For the Health of It in Blue Mountain Beach is one of SoWal's oldest businesses and a local favorite. It’s a natural food grocery, massage therapy clinic, and fresh juice and smoothie bar. The owners and staff go above and beyond. They know many of their customers well and treat everyone like family.
The Destin Woman’s Club proudly presents Hats for Hope, a fashion show and luncheon showcasing the latest fashions from the Emerald Coast’s trendiest boutiques. The event will begin at 11am on Saturday, March 16 at the Linkside Ballroom at Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort with proceeds benefiting Shelter House, the domestic violence center serving Okaloosa and Walton Counties.
SoWal.com is proud to announce Chef Ken's nomination in Best Chefs America book. We love Cafe Thirty-A, the creative cuisine Ken brings to us, and the always fresh, ever-changing style he boasts.
BCA interviewed over 5000 chefs to determine who they consider the most talented, most exciting, most influential chefs in the United States. Chef Ken was nominated by other chefs around the country.
Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort announces record breaking crowds at the 24th Annual Gumbo Festival held over the extended Presidents’ Day Weekend, where nearly 2,000 attendees tasted and voted naming “People’s Choice”, while a panel of celebrity judges declared the coveted “Area’s Best” gumbo.
This longstanding winter food event has hosted numerous restaurants, businesses and guests over the last 24 years, but this weekend's Festival was a record with nearly 2,000 tickets sold. Guests enjoyed the great fall beach weather and tasted gumbo from 18 area restaurants and businesses.
Harriet Crommelin is the author of one of SoWal's greatest success stories. Her restaurant, Café Thirty-A in Seagrove Beach, has pleased the palates and filled the bellies of thousand of locals and vacationers for 18 years.
The Sandestin Wine Festival, one of the top wine festivals in the country, is reporting record ticket sales for its 2013 Spring event.
Slated for this April 18-21, the Sandestin Wine Festival is known as the “Kentucky Derby of Wine Festivals.” It will be a picture perfect event complete with white tents, the tasting of hundreds of wines, Gulf seafood and other culinary treats, and live music.
If there is one food that sums up Gulf Coast goodness it just may be a good pot of gumbo. One thing we know for sure is that we love a good bowl, and you can get yourself one of the best in the world right here in SoWal.
The SoWal staff loves a good festival, especially the really good tasting ones like gumbo, or wine, or gumbo. The Sandestin Gumbo Festival every February is one we look foward to. Potfuls of rich Lousiana goodness ladled out into hot bowls. And of course lots of beads and Zydeco music by Dikki Du and the Zydeco Crew - a Baytowne Wharf tradition that sounds, smells, and tastes awesome!
Stop by the SoWal tent on Saturday, Feb. 16 and hang out with us, have a beverage, and register for some great prizes.
Enter to win 2 tickets to the Sandestin Gumbo Festival on Saturday, February 16, 2013 from 12pm-4pm at the Village of Baytowne Wharf. We'll choose a random winner on Tuesday, January 29, 2013.
I'm going to let you in on a little secret; a comfortable SoWal spot where you can meet your friends for a drink, excellent food and amazing sushi. And it's quite affordable, considering it's in a beautiful setting right on the Gulf, flanked by massive dunes. You can lounge inside on cushy chairs around cocktail tables, or outside around the pool by a toasty fire.