What’s up with Meg?
I am on a South Carolina food journey to chow down at the best restaurant in each of the 46 counties while seeking the Top 100 Food Dishes To Eat In South Carolina While Alive, Or, Before Dead, Whichever Comes First.
Why This stop?
This stop falls in the category of seeking the best food dishes SC has to offer.
Located in Landrum, S.C. pop. 2,625, the Hare and Hound serve the locals and the many visitors that stay in this picturesque area.
Located in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. with a mild climate, nature activities in abundance, and an equestrian lovers paradise, this area attracts many people…and horses!
I had to buy a new phone and my photos are less than usual. I mean, the innards are not even visible in this chicken salad sandwich called “Honey Child.” Their signature homemade chicken salad with crunchy toasted almonds and a honey sauce served on a toasted croissant. Normally, I wouldn’t order potato salad as my side but I have a quirky way that I judge restaurants. Anyway, this sandwich was fantastic.
My friend ordered this Guinness Beef Pie, which was great because I also wanted to taste this. He gave me a few bites, I mean sirloin steak marinated in Guinness beer, slow-cooked with celery, carrots, mushrooms & onions topped with mashed potatoes & spicy onion straws. What’s not to love?
I could begin to rant but in the spirit of short blogs, I will just say that rhubarb and rhubarb dishes are difficult to find in S.C. I planted several plants and they did o.k., I even made strawberry rhubarb jam, it usually takes a few years to get a decent amount of rhubarb. Anyhow, The Hare and Hound Pub has rhubarb pie. Of course, I needed this back in my life. The whipped and ice cream balanced the tartness of the pie.
I have to say that sitting in this outside spot, chatting with my friend and watching the world go by and eating this above par pub food was on point.
- The Pub has a really tasty dinner menu including burgers, ribs, steak, oysters, and seafood, including this pecan-crusted & pan-seared trout, vanilla rum sauce, mashed potatoes & seasonal vegetables. Which I must taste on another visit. The dinner menu begins after 5 p.m.
- Hare and Hound Pub