burger: Okay, so maybe science isn’t really your thing, well how about art? This oceanfront sushi bar combines sushi, gourmet burgers, and a liquid nitrogen bar. Not alone will you get to enjoy the unique and affordable entrees, but check out some of the really cool art that is covering the walls. One portion of the restaurant is dedicated for the local artists to display and sell their work. Start your night off with some Firecracker Shrimp or some Ahi Tuna Bites. Then decide on a tasty burger whether it be the Monet, Picasso, or Van Gogh. If you aren’t in the mood for a burger, go for some of the specialty rolls - Rainbow Roll, Tiger Roll, Whistler’s Mother, or the Great Wave. Make sure to check out all the other great items the menu has to offer!

Grumpy Monk: Fresh ingredients, real recipes, nothing from a box, and live music! These are all things you can look forward to when dining at the Grumpy Monk. The tap list changes daily so you’re sure to try the most current and top beers.  Happy Hour is also offered daily from 4-7pm with a wide variety of menu items offered. You can try the Southwest Spring Rolls, House Baked Pretzels, or even a Philly Cheesesteak Dip. Drink wise, try the Cinnamon Rush Shot or Grumpy Monk Growler.

Crave: This intimate atmosphere coupled with exquisite cooking and attentive services is sure to make your meal unforgettable. Located a short drive from the Strand Resort, you will be greeted by a welcoming atmosphere and wonderful live music. You can choose to sit at the bar or at any of the high top tables. Some of the delicious menu items include Eggplant Rollatine, Prince Edward Island Mussels, Crisp Burrata, or Chioppino. In addition to the mouthwatering appetizers, Crave also offers a variety of soups and salads - make sure you ask for the soup of the day! For entrees, you can choose between Brick Oven Pizzas, pasta dishes, or the classic Italian favorites. You can also pair your meal with a refreshing glass of wine, whether it be Chardonnay, Zinfandel, Malaga Barolo, or a nice Merlot - your tastebuds will thank you.

Tupelo Honey: Are you looking for creative Southern food, craft beers and cocktails? Well, look no further because Tupelo Honey Cafe has it all. This quaint restaurant located in the Market Common district is perfect for a delicious meal and relaxing atmosphere. Whether you decide to dine inside or take advantage of the outdoor patio with plush seating and a fire pit - you will not be disappointed. Tupelo Honey offers a wide selection of menu options including brunch, lunch, dinner, bar, and children’s. Some of the favorite items include Appalachian Johnny Cake, Southern Seafood Tacos, Wicked Chicken Sandwich, and Cackalackie Pulled Pork. You can also catch weekday specials and happy hour. Check out the different menus here and make a reservation today.