Tag Archives: Congaree and Penn

1748 Bakehouse in Springfield, #EATUPJAX: Openings, Closings, and New Locations in the Local Jacksonville Food Scene

#EATUPJAX: Restaurant Openings, Closings, and New Locations in the Local Jacksonville Food Scene

#EATUPJAX: Local Food News From the Folks at   is open at the Markets at Town Center, which is just south of the . The grocery chain, based out of Phoenix, provides shoppers with an organic and healthsome selection. This is their first in the Jacksonville area, but there are plans to open up a second on Beach Boulevard.  We’ve had quite a spate of specialty grocers opening in the Jacksonville area, places like Sprouts, something that the owners of  cites as the reason they’ll be closing all three of their locations. opened the first Native Sun here in Jacksonville …

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River & Post Managing Partner JeffMcCusker // Photo by Nate Mayo

River & Post: 9-Story Rooftop Bar with a Killer View Opens in Riverside

Q&A MANAGING PARTNER JEFF McCUSKER Have you heard of River & Post? It’s the newest addition to Jacksonville’s booming restaurant scene. What makes it special, you ask? Over 10,000 square feet, a 9-story rooftop bar with a killer view, with a 3-Michelin-Star background, and it’s locally focused. I sat down with managing partner Jeff McCusker to get the inside scoop. Tell me about River & Post. River & Post is a casual seafood restaurant. We have great steaks and poultry dishes. I would say it’s American cuisine with a chef that is classically trained. We have a lot to offer …

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Tour de Farm, Slow Food First Coast

Slow Down with Tour de Farm 2017

Slow Food First Coast is hosting their biannual Tour de Farm November 19th from 12pm to 5pm. The event gives over 15 North Florida farms a chance to open their (barn) doors for a day. Each farm has a restaurant or an artisan food and beverage partner along with fun events for all ages. President of the , , encourages all visitors to bring their adventurous spirit. “Consumers shape the future of local food through the choice they make. We want to spread the word about all of the delicious, beautiful foods being grown and produced right here in our area, …

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Fresh From The Farm

BY BRENTLEY STEAD Event: Tour de Farm Date/Time: November 15, 12-5pm Tickets: $5 Donation or a $20 all day car pass Contact: SlowFoodFirstCoast.org Fall harvest is the time to explore local farms, and the presented by is the perfect way to do just that. The Tour de Farm is on Sunday, November 15th, from noon to 5pm, boasting over 20 farms paired with artisan partners and chefs providing tastings of seasonal offerings from the farm. The tour is designed to give you the opportunity to visit your local farms, meet the farmers, and check out where your produce, dairy, meat, …

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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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What’s Next For Congaree and Penn?

  Frequent any of the local farmers markets and you might have seen the cheerful folks from Congaree and Penn. 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 Black Sheep, Moxie, Jacksonville Golf and Country Club, and 29 South. 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 the crop, although owner/operator …

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