In 2003, Governor Jeb Bush declared January Florida Jewish History Month to recognize and celebrate the contributions and achievements of Jewish Americans to Florida’s culture, history, and heritage. Researchers have found evidence that suggests Jews arrived in St. Augustine with Pedro Menéndez de Avilés in 1565, putting them amongst the first settlers.
Founded by the Spanish in 1565, St. Augustine’s food culture has a rich and diverse history — with Spanish, French, Italian, Greek, Minorcan, and other influences over the past 455 years.
The St. Augustine Food + Wine Festival takes place May 4-8 2022 at World Golf Hall of Fame and the World Golf Village Renaissance Resort and will feature celebrity guest chefs, celebrity winemakers/proprietors, local chefs, artisans, and local craft spirits/beers.
St. Augustine is home to several award-winning craft breweries you won't want to pass up on your next trip to the Ancient City.
Fido deserves a vacation, too! The Nation's Oldest City is the perfect dog-friendly destination with loads of beaches, parks, restaurants, and lodging for you and your pup to enjoy.
Brunch is trending in St. Augustine eateries! The history behind brunch, Eggs Benedict, and Bloody Marys.
Sharing a love of literature and good Southern food, this blog covers Zora Neale Hurston and Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings in St. Augustine.
A 3-Day Guide for couples that includes historic accommodations, culinary arts, cocktails, historic sites, and cultural tours/visits.
Another St. Augustine first: CHOCOLATE! The first reference to chocolate in North America is from the Spanish ship Nuestra Senora del Rosario del Carmen, which arrived in St. Augustine, Florida with crates of chocolate in 1641.