Travel

Not long ago I was invited to a Love Locals event held at The Henderson, a Salamander Beach & Spa Resort, which recently opened its doors in Destin. This amazing hotel property is the swankiest we have in the Florida Panhandle, and offers incredible views of the Gulf and the state park west of the...
September 15, 2017

Loving The Henderson’s Love Locals Program

Not long ago I was invited to a Love Locals event held at The Henderson, a Salamander Beach & Spa Resort, which recently opened its doors in Destin. This amazing hotel property is the swankiest we have in the Florida Panhandle, and offers incredible views of the Gulf and the state park west of the...
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,...
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...