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Honey, What’s the Buzz?

The culinary teams at two of Amelia’s best resorts are creating quite a buzz with their efforts to provide guests with the freshest of local ingredients. Both The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island and the Omni Amelia Island Plantation now have flourishing beehives, producing localized honey that is making a sweet addition …

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Tasting Tours in Historic Downtown

 Historic Downtown Fernandina Beach just got more delicious with the launch of Amelia Island Tasting Tours. The Downtown Tasting Tour stops at 4-5 local favorite restaurants where owners and chefs will be on hand to personally present the delicious creations they have prepared especially for tour guests.  Each tasting is …

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Ultimate Family Fun Week

Shortly before they were featured in the UK’s Daily Mail as a family who had “done an extreme Brangelina by adopting eight children from a Sierra Leone orphanage,” Mike and Hayley Jones brought the family to Amelia Island for their first family beach vacation.  A group of Amelia Island residents, led …

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“Fish to Fork” Foodie Experience

Are you a foodie – or would you like to cook like one?  Following on the heels of the successful Fish to Fork event the Resort hosted in May with the James Beard Foundation, Omni Amelia Island Plantation is presenting its first annual coastal culinary getaway, the Fish to Fork …

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Where the Brisket Meets the Beach

 You’ll want to kick off football season with this tailgate.  The Great Southern Tailgate Cook-off at Main Beach on Amelia Island starts at 3:00 p.m. on Friday, August 22 and 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, August 23. Admission is just $5 and the event features more than 50 professional and backyard (amateur) …

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Pecan Roll Bakery

How to Satisfy a Sweet Tooth The Pecan Roll Bakery at 122 S. 8th Street  offers something for every sweet tooth: “For instance, if a customer requests an item made from a favorite childhood recipe, they jump at the chance to make it. “It’s important to listen to your customers. …

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Tasty’s Burgers and Fries

Elevate your Summer cookout with this recipe from Justin Southwell of Tasty’s Burgers and Fries. Lamb Burger with Summer Corn Relish and Quick Pickle: Lamb Burger -1 lb ground chuck -1 lb ground lamb -Kosher Salt and Cumin Blend together chuck and lamb and form into 5 oz. patties. Season …

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Ice Cream Month Amelia Island
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Ice Cream Island

Amelia Island is packed with ice cream spots, with one of the most popular being Fernandina’s Fantastic Fudge,  who just introduced their newest flavor, lemon berry cupcake. Also downtown, Island Time Premium Frozen Yogurt serves up all-natural yogurts and sorbets with 14 flavors to choose from as well as over 50 toppings.  Closer to the beach, Denucci’s …

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Horizons Restaurant

Continental cuisine in an all-new location at the south end of the island in the Park Place Center (5472 First Coast Highway, between the Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island and Omni Amelia Island Plantation), Horizons serves up continental cuisine for lunch Tuesday- Saturday from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. and dinner Wednesday- Saturday from …

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