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September 2014

When It’s Game Time, Broadway Is Sports Central

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Are you a sports fan? Do you love the excitement of a crowd cheering on your favorite team? Is your favorite sport football, basketball, baseball, soccer, boxing, golf? Or do you just love the excitement of any kind of competitive sport?

While it's fun to head to the stadium or arena to catch a game live, that's not always possible. So why not head to a sports bar to meet up with some like-minded fans and make new friends?

It's okay to suit up in your favorite team's jersey – you won't be the only one at the bar wearing team colors. And you'll never get hungry, because as the game action plays on giant screens, and the food keeps flowing.

Three of the area's top sports bars are right in the middle of the action at Broadway at the Beach.

Broadway Louie's is one of the largest sports bars along the Grand Strand. There are no bad seats in this house. A 25-foot jumbo screen keeps you in the middle of the action, plus four additional giant television screens and 35 smaller ones let you watch several games at once. Broadway Louie's is the place to go for NCAA college football Saturdays, NFL Sunday Ticket, Monday Night Football, and NFL Network Thursday. There's even Monday Night Football NFL Trivia and NFL Bingo. Specials on food and drink make Louie's an affordable option for date nights.

Chuck & Duck's Sports Grill is filled with fifty 50-inch high definition LED TVs to ensure that you won't miss one minute of any game. A jumbo-screened wall with nine 50-inch TVs lets you watch nine sporting events at once or it can be transformed into a jumbo display to showcase one big special event. Two patios with big-screen TVs let you move the fun outdoors where you can even relax around a fire pit. Monday through Friday, Chuck & Duck's is one of the area's most popular spots for Happy Hour, which they host from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Fresh raw seafood is served up with the sports at the Original Shucker's Raw Bar. The oysters are outstanding, and the appetizers, sandwiches, and entrees are just as awesome. Voted "Best Raw Bar" by Myrtle Beach locals, it's also one of the best sports bars in town. Two big-screen projectors and 30 flat screen televisions are tuned to all the best sports offerings. This is where you can tap into services like NFL games, College Game Day, and ESPN 360. If you're more into participating than spectating, Shuckers also has pool, darts, Golden Tee, Pin Ball, and even Shuffleboard. Shuckers shifts into high gear at Happy Hour when specials on oysters, shrimp, mussels, and wings are offered from 4 p.m. Discounted prices on all beers and house drinks make it easy to wash down your food with your favorite drink.

The next time you think "sports," think Broadway at the Beach. It's where great games, food and fun are waiting for you.

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Two Wineries Serve Great Tastes & More At Broadway At The Beach

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Do you enjoy experiencing different wines? Would you like to learn more about the wine-making process and sample several wines along the way? Are you adventurous enough to try wines that are untraditional or unusual?

In one afternoon at Broadway at the Beach, you can visit two wineries, experience wines you love and discover new tastes.

Savoring an enjoyable glass of wine can be one of the high points of any day. But selecting a new wine to try or serve to guests can be challenging. A guided wine tasting can introduce you to new favorites in categories you enjoy or surprise you as you discover a new taste that delights you.

At Coastal Carolina Winery, you can enjoy a wine tasting of seven different wines. Wines are also served by the glass and the bottle. Wine slushies are offered as special treats.

A trip to this winery doesn't have to be adults only. The kids can enjoy a non-alcoholic blueberry slushy and join you as you learn how wine is made. The whole family can explore the wine tanks, bottle machine and see how the bottles are corked.

At Coastal Carolina Winery, there are also unique wine-related souvenirs, tee shirts, and handmade Carolinas pottery that will dazzle you with its artistry. Foodies will enjoy sampling items from the winery's own selection of chutney, salad dressings, sauces and dips.

Over at Boardwalk Winery, charming wine labels highlight special types of wines that will evoke memories of warm days and cool evenings at the beach. This small, gourmet winery specializes in wines that (as the winery staff likes to say) are a "vacation in a bottle."

Wines here range from dry to sweet. Traditional white and red wines are offered, but you won't want to miss the chance to taste the unique flavors of their fruit wines like blackberry and mango-peach blends.

Their wine tasting room provides opportunities to sample special wines with irresistible names like "Endless Summer," "Ocean Breeze," "Cruzin," and "Summer Nights."

And, if you're from out of town or want to send a gift, Boardwalk Winery will ship your selections for you.

Make time to experience the wineries of Broadway.

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From the Original to Gourmet, Burgers Rule At Broadway

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Americans love their burgers. The ultimate comfort food, a really good burger can be one of the greatest culinary experiences known to man, woman or child.

It's hard to believe that the burger has only been around since 1900. That's when genius restauranteurs started putting the so-called "hamburger steak" on a bun and adding condiments.

At Broadway at the Beach, hamburgers and cheeseburgers are among our visitors' favorite foods. Our restaurants have been serving up great burgers since they opened their doors in the mid-1990s.

Broadway is home to Johnny Rockets and its specialty, "The Original Hamburger." This one-third pound burger is the star that launched the restaurant in 1986. Rockets' cheeseburger version has been rated a 12 by diners using a scale of 1 to 10!

Burgers served by Hard Rock Cafe are sure to shake, rattle and roll you into hamburger heaven. Seven different varieties start out with a half-pound of Angus beef and build from there. Hard Rock serves up a great burger experience from the "Classic Burger" with traditional "fixins" to the exotic "Tango Burger" layered with slow-cooked Sloppy Joe, American or jack cheeses, barbecue sauce, and finished with blue cheese and horseradish mayonnaise.

