Tag Archives: Kenny Gilbert

#EATUPJAX: January Restaurant Openings, Closings, and New Locations, Midtown Table

#EATUPJAX: January Restaurant Openings, Closings, and New Locations

We’ve written about closing his restaurant, and assured you that your gift cards could be spent at his restaurant, . That WAS true, for a few months, but it isn’t true any more. Seems that Kenny Gilbert is pulling up stakes entirely and moving on from the First Coast to North Carolina. He opened the Fernandina restaurant in 2015. Over the holidays in St. Nicholas, a drunk driver plowed into the neighborhood watering hole . Nobody was hurt and business resumed the next day! In early December, the of Jacksonville let it be known that they had bought the old …

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Ida Claire open at the St. Johns Town Center in Jacksonville, Florida, Blueberry Waffle, #EATUPJAX: November Restaurant Openings, Closings, and New Locations in the Local Jacksonville Food Scene

#EATUPJAX: November Restaurant Openings, Closings, and New Locations

#EATUPJAX is a monthly column featuring restaurant openings, closings, new locations and other food news in the local Jacksonville food scene brought to you by   on the is now closed. If you still have gift cards or turkey orders, they will be honored at ’s restaurant, Gilbert’s Underground Kitchen.  Craving some vegan and gluten-free? This November, coming to 311 West Ashley Street near the Duval County courthouse in , is Grenville Kitchen. They’ll be serving pastries, soups, salads, and Caribbean-inspired cuisine. The most intriguing of their selections: the voxtail, a vegan version of an oxtail.  The super-swanky Downtown eatery, , …

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

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

Long-time Italian chef and restaurant owner Jerry Moran recently did a good deed for a dying man. His New York-style cheesecake has many fans, and when a customer learned that a terminal man in asked for NY cheesecake, they asked Moran if he could help. Moran hand-delivered the cheesecake to the hospital. His restaurant, , was located Downtown for many years but made the move to on Edgewood Avenue, a couple of years ago. The owners of  in are making use of the space next door, which used to be Pure Barre, by converting into a secondary restaurant space, this …

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#EatUpJax: October Local Food Scene

If you haven’t been over to  in and you love local, it’s time to pop in, after a moment at  next door. They sell artisan food goods, such as cheese, , red cinnamon cucumbers, and pickles from . We are especially in love with the Thai Pimento cheese in the cold case from the local . They carry local goods, but also other interesting artisan goods from around the country (like their slow cured Olli Wild Boar Salami from California). The brand new opened its doors last month at 4021 Southside Boulevard (look for the orange building). Restaurants in Jacksonville …

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Gilbert's Social, ramen, Photo by Kristen Ponoyer, Kenny Gilbert, EU Jacksonville, Natedoesfood, Nomnomjax, #eatupjax, #nomnomjax, #natedoesfood

Keep Calm and Eat at Gilbert’s Social

I love Gilbert’s. I hate driving. That being said, my friend Kristen and I gladly took at least eight road trips to just to eat at . That’s just how damn good it is. I’ve made an appearance there many times: whether it be for brunch, lunch, dinner, or a Yelp Elite event. , the Head Chef of , was once even nice enough to make a special, five-course menu for my birthday dinner earlier this year. So when I got word that he was opening a new restaurant in Jacksonville, my stomach lit up. It’s crazy to see how …

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September #EatUpJax

Chef is stepping on over to the to open a second restaurant in our area, Gilbert’s Social. We’re thrilled that we don’t have to go all the way out to Gilbert’s Underground Kitchen in for a taste of what he can do! Our contributor gave Gilbert’s Social a visit, . Last month, in the old O’Brothers space in , Five Points Tavern opened its doors. Expect lively bar-fare from their menu, with beer, wine, and signature cocktails. The long-awaited  is still undergoing construction. Word is they will be opening in 2017. “full-bodied, deep, and complex with notes of caramel, dark …

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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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