Cafe Thirty-A: Having the dine of your life
By Pam WindsorMay 31, 2023Editor’s note: The South Walton community lost one of its most well-known members with the passing of Cafe Thirty-A owner Harriet Crommelin Feb. 8. Considered an icon of 30A, Crommelin started the restaurant in 1995. She attributed the eatery’s long-running success to their devotion to being “consistently delicious.”SEAGROVE BEACH – Café […]
Return to ‘Summer of Gin’ with Tommy Bahama
MIRAMAR BEACH – Ring summer in and celebrate Tommy Bahama’s 30th Anniversary with a refreshing Tommy Bahama Gin cocktail. Tommy Bahama’s ‘Summer of Gin’ returns and welcomes a new addition, the colorful and delicious Permanent Vacation. Strawberry Fields of SummerDuring the sweltering months of June and July, all Tommy Bahama Restaurant & […]
Digital Graffiti: A night of lights and bites
Projection art exhibition pairs nicely with local cuisine By Michelle FarnhamMay 20, 2023 ALYS BEACH – The stark white architecture of Alys Beach is a stunning sight during the daylight hours, but at night, it transitions into a blank artist’s canvas unlike anything you’ve seen before. The site of the 16th annual Digital Graffiti Festival […]
Historical Seaside landmark, Pickle’s, celebrates 30 years
May 9, 2023Special to 30A Food & WineSEASIDE – Pickle’s, located at 2236 East County Hwy. 30A, is celebrating three decades in business at their original Seaside Central Square location.Founded in 1993 by Bill and Heavenly Dawson of The Dawson Group, Pickle’s began with only 48 square feet and a limited menu consisting of hotdogs, […]
SoWal Wine: Time to shine!
By Michelle FarnhamMay 2, 2023MIRAMAR BEACH – It was the best of weather, it was the worst of weather, but it all worked out in the end. The four-day extravaganza known as the South Walton Beaches Wine & Food Festival shined brightly, despite a thunderstorm that delayed the start of Saturday’s grand tasting.
LaCo planning Cinco de Mayo fiesta!
SEACREST – LaCo, 30A’s Latin Coastal Kitchen, is celebrating Cinco de Mayo Friday, May 5 from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Guest can enjoy $8 house margaritas all day long and specialty cocktails made with Tres Agaves tequila. Enjoy a photo booth, airbrush temporary tattoos, live entertainment from DJ 30A and a promotional partnership with […]
DCWAF: One team, one mission
Wine auction raises $3.5 million for children’s charities By Michelle FarnhamApril 30, 2023 MIRAMAR BEACH – While a storm blew outside, DCWAF President Karah Fridley-Young welcomed more than 600 people to the waterproof 2023 Destin Charity Wine Auction tent. It was an afternoon of wine, friends and charity, raising $3.5 million for 16 Northwest Florida […]
Hotel Effie, Ovide celebrate Mom on Mother’s Day
SANDESTIN – This Mother’s Day, Hotel Effie, located at the Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort is offering a relaxing retreat to the special women in your life. Guests who book by Friday, May 12 save 20% off when booking two or more nights for a stay between Thursday, May 11, and Sunday, May 14, with […]
Ambrosia: Setting the Bar
By Liesel SchmidtApril 30, 2023WATERSOUND – am·bro·sia /am’brōZH∂/ noun: the food of the gods; something very pleasing to taste or smell.Since opening in August of 2022, Ambrosia Prime Seafood & Steaks has lived up to its name, offering an array of the finest prime steaks and freshest Gulf seafood to create an upscale yet welcoming […]
Acheson debuts Ovide’s spring menu
SANDESTIN – Ovide, the first Florida restaurant by celebrity Chef Hugh Acheson, has launched its new spring seasonal menu. The menu showcases Acheson’s passion for creativity and seasonality by fusing Ovide’s classic coastal French cuisine with the fresh, vibrant and homey flavors of spring. Chef Hugh AchesonThe menu was conceptualized by Acheson, […]