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Top Sushi Restaurants in Destin, Florida

Destin, Florida is renowned for its fresh seafood. As such, there are many local seafood restaurants that offer grilled, fried, and battered seafood options, but what about sushi? Read below to see some of the best sushi spots in Destin, Florida:  ‌ Wagyu (McGuire's Japanese Sushi & Steaks) McGuire’s  is a well-known name (read)

Published on Wednesday, April 3, 2024
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Best Local Coffee Shops In Destin, Florida

When in Destin, do as the locals do. Sure, there’s always a Starbuck’s nearby, but why not support a local Destin coffee shop and hang out with the local residents. Here’s a round-up of some of our favorite 30A and Destin Coffee Shops, including new openings and long-time favorites.   East Pass Coffee Company A Destin original (read)

Published on Friday, February 16, 2024
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Private Chefs and Catering Services for Destin, Miramar Beach & 30A

One of the joys of staying in a Destin vacation rental is the fully stocked kitchen. That being said, one of the joys of being on vacation s not having to cook. To experience the joy of both, many vacationing families have discovered the benefits of hiring a personal chef to create an intimate in-home dining experience.   Whether coming to the (read)

Published on Friday, December 10, 2021
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Newman-Dailey Happy Hours Provide Creative Cocktail Ideas for Destin Vacations

At Newman-Dailey, our team enjoys toasting sunset with delicious libations. We’ve participated in our share of beach bonfires and sunset happy hours along the beaches of South Walton and Destin, Florida. As such, one of the things that got us through quarantine during COVID-19 was our "Dailey Happy Hour" at the Beach series. We had the joy of (read)

Published on Friday, February 19, 2021
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New South Walton Restaurants and Businesses for 2021

Welcome 2021! The New Year brings new beginnings and as such we are welcoming new restaurants and businesses to our community.  Thanks to our friends at Visit South Walton who helped us create this list of the new dining options and new businesses that you’ll want to try out on your next South Walton and Destin vacation. The Citizen (Alys (read)

Published on Monday, February 15, 2021
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Meet the Chef: Jack McGuckin at Bijoux Shares his View

Chef Jack McGuckin came to Northwest Florida from New Orleans in 2002, finding a home at Bijoux , a fine dining restaurant in Miramar Beach. At only 23 years old, he had no idea that 16 years later he would not only be executive chef of the award-winning restaurant but would also co-own it with his wife, Leslie, whom he met and fell in love with (read)

Published on Thursday, May 7, 2020
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Homemade Margaritas & Take Out - We're Still Celebrating Cinco De Mayo in Destin

Happy Cinco De Mayo! We're not letting social distancing stop our Cinco de Mayo celebration in Destin. The “new norm” simply means we are doing things a little differently this year. Since we have been staying at home, we're celebrating with homemade margaritas and "take out" from our favorite restaurants.  First and foremost, a margarita (read)

Published on Tuesday, May 5, 2020
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Destin Craft Beer & Shopping Special Offer Has Guests Toasting Florida's Emerald Coast

Here along Florida's Emerald Coast, craft breweries are producing some of the most popular local beers. From Grayton Brewery to the Destin Brewery, our local brew masters are providing that Destin and South Walton micro-brews can compete in flavor and creativity with craft beers from around the nation.  Since we want our guests to have (read)

Published on Friday, November 8, 2019
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Best Sunday Brunch on the Emerald Coast

Beach time and brunch go hand In hand. So It's natural to want to find the best brunch spots when you're taking a Destin beach vacation. Here's our top picks for Best Brunch Spots along Florida's Emerald Coast.   Donut Hole, Destin and Santa Rosa Beach Brunch Hours: 6am-10pm Recommendation: "Diet" Plate, Home Baked (read)

Published on Friday, July 19, 2019
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Best Southern Cooking in Destin

Looking for Southern cooking on your next visit to Destin, Florida? Whether you are a local, a second homeowner, or a visitor to the area, if you’re craving country cooking, Paula Deen’s Family Kitchen delivers.   The restaurant, which opened in Destin Commons in May, is comfortable, casual place to find Southern favorites, including Paula Deen’s (read)

Published on Monday, July 1, 2019
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Paula Deen’s Family Kitchen Opens in Destin Commons

Fans of Paula Deen are going to appreciate her newest addition, Paula Deen’s Family Kitchen-Destin. The beloved American TV personality, cooking show host and restauranteur from Savannah has become synonymous for her delicious Southern comfort meals.  Paula Deen’s Family Kitchen exemplifies traditional Southern hospitality, and features her famous (read)

