Beach Eats: Grilled Royal Red Shrimp Kabobs & Gulf Shrimp Facts

Nutrition Contributor: Caroline Coker I was born in Mobile, Alabama, but also into Louisiana’s seductive food culture, as my biological father grew up in the restaurant business in New Orleans, and my aunts and uncles were (and a few still are) in the fishing and shrimping industry, working in Venice (not Italy), Grand Isle, and…

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Beach Eats: Baked Pensacola Bay Hoppers with Cilantro & Lime

Contributor: Caroline Coker Since my family and I love fresh shrimp, whether seasonal royal reds, brown, white, or on occasion rock, and I was passing by Maria’s seafood in Pensacola today, like a moth to a flame I was sucked in to purchase some crustaceans.  With it being royal red season- the very deep water, salty shrimp caught…

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What Is Sustainable Seafood & Sheepshead Cakes Recipe

Recently, I was asked to appear on our local Gulf Coast television station that covers Destin, Florida to Mobile, Alabama, called BLAB TV, to discuss sustainable seafood, followed by participating as a speaker with a cooking presentation of Sheepshead at So Gourmet Pensacola later in the week. I was working with FloridaMarketMaker.com and UF|IFAS Extension, to get…

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Blab TV-The Daily Brew: Certified Organic vs. Inorganic

Blab TV, located in Downtown Pensacola on Palafox Street, asked that I take part in their round table discussion on their new morning show, The Daily Brew, so of course I said yes! I’m sharing in a conversation about organic vs. inorganic growing practices, and wanted to also include my notes with readers and viewers…

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Pensacola Celebrity Chefs Take On NYC Today, Oct.1 , 2014

 Five  Pensacola celebrity chefs headed back to the acclaimed James Beard House in NYC today,  Oct. 1 , 2014 for their fourth consecutive invitation to showcase the distinctive flavors of Florida’s Gulf Coast. Each of the past appearances has been a sell-out, so they are excited to be back with VIE People + Places in tow,…

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Flatpicking Guitar Magazine Presents Improvisation Workshop for Guitar & Mandolin in Downtown Pensacola

An Approach to Improvisation on Guitar and Mandolin Thursday, April 18, 2013 Tim May and Dan Miller (co-authors of the popular eight volume Flatpicking Essentials Guitar Course and the instructional DVD “An Approach to Improvisation”), will conduct a hands-on, all-level Guitar and Mandolin Improvisation Workshop to be held in Downtown Pensacola, Thursday April 18, 2013 from…

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Marinated Gulf Shrimp Skewers with Sweet Peppers & Cherry Tomatoes

With both kids in town for Spring Break (my daughter also brought home her adorable boyfriend), and my mother’s 75th birthday, I was feeding a crowd. I tend to go for Gulf Coast Seafood when creating a meal for a large group, especially during the spring and summer- and this week was no different. Since mouths…

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Chef Jim Shirley Shares Shrimp & Grits A-Ya-Ya Recipe on Emeril’s Florida

The Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association (FRLA) is proud to present this week’s Emeril’s Florida. On Sunday’s show, celebrity chef Emeril Lagasse will feature restaurants in Pensacola. “This unique series, hosted by Chef Emeril, gives viewers the chance to experience some of the best food Florida has to offer,” said Carol Dover, President and CEO…

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Emeril’s Florida & A Chicken Salad Kicked-Up Sandwich Finale

When most people living outside of Florida think about The Sunshine State, they think of Miami, Orlando, and Disney World.  I happen to live on the polar opposite end of the state in Northwest Florida on Scenic Highway 30-A in Santa Rosa Beach. SRB is generally located between “The Forgotten Coast” of Apalachicola and “Lower…

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30AEATS + Pensacola’s DeLuna Fest = 2 Free General Admin.Tickets & Lunch!

Scott Mitchell and his wife Emily are the managing partners of Pensacola’s DeLuna Festival. In its third year, the festival takes place the weekend of September 21 – 23, 2012, and 30AEATS.com has graciously been awarded TWO General Admission Tickets to Give Away!  Wild Roots on Pensacola Beach thought you might just need a little nourishment,…

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