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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Seeing Red Wine Festival- Seaside, FL Nov.6-9

  Each fall the Seeing Red Wine Festival in Seaside, Florida grows in popularity. As a local resident (20 years) I think October and November is the perfect time of year to visit South Walton. November 6-9, this weekend, Seeing Red Wine Festival in partnership with the Destin Charity Wine Auction Foundation (DCWAF), is showcasing a four-day wine…

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

 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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