Published on Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Sea Why Saltwater Restaurants Are A Great Place to Eat For Good Reason

We are often asked for recommendations on where to eat in Destin. While there are many incredible restaurants in the Destin area, there are a group of restaurants that not only feature great menus but also give back in our community. Saltwater Restaurants Gulf-front restaurants, including Surf Hut in Miramar Beach,  Floyd’s Shrimp House, Lobster (read)

Published on Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Mother's Day Brunch for Moms in Destin, Florida

Happy Mother's Day to all the Moms! Our CEO is a mom who has proven that women can be and do anything they set their mind to with hard work and perserverence. A Mom's job is hard work and we want Moms in Destin to be rewarded this Mother's Day with a meal out, no laundry and time together with those they love. We've rounded up some of (read)

Published on Friday, May 11, 2018

Grayton Beer Opens a BrewPub in Grayton Beach

Our goal is to help our guests have the best beach vacation. As such, we enjoy directing them to our favorite waterholes, local hangouts and sharing what’s new in South Walton and Destin. For guests staying in South Walton or along Scenic Highway 30A who enjoy craft beer, we’re excited to share the news that Grayton Beer Company has opened the Grayton (read)

Published on Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Best Coffee Shop on 30A

We all have our favorite local hangouts and the Newman-Dailey real estate team members are constantly out and about meeting clients and showing properties. Destin – 30A Real Estate Agent Shannyn Stevenson has been busy. In fact, Shannyn was named Newman-Dailey Resort Properties 2017 Top Producer for Sales! So we recently asked Shannyn about her (read)

Published on Monday, February 5, 2018

Save the Bay by Eating Oysters – More Destin Restaurants Join the Effort

How can eating oysters help save our Bay? Through the hard work of staff and volunteers with the Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance, when you eat oysters at CBA OYSTER partner restaurants , your oyster shells are recycled to improve the health of the Choctawhatchee Bay. Oyster shells are used to construct an oyster reef habitat. Oyster populations have declined (read)

Published on Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Mezcal Mexican Grill Brings a Fresh Take on Mexican to Miramar Beach

Craving a Mexican-style meal? Si, mi amigos. We're exctied to share that there is a new option for delicious Mexican cuisine in Miramar Beach—Mezcal Mexican Grill at the Seascape Towne Centre. Mezcal combines traditional with local. Authentic Mexican recipes are infused with a coastal Southern flair. The culinary team sources fresh, local (read)

Published on Monday, December 18, 2017

Florida Trend Names 4 South Walton Restaurants among Golden Spoon Winners

Excerpt from Florida Trend (Dec. 2017):  “Fifty years ago, long before Zagat, TripAdvisor or Yelp, Florida Trend embarked on a novel project to find the state’s best restaurants. In a survey to 1,000 subscribers, editors explained “most of our readers—and all Florida Trend staff members—travel around our state a lot (read)

Published on Friday, December 8, 2017

Best Oyster Restaurants in Destin

Oyster season is back, and it’s the most delicious time of the year! It’s the perfect time to enjoy some fresh oysters. From Virginia to Louisiana, it's been said that the  Southeast could become the Napa Valley of oysters Yes, you can enjoy them year round, but they are more firm and flavorful in cold weather months when it is not spawning (read)

Published on Tuesday, November 14, 2017

How to Plan Your Beach Vacation

  Wondering where to start with planning a beach vacation? Look no further than at some of these amazing insider tips on where to stay, what to bring, what to do, and where to eat. We, as a company, pride ourselves on providing 100% customer service, which includes answering any questions and concerns you may have about your next beach vacation. (read)

Published on Monday, October 9, 2017

Best Local Sushi Spots in Destin

Best Local Sushi Spots in Destin Destin didn’t get to be known as “the world’s luckiest fishing village” by accident. It is true we have some of the best fishing right off the shimmering emerald coast. With great fishing comes great responsibility. That is why we feel it is so important to have so many deliciously fresh caught (read)

Published on Monday, August 21, 2017

Best Happy Hours in Destin

When  you're on vacation, you're on beach time and that means it's never too early to enjoy a delcious alcoholic beverage. Therefore, we've gathered the Best Happy Hour Drink Specials in Destin and presented them below. Cheers!  The Beach House Drink Specials: $4 house wine; $3 well drinks; $2 off select apps; $1 off all draft (read)

