Where’s the Butter? Key West Lobsterfest 2016

Mr. Foodie has only ever had lobster once in his life. He explained this while walking with me through the quaint Key West streets toward Duval for Lobsterfest 2016. “It had been part of a surf n turf dinner at a cousin’s wedding,” he said, and when I asked him if he liked it, he…

Paula Deen and Hemingway

Photo Credit: Rob Oneal It is perhaps very un-localish of me to get excited at the prospect of a national spotlight on my beloved keys, but I admit that I like when people learn about them. So many people either don’t know that the keys exist or they associate the “keys” with Duval St. and…

Amigos Tortilla Bar – Key West Restaurant Review

So Sunday Mr. Foodie had the day off and we decided to head down to Key West for a brief jaunt and to pick up a special souvenir item for one of my close friends (but also very far friends because she lives in Germany) who is having her first baby boy. I already sent…

Roostica on Stock Island – Review

Roostica – Photo Credit: conchscooter.blogspot.com On our way to the airport to drop off the kiddos, we decided to pop into Roostica for a late lunch. We learned about this place years ago from family friends who have lived down here my whole life. Their daughters waitressed here. Their business is right down the street…

Sloppy Joe’s and Sunset

Sunset Celebration – Photo Credit: mallorysquare.com Seeing as we had guests this week, we popped down to Sloppy Joe’s on Key West for a little nip before Sunset celebration. For those of you unfamiliar with Key West rituals, each night the sunset is celebrated with live street performers, food and drink vendors, and of course…