George’s at Alys Beach & Lobster Portuguese Recipe

We are so fortunate to have such an abundance of superior food choices and culinary genius on the Gulf Coast, especially in Destin and on 30-A. With so many mouth watering dining choices, the decision of where to eat can often be tough. One establishment that always comes through for me, is the “froggie-friendly” bungalow-style restaurant…

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Strawberry Gelato from Hazen Family Favorites

If you are a foodie, love food, especially Italian food, I am sure you have heard of Marcella Hazan. Her recipes call for ingredients that would actually be used in Italian kitchens. Cooks like me sing praises to her, and I often make her famous tomato sauce. Her son Giuliano, a noted cookery, writer and…

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Oreo Cookie Cheesecake, The Marlin Grill

Chef McAnulla of Marlin Grill located in The Village of Baytowne Wharf,  is known is known for his New Zealand Spring Rack of Lamb. He is also known for serving 28-day dry-aged beef which he cooks on the restaurants wood burning grill. But, have you tried his cheesecake? Below is the recipe which was shared…

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New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival and Arnaud’s Meat Pies

  The New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival began in 1970, with 350 people in attendance.  By 1975 and with many headliners, attendance grew to 80,000. I began going to the Jazz Fest in the early 1980’s. In the 1980s, Jazz Fest continued to experience a tremendous growth in popularity and began to gain wide…

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30A EATS Easter Sunday Brunch 2014

Easter is one of my favorite holidays. Many come back to relax at their second home, while others flock to the beaches to soak up the sun. Locals and tourists alike are out and about enjoying the beauty and wonder of the season, renewed and alive with activity. I have been asked recently by quite…

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Pensacola Celebrity Chefs Visit The James Beard House

Tonight The Pensacola Celebrity Chefs will visit the famed James Beard House in New York City, to share the culinary history and flavors of Florida’s Gulf Coast. This delicious event is hosted by Visit Pensacola and will honor the state’s rich history and Viva Florida 500, which is a statewide campaign commemorating the 500th anniversary…

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Local Catch Bar & Grill in Blue Mountain Beach

While in Atlanta a couple of months ago, the couple next to me at a hotel where I was staying began talking of Local Catch on 30A. I thought this was ironic as I had passed the new sign in Blue Mountain Beach several times, and was waiting with anticipation of what was to come….

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Local Restaurants Are Coming Alive As The Season Begins!

  There is so much activity this time of year – remodeling, re-opening, new restaurants, new staff! ‎Local Catch Bar & Grill had their “soft” opening Tuesday, and the grand opening will be today! I am hearing a lot of good food news! They are located in Santa Rosa Beach at the old Salty Dog Location,…

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