Another Broken Egg Hatches at Grand Boulevard, Sandestin Town Center

Another Broken Egg Hatches at Grand Boulevard, Sandestin Town Center

Oct 20, 2014 | View Article

In 1996 Ron Green opened the original Broken Egg Cafe in Mandeville, Louisiana. With a passion for serving the finest and freshest food for breakfast and lunch, his vision has touched the taste buds of many across the land, as he continues to expand his Another Broken Egg locations, opening this weekend, October 24th and […]

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Chef Darek Tidwell-George’s at Alys Beach: Wood-Fired Curried Cauliflower T-Bone

Chef Darek Tidwell-George’s at Alys Beach: Wood-Fired Curried Cauliflower T-Bone

Oct 16, 2014 | View Article

Chef Darek Tidwell is the new Executive Chef at George’s at Alys Beach and has been taking 30A taste buds by storm. The Hartley’s (owners of George’s), have selected menu presentations with behave and misbehave options, along with Gluten-free, making dining easy for all. If looking for something different on steak night, try this fantastic […]

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30A Throwdown 2014 Culinary Cook-Off at V Seagrove Oct.18, 2014

30A Throwdown 2014 Culinary Cook-Off at V Seagrove Oct.18, 2014

Oct 14, 2014 | View Article

 30A Throwdown Top Chefs Cookoff at V Seagrove: Oct 17-19, 2014 Local top chefs will compete at the upcoming 30A Throwdown 2014 Culinary Cookoff at V Seagrove. The 3-day weekend event, slated for October 17-19, will feature award-winning chefs showcasing their creative takes on sublime cuisine including Gulf Coast seafood. On October 18, competing chefs will […]

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Shaun O’Brien – Chef de Cuisine at Fish Out Of Water

Shaun O’Brien – Chef de Cuisine at Fish Out Of Water

Oct 5, 2014 | View Article

The AAA Four Diamond Award winning and Wine Spectator Award of Excellence, Fish Out Of Water at WaterColor Inn, has already set the highest standards for top quality unparalled Gulf front cuisine in the Florida Panhandle, and recent hire Chef de Cuisine, Shaun O’Brien, says, “Our team has its sights set even higher. We want […]

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Eggs On The Beach EggFest Winners & Pork Belly Watermelon Skewers

Eggs On The Beach EggFest Winners & Pork Belly Watermelon Skewers

Oct 2, 2014 | View Article

The weather was fantastic and the Bay Breeze Patio event at Seascape had a great turn out last weekend, minus one- me home from Thursday’s foot surgery. But, during the event I had several friends on site texting me what was happening in real-time, sending photos of  fantastic dishes presented and telling me how great […]

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Top Spots For Weekend Brunch on 30A, South Walton & Destin Florida

Top Spots For Weekend Brunch on 30A, South Walton & Destin Florida

Sep 28, 2014 | View Article

Everyone seems to have their favorite go-to spots for dining and Sunday Brunch is no different. After living in the area for more than twenty years and writing about great food, I put together a guide to help you find the best weekend hot spots in the area! A time honored tradition in the South, Sunday brunch really […]

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The Hangout’s 7th Annual Oyster Cook-off Nov.7-9 Expands To 3 Day Festival

The Hangout’s 7th Annual Oyster Cook-off Nov.7-9 Expands To 3 Day Festival

Sep 26, 2014 | View Article

It is going to be a bigger and better affair for the Hangout Oyster Cook-off this year, a 3-day event to be exact! In the past the annual Oyster Cook-off at The Hangout has been a one-day affair where some of the nation’s most renowned chefs compete in a fun but spirited oyster-cooking contest. While […]

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Restaurant Paradis: Coastal Feel, Local Charm & Two Uncorked Tickets #Giveaway

Restaurant Paradis: Coastal Feel, Local Charm & Two Uncorked Tickets #Giveaway

Sep 23, 2014 | View Article

Nestled between the bustling cities of Destin and Panama City Beach is highway 30A and the quaint new urbanism community of Rosemary Beach. Named for the Rosemary herb that grows in the area, you will find an intimate neighborhood peppered with parks and landscaped footpaths that are tucked behind architecuturally renowned homes. The town of […]

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Bay Breeze Patio presents Eggs On The Beach Cooking Competition #EggFest Sept. 27

Bay Breeze Patio presents Eggs On The Beach Cooking Competition #EggFest Sept. 27

Sep 5, 2014 | View Article

Bay Breeze Patio located in Miramar Beach, Florida seeks Master Grillers and Big Green EggHeads. It’s time for the first, soon to be annual Eggs on the Beach, an official Big Green EggFest coming to Seascape Resort in Miramar Beach on September 27th. So, dig out your tastiest recipes and register here! EggFest is a gathering of people who are […]

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The Shrimp Shack in Seaside, Florida

The Shrimp Shack in Seaside, Florida

Sep 4, 2014 | View Article

There is something magical that happens to people, and to the way they choose to eat when near bodies of water. Salt air and sandy feet lead  to seafood shacks serving the freshest available, and in Seaside, Florida it can be found at The Shrimp Shack. A humble eatery born out of love on Valentine’s […]

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Happy 5th Anniversary to La Cocina Mexican Bar & Grill #VivaLaco30a & Seared Scallops with Rajas Con Crema Recipe

Happy 5th Anniversary to La Cocina Mexican Bar & Grill #VivaLaco30a & Seared Scallops with Rajas Con Crema Recipe

Aug 21, 2014 | View Article

Today, August 21st, is La Cocina Mexican Grill and Bar’s Fifth Anniversary and they are celebrating with food + drink specials and lots of interactive social media fun! My good friends and the owners of La Cocina, George and Ann Hartley, moved from Dallas to South Walton in 1997 to return home to the beaches where Ann […]

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Labor Day Weekend Pepsi Gulf Coast Jam & Interview With Producer Rendy Lovelady

Labor Day Weekend Pepsi Gulf Coast Jam & Interview With Producer Rendy Lovelady

Aug 20, 2014 | View Article

Yesterday I wrote on 30AEATS.com’s Facebook about Labor Day festivities here on the Gulf Coast, and can tell you that there will be nothing bigger or more exciting happening over the holiday weekend than the Pepsi Gulf Coast Jam taking place in Panama City Beach August 29-31! With headliners Blake Shelton, Carrie Underwood and Dierks […]

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