Attention Paula Deen fans! Food & Wine Festival May 8-15 in Myrtle Beach

on 07/03/11 at 9:26 pm

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The mistress of mayonnaise is going to Myrtle Beach for Coastal Uncorked, a food, wine and spirits festival May 8-15.

Deen, a Food Network star, cookbook author and entrepreneur, will be doing a cooking demonstration at 6 p.m. May 14 at a 2,000-seat theater. Tickets cost $75. The VIP tickets that cost $300 sold out in 36 hours, says Candace Howell, executive director of Coastal Uncorked.

Coastal Uncorked, which is in its second year, is Myrtle Beach’s restaurant week with more offerings. The week of activities includes restaurant week deals or three-course prix fixe meals at up to 50 restaurants; special wine and beer dinners at participating restaurants; tasting trolleys on Friday and Saturday that take diners from one restaurant to another (tickets cost $75); a golf tournament; a beer garden on the boardwalk; Paula Deen’s performance and a gala featuring an Iron chef-style competition featuring Matt and Ted Lee as celebrity judges.

For full details and to buy tickets, go to www.coastaluncorked.com

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