South Carolina Back Road Restaurant Recipes Cookbook


South Carolina Back Road Restaurant Recipes Cookbook, the seventh edition in the State Back Road Restaurant Recipes Series, is now open.

From two-lane highways and interstates to dirt roads and quaint downtowns, every road leads to delicious food when traveling The Palmetto State. South Carolina Back Road Restaurant Recipes is a well-researched and charming guide to South Carolina’s best locally owned back-road restaurants plus favorite recipes from restaurant owners and chefs. This is not your usual guide to high-priced, elite restaurants. Here you will find those hidden gems that most people would never discover unless they lived in these small towns.

More than a restaurant guide, this is a cookbook that captures the unique flavor of South Carolina with favorite recipes shared by restaurant owners and chefs.  Some recipes are signature dishes, others are family favorites…  all are delicious.



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Come Travel South Carolina with South Carolina Back Road Restaurant Recipes Cookbook

Looking for places to eat in South Carolina? In search of Palmetto-State-themed restaurant cookbooks? Get ready to tour South Carolina restaurants like never before. Navigate South Carolina’s treasure trove of mom-and-pop eateries with the South Carolina Back Road Restaurant Recipes Cookbook. This South Carolina cookbook is the seventh volume in the State Back Road Restaurant Recipes Series. As a travel guide, the cookbook helpfully outlines four exciting South Carolina regions: Piedmont, Midlands, Pee Dee, and Lowcountry. Each region is also replete with its own history, unique food culture, South Carolina recipes, and a wealth of thrilling attractions.

Shrimp, Grits & Home-Cooked Heaven

Once in the Piedmont region, make a lunch stop at the Old Edgefield Grill. This sophisticated restaurant is housed in a 1906-dated Queen Victorian home with white columnar architecture and crystal chandeliers. Dine on some of the best food in South Carolina, like the Shrimp & Grits with Fried Onion Hay. Afterward, experience some of the best soul food at Charlene’s Home Cooking, home of cooking from the heart. A hearty bowl of Charlene’s Beef Stew will remind you of home-cooked meals from days long past. Then, enjoy Mile Creek Park’s fun outdoor activities, like camping and fishing.

Euro Twists & Death-Defying Dives

When you visit the Midlands region, be sure to stop by the Original House of Pizza. This Euro-style restaurant that has been a staple in the Orangeburg area since 1981. Try the Manestra for a Greek-Italian pasta twist that will keep you coming back for more. Also, if you’re a daredevil at heart, experience the greatest adrenaline rush ever with Skydive Carolina in Chester County. After a 30-minute training session, you’ll take the leap of a lifetime from 14,000 feet. Conversely, enjoy a tranquil day strolling the Swan Lake Iris Gardens in Sumter County.

South Carolina BBQ Restaurants & Seafood Stops

The Pee Dee region is especially famous for having the some of the most delicious barbecue anywhere. A trip to Scott’s Bar-B-Que in Hemingway is worth the drive—and the wait. When you arrive, you’ll find a line of customers, snaking out the front door of an old-fashioned country store. Out back is a smoke-pit, where the barbecue is cooked to perfection. You’ll love the BBQ Baked Beans, and you can also have them at home with the recipe in the book. Don’t forget to eat at Woodstone BBQ & Seafood Restaurant, one of the best barbecue and seafood restaurants in South Carolina. Simultaneously enjoy hand-pulled barbecue, fried farm-raised catfish, and their famous Peach Cobbler. When you’ve had your fill, visit the Myrtle Beach Skywheel. It is the first observation wheel opened in the United States, featuring aerial views of the Grand Strand.

Coast by the Best Restaurants in South Carolina

Lastly, a stay in the coastal Lowcountry region wouldn’t be complete without a seafood experience for the ages. Discover the jewel of Bluffton when you stop in at May River Grill. This seafood restaurant uses only the freshest ingredients, culled from local rivers and farms. Sample the Crispy Flounder with Texas Pete Brown Sauce, featuring sautéed bell peppers and a brown butter sauce. Eat like the locals at On Forty-One Backyard Dining. This casual eatery prepares classic Southern cooking from fresh, local ingredients. The Mac and Cheese will send your taste buds soaring. End your South Carolina tour with a visit to Fly-In Helicopters, and tour the Charleston area from above. Enjoy gorgeous views perfect for aerial photography or even a romantic wedding proposal at sunset.

Get This Easy Recipe Cookbook Today

The South Carolina Back Road Restaurant Recipes Cookbook is available for purchase through Great American Publishers, a publishing company specializing in best-selling cookbooks featuring easy, tried-and-true recipes sure to please the entire family. If you’re craving Southern food, or you just love Southern cooking, Great American Publishers is your one-stop shop. Browse a selection of Southern cookbooks packed with Southern recipes for Southern dishes and Southern dinner ideas great for any night of the week. Order your copy today.


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