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Marriott International

January 15, 2013 09:56 ET

Luxury Myrtle Beach Hotel Celebrates Restaurant Week in South Carolina

Dine at 14 Restaurants Near Myrtle Beach Marriott Resort & Spa at Grande Dunes

MYRTLE BEACH, SC--(Marketwire - Jan 15, 2013) - That New Year's resolution to eat healthier can go on hold for another week; South Carolina Restaurant Week is here, bringing special menus and great deals to fine dining in Myrtle Beach.

Through January 20, 2013, hundreds of restaurants across South Carolina will celebrate the state's culinary scene with special menus, promotions and discounts. Fourteen restaurants near the Myrtle Beach Marriott Resort & Spa at Grande Dunes, a luxury Myrtle Beach hotel, offer diners opportunities to enjoy a delicious dinner at old favorites and newcomers, from fine dining to family-friendly meals.

At Vintage Twelve, near this beachfront resort in Myrtle Beach, SC, the three-course menu offers options including foraged mushroom soup with crispy shallots; cherry wood-smoked roasted duck breast with sweet potato and cherry hash; grilled terras major steak with shrimp frito misto, herb puree and onion jus; and brown sugar ice cream with pecan macaroon and bourbon caramel.

Also near this Grand Strand hotel in Myrtle Beach, Aspen Grille features a special menu with dishes including fried green tomatoes with bacon, parmesan and béarnaise sauce; shrimp and grits with wild Carolina shrimp, Andouille sausage, cheddar stone-ground grits and pan gravy; seared market fish with roasted potatoes, spinach and lime tarragon crème fraîche; and vanilla crème brûleé with peanut butter cookie and whipped cream. 

At The Parson's Table, sit down to cornbread and a house salad before diving into menu options including Charleston She Crab soup with sherry; sautéed chicken breast with spinach, sun-dried tomatoes, goat cheese and pinenuts; blackberry cabernet sorbet; and honey lavender crème brûleé.

Menus start as low as $7.50 per person at Lizard's Thicket and go as high as $35 per person at Ruth's Chris Steakhouse. For a full list of participating restaurants, menus and to make reservations, visit

To stay within easy reach of South Carolina Restaurant Week participants in Myrtle Beach, book a stay at the Myrtle Beach Marriott Resort & Spa at Grande Dunes online at

About the Myrtle Beach Marriott Resort & Spa at Grande Dunes
Traveling for business doesn't have to be all work and no play. At the 22,000-acre Myrtle Beach Marriott Resort & Spa at Grande Dunes, guests enjoy both the luxuries of a AAA Four Diamond resort and the amenities of a business-savvy hotel. Set in an upscale residential community environment with a gorgeous beach as its backdrop, this Myrtle Beach resort's accommodations feature stunning ocean views, a marble bathroom, spacious desk, high-speed Internet access and beds dressed in fine linens and custom duvets. This family-friendly resort offers a Fishtank Kids' Club and large beachfront pool with waterslide for little ones, while adults can unwind at the European spa, indoor pool, fitness center and sauna. Play a friendly game of tennis or championship golf. A full-service business center and 45,000 sq. ft. of flexible event space make the Myrtle Beach Marriott Resort & Spa at Grande Dunes a top choice with corporate clients hosting meetings or functions. Take advantage of this resort's waterfront location and fine dining at Ocean on 82nd or the poolside Ocean Blu.

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