An oasis of barbecue goodness off Highway 25, the bright red roof of Huntin Camp BBQ and Grill draws drivers' attention to the restaurant. Among wood-paneled walls, taxidermy animals, and local sports memorabilia, diners tuck into meals of homestyle ribs, wings, steaks, and burgers. Lunch and supper buffets present a chance to sample a little bit of everything, like heaping portions of sides such as hush puppies, baked beans, and sweet potatoes.
The culinary crew at Crave It Bakery & Cafe mixes up sweet baked goods and savory café fare ranging from pies to turkey club wraps while catering to allergies of all varieties. Comestibles from the bakery sate sweet cravings with bags of cookies in a variety of saccharine persuasions ($1.50 each). Visitors browse cases stocked with scratch-made sweets such as fried apple hand pies ($1 each), pumpkin rolls ($2.50/slice or $14 for a whole roll), 8-inch sweet-potato cakes ($28), and a variety of gluten-free and vegan options for breaking pinky-promises to the tooth fairy.
In Scott Burford's words, his father Del "was a 'foodie' before it was cool." Raised on Southern home cooking in a family that was passionate about food, Burford's path to chef and restaurateur seems to be a clear one. At Del's Twisted Kitchen?named, of course, after his dad?Burford has crafted a menu as unique and colorful as the restaurant's unusual exterior, from the Baja shrimp tacos to bread pudding french toast drizzled with rum-caramel sauce.
For more than 25 years, Chef Manigault's La Vieille Maison has served as an elegant locale for weddings, parties, and meals. Guests can find themselves in a dining room or sunroom, on a veranda or hideaway patio, or in an expansive garden perfect for large gatherings. There, they'll enjoy southern-style dishes with a French flair from changing menus that have featured stuffed mushrooms, rack of lamb, and herb chicken with oven-roasted potatoes and sautéed vegetables.
In an inviting space decorated with colorful murals, patrons dine on gourmet Mexican cuisine and sip specialty cocktails, house-made sangria, and margaritas made with fresh limes. Vegetarian specialties include garden enchiladas and chipotle-soy meatballs with beans, rice, and plantains, and omnivorous dishes include salsa-simmered steak fajitas and roasted red snapper.
Pizzas of all stripes leave the oven at Carolina Pizzeria, from New York- and Sicilian-style pies to the eatery's giant pizza, which is 28 inches in diameter. If there's room, diners can supplement their pizza meals with calzones, baked lobster ravioli, and other Italian food favorites. Even better, the pizzeria offers online ordering for dine-in, takeout, and delivery.