Oktoberfest is best known as a time of beer and brats, but there are plenty of tasty dishes to enjoy. Annually a two-week event, Oktoberfest is a celebration of Bavarian culture. Food and beverages are heartily enjoyed. From sauerkraut to schnitzel and strudel and suds, here are a few ideas to keep the festivities fun.
Taste the Lowcountry
HINCHEY’S CHICAGO BAR & GRILL A HOME AWAY FROM HOME
The place was packed, infused with excitement. Surrounded by family, overjoyed patrons and meaningful memorabilia, the Hinchey family was submerged in the delight of what had been previously unimaginable: the Chicago Cubs had won the World Series.
The celebration that October night in 2016 was euphoric, with the family reveling in the championship with many faithful customers at the restaurant they opened on Hilton Head Island in 1996.
FOOD. FAMILY. FRIENDS.
Jane Bistro & Bar is all about family and friends sharing time together and meals created from recipes passed from one to another. The family-owned business is named to honor the many generations of great cooks in the family and their shared passion for good food, family and friends.
In 2016, the owners of Wren Bistro in Beaufort opened Jane Bistro & Bar in Shelter Cove Towne Centre on Hilton Head Island and since then it has been the place where people come together to enjoy classic bistro fare with a modern twist. The restaurant is designed for relaxed, comfortable gatherings.
Alexander’s Restaurant & Wine Bar, locally owned and operated since 1977, is an upscale seafood restaurant featuring locally caught seafood and many locally sourced ingredients.
Executive Chef Sean Carroll introduces an updated menu which pays tribute to many classic Lowcountry and Alexander’s favorites such as Baked Flounder Imperial, Shrimp and Grits and Wiener Schnitzel.
CHEZ GEORGES OPENS ON HILTON HEAD ISLAND
A French Bistro opened on the south of Hilton Head in July. Chez Georges Bistro & Bar offers staples such as steak frites and moules mariniere with locally sourced ingredients. Chez Georges is owned by George Casalicchi.
Lot 9 Brewing Co. hosted its grand opening last month. The Bluffton nanobrewery, owned by Dana Briggs and Walter Trifari, hopes to provide a space for “people to come together, get away from life’s worries, and drink good beer,” Briggs said.
Links, an American Grill opened at Harbour Town Clubhouse with indoor and outdoor seating. The restaurant serves breakfast, brunch, and lunch, including entrees such as eggs benedict, sandwiches, and salads, and offers an award-winning wine list.
S.C. Gov. Henry McMaster announced an executive order intended to help reduce the spread of the coronavirus. The order mandates restaurants and bars stop the sale of alcohol at 11 p.m. The order went into effect July 11. The order does not apply to alcohol sold at convenience or grocery stores, wine and liquor stores, or retail business.