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Bayfront Marin House
St. Augustine, Florida

The Tastiest War Zone: Food Truck Wars 2013!

What’s for dinner tonight? I’m not sure, but I’m guessing it will be something from one of the 40 food trucks currently parked in St. Francis Field! (That’s right next to the parking garage, in case the name doesn’t ring a bell). Vendors from the various trucks will be competing for the title of Best … Read More

Snickerdoodle Sunday!

Mary is making a time consuming happy hour (hot ham and cheese roll ups, hot spinach dip, and a garlic cheese ball), so she’s opted for an easy dessert today–her famous “Don’t Tell Busy Day Cookies”. Just in case you have a busy day yourself sometime, here’s the recipe. But you have to promise not … Read More

Local Secrets: Cuban Food

The Ponce de Leon mall–like a lot of malls–is a lot of empty space. Belk”s is on one side, and JC Penney is on the other, and a Sears appliance store is somewhere in the middle…but other than that, it’s pretty quiet there. (Before we moved, I once suggested that the Ravens move their training … Read More

We’re here to make your stay super special!

I like to file this kind of experience in the “Always Ask” folder: a few weeks ago, a guest called and said she was coming to visit us with her husband, and she wanted to do something special for him. She wanted to get him a bunch of little snacks that they could carry with … Read More

Cathedral Festival 2013

The hub tells me that fireworks are a girl thing. Boys don’t like them nearly as much, he says. But boys like getting kissed, so I recommend that all you boys take your girls to the Cathedral Festival this weekend. You can fill up on all the fried food you can carry (boys like food), … Read More

Honey…Aww, Sugar Sugar…

They say that good things come to those who wait…and that’s how I feel about dessert. I knew that St. Augustine had more than its fair share of amazing desserts, but even I didn’t know how many great ways there were to end a meal in our town. I found out when we ran a … Read More

Happy New Year: Making Lemonade out of Lemons

What’s your resolution this year? Mine is to look for the good in everything–even when it seems negative. I had a little dose of that in 2012. When we had a fire in June, our first thought was not particularly positive. But after the reality set in, and we realized that renovations were going to … Read More

Lunch at Aunt Kate’s

There are so many wonderful restaurants in St. Augustine you could eat out every day for a month and still just barely scratch the surface of what’s available. That’s why the hub and I usually eat in town…we just don’t have the opportunity to get tired of everything that’s available. But some days, when the … Read More

It’s Festival Time

We frequently ask our guests “What do you have planned for today?” Of course, if they ask us what we recommend, we usually have one or two suggestions for them to get the most out of St. Augustine. But this weekend there is so much going on that I’m not sure what I’m going to … Read More

Ancient Olive, A St. Augustine Experience

Last night, I had a foodie “experience”. I’m not talking about a dining experience, either. I’m talking about an experience full of flavors, and scents, and great discussions about amazing food. It’s just that there wasn’t a lot of food there. Besides some dipping bread, of course. The Ancient Olive on King Street specializes in … Read More