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What’s all that racket going on at the Dairy Queen on Lady’s Island?

Yes, you can still get your DQ blizzards at the restaurant on 115 Sea Island Parkway — even in the drive-thru.

Liz Farrell

Have you ever seen a chicken with a bar of soap in its beak? Come to Bluffton

Andy Fishkind hadn’t even signed the lease on an Old Town Bluffton building that does not yet exist for his restaurant idea that is still just in the pen and paper phase, when his longtime hope of opening a Peruvian chicken restaurant called Andes’ Fricken Chicken — simply because he craves Peruvian chicken and wants to give people the “best fricken chicken they have ever had” — got scrambled.

Food & Drink

What's in a 'Fricken' name?

We approached locals and visitors in Bluffton Tuesday with a piece of paper with one word written on it – “Fricken” – and asked, "What comes to mind when you see that word?" The Town of Bluffton's planning commissioners on Sept. 13 gave approval for a planned new restaurant named "Fricken Chicken,” with one caveat: the owner must first change the name. “The word 'fricken' is short for only one word,” a commission member said in explaining the name change request.

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New in Old Town: Latest restaurants in downtown Bluffton

Restaurant central? Lot of new restaurants in Old Town Bluffton. Here they are, plus the owner of two hot spots on the Promenade, who's adding a major new flavor, and business, to his current seafood restaurant.
Josh Mitelman The Island Packet & The Beaufort Gazette
New in Old Town: Latest restaurants in downtown Bluffton 1:06

New in Old Town: Latest restaurants in downtown Bluffton

What's in a 'Fricken' name? 0:56

What's in a 'Fricken' name?

Should food trucks be allowed to sell in Bluffton? Town holds workshop to discuss 0:43

Should food trucks be allowed to sell in Bluffton? Town holds workshop to discuss

The art of latte art 0:50

The art of latte art