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Bluffton Oyster House

A few weeks ago, my husband and I headed to Palmetto Bluff for a weekend getaway. While we were there, we participated in the Bluffton Seafood and Arts Festival in Bluffton, SC. This is absolutely one of our favorite festivals (we’ve gone two years in a row) because you can experience over 100 artists, live music and delicious food. Each time […]

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Oyster-Inspired Dockside Party

In the south, most everyone looks forward to fall–not only for the cooler temps and college football, but also for oyster season! So today I’m offering five things to consider when hosting an oyster-inspired party. As a Southern lifestyle blogger, my goal was to create an over-the-top tablescape inspired by the lowcountry views of the Golden Isles. Location, Location, Location. We took advantage of […]

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Your Guide to the South’s Best Farmed Oysters

Once known for its seasonal abundance of wild oysters, the South now yields a fledgling bounty of farmed oysters meant for slurping fresh on the half shell. Here are a few of our favorite producers cultivating oysters from Virginia to Louisiana. 1. Rappahannock River Oysters: Topping, Virginia Cousins Ryan and Travis Croxton helped pioneer Chesapeake Bay oyster farming in the mid-aughts. […]

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Pensacola Eats — Jackson’s and Fish House

Jackson’s, just across from the Plaza Ferdinand A few months back there was a lot of buzz about the merger of Jackson’s – one of Pensacola’s venerable steakhouses – with the Great Southern Restaurant Group, which owns and operates the Fish House and the Atlas Oyster House. I finally got the chance to eat at Jackson’s post merger and, not […]

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