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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...
March 23, 2016

A Perfect Weekend In The Florida Keys

Though the Northwest Florida Gulf Coast attracts many celebrities, an eclectic mix of locals and visitors, and those seeking the sugar white beaches like myself who call the Panhandle home, a completely different destination is at the opposite end of t...
July 12, 2016

Togarashi Dusted Strawberry Grouper with Emerald Coast Rock Shrimp Toast

  Brody Olive, in my opinion, is one of the top chefs in the Gulf Coast Panhandle and I have had several opportunities to judge his creations among many other competitors in food competitions over the last several years. He is a humble and talented man who created this dish for the Alabama Seafood Cook-off 2016. Currently,...
July 12, 2016

Togarashi Dusted Strawberry Grouper with Emerald Coast Rock Shrimp Toast

  Brody Olive, in my opinion, is one of the top chefs in the Gulf Coast Panhandle and I have had several opportunities to judge his creations among many other competitors in food competitions over the last several years. He is a humble and talented man who created this dish for the Alabama Seafood Cook-off 2016. Currently,...