Cinda’s Cellar

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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Coop 303: Secretly Southern

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Coop 303: Secretly Southern

It seems that all of Atlantic Beach watched with baited breath as the first Al’s Pizza location was torn down to its footprint and word of a new restaurant by local icon Al Mansur spread. Mansur’s Coop 303 now stands with style – and a two-story chicken mural – as the newcomer to the Beaches’ ‘corner,’ and while its name and artwork harken to its focus, there is more to see and taste at this southern-with-a-twist restaurant than its house specialty.

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Just in Time — Seasonal Delights at Town Hall

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Just in Time — Seasonal Delights at Town Hall

Fall has arrived in Jacksonville without much fanfare. While cooler temperatures and lower humidity will eventually prevail, the beach is still attracting crowds, shorts and flip-flops remain fashionable, and outdoor activities rule the day. This being said, a few seasonal changes are underway, one of the most noteworthy at Town Hall restaurant in historic San Marco.

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A Contemporary French Experience

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A Contemporary French Experience

If you haven’t already noticed, there’s a culinary powerhouse operating from the pointy end of San Marco at the junction of Hendricks Avenue and San Marco Boulevard. Rue Saint Marc – known as “Rue” by its loyal followers – is a contemporary French bistro offering considerably more than you’d expect.

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Remarkable Dining Under a Grand Old Oak

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Remarkable Dining Under a Grand Old Oak

When it comes to fine dining, there’s nothing like the warm surroundings, exceptional service, great wines, and impeccably prepared meals of a treasured steakhouse.

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Valley Smoke — There’s So Much To Savor

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Valley Smoke — There’s So Much To Savor

If you’ve driven the stretch of road alongside the Intracoastal in Ponte Vedra Beach, you may have noticed a striking new contemporary farmhouse and lingering aroma of barbeque. That would be Valley Smoke, the latest concept from Southern Table Hospitality, operated by Chef/Owner Ben Groshell and COO Liza Groshell – the same folks that created Marker 32, three Fish Camps, and Safe Harbor. While all of these previous destinations feature seafood, the emphasis at Valley Smoke is wood smoked barbeque.

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