Monthly Archives: March 2016

Made In FLA: Boutique of a Different Brew

Susie Busch-Transou (née Busch, as in Anheuser Busch), has helmed a beer distribution company with her husband, Tripp, for the last 19 years, but recently, the spunky, bright-eyed Tallahassee influencer had an unlikely entrepreneurial call to heart, or hearth, that is. Hearth & Soul, a fresh retail concept, was launched in September 2015. Although the storefront […]

Just Hatched: Debuts to Peruse

North The Edison Tallahassee Tallahassee’s newest culinary gem started out as the city’s power plant. Nearly 95 years later, The Edison (a nod to the lightbulb’s inventor) which opened in September 2015, beckons foodies with indulgent dishes like blackened salmon and filet mignon and views of a waterfall in Cascade Park from an outside deck […]

Bird’s Eye View: Fernandina Beach

Hoyt House. A three-course breakfast and early 20th century style furnishings set this inn apart. Tasty’s Fresh Burgers and Fries. Grass-fed beef, hand-cut fries and homemade toppings including “brown sugar butta” elevate this fast-food joint. Eight Flags Antique Market. More chic than shabby, top interior designers shop this market’s 10,000 square feet of stalls stocked by 30 […]

Recipes from Chef Kenny Gilbert

Gilbert’s Grilled Pork Chops Serves 4 4 10-ounce frenched pork chops 4 tablespoons olive oil 4 tablespoons gumbo filé 8 tablespoons molasses 1 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes 1 teaspoon kosher salt Preparation: Combine olive oil, gumbo filé, molasses, crushed red pepper and salt in a bowl. Mix well. Add pork chops and rub marinade all […]

Raising Tallahassee

An Eighth-Generation Floridian Riffs on Elections, Erections and Southern Charm in the Capital City