SoWal Mornings are made for breakfast outside, people watching, and exploring. Each of our truly unique beach towns has their own way of showing you their best bright and early.
The 2019 South Walton Beaches Wine & Food Festival, April 25-28, has emerged as one of the Southeast’s premier wine and food festivals. With an impressive roster of winemakers, master brewers and master distillers, the festival features premier wines, craft beer and spirits poured by the maker themselves. The festival takes participants on a virtual tour around the globe, tasting premier wines from acclaimed wine growing regions. Tickets available online.
The much anticipated Sandestin Wine Festival's Grand Tasting events take place on Friday (5-8pm) and Saturday (1-5pm) in The Village of Baytowne Wharf. As always Baytowne Wharf is open to everyone and the Sandestin Wine Festival Retail Tent will be open all weekend . Keep reading to learn all about the 33rd Sandestin Wine Festival April 11-14 and come out to celebrate food and wine this weekend at Sandestin, Florida!
“I remember the moment I first realized I've been living my whole life in black and white. It was like discovering a color I never knew existed before. A whole new crayon box full of colors…” ~ Anthony Bourdain talking about Thailand.
Destin Ice Market 30A owner Pamela Wellborn was not the least bit hesitant to open her Market in Inlet Beach….opened in 2016 at The Crosssings at Inlet Beach, the shop has quickly become a favorite of “east end” SoWal residents and visitors.
Grayton Beer Brewpub in Grayton Beach is hosting three special events the weekend of April 19 – 21, including an Inaugural Beer Dinner, Birthday Bash and Soulful Sunday Easter Lunch.
Gulf Place is a happening place! What with all the cool restaurants, artists, shops and events, but perhaps the coolest of all is the Third Thursday Wine Walkabout from 5-7 p.m.
The SoWal crew went to lunch at Basmati's Asian Cuisine Tuesday and it was as good as ever.
We're there so often we can all order for each other. Lisa usually orders the Thai Chicken Salad wrap which is filled with fresh chicken salad, Thai dressing and avacado flanked by fresh watermelon and a side of Asian slaw. They seem to have the inside hook up on fresh watermelon year round.
AJ’s Seafood & Oyster Bar is a one-of-a-kind destination that draws in both locals and visitors. Spend a little time there and taste a little food and it’s easy to see why.
Located in the funky fresh, laid-back town of Grayton Beach, AJ’s is a hotspot for food and entertainment in South Walton. The diverse menu and upbeat environment featuring live music and exciting events throughout the year combine to make AJ’s Grayton a one-stop shop for families and fun seekers.
One constant in SoWal is that things are always changing in Seaside.
The constant evolution of the town keeps things interesting and vibrant. Loyal visitors who come back year after year appreciate that some things never change - the generous and friendly beach attitude, great shopping and dining - and the BEACH!