Good Time Charley's offers 16 different types of burgers. From traditional American cheeseburgers to the "All In" burger with jalapenos, bacon and more, to "The Hangover" burger with its over easy egg on top, there's something for every burger lover.

At Liberty Brewery & Grill you can grab a specialty beer and build your own burger. Starting with a certified Angus beef burger, the add-on possibilities include an assortment of cheeses, applewood smoked bacon, bacon & onion marmalade, crispy onion straws, fried bread & butter pickles, grilled onions, grilled mushrooms, balsamic onions, and Southern slaw. Yum!

Wet Willie's starts off with its "Original American Classic" burger, but from there it's a wild ride into the world of gourmet burgers. Cheeseburger sliders and kosher dill pickles are served on a stick, the "Burn Baby Burn " is blackened and topped with Louisiana hot sauce, pickled jalapenos and Pepper jack cheese; and the "Hawaiian Lei Burger " is teriyaki glazed and topped with grilled pineapple and bacon. If you like mushrooms and Swiss cheese, the "Swiss Guard " has them. But the most unique burger is a "Better With Butter" which is smothered in a mound of grilled-in-butter sweet onions and topped with American Cheese.

From the original to the gourmet, burgers rule at Broadway.

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Kids’ Favorite Foods Are At Broadway At The Beach

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Dining out with kids doesn't have to be a challenge. Just like adults, kids want to eat at places where they feel welcome and comfortable. From time to time, they enjoy servers who give them a little special attention and make them feel as important as the adults. Seeing their favorite foods on a menu and having several options makes them feel free and relaxed. If there's some kid-centric entertainment or a place to blow off some steam, that's icing on the cake for both the kids and mom and dad.

But where can you find all that and still enjoy adult food favorites with prices that won't break the bank?

Broadway's restaurants put the welcome mat out for you and your kids. Menus featuring great food and ample servings are supplemented by kid's menus and special pricing for youngster's portions. Some even let kids eat free.

Special favorites like burgers and chicken tenders are always on the kid's menus at Landry's Seafood, Liberty Brewery & Grill, and Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville.

Have you ever met a child who didn't like spaghetti? There's lots of that and more Italian favorites at Capriz Italian Feast. Parents can enjoy a relaxing meal while teenagers stuff themselves at a buffet that has everything from a soup and salad bar to pizza and several different Italian entrees. The littlest kids get to eat whatever they want — and the food is free for those six and under.

Both the food and energy of Johnny Rockets make it an ideal place to take the kids. Your family will want to return again and again to this cozy restaurant with the diner motif, singing and dancing waitstaff, and great burgers, fries, and shakes.

Over at Joe's Crab Shack you'll find a kid's menu with seafaring twists. They'll love dishes and drinks with names like Rockin' Popcorn Shrimp, Captain's Catch, and Beach Buddie beverages like the Shark Nibble. When the weather's nice, the kids can even work off some energy at the on-site playground.

There's no better feeling that finding places where your kids actually love to eat. Discover the fun and kid-friendly restaurants at Broadway at the Beach.

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Restaurants That Deliver An Experience Make Dining Fun

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There are plenty of restaurants around Myrtle Beach where you can get a good meal. But only a handful of them deliver the kind of atmosphere that transforms a meal into an experience. Happily, several of those are clustered in one location — Broadway at the Beach.

Experience a cooking show like no other at Yamato Steak House, the 'Original Japanese Steakhouse'. The chef cooks your entire meal tableside, showcasing the food and the skilled maneuvers of the chef. You will surely be entertained throughout the meal. Yamato serves a selection of appetizers, sushi and sashimi and hibachi combinations. Be sure to try the homemade dipping sauces.

Planet Hollywood is where the movie industry comes to life. Surrounded by memorabilia from filmdom's greats, you'll be immersed in the glamour and glitz of Hollywood. From the classic days of cinema to film noir and modern favorites, this place hums with the vibe of tinsel-town legends.

At Senor Frog's the food is served with a special kind of energy that the Senor calls Froglosophy. This is the place where the party's not over until you say it is. Manners don't matter, and you're encouraged to party like a fiesta animal. Rest assured, it's all for a good cause — saving the world from boredom! You'll find yourself cutting loose at this Mexican-themed restaurant and having some wild and crazy fun.

Hard Rock Cafe is the place you'll start to feel the music in you as you check out the awesome musical artifacts. This 70-foot tall building emits more energy than Steven Tyler on stage. The only pyramid-shaped restaurant in the entire Hard Rock Cafe International's collection of cafes worldwide, it even has a resident mummy's sarcophagus amid the Egyptian-themed décor. If you want to rock and roll into the night, this is the place.

Johnny Rockets will take you a step back in time to recapture the excitement and energy of America's drive-ins and diners. The atmosphere is 1950′s with jukeboxes playing and milkshake machines humming. Uniformed servers sing and dance whenever the music moves them. Don't expect any quiet time here. When the staff breaks out in a performance of a rock classic, the entire restaurant gets to sing along!

Ready to lay back and chill? Long for the easy, casual feeling of Caribbean island life? Margaritaville delivers as it channels the spirit of its owner, Jimmy Buffet. This is where the cool people come to chill — but they also know how to party. Listen for that special song, then order your own cheeseburger in this little piece of Myrtle Beach paradise.

A meal can be about more than just good food. Next time, check out a restaurant that serves up its own special atmosphere too. You may discover that everything tastes better when you have a great experience!

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