A cup of coffee and a glass of beer on a table - Breakfast

The ABC’s of bacon in Key West

As a little kid I would wake up on Sunday mornings to the aromatic perfume of pork fat evaporating off the stove.  Brunch was always a delicious...
A plate of food and glasses of wine on a table - Pincho

Solo is part American, part bistro

By Jennifer White Walking into Solo American Bistro is like walking into a twilight zone of urban chic. I was still in Key West, but with enough mixology...
A plate of food - Taco

Recipe – Blackened Shrimp Tacos

Over the past few weeks, the Epicurean has received two requests for blackened dishes. One from Sundowners, for their lightly blackened Yellowtail with warm mango salsa, and...
A plate of food on a table - Caridean Shrimp

Recipe – Garlic and Beer Marinated Peel & Eat Shrimp

The next time you are having a party, try this variation of peel and eat shrimp. Suck the tails then peel and eat the shrimp! Garlicky,...
A white plate topped with meat and vegetables - Kaiyo Grill & Sushi

Recipe-Drunken Scallops by Chef Matt Slattery

Chef Matt Slattery at Kaiyo Grill in Islamorada presented this recipe for scallops at the recent Key Largo Food and Wine Festival. Scallops with a dash of beer and bacon -Amazing.
A close up of food on a plate - Eggs Benedict

Breakfast in Key West: A Local’s Top 5

The Top 5 Places For Breakfast in Key West in order, that's not really, but kinda is...   1. Camille’s 2. Sarabeth’s 3. Goldman’s Deli 4. Pepe's Cafe 5. Harpoon Harry's First, let me...
A person standing in front of a store - Cuban cuisine

Cuban coffee defines Key West – From cortaditos to coladas to bucci, islanders love...

Although the country I currently live in expects me to boycott Cuba, the truth is I don’t have a problem willingly giving them my support. I may...
A close up of a bowl of salad - Ceviche

Southernmost Cevicheria – Croce’s Turtle Kraals claims ceviche crown

In the corner of a seaport steeped in a tradition of conch fritters, salvaging and turtle soup is a dockside cevicheria changing the way Key West enjoys...
Marcia Imperator sitting at a table with a plate of pizza - Grunts Bar

Hidden off Caroline Street is a world of flavor in quality entrees – Grunts...

The quaint building that houses Grunts Bar was once part of the Old Island Trading Post at Porter Docks, where the Pier House is located today. The...
A group of people sitting at a table - Event

Breezes is back! – Popular waterfront restaurant reopens as “upscale island cuisine”

“I insist on 100 percent quality,” Glunz said. “I would rather take a beating than have something come out of that kitchen that is not good.”