Cinda’s Cellar

An Old Favorite. A Delightful New Experience.

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An Old Favorite. A Delightful New Experience.

There’s a lot going on at the Beaches Town Center. This is the increasingly popular beach destination where Atlantic Boulevard meets the ocean. The place is abuzz with all sorts of new shops, inviting cafes, lively bars, and enticing restaurants. While some may come and go, one of the most enduring destinations, and a favorite among locals, is Mezza Luna Ristorante.

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Marker 32 — Come for the View. Stay for the Food.

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Marker 32 — Come for the View. Stay for the Food.

After twenty-seven years of operation by the venerable restauranteurs Chef Ben and Liza Groshell, who are also the creators and owners of the Fish Camps and Valley Smoke, it’s no surprise that Marker 32 has become one of Jacksonville’s most iconic and well regarded dining destinations.

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A Groovy Place — Celebrating Twenty Years and Going Strong

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A Groovy Place —  Celebrating Twenty Years and Going Strong

When it comes to culinary impact, one of the most enduring and highly regarded restaurants contributing to the cool and groovy vibe of the city is bb’s, a perennial favorite in the Southbank neighborhood, just a stone’s throw from the St. Johns River in historic San Marco.

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Escape Restaurant & Bar — A Wonderful Melting Pot of Cuisines

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Escape Restaurant & Bar — A Wonderful Melting Pot of Cuisines

One of the liveliest spots in Jacksonville is the Five Points neighborhood in Riverside, considered the bohemian center of the city. If you haven’t visited in a while, and enjoy ethnically inspired foods, you’ll want to check out Escape Restaurant & Bar. Described as a melting pot of cuisines from around the world, their menu pays delicious homage to a cornucopia of culinary styles and cultures. 

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Michael’s — An Elevated Dining Experience

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Michael’s — An Elevated Dining Experience

A visit to St. Augustine is always enjoyable. There’s the imposing Castillo de San Marcos, plenty of old world charm, the scenic Mantanzas River, lots of galleries and museums, and a wide variety of entertainment options. And when it comes to exceptional dining experiences, Michael’s, formerly Michael’s Tasting Room, is yet another remarkable attribute in this already noteworthy destination.

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Fully Restored and Eager to Serve

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Fully Restored and Eager to Serve

One of Jacksonville’s most culturally and historically significant neighborhoods is Riverside-Avondale. One of the most awaited events in the ‘hood was the opening of Derby House Diner on the corner of Park and Margaret Streets. While locals may remember this eatery as Derby on Park (if you’re old enough, you may even remember this was originally a Texaco station), it has changed hands and is now owned by Chad Munsey and Michael Schmidt – owners of The Bearded Pig in San Marco and the Rec Room, also in Five Points.

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Royal Palm — Great Food. An Amazing Selection of Wines and Beers.

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Royal Palm — Great Food. An Amazing Selection of Wines and Beers.

If you’re looking for an exciting culinary adventure, willing to indulge your palate with tastes from around the world, open to an incredible variety of wines, and eager to explore an impressive selection of craft beers, you’ll want to round up a few friends and head over to Royal Palm Village Wine & Tapas – a casual, comfortable, and completely enjoyable restaurant and bottle shop secreted away just off the main drag in Atlantic Beach. 

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Come Prepared

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Come Prepared

It’s not every day that you can step out onto the sand and enjoy a moonlit stroll along the beach after an indulgent and expertly prepared meal. At Seahorse Grille, the signature restaurant at Ponte Vedra Inn & Club, that’s exactly what you can do.

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Biscottis Celebrates Silver Anniversary

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Biscottis Celebrates Silver Anniversary

Barbara Bredehoeft and Karin Tucker opened this iconic Avondale eatery twenty-five years ago as a cozy thirty-seven seat coffee house. “Back when we were a tiny place, I’d hug every person who came in the door! I was just so happy they were there,” shares Tucker.

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Simi Winery: The Story

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Simi Winery: The Story

In 1849 the world, all in a rush, discovered California. Among the fortune seekers were two brothers —Giuseppe and Pietro Simi. They didn’t find gold in the New World, but they did find the Alexander Valley where they established a winery and planted vineyards.

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