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February is “Know Your Fisherman” month

February is “Know Your Fisherman” month

Who caught it?   Fresh yellowtail or frozen tilapia? Key West Pink or farm raised shrimp from China? It can be easier, and cheaper, for restaurants to bait and switch (forgive the pun) a seafood dinner. Menus up and down the Keys tout local cuisine with marketing words such as “local” or “fresh” next to […]

The Best of Marathon 2016 awards local businesses

The Best of Marathon 2016 awards local businesses

*= multiple award recipient  Best Place to People Watch *Sombrero Beach Best Place to take the Kids Aquarium Encounters Best Event Seafood Festival Best Park *Sombrero Beach Best Sunset *Sunset Grille Best Place to Have a Wedding Hawks Cay Best Neighborhood Behind the Airport Best Local Celebrity *John Bartus Best Non-Profit Organization/Foundation Habitat for Humanity […]

Local Grocery is a Key West Institution

Local Grocery is a Key West Institution

Fausto’s Food Palace turns 90 in April The identity of Key West begins and ends with local businesses—even in the wake of retail chains, convenient stores and the mega-corporations that continue to invade the island. Yet for one local outfit, which has survived and flourished in the face of many corporate challengers; Fausto’s Food Palace […]

Barracuda Grill

Barracuda Grill

Rachel Bowman showcases a few of Barracuda Grill’s wines. With five years under her belt serving at Barracuda Grill in Marathon, Rachel Bowman said the local “date-night” restaurant is celebrating 22 years this week. “We like to keep everything the same, except the menu,” she said showing off the night’s specialties, which is printed nightly. […]

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