Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Dining Profile: Cantina Louie

By KATHLEEN STEWARD It’s hard to miss Cantina Louie. The Mexican street-food restaurant features two large, festive and grinning skulls painted on the side of the building. The skulls are celebratory. They pay homage to “El...

Dining Profile: Metro Diner

By KATHLEEN STEWARD If you are looking for a bustling place for a bite to eat that serves breakfast, lunch and dinner all day, then you’ll want to try Metro Diner. Metro Diner has been in...

Dining Profile: The Gourmet Hut

By KATHLEEN STEWARD The Gourmet Hut is an intimate restaurant nestled in a garden setting of owner Wendy Relph’s own creation. Relph opened the Gourmet Hut 12 years ago, right next-door to her Crucial Coffee shop...

Build a great ceaser salad

A great Caesar salad gets its swagger from a great dressing. Senior food editor Andy Baraghani gives us the inside tips, like why raw egg yolks and anchovies are necessary, how to shave perfect...

Dining profile: Everything Bagel

By KATHLEEN STEWARD Everything Bagel is not Lori Soule’s first restaurant, and it probably won’t be her last. Soule, a New Jersey transplant, has owned and operated restaurants in New Jersey, St. Augustine and on Florida’s...

Sakada Japanese Steak House

By KATHLEEN STEWARD Sakada Japanese Steak House Manager Dana Zhu lives at roughly the same latitude she grew up on in Fu Jian, China, only now it is halfway across the world in St. Augustine....

Refreshing summer drinks: Grilled Fruit Sangria

QVC Makes 6-8 servings INGREDIENTS Sangria: 1 (750-ml) bottle white zinfandel 1 (750-ml) bottle cava or any inexpensive sparkling wine 8 ounces simple syrup, homemade or store-bought 1 lemon, sliced 1 orange, sliced 1 lime, sliced 1/2 pineapple, peeled, cored, and sliced into pieces...

Pastries, quiche and crepes

By KATHLEEN STEWARD Before moving to St. Augustine, Chef Philippe Cahagne was a police officer in the French national police force. Although he followed in his father’s footsteps, he wanted a change in life and...

Chef Phil’s Sherry BBQ Mahi Mahi

By CHEF KIT KIEFER Culinary Arts Supervisor, First Coast Technical College Summer is upon us, and we all summon up thoughts of barbecuing and grilling. This recipe is not about the grill but another application for barbecue...

Dining Profile: Spanish Bakery and Cafe

By KATHLEEN STEWARD In the heart of downtown, on St. George Street, sits the Spanish Bakery and Cafe. The eatery has long been a St. Augustine institution, and owner Virginia Whetstone intends to keep it...

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