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A Stylishly Spooky Halloween Dinner

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By Craig Chapman, Photographed by Craig Chapman and Ian Hunter Halloween is one of our favorite times of the year. It marks the start of the holiday season and the somewhat cool fall weather here on Florida’s Space Coast. We…


Know Your Food Roots

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  Avalon Hydroponic Farms By Craig Chapman Fresh from your local produce store is nothing like fresh from your local farm. Avalon Hydroponic Farms is literally taking a “from the ground up approach to farming.” Sherill Spaccio and partner Steve…


UMAMI: Bringing ‘Real’ Sushi to Melbourne

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By Craig Chapman and Ian Hunter Umami, literally translated in the Japanese language means “pleasant savory taste.” Chris Chern, owner of Melbourne’s Umami Restaurant and Sushi Bar, creates food that is nothing short of the meaning. “I’ve been here for…