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As the landscape of Alys Beach changes each season, so does the life of Chef Kevin Korman, who recently married, became and new father, and has been named the Executive Chef of Alys Beach, Florida, overseeing not only Caliza Restaurant, but the entire food and beverage program, in one of the most luxurious beach communities on 30A. Korman’s...
March 16, 2016

Chef Kevin Korman & Food Film Festival South Walton April 8-10

As the landscape of Alys Beach changes each season, so does the life of Chef Kevin Korman, who recently married, became and new father, and has been named the Executive Chef of Alys Beach, Florida, overseeing not only Caliza Restaurant, but the entire food and beverage program, in one of the most luxurious beach communities on 30A. Korman’s...
February 21, 2016

Interview: George Motz, Americas Burger Expert & Food Film Festival South Walton April 8-10, 2016

Burgers are not the same everywhere you go; from state to state, they all tell a different story, and no one understands this better than George Motz. “I don’t play favorites with burgers. They all vary, so it’s a slippery slope,” said Motz in our recent interview. Motz says, “I tried to explain to a reporter...
January 28, 2016

#FoodFilmFest Chef Profile: Philip McDonald of Bud & Alley’s Pizza Bar

The farm to table movement is nothing new, but when chefs like Phil McDonald get creative, innovative menu items aren’t the only things sprouting at the restaurant; ideas and edible gardens are too. McDonald says, “It’s all about keeping it fresh. Our philosophy is not to cook anything too much. We try to incorporate seasonal...
November 15, 2015

3 on 30A West for Sunday Brunch

Sunday is the day that our family comes together, my parents included, either for Sunday Brunch at a local restaurant or at home. When my children were little I cooked a mean spread after church that was filled with Southern favorites like biscuits and sausage gravy. I adore brunch and am thankful for the 19th century...