Published on Thursday, August 3, 2017

Best Italian Restaurants in Destin

If you're craving authentic Italian cuisine, Florida’s Emerald Coast does not disappoint. Like many cities across the nation, Destin has attracted Italian families who enjoy our beautiful white sand beaches and relaxed beach lifestyle. For those looking for the best Italian restaurants in and around Destin, Florida, here’s our list of best (read)

Published on Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Top Pizza Places in Destin

Ready to relax after the drive-in to Destin? Don’t feel like cooking that first night… or any night because you’re on vacation? Well, here are the top pizza places in the Destin area. And most of them deliver!  1. Jet’s Pizza “Life is short. Eat better pizza.” That’s their motto at Jet’s Pizza. They (read)

Published on Thursday, July 20, 2017

Daily Destin Happy Hour at Camille’s Beach Bar & Coffee Shop

One of the things we love most about the beach lifestyle is enjoying live music outdoors. At Beachside Inn, the sidewalk café,  Camille’s Beach Bar & Coffee Shop , is the place to be from 3 p.m. – 5 p.m. during the summer. Conveniently located on the ground level of Beachside Inn in the heart of Crystal Beach, Camille’s Beach Bar & Coffee Shop (read)

Published on Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Emerald Coast's Obsession with Wine - Wine on the Menu

Today's blog is the second in a three part series that includes excerpts from Newman-Dailey Resort Properties Where you'd rather Be Magazine.  Part I: The History- Wine Festivals a Game Changer featured the early days of wine consumption in Destin and the impact wine festivals have had on our coastal wine culture. Today, we uncover how the (read)

Published on Thursday, May 4, 2017

Emeril’s Coastal Italian Opens in Grand Boulevard

One thing is certain, whether you live along the Emerald Coast, are just visiting or looking to purchase a home, there is no denying the incredible culinary offering in South Walton and Destin, Florida. From Celebrity Chef Tim Creehan to Chef and Author Jim Shirley to the many, many other talented chefs that call South Walton and Destin home, the result... (read)

Published on Monday, April 3, 2017

8 Best Holiday Happy Hours in Grand Boulevard

What better way to enjoy this holiday season than with a cocktail after a long day of shopping? ‘Tis the season to treat yourself and friends to some delicious treats without breaking the bank. Save the money for the shopping, and grab the real deals at these holiday happy hours in Grand Boulevard at Sandestin . All of these locations are sprinkled (read)

Published on Friday, December 9, 2016

Thanksgiving Lunch and Dinner Cruises Aboard the Solaris

Looking for a special Thanksgiving experience like none other? Consider celebrating Thanksgiving on the water with a SunQuest Cruises’ Thanksgiving Buffet Cruise aboard the SOLARIS yacht . On Thursday, November 24, the SOLARIS will offer two cruises, a lunch cruise from 12-2 p.m. and a dinner cruise from 6-8 p.m. The journey begins as guests are (read)

Published on Tuesday, November 22, 2016

New Destin Restaurants Opening Fall 2016

We're often asked…"What's new in Destin?” and “Where should we go to eat?” So we’ve combined these frequently asked questions to update you on the new South Walton and  Destin restaurants opening this fall 2016.   Destin Love Shack Comes to the Destin Harbor The Destin Love Shack is a laid-back, open air dining (read)

Published on Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Best Ice Cream Treats in Destin

Hot summer days call for cold treats and nothing tastes better than a cold ice cream treat at the beach. The Destin area has many types of frozen treats. From homemade ice cream and frozen custard to frozen yogurt and Dippin’ Dots to sorbet and gelato, there is no shortage of cold, refreshing snacks to cool you down on a hot day. Here&rsquo (read)

Published on Friday, July 22, 2016

South Walton’s Ultimate Wine Weekend, April 28-May1

South Walton is definitely where you’d rather be the last weekend of April if you love wine, culinary delights, spirits, exclusive trips and more. South Walton becomes the epicenter of the wine world, as the South Walton Beaches Wine & Food Festival and Destin Charity Wine Auction bring together a dazzling roster of more than a dozen celebrity winemakers... (read)

Published on Thursday, April 14, 2016

Tax Day Blues – Let a Destin Vacation Lift Your Spirits

Tax day is coming quickly, which often results in the Tax Day blues. A great way to lift your spirits is with a Destin vacation and the Emerald Coast’s best spirits (the kind you order at a bar.) At Newman-Dailey, we are skilled at making people happy and one way is with great recommendations. Here’s our suggestions for some of the best liquid spirits (read)

