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Deliciously Cool Cocktail

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Not so traditional ingredients are making their way on to cocktail menus. Refreshing and unique combinations like basil and strawberry are unexpected and delicious. Pizza Gallery & Grill offers guests plenty of creative concoctions. Here’s a preview of just one…


Reservations: La Crêpe de France

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La Crêpe de France in Melbourne Like a pleasant lunch at a quaint sidewalk Parisian café, La Crêpe in historic downtown Melbourne, is a delightful addition to the growing list of restaurants in the area. A crêpe is a very…


Easy Tips and Menu for Outdoor Entertaining

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Whether you’re celebrating a birthday, bridal shower, graduation or simply inviting friends over to revel in the good weather, the change in seasons offers a great excuse to enjoy a meal outdoors and spend time with family and friends. Christopher…


Food Truck FAQs

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Perhaps you’ve seen or at least heard of this latest food craze. Food truck events have been making their mark on the Space Coast for several months now, and while some may think these trucks are selling sloppy tacos or…


Getting to Know Ryan Engdahl Executive Chef of Calilou

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Top Tapas: Calilou, a tapas bar located in Historic Downtown Melbourne, is experiential dining at its best where the food is the entertainment and the diners partake in the fun. Tapas plates originate from Spain focusing on small dishes made with…


Zesty and Sweet Cosmo

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Although the winter here was decidedly less brutal than our northern neighbors, Bonefish Grill’s James Beard-recognized mixologist Charlotte Voisey has mixed up a “Cold Snap Cosmo” served in a glass made of ice, in anticipation of the last breeze of…


Readers’ Choice Dining Awards

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2014 Dining Awards With top-rated cuisines and eateries for every taste, the Space Coast restaurant scene delivers something for every dining distinction. Once a year we ask our readers to share with us their favorite dishes and restaurants on the…


Local Chefs Share Passion & Love for Cooking

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By Chris Kridler Local Chefs Share Passion & Love for Cooking   Julie Shipley (pictured above) Owner and chef at The Soup Shop, Melbourne Favorite creation: Green chile chicken soup, inspired by a soup sold in the Albuquerque airport Julie…


Reservations: The Bald Strawberry

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Gluten-Free is the Perfect Recipe for Bakery and Café Inspired by a family trip to Spain where a bakery and coffee shop could be found on nearly every corner, The Bald Strawberry began as a traditional bakery and evolved into…


From Olives and Grapes

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Some may think olive oil has limited use in the kitchen, but there are multiple ways to creatively use olive oil to enhance the flavors of food. “From Olives and Grapes” is no stranger to this idea. Co-owners Pam Shaia…