Kitchenique, a premier cooking school and gourmet pantry located at City Market in Destin, is closing its doors after 28 years in business. Owned and operated by local South Walton resident Vicki McCain, Kitchenique is a local treasure which will be missed by many residents, visitors and friends.
Welcome to the Emeril Coast: Q&A with Destin’s newest resident, celebrity chef Emeril Lagasse
I recently had the opportunity to “kick it up a notch” - I mean talk with, the chef extraordinaire, and newly minted Destin resident Emeril Lagasse about his newest show Emeril’s Florida, his love for the Sunshine State, and his family’s recent move to Destin. I think you’ll be enlightened by what I found out about the BAM! Master and I think you’ll understand even better why those who can vacation and live anywhere they want, often choose Northwest Florida’s Gulf Coast.
Put your best foot forward for a great cause with Sinfonia Gulf Coast and California-based Wine Women & Shoes. As our region's only fully professional symphony orchestra, Sinfonia is synonymous with presenting high-caliber events and Wine Women & Shoes has assisted in raising more than $12 million dollars for non-profits across the country.
On the SoWal Forum, we've compiled a list of great New Year's Eve Dining and Events.
Local Catch Bar & Grill has been going strong and gaining popularity since opening nine months ago and there are no signs of slowing down. The restaurant's coastal cuisine with a southern twist was an instant hit here in SoWal and they continue to gather faithful followers even over the off season. Known for using quality, fresh ingredients in all of their unique dishes, it's easy to see why Local Catch has already become a must-eat destination.
This Thanksgiving Harbor Docks, with the help of community support, their amazingly hard-working staff, over 200 volunteers, and dedication of Charles Morgan, was able to feed 1,674 people a free Thanksgiving dinner. Proceeds from the day broke the record of the most successful Thanksgiving hosted by Harbor Docks to date, raising $19,488 for the Okaloosa County Habitat for Humanity and Destin Harvest.
Sinfonia Gulf Coast presents D'Vine at Emerald Grande's Harborwalk Village Ballroom, December 2 at 11:30am. The sophisticated vocals and rich harmonies of international Gospel trio D’Vine have inspired audiences around the world.
Join Café Thirty-A in Spreading a Little Christmas Cheer this Holiday Season! On Saturday, Dec. 8, The Bottoms Up Band will be rockin’ the night away at Café Thirty-A and there will be great food and fun for all!
The Godfather has long been Chef Ed’s ultimate favorite movie (followed closely by Godfather II and III). Not long after we met, I sat and really watched the movie. I immediately saw why he loved it so and became a fan myself. The movie is so rich in wine and food scenes and references, that we, obsessed with food and wine as we are, can’t go a week without quoting or referring to the Godfather.
Sandestin Wine Festival Adds Southern Charm, a Special Dash of Personality and Cooking Expertise with Author & Restaurateur Paula Deen April 2013
The Sandestin Wine Festival at Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort, one of the most treasured traditions in the South, today announced that internationally known food personality, author and restaurateur Paula Deen will be featured at its April 2013 event.