Published on Friday, April 8, 2016

Easter Brunch in South Walton and Destin, Florida

Welcome to our guests checking for the Easter Weekend and Spring Break week. While everyone is planning their activities for the week, we’ve been asked “Where should we eat Easter Brunch?”   Therefore, our team has compiled a list of some of the Easter Brunch spots at Destin restaurants along Florida’s Emerald Coast. We encourage you to call (read)

Published on Friday, March 25, 2016

Dewey Destin's Habor Restaurant for Lunch

Are you searching for a Destin restaurant with a great view of the Harbor and fresh seafood? While we have many favorite restaurants, we were recently reminded how much we love Dewey Destin’s Seafood Restaurant . Dewey Destin’s has two locations, both with views of the water, and we recently visited their Harborside location. We’ve (read)

Published on Monday, March 7, 2016

Best Margaritas in Destin

 Today is National Margarita Day! There is no better way to start the week than with a delicious margarita. Do you prefer yours on the rocks? Frozen? Salt? No salt? No matter how you like it, here’s where we go for the best margaritas in the Destin area: Cantina Laredo at Grand Boulevard . Cantina Laredo has the best selection of margaritas (read)

Published on Monday, February 22, 2016

Everkrisp Comes to Destin

Families living along and visiting the Emerald Coast are always looking for fresh healthy meal options in and around Destin. We’ve been blessed with some great new additions including CUP, DIG and Formula Fresh in South Walton. Now, Destin celebrates the addition of Everkrisp  at Plantation Commons! Everkrisp is a locally-owned restaurant committed (read)

Published on Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Eat Oysters in Destin & Help Local Waterways

Restaurants in South Walton and Destin enjoy the benefit of having access to fresh oysters from Applachicola and other Gulf Coast cities. While many of our guests and staff have their go-to South Walton and Destin restaurant where they enjoy this local delicacy, now there are a handful of local restaurants where eating oysters is good for our local (read)

Published on Monday, February 1, 2016

Jim N Nick's Best BBQ in Destin

Looking for great barbecue in Destin, Florida? Consider Jim 'N Nick's Bar-B-Q. With three locations, Jim 'N Nick's is convenient and family-friendly, and offers an affordably delicious meal. In fact, one of our Newman-Dailey team members is from Memphis and here's what she had to say about her recent visit to Jim 'N Nick' (read)

Published on Monday, January 25, 2016

Destin Restaurants Featuring Christmas Feasts

At Newman-Dailey, we appreciate this week filled with peace, love, joy and LOTS of delicious meals and treats. Thank you to the many guests, owners and clients who have showered us with the joys of the season. For our visiting guests, we’ve compiled a brief list of some of the South Walton and Destin restaurants that are preparing special menus and (read)

Published on Wednesday, December 23, 2015

Thanksgiving in Destin Holiday Menus

We’d like to extend a warm welcome to our guests arriving for the Thanksgiving Holiday! Whether this is your first holiday with us or your 30th, you’ll quickly learn (or be reminded) why staying in a South Walton or Destin vacation rental for Thanksgiving is such a great idea The beauty of the beach in November is the perfect backdrop for (read)

Published on Monday, November 16, 2015

Best Breakfast Restaurants in Destin

 One of the most common questions we’re asked is “Where is the best breakfast in Destin?” We know breakfast is the most important meal of the day and quite honestly it was too hard for us to select just one. So here are our picks for “Top 5 Best Breakfast Spots in Destin.” Donut Hole Cafe & Bakery - Best Donuts (read)

Published on Monday, November 2, 2015

Delicious Fall Festivals along the Emerald Coast

Fall is the season for football and food festivals along Florida's Emerald Coast. This weekend is the  Fort Walton Beach Barbecue Festival . Foodies will be flocking to the Fort Walton Beach Landing for a delicious array of barbecue and live music from 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. (139 Brooks Street, Ft. Walton Beach).   Next weekend, don’t miss E ggs (read)

Published on Friday, September 18, 2015

Cuvee 30A & Shops Open at 30Avenue

Have you heard about the newest place to shop and dine in South Walton near Rosemary Beach? It’s 30Avenue! 30Avenue is a 16-acre commercial development at the intersection of Highway 98 and the eastern entrance of Scenic Highway 30A and is the new hot spot for dining and shopping.   30Avenue recently announced the opening of Design, V. Lala Galleries (read)

