Food and Wine, South Carolina

Frank’s Outback Restaurant–Pawley’s Island, SC

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The locals all know about it–but the casual visitor may not discover this one-of-kind dining establishment located on Pawley’s Island.

Frank’s Outback

Frank’s Outback

If you go to Pawley’s Island, don’t miss this wonderful and unique dining experience. Frank’s opened in the 1930’s as Marlow’s Supermarket and was a favorite local spot for making phone calls (it was the only phone in Pawley’s at the time), buying groceries and catching up on gossip. In the 1970’s Salters McClary, a high school student, worked summers for Frank Marlow. After graduating from college and returning to Pawley’s Island, Salters approached Marlow (who was retiring) about leasing the building and opening a restaurant. In 1988 Salters and Elizabeth McClary opened a restaurant and named it Frank’s after Mr. Frank Marlow. Today Frank’s is a beloved establishment among the locals and one of the best restaurants in the Carolinas.  Continue reading “Frank’s Outback Restaurant–Pawley’s Island, SC”

Arts / Culture / History, Food and Wine, Golf, South Carolina

South Carolina’s Small Coastal Towns Offer Great Weekend Get-a-Ways

Hammock Island Shop
Pawley’s Island Hammock Shop

If you’ve never visited Pawley’s Island you’re in for a treat! This quaint town provides something for everyone from the history buff, outdoor enthusiast, shopper, golfer or  food and wine enthusiast.

Pawley’s Island 

Located 25 miles south of Myrtle Beach, SC, Pawley’s Island is one of the oldest summer resorts on the East  Coast. The families of rice planters who owned plantations on nearby rivers first settled Pawley’s Island in the early 1700s. Today there are 12 remaining residences in the historic district which date from the late 1700s to the mid 1800s. Continue reading “South Carolina’s Small Coastal Towns Offer Great Weekend Get-a-Ways”