Food for Thought: New Hibachi Corner on Capt. Calabash menu

On Feb. 7, Captain Calabash Restaurant at 10001 Beach Drive in Calabash had a grand opening for the season to celebrate its recent remodeling and addition of a new Hibachi Corner.

Co-owners Mohammad Abdou, Sam Rayes and Ralph Molina are excited about the Japanese-style cooking and menu that is an addition to regular menu and buffet offerings at the restaurant.

The Hibachi Corner is decorated with a soothing atmosphere and music, with red tablecloths and candles.

On the menu are appetizers including a choice of spring, shrimp or egg roll for $1.50, as well as edemame, teriyaki of hot chicken wings, yakitori (teriyaki chicken skewer) and glazed shrimp and turkey bacon.

There’s also miso soup and a choice of salads — ginger, ranch, seaweed and kani (spicy crabmeat).

Lunch bowls start at $4.49 and are served with rice and consist of chicken, steak, shrimp, mahi-mahi, salmon, vegetable, shrimp and broccoli, or steak and broccoli.

There are also hibachi lunch and dinner offerings served with rice and vegetables as well as dinner combos.

A variety of fresh sushi and specialty rolls are on the menu, as well as a kids’ menu and dessert (fried cheesecake, banana tempura).

The restaurant is offering a Valentine’s Day two-for-$29.99 special.

Hours are 11:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. seven days a week.

Call (910) 575-3300.


Valentine’s Day Dinner

The choir at Seaside United Methodist Church, 1300 Seaside Road (N.C. 904) in Sunset Beach, is having a Valentine’s Day Dinner from 6 to 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 14, in the church fellowship hall.

In addition to lasagna, there will be fabulous chocolate dessert and special entertainment.

Tickets are $10 each, with all remaining proceeds to go to Relay for Life.

For details, call the church office at (910) 579-5753.


Ladies tea at St. Brendan’s


The St. Brendan Scholarship Committee will host a ladies tea at St. Brendan’s Catholic Church in Shallotte from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 16.

Last year’s event raised enough money to provide scholarships for four deserving young ladies from St. Brendan’s parish.

Tickets are $20.

For tickets, call Karen McCann at (910) 287-4175 or Cathy McGill at 755-5270.