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Shrimp Burger Slider anyone?

Bluffton's Tom Dansky spent Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017 at the Hilton Head Island Seafood Festival manning the grill cooking up the popular Shrimp Burger Slider at the Fire House Nutz booth. Here, he talks about the making of a slider, and how he gets prepared for a long day at the festival.

Food & Drink

Shuck yeah? Southern Charm star Shep Rose and best bud Andrew Carmines share shuckin' secrets

"Southern Charm" star and Hilton Head Island native Shep Rose came home Feb. 24, 2017, for the Pig Pickin' and Oyster Roast. He was there to support his best friend Andrew Carmines, who is hosting the Hilton Head Island Seafood Festival on behalf of the David M. Carmines Memorial Foundation, an organization founded in memory of his brother, who succumbed to cancer in 2001. The event sold out and Rose and Carmines both gave each other credit for its success (adorably, on video).

Beaufort News

Transplanted Midwesterner makes a mean Brunswick stew

Tucked between the barbecue purveyors at the 8th annual Bands Brews and BBQ festival in Port Royal on Feb. 25, 2017 was Mike Reilley's booth, featuring free samples his KC Mike's Smokin' Brunswick Stew. Here, the former Missourian turned Beaufort resident describes how he used his Midwestern barbecue-making skills to concoct a Brunswick stew recipe that even pleases his wife, Nancy, who grew up eating Brunswick stew in Atlanta.

Beaufort News

Sewer spill closes Battery Creek shellfish beds

Shellfish beds in Battery Creek have been closed following a sewer spill Thursday from a neighborhood off Dowlingwood Drive near Shell Point in Beaufort. Water samples have been submitted to the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control for testing. The shellfish beds will reopen once bacteria levels are deemed suitable for harvesting.

South Carolina

Senate panel moves to open up SC brewery laws

A trio of senators approved a pair of bills Wednesday that open up Palmetto State beer laws. One would pave the way for Kevin Varner, the owner of Columbia’s Hunter-Gatherer Brewery and Alehouse, to open a long-awaited brewery at the historic Curtiss-Wright Hanger at Owens Field while also continuing to sell liquor by the drink at his Main Street brewpub.

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Shrimp Burger Slider anyone?

Bluffton's Tom Dansky spent Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017 at the Hilton Head Island Seafood Festival manning the grill cooking up the popular Shrimp Burger Slider at the Fire House Nutz booth. Here, he talks about the making of a slider, and how he gets prepared for a long day at the festival.
Jay Karr Staff video
Shrimp Burger Slider anyone? 1:01

Shrimp Burger Slider anyone?

Transplanted Midwesterner makes a mean Brunswick stew 1:25

Transplanted Midwesterner makes a mean Brunswick stew

Shuck yeah? Southern Charm star Shep Rose and best bud Andrew Carmines share shuckin' secrets 1:49

Shuck yeah? Southern Charm star Shep Rose and best bud Andrew Carmines share shuckin' secrets

Port Royal 'Throw Down': With wings, appearance matters — a lot 0:58

Port Royal 'Throw Down': With wings, appearance matters — a lot