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Bayfront Marin House
St. Augustine, Florida

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

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

Supper with the Spirits: Call for Tickets!

SUNDAY SUPPER WITH THE SPIRITS SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 30TH AT THE DOW MUSEUM OF HISTORIC HOUSES 1790 – 1910 THIS EVENINGS TOUR, “SUPPER”, AND ENTERTAINMENT SPONSORED IN PART BY SAVOIR FAIRE Tonight you will be having your supper in the 173 year old Dow House, one of the 9 historic houses on the beautiful Dow Museum … Read More

Secrets of the Locals: Haszard’s

So, you know that the hub is originally from Maryland. That means a couple of things. It means that he loved his Orioles, and still remembers the glory days of Jim Palmer, Brookes Robinson (whom he calls Brookesy), Frank Robinson, and of course the fiesty manager xxxx. It means that he eats his crabs steamed … Read More

Local Secrets: Where to Eat

If I had a dollar for every time someone says to me, “Wow–Saint Augustine has the most amazing restaurants. It must be great to live here and eat at them all the time!!” If I *did* have a dollar for every time someone said that to me, I might have enough money to eat at … Read More

Summer in Saint Augustine

Surely I’ve told you that Saint Augustine was named one of the prettiest cities by Forbes Magazine. (I didn’t? Check it out here). Well, this photo reminds me why I love my new town so much. Want to know the best way to see the ancient city? On foot. Just start wandering around…you’ll be sure to … Read More

Sailing, Takes Me Away…

This is what a “not so spectacular” St. Augustine sunset looks like!! Have you ever noticed how many songs there are about sailing? There’s John Fogarty’s Sail Away, the Enya classic Sail Away: Orinico Flow, my Randy Newman fave Sail Away (he often closes with it), and the Styx classic Come Sail Away. But that’s … Read More

Who’s Your Farmer?

Feeling hungry? Join us tomorrow from noon til 5:00 for the Tour de Farm, an annual tour of more than 20 farms in Northeast Florida that offer a great look at the food we eat, the farmers who grow it, and the chefs who make culinary magic with it. Now wait, before I get ahead of myself, I should … Read More