Published on Thursday, July 16, 2015

The Hub Opens on 30A

Looking for a break from the sun? A place to be entertained, drink and eat on Hwy 30A in South Walton. Well, look no further. The Hub has opened on 30A, featuring everything you need a casual, comfortable outdoor setting. As you walk up, you’ll catch a glimpse of the stage and huge screen for viewing movies, sporting events and concerts. Follow The Hub’s Facebook page (read)

Published on Thursday, July 9, 2015

Bud & Alley's Adds Farm-to-Table Breakfast Menu

Looking for a new breakfast spot in South Walton? Look no further, Bud & Alley’s Waterfront Restaurant on Scenic Highway 30A in Seaside, FL has added a farm-to-table inspired breakfast menu to its already popular lunch and dinner offerings. The Bud & Alley’s culinary team traveled the coast and throughout New York City sampling various breakfasts and (read)

Published on Monday, June 22, 2015

Which Wich and Smashburger Opening at Destin Commons

It is easy to build up an appetite when you’re at the beach enjoying the sand and surf, and sometimes you want something quick, affordable and tasty. So we were excited to learn that two great new affordable, casual dining options are opening in Destin Commons in early June.   Which Wich and Smashburger, both with locations throughout the U.S. (read)

Published on Friday, May 29, 2015

Destin Commons Features 16 Restaurants

 One of the best parts of visiting the Emerald Coast is the diverse array of dining options. From fresh gulf seafood restaurants to your favorite national restaurants to local cafes, there is an abundance of Destin restaurants serving delicious fare.   In Destin Commons alone, there will be 16 restaurants from which to choose from by mid- (read)

Published on Friday, May 29, 2015

Staying in a South Walton Rental? Enjoy Dinner Delivered to Your Door

You’ve had a full day at the beach in South Walton . Maybe enjoyed a little shopping … okay, a lot of shopping. Now you’re back in your cool, comfortable South Walton vacation rental and all you want to do is relax. Well, actually you want to relax and enjoy dinner from your favorite restaurant. Until recently, that would have been a bit of a dilemma (read)

Published on Wednesday, May 27, 2015

IT’SUGAR Opens at Destin Commons

As if Destin’s sugar white sands weren’t sweet enough, now you can add some extra sweetness to your beach vacation. Specialty candy and gift retailer IT’SUGAR opened this month in Destin Commons . The store offers more than 1,000 confections to satisfy your sweet tooth. Brands include Saturday Night Live-themed candies and products.(Conehead chocolate (read)

Published on Thursday, May 21, 2015

Mother's Day Brunch in Destin & South Walton

We are celebrating Mom this this weekend for Mother's Day! And for those celebrating Mother’s Day at the beach in South Walton or Destin, Florida, we want to help you make it special. We’ve compiled a list of some of the great options for Mother’s Day brunch in Destin and South Walton.    Solaris Mother's Day Brunch Cruise - A two (read)

Published on Friday, May 8, 2015

Cultivate Café Opens Along the Destin Harbor

If you love natural foods as much as you love the natural beauty of Destin beaches, be sure to check out the newly opened Cultivate Café located at 529 Harbor Blvd. #101. With so many delicious Destin restaurants to choose from, this farm-to-table eatery serves up the freshest local foods in fresh new ways. Restaurant owners Shane Morris and Joyce (read)

Published on Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Brotula’s Seafood House & Steamer Opens in Destin

 We are always excited to welcome a new Destin restaurant to the neighborhood, especially when they specialize in fresh Gulf Coast seafood and offer spectacular views of the Destin Harbor. Today is the grand opening of Brotula’s Seafood House & Steamer. Brotula’s Seafood House & Steamer is a locally owned and operated Destin seafood restaurant, (read)

Published on Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Lucy & Jimmy Buffet Found Paradise in Destin

We love that Destin is a favorite beach hideaway for Jimmy Buffet and his sister, Lucy. One of their popular vacation spots growing up, Jimmy Buffet opened Margaritaville last year in Harborwalk Village, creating a centerpiece for the Destin Harbor and a popular spot for Parrotheads, vacationers and locals alike. Now, Jimmy’s sister, Lucy, has her sights (read)

Published on Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Formula Fresh Juicery Grows in South Walton

The beaches of South Walton and Destin, Florida are the perfect place to relax and rejuvenate. And now Formula Fresh Juicery is making it easy for South Walton vacationers to feel refreshed. Formula Fresh Juicery infuses the benefits of organic, clean eating and drinking. Located near Sanctuary at Redfish in Blue Mountain Beach on Hwy 30A, Formula Fresh (read)

