Restaurants

  • GAS Restaurant

    Venison Chop GAS St Augustine

    What makes a restaurant great? I suppose there are as many answers as there are diners but these criterion are agreed upon by most: Does it have welcoming, comfortable & unique ambiance? GAS is in an old filling station & it’s decorated like a classic diner. {Check!} Are ...

  • Cap’s Express on SR16

    Cap's Express offers sandwiches on pita, ciabatta, health nut or farm white bread.

    Cap’s on the Water has been a local favorite for decades. Fresh flavors, the best water views in St. Augustine and a line of locals willing to wait for a memorable meal all await you when you visit on a nice evening. Cap’s Express now offers ...

  • Smokin’ D’s BBQ

    Smokin' D's BBQ takeout is quick, freshly prepared daily and delish!

    There are BBQ places and then there are local haunts you’d never know about that close early some days because they only serve what is smoked fresh each day. Smokin’ D’s is the second kind of BBQ joint. Cash only. Take out only. Fresh ...

Romantic St. Augustine

  • The Treasury on the Plaza

    Brenda Bushell Treasury St Augustine

    St. Augustine is a town of many secrets. The best coffee here is not Starbucks, the best burger is not Five Guys, and the best beach isn’t in the midst of the hustle and bustle either.  To really enjoy this town, ...

  • Date Night: Dinner & a Show

    Harrys St Augustine Martini

    Chris & I make it a point to slip out for “date nights” a couple of times a month.  We always enjoy ourselves- even if we just go for a run together.  But this past Sunday’s date night stands out ...

  • St. Augustine Date Night

    LOVE Claude's Chocolate St Augustine

    So you’re in St. Augustine for a romantic getaway, Valentines Day, or engagement.  You know about the carriage rides and strolls along the beach- all the usual gushy stuff.  But you want this trip to be set apart.  You want ...

Historic St. Augustine

  • Time Capsule found in the Cathedral!

    St-Augustine-In-The-News

    As all the locals know, St. Augustine is a great place to live. In this part of my site, I share news articles from around the nation where our fair city has been featured. First Coast News recently shared that a ...

  • Newsday deems St Augustine a Hidden Eu…

    St-Augustine-In-The-News

    As all the locals know, St. Augustine is a great place to live. In this part of my site, I share news articles from around the nation where our fair city has been featured. Newsday recently compiled a list of  Hidden ...

  • Santa Signs Agreement with Local B…

    Bayfront Marin B&B

    As all the locals know, St. Augustine is a great place to live. In this part of my site, I share news articles from around the nation where our fair city has been featured. This press release from Bayfront Marin B&B ...

CR 210

  • Doing Dishes Paint Your Own Pottery St…

    Painting Pottery at Doing Dishes

    When Andrew’s co-op class read Stone Soup, each student painted a special soup bowl. He was so proud of it and ate dinner from it the first night and the second… and then he dropped it. So when I had ...

  • Dunkin Donuts on CR210

    Dunkin Donuts St Augustine

    I know there are Dunkin Donuts all over the place and it may seem strange for me to post about Dunkin Donuts on my “go local” blog.  But here’s the thing.  My Dunkin franchise is locally owned and every time ...

  • Every Body Fitness Fit Camp is back in…

    Every Body Fitness CR210

    Okay.  Break’s over.  It’s time to get moving again… and I can’t wait!! Fit Camp is different from other classes I’ve taken- we work hard for an hour, each person doing their best.  I work beside younger women in better shape ...