Florida’s 2017 Stone Crab Season Now Open–At Full Steam!

Florida’s 2017 stone crab season opened on October 15 and runs until May 15, 2018.  This year’s crop is excellent and there should be no shortages of these delicious crab claws throughout the winter months. Stone crabs are the perfect appetizer or main course.  You’ll find them served cold or hot, with any number of …

June 2011 Travel Writers Press Trip, Day 3, Jefferson and Leon Counties, FL

Since this is a ‘culinary’ tour, we began the day in Monticello with great breakfasts at the John Denham House and the Avera-Clarke House.  I think most of the crew is getting tired of eating gourmet food, but are still looking forward to the food in the Tallahassee area. We only had one tour in …

Don’t Miss a Meal at Rachel’s Restaurant in Steinhatchee, FL

Rachel’s is open for breakfast (on weekends), lunch and dinner and has become a great hangout for folks wanting a homecooked meal in Steinhatchee.   I’ve listed it in the Fishing and Boating category because one of their specialties is ‘guest fish’–not that the fish are ‘guests’, but that they’ll happily cook your catch for lunch …