3 on 30A West for Sunday Brunch

Sunday is the day that our family comes together, my parents included, either for Sunday Brunch at a local restaurant or at home. When the children were little I cooked a mean brunch after church that was filled with Southern favorites like biscuits and sausage gravy. As time went on and schedules changed, brunching became more…

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Thanksgiving In Seaside & Oyster Dressing Recipe

As seen in The Seaside Times Fall in South Walton is a time to celebrate cooler temperatures, less crowded beaches, local cuisine, and to appreciate family and friends during a Thanksgiving week spent in Seaside. For many Americans, the Thanksgiving meal includes seasonal dishes such as roast turkey with stuffing, cranberry sauce, mashed potatoes and…

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Winning Lionfish Nachos

You may have heard the terms “bycatch” or “trash fish”, and that Lionfish is an invasive species that’s threatening the ecosystem stability of our Gulf Coast. We need to catch as many of them as we can, and thankfully, their filets are quite tasty, so they won’t go to waste. Talk to your local chefs that serve…

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Casting The Perfect Spell On George’s & La Cocina 30A

By Susan Benton Hailing from Tennessee as the owners for the past decade of Brookhaven Pub & Grill, the place to be seen in East Memphis, Rick and his daughter Christy Spell are the newest faces behind George’s at Alys Beach and La Cocina Mexican Grill and Bar in Seacrest Beach, with wife and mom…

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Chef David Cunningham of V Seagrove

Chef David Cunningham of V Seagrove , Photo: Susan Benton David Cunningham is the Executive Chef of V Seagrove on 30-A. Chef Cunningham specializes in Gulf Coast cuisine, and creates the restaurant menu  based on seasonal ingredients, always fulfilling the need of the diner. Seafood dishes are most requested, like the Poached Grouper with Jumbo…

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Bridge Span 14: Serving Feel Good Food at Carillon Beach

Heading down Highway 98 towards Panama City Beach, you will want to pull off to the right at the charming town of Carillon Beach, an exclusive new-urbanism community located on the pristine beaches and emerald waters of the Gulf of Mexico along the Northwest Florida Panhandle, about six minutes east of Rosemary Beach. There you…

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Breakfast Is Served! Bud & Alley’s In Seaside, Florida

Bud & Alley’s restaurant has been serving good food to good people with good times for many years, as the longest established restaurant in South Walton, helping launch the careers of many chefs in the area, like Ed Reese of Edwards in Rosemary Beach, and Irv Miller of Jackson’s in Pensacola. A new concept has been…

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Dig In at DIG! The Market Shops of Sandestin

DIG eatery (which stands for Dig In Gulf), is a locally owned and operated family-friendly, cafe style eatery with some unique services. Offering breakfast, lunch and an early dinner, as well as a healthy selection of prepared meals to go., DIG eatery will also host cooking lessons with Owner and Executive Chef Brian Murray, formerly of…

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