S W A R A: A Game Changer For South Walton

  Walton County’s Gulf bed is made up of approximately ninety-five percent barren sand flats and out of more than thirty-five coastal counties in Florida, Walton is dead last in the state to have an artificial reef program…until now. A passionate environmentalist, who enjoys spending time fishing with his family, as well as ecosploring and…

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Digital Graffiti Transforms Alys Beach June 4-6, 2015

Contributor: Caroline Coker In its 8th year, and starting tomorrow, Alys Beach’s coastal town will be turned into a kaleidoscope of color, as Digital Graffiti takes over at Alys Beach, Florida on 30A. This is a one-of-a-kind projection art festival where artists use the latest digital technologies to project their original works onto the iconic white…

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Chef Emeril Lagasse wows attendees at Taste of the Race

  Though change can be difficult — specifically for those who have grown up in South Walton and seen widespread and swift development, as well as constantly changing county codes over the last couple of decades — it must be embraced when it is for the greater good. And that is exactly what took place…

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Finalists Announced for Inaugural Alabama Seafood Cook-Off

  Four finalists are to compete for Alabama seafood champion and a chance to represent the state in the 2015 Great American Seafood Cook-Off. Two Orange Beach chefs are among the finalists. Chef Brandon Burleson of Voyagers Restaurant at Perdidio Beach Resort, and Chef Brody Olive of Spectrum Resorts, are among four finalists vying for…

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Destin Desserts: Girl Scout Council of the Florida Panhandle, Jan.30

  A program designed to tempt your taste buds, Destin Desserts showcases the talents of local chefs featuring Girl Scout cookies as the main ingredient. Now in its fourth year, seven local chefs, representing six area businesses, will create delectable desserts and compete for the title of Destin Desserts Champion. All attending the event have…

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30A SONGWRITERS FESTIVAL GUIDE: Jan.16-18, 2015

The 6th Annual 30A Songwriters Festival begins this weekend! You will experience incredible music, food and special events along Scenic Highway 30A! Follow 30A Eats on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter @Eater30A to see what’s happening live and tag your food + music shots to #30AEATS! BUY TICKETS  PRINTABLE SCHEDULE LISTEN to 30ARadio The schedule is subject to…

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George’s Annual Wine & Swine November 19

Wednesday, November 19, George’s is hosting a wine dinner  at 6pm highlighting pork in all its forms. Chef Darek will collaborate with a different culinary team member to present each of the four seasonal, pork-centric dishes. Sommelier Jake Purvis worked with John Ireland with Pali Wine Co. to select wine pairings for each course. The…

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Hangout Oyster Cookoff & Craft Beer Festival Nov 7-9 #GulfShores

The Hangout’s annual oyster cook-off is a three-day event this year titled, the 7th annual Oyster Cook-Off and Craft Beer Weekend. While bivalves still are taking center stage, they share it with a music lineup including rising Nashville group Steelism; coastal Americana group The Mulligan Brothers; and Willie Sugarcapps. This Alabama Gulf Seafood event takes place…

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