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Hungry? Watch ‘Taste the Florida Keys with Chef Michelle Bernstein’

Hungry for a taste of the sunny flavors of the Florida Keys? Indulge your appetite by watching “Taste the Florida Keys with Chef Michelle Bernstein,” spotlighting the 125-mile island chain's sea-centric ambiance, multicultural heritage and creative spirits that influence its distinctive cuisine — along with the local people who harvest and prepare the foods that help define the destination.

By |2021-03-24T10:56:45-04:00February 13, 2019|

Three Florida Keys Choices for a Romantic Valentine’s Day Getaway

With Valentine’s Day right around the corner and frigid winter temperatures affecting most of the U.S., it’s the perfect time to escape to the Florida Keys for a romantic getaway. The island chain has some of the warmest winter temps in the nation, and there’s nothing better than warming your heart and rejuvenating your soul in the Keys’ balmy subtropical sunshine.

By |2021-05-13T16:04:13-04:00January 29, 2019|

Friends Who Cook Together Own Azur Together

Imagine savoring Key lime pie French toast for brunch. Or dining on braised beef rib gnocchi with vegetables, mushrooms and pecorino. Those are just two of the specialties at Key West's Azur Restaurant, where chefs/owners Drew Wenzel and Michael Mosi create delicious, innovative dishes inspired by their experiences throughout the world.

By |2021-05-13T16:04:07-04:00September 19, 2018|

Hidden Foodie Favorites Flavor the Florida Keys

In the Florida Keys, restaurants range from gourmet hotspots to dockside seafood “shacks” and trendy food trucks offering a wide variety of options. And while many great restaurants along the historic Florida Keys Overseas Highway provide tasty temptations, venturing into less-explored areas reaps mouthwatering rewards for diners. “Keys Voices” explores five places that should top any foodie’s “don’t-miss list.”

By |2018-09-05T20:31:56-04:00September 5, 2018|

Why People Go ‘Crab Crazy’ in the Keys

Once the stone crab season began Oct. 15, the savory claws started starring on the menus of top Keys restaurants — triggering a virtual stampede of savvy seafood aficionados. That's because the claws contain sweet and scrumptious meat that’s among the Keys’ most popular (and deservedly famous) delicacies.

By |2017-10-25T16:32:01-04:00October 25, 2017|

Savor Tasty Temptations During ‘WineDine’ Restaurant Month

Fans of fine food can enjoy multicourse prix fixe meals at a number of Key West and Islamorada restaurants Sept. 15 to Oct. 15, during WineDine festivities designed to showcase indigenous Florida Keys cuisine and the talents of local chefs. Featured restaurants range from casual waterfront spots to trendy bistros and award-winning gourmet emporiums.

By |2017-08-23T20:22:42-04:00August 23, 2017|

Indulge in Key West’s Mouthwatering Flavors

Key West's dining options range from a vintage trolley pizzeria with a wood-fired brick oven to a lovely eatery on a secluded island with spectacular views of the Gulf of Mexico. The city is well known for its over-the-top fresh seafood and delicious island-influenced cuisine — as well as stellar eateries showcasing cuisines from around the world.

By |2017-08-15T22:19:42-04:00August 15, 2017|

Lobster Lovers, Let the Feast Begin!

Early August marks the start of the Florida Keys’ annual commercial lobster season -- so it's time to savor the sweet, clawless local lobsters in restaurants ranging from waterside seafood shacks to gourmet emporiums. Some foodies even design their own “lobster quest" to sample chefs’ crustacean creations at a variety of eateries from Key Largo to Key West.

By |2021-05-13T15:42:51-04:00August 9, 2017|
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