‘Simply seafood. Shrimply delicious’ is the motto at Gilligan’s

By Pamela Brownstein With gorgeous marsh views and a superb selection of seafood, it’s no wonder Gilligan’s Seafood Restaurant has been a family favorite for 20 years. The Lunch Bunch was only a trio, but a fun group with me, Buck and Nikki, and we were excited because two of us had never eaten here before. The attentive, friendly server brought us first two baskets of warm hush puppies. As I was gabbing (and attending to my 5-month-old baby), I mindlessly popped one in my mouth because I was hungry. But then I stopped talking because it was so surprisingly good. The manager, Eric, said they are made with Capt. Bookatee’s Famous Hushpuppy Mix, and the secret ingredient is cream of corn, which gives it a hint of sweetness. We all loved these, but warning, once you eat one hush puppy, it’s hard to stop! The good news is you can purchase the famous mix at the restaurant or online. Next we were brought an amazing trio of appetizers: Fried... ...

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