Acme Ice House, Seacrest Beach

Acme Ice House, Seacrest Beach

Nov 2, 2014 | View Article

The Artesano Hotel Group known for their unparalleled service and bringing joy to guests, opened Acme Ice House in Seacrest Beach to rave reviews with the recent hire of Juan Martinez as Exceutive Chef. No stranger to the 30A corridor, The Artesano Hotel Group wanted to offer a friendly space with a cost effective menu […]

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“A Day At The Beach” Cocktail & James “Mo” Mosely of Bud & Alley’s Waterfront Dining in Seaside, Florida

“A Day At The Beach” Cocktail & James “Mo” Mosely of Bud & Alley’s Waterfront Dining in Seaside, Florida

Oct 22, 2014 | View Article

James Moseley, better known around the South and especially the 30A community as “Mo”, was born in Louisiana and cut his teeth on the fine dining restaurant scene, with years spent in Huntsville and Montgomery. He eventually made a permanent move to South Walton in the 90’s, and has been with Bud & Alley’s  Waterfront […]

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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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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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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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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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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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Jackacudas Seafood & Sushi Will Hook You At First Bite

Jackacudas Seafood & Sushi Will Hook You At First Bite

Aug 19, 2014 | View Article

With the largest fishing vessel fleet in the State of Florida, locals and tourists alike have branded Destin as “The World’s Luckiest Fishing Village”. Along with that title comes an enormous number of legendary fish tales and secret fishing holes, some widely known while others are never to be spoken of. Every great ‘honey hole’ […]

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Highlands House in South Walton & Chef Kevin Purdy

Highlands House in South Walton & Chef Kevin Purdy

Aug 7, 2014 | View Article

A picture of comfort and sophistication abound at Highlands House Bed & Breakfast located along the south side of Highway 30A in Blue Mountain Beach. Nestled on a seaside patch of paradise surrounded by “Old Florida” cottage homes and snuggled beside protected wetlands with unique geographical coastal dune lakes nearby, you will be drawn to […]

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A Taste of Valencia, Spain Comes to the Emerald Coast at Real Paella

A Taste of Valencia, Spain Comes to the Emerald Coast at Real Paella

Jul 31, 2014 | View Article

Just like many argue about what ingredients constitute the best Cajun versus Creole Gumbo, paella aficionados in the know are often in dispute about what to use in Spain’s most authentic dish, as the ways of making paella are as many and varied as the people who cook it. My money is on Juan Ten, […]

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Bud & Alley’s Waterfront Restaurant in Panama City Beach Sizzles with Spectacular Summer Events

Bud & Alley’s Waterfront Restaurant in Panama City Beach Sizzles with Spectacular Summer Events

Jul 25, 2014 | View Article

Bud & Alley’s Panama City has closed for good. I was excited to see Bud & Alley’s Waterfront Restaurant in Panama City Beach come alive this spring as a new eating space at Grand Lagoon in Bay County. Knowing owner Dave Rauschkolb like I do, I knew this would be a top-notch space with great aesthetics and […]

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