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Love Feast

Secret Pop-Up Food Fair to Benefit Better Together Fund in Response to Orlando Tragedy has a thing for secret locations. For the past few years, she’s hosted lavish dinner parties featuring notable chefs in exotic locations ranging from abandoned buildings to wildlife preserves to cemeteries under brand. Building off the success of these events, she’s formed , an event-planning company that focuses on creating unique culinary and cultural experiences. In the wake of the tragedy in Orlando, Cari has joined forces with local philanthropist to produce Love Feast, a fundraising event benefiting the Better Together Fund. “We were looking for …

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The 21 Most Instagrammed Places in Jacksonville

The Instagram app, without a doubt, has been the driving force behind the revival of photography over the past 5 years. Sure, there’s the rise of the smartphone camera giving us the ability to take photos at any moment—nowadays, everyone has a camera in their pocket—but the inspiration among today’s masses to take more pictures and have people actually see them, comes from Instagram, or “IG” for short. There’s something going on inside the walls of Instagram that you just can’t find on Facebook or Twitter. Perhaps it’s the simple interface, along with the near non-existence of sharp everyday scrutiny, …

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Peterbrooke Chocolatier's new Downtown Jacksonville location

DISH UPDATE: What’s New in Dining, December 2015

has announced the opening of their newest shop located in at 100 West Bay Street, Suite 110, with the entrance directly across from the Wells Fargo Building on Laura Street.  The new shop will feature their hand dipped chocolates, coffee, “Peterbrooke-made” gelato, frozen yogurt, and various items from the Peterbrooke Bake Studio. The new location will also be able to host private parties, events and fundraisers. The site of the is going through some intense remodeling. They’ve had to go all the way down to the foundations, putting aside the vintage bricks for reconstruction later. Despite having lots to do, …

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6 Restaurants Opening Downtown

Article by Kristen Pickrell, courtesy of Metro Jacksonville  is in the midst of a culinary boom. Here’s six new restaurants that will be opening over the next few months. 1. Black Sheep Hemming Park Black Sheep partners Jon Insetta and Allan DeVault plan to extend their restaurant business to the . , originally known as “Chew” used to occupy a space downtown in early 2011. However, the timing wasn’t right, as the ‘dining crowd’ had yet to develop for said location, so they changed the name to “Black Sheep” and headed in to the area of in 2012. Insetta and DeVault …

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What’s Next For Congaree and Penn

Growing Rice in Jacksonville Leads to Mayhaw, Muscadines & Bees Frequent any of the local farmers markets and you might have seen the cheerful folks from . Their product is unique–locally grown North Florida rice, and you can take one of their recipe cards if you aren’t quite sure how you’d like to prepare it. The recipes were all crafted by local chefs from restaurants such as , , , and . Congaree and Penn has revived a local tradition of growing rice that dates back more than a hundred years. The wetland conditions of Florida are actually perfect for …

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TEDxJacksonville 2014

What: Lecture series WHEN: Saturday, Oct 25 (10am-8pm) Location: WJCT Studios, 1 Festival Dr. Contact: www.tedxjacksonville.com This year’s ’s theme explores (un)knowing and the “vastness of potential through conscious questioning of what we think we know.” If you’re interested in learning from your past and moving on, this year’s TEDx is for you. The 2014 TEDxJacksonville TED Talks include a wide array of local and international speakers who will fall into one of four quadrants of the event: (un)restricted, (un)charted, (un)bound and (un)rest.   This year’s topics are:  (Jacksonville, environmental lawyer) – “Belonging to the Universe”  (LA, documentary filmmaker and …

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Slow Food First Coast

Slow Food First Coast Slow Food was founded to slow us all down and make us think about what we eat, versus driving to the nearest fast food venue and continuing to fast-track everything we do in life. The focus on saving disappearing food traditions and showcasing traditional food products through events helps people rediscover the joys of eating. People increase their understanding of the importance of caring about where food comes from, who makes it, and how it’s made. The movement wants you to slow down and taste the food! You will learn how the slow food members produce …

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Shaken or Stirred? – cocktails of the first coast

In the 1920s, the Volstead Act outlawed alcohol and Prohibition began. It speaks to our desire of the forbidden that this period is when the cocktail came into its own. Downtown, a swank little joint has opened up to celebrate the ethos of that time, with a modern twist. For a bit of theatre with your mixed drink, order the Baked Apple. Fire is involved, and it tastes like a grown-up cider with a bite. Fans of the bubbly will want to quaff the easy-drinkin’ French 76. Be careful; the champagne, orange liqueur and lemon juice combo is dangerous. 115 …

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