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The Twin Shrimp Boats of Rock Hill, SC

The Twin Shrimp Boats of Rock Hill, SC

They say “Ain’t no chicken like Shrimp Boat chicken” and they are not kidding. We visited the final two remaining stores from the old chain and, if we’re ranking by the awesomeness of the food, we saved the best for last. Continue reading

Shrimp Boats: The Story of a Shipwreck and its Survivors

Shrimp Boats: The Story of a Shipwreck and its Survivors

In 1969, after more than a decade of growth, this Macon-based chain launched a major expansion, reaching nearly a hundred stores. Five years later, the chain failed. Today, their distinctive, deteriorating buildings are home to all kinds of businesses, and some survivors have thrived on their own for thirty years. Learn more in this extra-length, photo-filled chapter. Continue reading