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Pumpkin Everything

It’s fall, and that means everyone is going absolutely loopy for pumpkin everything. We’ve scoured the city for all the best pumpkin menu items, but you won’t find any pumpkin spice lattes here. Only the real deal. However, bear in mind that many of these items are specials only, and they may not be available […]

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First Draught

Hops, one of the main ingredients in beer, are typically harvested at the end of summer. Perhaps that’s why fall seems to bring more beer-themed events than the rest of the year. Whatever the reason—and does it actually matter?—’tis the season for local opportunities to partake in the world’s favorite brewed beverage. • Several Bavarian-inspired […]

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Parties with a purpose

You’re going to eat dinner anyway, so why not make it count? Take a bite of these upcoming charity dinners: Taste of Golf September 30 | 6:30 PM | TPC Sawgrass Clubhouse Combining live entertainment, auctions and wine, this 10th annual event showcases Florida’s finest golf and country club chefs in a culinary competition. The proceeds go […]

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Native Sun opens in Jax Beach

This week, the newest Native Sun Natural Foods Market, a Jax-based grocery store focusing on organic and natural products, opens its third location in Jacksonville Beach. “When you look at the way the beach is designed, we found there weren’t any grocery stores on Third Street,” says Native Sun owner Aaron Gottlieb. “Grocery to me is a very […]

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Booming Brooklyn

Brooklyn, a small borough situated between Downtown and Riverside, is quickly becoming the neighborhood to watch. The Fresh Market opened there last year amid the construction of hundreds of sleek-looking apartments. Corner Bakery was the first restaurant to get cooking at Brooklyn Station, then came BurgerFi; now more restaurants are moving in. All slated for fall 2015, the […]

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Next Week in Food

Got a hankering for something new? Here are some tasty food events to tickle your tastebuds in September: The Jekyll Island Shrimp and Grits Festival celebrates the dish on which just about every restaurant on the First Coast has its own spin. It’s the unofficial food of the area, like a slice of deep dish pizza in Chicago […]

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St. Augustine Distillery Gets Into the Rum Biz

The St. Augustine Distillery releases the first in its new “Rum Discovery Series” on Thursday, September 3 in their gift shop, located on Riberia Street in downtown St. Augustine. The Discovery Series is a group of limited release expressions, created during the development of the Distillery’s flagship rum. Each one has been fermented and distilled […]

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Triple Berry Soup Recipe

by Milan McRee, Kitchen Manager at Native Sun Natural Foods Market // photo by Agnes Lopez Ingredients: 1 pint of strawberries 8 oz. of blueberries 8 oz. of blackberries 8 oz. plain Greek yogurt 8 oz. tangerine juice 8 oz. water 4 oz. white wine 1 T. agave nectar Procedure: 1. Combine berries and liquid […]

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What’s open on Thanksgiving?

We all know that cooking a turkey takes, like, a really long time. If you’re thinking of skipping that and going out with your family instead, here’s a list of First Coast restaurants open on Thanksgiving: 95 Cordova in St. Augustine is serving an endless feast for $69 per person from 11 AM-8 PM. The […]

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