Frozen Irish coffee, seafood and a nostalgic dessert

Peninsula Grill’s coconut cake | Photo by Adam Chandler

Phyllis Gates of Mount Pleasant would like to enjoy her dream dinner with philanthropic musicians while indulging in seafood dishes, a classic coconut cake and a dessert-like frozen cocktail.

DREAM DINNER GUESTS: “My husband Michael, Don Henley and Jackson Browne — all three are fabulous people and musicians supporting great causes!”

DRINK: Frozen Irish coffee from Home Team BBQ. “The combo of chocolate and coffee is perfect with the cocoa nibs giving it an extra crunch.”

APPETIZER: Shrimp bruschetta from Opal Restaurant. “It’s the perfect combination of fresh, rich and spicy served on a crunchy crostini with mascarpone cheese, spicy shrimp and tomato with fresh arugula to balance it all out.”

ENTREE: Pan-seared scallops from Red Drum. “The sea scallops from Red Drum are decadent and delicious, seared to perfection with yummy stone ground grits and a touch of bacon.”

DESSERT: Coconut cake from Peninsula Grill. “Coconut cake has been a favorite of mine since I was a child. Of course, Peninsula Grill is world-famous and for good reason! The layers upon layers of heavenly vanilla cake with equally heavenly coconut frosting is worth every penny.”


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