Timber Creek Distillery & Bourbon Blending Kit Giveaway

I thought I knew most of what went on with the regions food + drink scene, but I missed out on the fact that we have Timber Creek Distillery located on a family farm just north of Destin in Crestview. Finding the presence of a high-quality craft distillery located in the backwoods of Northwest Florida was music…

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Waterfront Dining at Sunset Bay Cafe in Sandestin

With million dollar views, a commitment to locally sourced fresh ingredients, and a passion for exceptional customer service, a visit to Sunset Bay Café gives both locals and visitors an opportunity to enjoy chef inspired creative twists on classic dishes. Bryce Jarvis, co-owner of Sunset Bay Café, is a longtime local and leader in the…

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Chef Kevin Korman & Food Film Festival South Walton April 8-10

As the landscape of Alys Beach changes each season, so does the life of Chef Kevin Korman, who recently married, became and new father, and has been named the Executive Chef of Alys Beach, Florida, overseeing not only Caliza Restaurant, but the entire food and beverage program, in one of the most luxurious beach communities on 30A. Korman’s…

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Pizza By The Sea: Gluten-Free Review

Guest Contributor: Mary McKinney Everyone says that the beach is a little bit of heaven. Well add a gluten and dairy free pizza from Pizza By the Sea and that’s what you’ve got! I first visited PBTS in July, and I just got back from my second visit. Each time, I was greeted by the…

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Apalachicola Oyster Facts, Oyster Myths & Oysters Rockefeller Recipe

Recipe Contributor: Caroline Coker Writers: Susan Benton and Caroline Coker Apalachicola, the old city on the “Forgotten Coast” that produces fresh wild oysters — not farmed — is not that far off, which makes our region the premiere destination for all things having to do with bivalves. Unfortunately, after the over harvesting from Hurricane Katrina,…

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Faces Of South Walton: Tim Creehan of Cuvee 30A & Cuvee Destin

  Contributor: Caroline Coker Q&A with local celebrity chef Tim Creehan, owner of Cuvee Destin, and the newest hotspot, Cuvee 30A at 30Avenue. Susan Benton has participated with Tim Creehan in a number of charitable events, and she has written about him and his restaurants on the local and national level. For more information, visit…

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Faces Of South Walton: Madra McDonald of M Public Relations

  Contributor: Caroline Coker Q&A with the talented, creative and beautiful Madra McDonald, owner of M Public Relations. I met Madra in high school, began working with her on projects, and she has been a positive mentor to me.  M Public Relations has been telling stories and building brands since 2008. 30AEats.com has collaborated with M public…

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Kiawah Island Resort & The Sanctuary Spa: A Trip To Savor

GulfCoastRestaurants.com Contributor If Kiawah Island Resort and The Sanctuary Hotel were across the globe, I would travel the world to arrive here. This is our second trip to Kiawah Island, and I do not plan for it to be our last—as it is one of the most special places I have ever visited, and it…

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