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Monday, May 22nd, 2017

Bruce Collier Visits Everyday Gourmet to Go in Fort Walton Beach

Montalto started out working at a luncheonette—Mary Jo’s—with its owner and chef, her grandmother. She cooked with her grandmother and worked behind the counter. She held on to her grandmother’s recipes, collected others from friends, and eventually compiled them into a cookbook called Recipes Without Reservations...
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Friday, May 5th, 2017

Bruce Collier Visits the Surf Hut in Destin

As the name indicates, it is a hut—a rather big one, with wide open spaces, expansive windows, and plenty of view of the white beaches out the back. We ate there early on a weekend, and scored a nice four-top next to a window...
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Tuesday, April 25th, 2017

Around the World in Destin with Bruce Collier

I was alone, and my plan was to take a long reconnaissance of the prepared foods section—something not practicable when accompanied by my daughter Grace (the Tiny Diner). I’d scope out the options, choose my lunch, eat at the market, then get some takeout for later...
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Friday, April 7th, 2017

Broken Rice, Banh Mi Sandwiches and More in Pho Walton Beach

Though there are similarities among all the cuisines of the Far East, there are also differences. Maybe the biggest thing that sets the Vietnamese kitchen apart from those of its neighbors is...
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Thursday, March 30th, 2017

Plus Editor's Picks - Show Biz Kids

Preoccupied with the culture revolution going on in our backyard, Americans of the ‘60s and early ‘70s might have vaguely noticed a parallel course in northern European social issues. So it’s not strange that few wondered what was happening in Greece…until now...