• Groovy Grouper adds class to dining

    DESTIN — The Poppy’s chain of restaurants has revamped its Destin Commons location from a sports bar to something more sophisticated. Groovy Grouper Grill opened in August in the site near Bass ... READ MORE

  • Cabana Café caters to locals, tourists

    DESTIN — This hidden gem of a restaurant just opened its third location in the Sundestin condominium in Destin. Its other locations are in the lobby of the Ariel Dunes condo in Seascape Resort in... READ MORE

  • 4C BBQ brings Texas to DeFuniak

    DeFUNIAK SPRINGS – The appearance of 4C BBQ, which has recently relocated from Ponce de Leon to DeFuniak Springs, is a bit deceptive at first. It is tucked away in a shopping center, and from the... READ MORE

  • Wine and Food Festival just around the corner

    Wine Enthusiast Magazine has joined South Walton Beaches Wine and Food Festival as a presenting sponsor for the 2014 event to be held April 24-27. The new partnership exemplifies the far reachi... READ MORE

  • Best of the Emerald Coast breaks records

    The 13th annual Best of the Emerald Coast event hosted by Emerald Coast magazine certainly lived up to its name breaking records in sales and attendance numbers. The Junior League of the Emerald ... READ MORE

  • Grayton Beer set to open in South Walton

    Grayton Beer Company, established in 2011, is set to begin brewing its own brews in South Walton.

    Following almost 11 months of construction, five trucks delivered nine stainless-steel ...


  • Buzz over to Honey Pot Cafe for a bite

    The Honey Pot, located behind the Destin Wal-Mart, opened in January. This family-operated business, which is part shop and part café, highlights locally produced honey. READ MORE

  • Perfect Pig gives barbecue gourmet update

    SEAGROVE BEACH — This is not your parents’ barbecue restaurant. The food The Perfect Pig offers breakfast, lunch and dinner. Opting for lunch, my guest and I arrived early afternoon on a ... READ MORE

  • Harbor Docks retains charm, stays current

    DESTIN – Take a trip back in time to the year 1979. You’d hear Blondie on the radio and see the bones of a rollercoaster on Okaloosa Island. U.S. Highway 98 is a two-lane blacktop snaking along ... READ MORE

  • Pranzo offers seafood with Italian twist

    FORT WALTON BEACH — Pranzo on Okaloosa Island is a longtime local favorite for Italian dining. Earlier this year they closed for remodeling and also updated their menu, adding more seafood and ... READ MORE

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