Food

Dining briefsCHEZ 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.

NORTHERN ITALIAN-INSPIRED CUISINE AND PIZZA

Dining at Il Carpaccio on Hilton Head Island can feel like stepping into a storied and elegant past, an experience that goes beyond the menu. Starting with the antipasti and continuing through the zuppe, pasta, carne or pesce, each dish here is made from scratch with the freshest available ingredients.

Brewing CoLot 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.

Florida Georgia Spirits distillery and Odd Birds Savannah bar plans to open in downtown Savannah this fall. The distillery will produce vodka, gin, and Caribbean rums and next door the Odd Birds Savannah will offer “interactive guest experiences,” according to a news release.

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.

Santa FeAUTHENTIC SOUTHWESTERN

Santa Fe Café is the only place on Hilton Head Island to find authentic Southwestern cuisine, and nothing is more representative of this favorite locals’ eatery than a bowl of painted desert soup.