Monthly Asado at Urban Asado

An Alice in Wonderland experience in the culinary is the only way to describe the event at Urban Asado this last Sunday afternoon. It was a sold out event, and when you are there you’ll know why. Local chefs come to cook and create on the Argentinian grills created by Nick Carrera. The things that come off those grills defy the imagination of taste and culinary visuals, a true experience not be missed next time it happens…

“Bakersville Bread Co.” Family Bakery with European Flair

Bakersville Bread Company is a family owned bakery with a European flair. Joe, Clare & Hannah Dold present an eclectic European bakery with touches of Jewish and Caribbean flavors at times. Do not let the word bread in their name fool you, there are plenty of exotic sweets, from Quesaditos from Puerto Rico to German Stollen Xmas cake and even good old German Pretzels. Their quality is top. Check them out and I guess you will be hooked.

Nights of Pints 2018

 Nights of Pints     November 20 /2018 – January 31 /2019
Local St. Augustine breweries (The BOG, Dog Rose, Ancient City, Old Coast) are hosting Nights of Pints for craft beer lovers to enjoy a free, seasonally brewed pint at each St. Augustine brewery.

Meet Sebastian Sikora and his Dessert First Bistro

First Coast.TV got a chance to meet Sebastian Sikora the man behind Dessert First Bistro. Its not only succulent out of this world desserts, but much more, much more.

Lightner Museum / Summer Mixology – Gin

Lightner Museum had its second Summer Mixology event featuring Manifest Distilling gin.
This program seeks to highlight the social trends of the Gilded Era, one of the more popular and iconic changes being the development of the cocktail, in this case related to gin, its history and evolution.  Guests were able to sample specially-crafted gin cocktails, enjoyed food-pairings as well as learned a little about the dynamic changes that occurred during the first part of the twentieth century.  Guests left encouraged to entertain in style in their own homes!

BOG Celebrates First Year

March 4th makes BOG’s one year since they opened for business. To celebrate they released their first ever barrel aged beer in 22oz bottles. This is a very small limited release and about 500 bottles available to the public (2 bottle limit per person).

Kombucha with Style

First Coast.TV got a chance to meet Steve Kombucha at his laboratory where he makes some of the best Kombucha in town. The lines around his kiosk at the farmers market in St. Augustine a test to the quality of his brew. He was kind enough to sit with us and explain his madness behind his wonderful drink.

 

“PIADINA” Italy’s Favorite Sandwich is Here

The Real Italian Piadina is here! First Coast.TV got a chance to speak to Luca Bonfante at Piadina to tell us what this delicious Piadinas are all about. Piadinas are handmade Italian flatbreads filled with imported meats and cheeses, vegetables, and other fresh ingredients. Now there are here, and we got to see and taste.

Chefs and Shrimp at the Lighthouse

Ancient City Chefs ACF Chapter have met in fourteen different venues, were sponsored by multiple food brokers and distributors, sampled lots of interesting good food, were educated, and accomplished lots of networking and relationship building. Ancient City Chefs ACF Chapter attend monthly meetings, they have a great time with many positive takeaways.  Their success is attributed to the many contributions from our Board of Directors. Ancient City Chefs ACF Chapter presented two $500 scholarships that were presented to the two deserving young culinarians. This last Tuesday they met again at the St Augustine Lighthouse to eat and talk shrimp.

An Ice Cream Extravaganza and a Contest

Cone Heads Ice Cream on 570 A1A Beach Blvd, St Augustine will have a contest on Labor Day (9/5). First Coast.TV got a chance to get the rules of the contest, and a chance to get educated on ice cream by the owner Maggie Kostka.
The most delicious interview we have ever done.