For dinner, we headed back to Baxter, South Carolina to eat at the Six Pence Pub.

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I am LOVING the Baxter area!  We drove around and checked out the houses again, and I’m truly obsessed with the area.  The fact that there’s a British Pub pretty much sold the place to the Husband as well.

 

We started off with some British beers.  I ordered a Shandy, which is a 1/2 Harp (a beer) with 1/2 Sprite.  MMM!  It’s so refreshing.

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I ordered the Ploughman’s Lunch, which included a French Onion soup, a piece of French Bread, a side salad, a pickle, a pickled onion, and a "wedge" of cheese.

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UM — this is NOT a "Wedge" of cheese.  This is a WHEEL of cheese! šŸ™‚

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I had about 2 bites of cheese and the rest of the Ploughman’s Lunch.  It was EXCELLENT.

 

Plus, another 1/2 of a Shandy and a bit of the Husband’s Fish and Chips…. now, that’s a CLASSIC British meal!

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This was the perfect beer battered cod…. nice and crispy without the grease.

 

Time for bed!  We have a LOOOONG drive back to Orlando tomorrow morning.  šŸ™‚

{ 22 comments }

 

  • Anonymous March 21, 2009, 7:10 pm

    Harp is actually an Irish beer…http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harp_(lager)

  • Run Saraaah March 21, 2009, 7:20 pm

    The Shandy sounds pretty good…beer is a bit strong for me but mixed with Sprite doesn’t sound so bad!

  • teacherwoman March 21, 2009, 7:48 pm

    Sounds like you guys have been enjoying yourself! That Shandy sounds delish!

  • Amelia (AC/DC: Highways to Health) March 21, 2009, 8:30 pm

    I’ve never heard of a Shandy! I drink Harp all the time. I have to try that mix!

  • eatingRD March 21, 2009, 8:57 pm

    so glad you guys had a good trip! And a little British comfort away from home, it looks so yummy šŸ™‚ My fiancee and I just opened escrow on a townhouse in Vegas and I posted some pictures! Exciting and scary at the same time šŸ™‚
    -kristen

  • therunningaddict March 22, 2009, 12:14 am

    Im glad you guys are having such a good trip! It is so nice and sunny!

  • ash March 22, 2009, 12:44 am

    lol every time you mention something English im like “HEY! we have that here” (in Australia)then its like oh yeah right, Britain is like Australia’s parent country lol šŸ˜›

  • Susan March 22, 2009, 3:47 am

    That’s a giant piece of cheese!! I love shandys, I sometimes make them with gingerale which is really good too šŸ™‚

  • Neely March 22, 2009, 4:19 am

    A whole wheel of cheese…. I’m not even mad.

    -Ron Burgandy

  • VeggieGirl March 22, 2009, 4:50 am

    Fabulous pub fare!!

    Safe travels back to Orlando!!

  • livelovelaugheatlearn March 22, 2009, 5:08 am

    I’ve never heard of a Shandy before. I think I might have to try one.

    That’s a super cute picture of you two!!

  • Jen March 22, 2009, 5:14 am

    Wow, sounds like you’re pretty sssold on the area, yourself. Also, from your lunch, I love earth fare’s bbq tofu, too bad you didn’t like it šŸ™

  • D10 March 22, 2009, 5:27 am

    Sounds like you guys had a great trip. Hope all goes well. Have a safe trip back.

  • Leah @ Simply Fabulous March 22, 2009, 8:22 am

    My English Hubby-to-be would have LOVED this place!!!

    Shandy is wonderful!

    Leah

  • Allison March 22, 2009, 9:52 am

    Hey! What are your measurments for when you make your pancakes? I can never seem to make the right amount for one person šŸ™‚

  • thecleanveggie March 22, 2009, 11:20 am

    wow that is a HUGE chunk of cheese there!

  • Caitlin at Healthy Tipping Point March 22, 2009, 5:47 pm

    allison – i make the pancakes using 1 cup dry mix and split that into two portions (equal for me and the husband). šŸ™‚

  • Sarah W. March 23, 2009, 7:02 am

    mmm french onion soup!!!

  • Carrie H March 23, 2009, 7:47 am

    Geez, I am catching up on your blog after the weekend … Do you think this anonymous is the same who made the Thai food comment? šŸ™‚ Someone may be a little over-critical!

    You’ll do great on your trail run, I know it, and I hope you feel rested from your vacay after a few days of work! He he, that does sound funny …

  • Caitlin at Healthy Tipping Point March 23, 2009, 7:49 am

    carrie – thanks! yes… prob the same person. i need to start deleting neg comments again.

  • Kelsey March 23, 2009, 10:15 am

    I love your blog!! I live in Charlotte + now have a huge desire to go eat in Baxter! + the Shandy looks delish!!!

  • ericwa May 5, 2009, 1:28 pm

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