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Monday, March 27th, 2017

Five Good Reasons to Stop In

It’s beautiful in an islandesque way as well as incredibly functional. And big. There’s enough space here to host a special event. Or just you, while basking in the happy knowledge that shoveling snow isn’t on your Spring Break agenda. Can we get an amen...
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Saturday, March 25th, 2017

High Quality from the Mendoza Region

As recently as the 1990s, many Argentine wineries produced crude, inconsistent wines that were heavy and lacked balance. Today, more wineries are making consistently better, cleaner, and more satisfying selections that appeal worldwide...
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Saturday, March 11th, 2017

Pensacola Beach's Legendary Sandshaker and More

If you come here, even if it’s for the first time, you can expect to be treated like a familiar friend. All the same, this hip, laidback lounge has a colorful past— the kind that makes for rich movie plots or at least an engaging episode of cable TV...
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Wednesday, March 1st, 2017
It’s a versatile option for almost any dish, especially Thai curries, Mediterranean tapas and rich seafood dishes. The wine is also fabulous as an aperitif for a hot summer afternoon and ages beautifully over two to five years...
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Thursday, February 23rd, 2017

Blink and You'll Miss It

...a bayou-fronted shanty offering superb, quick eats and some of the friendliest staff we’ve ever met. Plus they have a surprisingly extensive beer list, as well as top-notch wines and specialty cocktails...
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Friday, February 10th, 2017

Bowling - and Drinking - in Fort Walton Beach

It’s obvious more than a few people had no problem pinning down its location the night we were there, as the parking lot was literally filled to capacity. Once inside, we could see against the backdrop of a cheerful, flying pin mural, plenty of open lanes and stacks of brightly colored balls ready to roll...
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Friday, February 10th, 2017

By Bruce Collier

Whether you spend February 14 dining at a restaurant or enjoying a romantic home-cooked dinner, wine offers a perfect ending, even if it played no part at all up to that point. Here are four examples of what are called “dessert” wines, sweet as love but less intoxicating...
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Wednesday, February 1st, 2017

From the Experts at Twisted Grape, Shalimar

Many winemakers call Pinot Noir “the heartbreak grape” because it is so delicate...