Omni Hotels & Resorts has a solution for anyone trying to beat the intense July heat: homemade, gourmet ice pops. Check out this video for step-by-step directions on how to make three delicious flavors: ginger peach, watermelon lemonade and pineapple mango jalapeño. The frozen treats will also be offered in the lobby of the Hilton Head resort on Wednesday, July 26.
Owners Jeff and Kay Hurt invited us in on Wednesday to take a look at their new Hilton Head restaurant located at 87 Main Street. Tio's will feature Cuban, Mexican, Central and South American cuisine, and fresh local seafood. Tio's is scheduled to be open by the end of the month.
Talking with prospective employers at the Hospitality Hiring Event on Tuesday at the Sonesta Resort Hilton Head Island, it quickly becomes apparent that the employee shortage on Hilton Head Island continues unabated.
Paul Rabe, bartender at The Lucky Rooster Kitchen and Bar, which serves a variety of draft cocktails home-made in bulk, shows how milk is used to clarify a citrus cocktail on May 10, 2017. The milk punch process, which dates back to colonial times, uses whole milk to remove impurities, and solve the problem of separation and spoilage of the citrus. The cocktail, called clear skies, is a "riff" on the whiskey-based cocktail known as a paper plane, said proprietor Clayton Rollison.
Hilton Head Island's Carla Golden shows off the Krispy Kreme doughnuts she keeps in the back of her pantry on May 2, 2017. The remarkably well-preserved-looking box of glazed doughnuts recently turned 8-years-old.
Ever wonder how kettle corn is made? Thad Grecco, of Hilton Head's Palmetto Kettle Corn, was popping up some 200 pounds of it during the 5th annual A Taste of Bluffton food festival on April 8, 2017. He was kind enough to take time out of his busy day to show how it's done. Palmetto Kettle Corn can be found at various area festivals and is a regular every Thursday at the Bluffton Farmer's Market.
The new Lemon Island Seafood stand picks up where the old Lemon Island Seafood left off when it and Lemon Island Marina closed several years ago. The new retailer is located right next to the Port Royal Sound Foundation Maritime Center, which housed the old Lemon Island Marina for years. Here, employee Otis Howze Sr. describes, on April 2, 2017, the seafood available there.
It was a sticky but tasty mess as contestants vied for the wing eating title at the 22nd Annual Hilton Head Wingfest on March 25, 2017. Competitors had two minutes to eat as much of the 22 chicken wings put in front of them as they could. The winner was Isaiah Holland, of Ft. Steward, Ga.