Food

Titusville Burger Joint Goes Old School in a Big Way

Florida native Russ Quam spent 16 years in the classroom teaching elementary school students. But he's always had a passion for food. Prior to starting his teaching career, he worked jobs that gave him experience in the restaurant and hospitality in...

Fueled Up & Ready to Go

Bus terminal, gas station, and now, barbecue joint. The little building at the corner of South Park Avenue and West 2nd Street in downtown Sanford has served many purposes over the years. Until recently, it sat empty for what seems like forever. Af...

Make Your Own Pancakes at this Florida Park

Since 1961, folks have been making their own pancakes at the Old Spanish Sugar Mill Grill and Griddle House located inside DeLeon Springs State Park. Breakfast crowds show up early to grab a seat at one of the wooden tables. The server takes your d...

Miami Hot Dogs: Nathan Has Nothing on Edgar

Some rituals never get old. Such was the case when I lived in North Miami a few years ago and would pay a visit to La Perrada de Edgar almost every Friday night. Nestled in a row of shops along Collins Avenue just south of 71st Street, Edgar Gomez's...

Here’s Your License to Chill

Florida's number one chill ambassador Jimmy Buffett added to his growing business empire in late 2015 with the opening of Margaritaville Hollywood Beach Resort. The 17-story, $150-million hotel strikes the perfect balance of coastal luxury and the la...

Mount Dora’s Bite-Sized Bake Shop

“Adorable” might be the word most ladies would use to describe Le Petit Sweet Shop and Cakery in historic Mount Dora. Occupying a space that once housed a clockmaker shop, this inviting little bakery specializes in bite-sized treats like mini cupcak...

36 Hours in Hollywood Beach

They don't make beach towns like South Florida's Hollywood Beach anymore. The city's iconic brick-paved "broadwalk" runs parallel to the Atlantic Ocean for 2.5 miles and is one of the most pristine, well-maintained boardwalks in the United States. Fr...

Jaxson’s Serves Up Great Food & the Kitchen Sink

Stepping into Jaxson’s Ice Cream Parlor & Restaurant in Dania Beach is like stepping into a time capsule of Americana. The rustic interior has been the signature at this South Florida institution since the 1960s. That’s when late owner Monroe Ud...

Creatives Shine

Four times a year, the alleyway between West New York Avenue and West Georgia Avenue in downtown DeLand comes alive with a one-of-a-kind market you won't find anywhere else in Florida. Event planner Courtney Ford Hamil, along with her husband Rusty,...