Published on Monday, March 9, 2015

Classic Destin Restaurant Returns

As Newman-Dailey prepares to celebrate our 30th Anniversary next month, we are feeling nostalgic. We’ve been reflecting on the past three decades and the many friends, clients and businesses that we’ve had the pleasure of working with over the years. So we were excited to hear that the Destin Diner has re-opened for business! Located at the corner of (read)

Published on Friday, March 6, 2015

New Restaurant DIG in Sandestin

Locals and visitors along the Emerald Coast enjoy eating fresh locally grown and caught delicacies. Now, there's another great new casual  dining restaurant opening in the South Walton - Destin area. We’re excited to share that DIG, which stands for Dig In Gulf, is opening in March at  the Market Shops at Sandestin . DIG is a family-friendly (read)

Published on Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Valentine's Day Romantic Dining in Destin

Valentine’s Day along the beaches of South Walton and Destin is the perfect setting for romance. Make it even more special with an intimate dining experience. We recently updated and our list of favorite South Walton and Destin restaurants for 2020 that are offering a special menu or romantic setting to help you celebrate in style. DESTIN BeachWalk (read)

Published on Friday, February 13, 2015

Tickets on Sale for South Walton Beaches Wine & Food Festival, April 23-26, 2015

South Walton will be the epicenter of the wine world the fourth week of April. Whether you’re new to the world of wine or a wine connoisseur, you’ll immensely enjoy the South Walton Beaches Wine & Food Festival , April 23-26, 2015. The South Walton Beaches Wine & Food Festival and Destin Charity Wine Auction Foundation (DCWAF) team up to host the preeminent (read)

Published on Thursday, January 22, 2015

Travel Channel's Best Destin Restaurants

When the Travel Channel shares their top picks and travel trends, we tune in. So when the Travel Channel recently posted their picks for the “ Best Restaurants in Destin ” we were anxious to see who made the list. It was reassuring to see these Destin restaurants are among our favorites too! On Highway 30A, they named Café Thrity-A and V in Seagrove (read)

Published on Monday, November 10, 2014

What’s New on 30A

Scenic Highway 30A is a special treasure and while the 19-mile beachfront road has evolved in the last 20+ years, the coastal highway still maintains its relaxed vibe. Hwy 30A is upscale, yet casual--a place to unwind and rejuvenate. And once you visit, you'll want to return to your favorite spots and discover new ones as well. In an effort to make... (read)

Published on Thursday, October 9, 2014

Restaurants in South Walton Ranked Best in Florida

The restaurants in South Walton along Scenic Highway 30A and throughout Sandestin and Miramar Beach are some of the most acclaimed in the Southeast. Thanks to award-winning chefs, an abundance of fresh gulf coast seafood and a focus on locally sourced fresh ingredients, South Walton enjoys a culinary scene that rivals metropolitan cities and embraces (read)

Published on Friday, January 3, 2014

Best of the Emerald Coast Restaurants

As we welcome guests arriving to Destin, Fla. from around the country, we're often asked for recommendations. What is the best place to eat in Destin? What is the best place for seafood? Who has the best outdoor dining? and so on. And while each member of our team has their favorites, the readers of Emerald Coast Magazine recently voted on their (read)

Published on Friday, December 13, 2013

New Restaurant on 30A, Havana Beach Bar & Grill Opens in Rosemary Beach

If you love dishes that infuse fresh local ingredients and culinary creativity as much as we do, you're going to delight in the newest restaurant to open along Scenic Hwy 30A-- Havana Beach Bar & Grill . The new hot spot is located within the Pearl Hotel, which recently opened in Rosemary Beach . Overlooking the Gulf of Mexico and Main Street, (read)

Published on Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Wine & Spirits + Culinary Feasts = Fun at the Beach!

Wine and culinary enthusiasts are anxiously awaiting this weekend's Taste of the Beach events taking place throughout South Walton and Destin, Fla. The Taste of the Beach weekend, Nov. 2-4, includes four culinary-themed events that pair delicious cuisine with specialty wines (read)

Published on Monday, October 29, 2012

Fun at Pompano Joe's

Today, we just want to have fun! One of our favorite places for fun is Pompano Joe's on Scenic Gulf Drive across from Mediterranea. It has been a Destin landmark for nearly 17 years and is known for its Caribbean-style seafood, brightly colored window frames and incredible location on the beach. We've been enjoying the newly expanded covered (read)

Published on Friday, November 18, 2011

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