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Historic Flavor Ahi tuna at Cap’s on the Water Fresh seafood, Florida favorites, smokey BBQ and zesty spices from around the world make the Historic Coast a melting pot of fl avor for foodies. Savor More Than 450 Years of Culinary Tradition Blend authentic cuisine inspired by centuries of diverse heritage with a wide variety of lodging options, pristine Atlantic beaches, arts and culture, championship golf and plenty of old world charm and you’ve got a foodie’s paradise like none other. Whether it’s food you love or food you’d love to try, Florida’s Historic Coast is a destination full of fl avor. Each chef brings their own take to the traditional dishes of Spanish, British, French, Greek, Irish and Minorcan heritage cuisine. While there’s much to see and do on Hot Shot Bakery special: chocolate-dipped datil peppers Florida’s Historic Coast, sightseeing is just a way to pass the time between meals. Enjoy fi ne dining, eclectic bistros, wine bars and sidewalk cafes. Discover a variety of tantalizing tastes from oceanfront seafood restaurants, old Florida riverfront hideaways, and quaint farm-to-fork eateries. Make your visit a moveable feast with several local food and wine tours. Cool off with a craft cocktail made with local spirits from the St. Augustine Distillery. Tour the San Sebastian Winery and enjoy a glass of wine and the sunset from the rooftop garden. Satisfy your cravings at Whetstone Chocolates or The Ancient Olive. Spice things up with spices, herbs and exotic teas from the Spice and Tea Exchange of St. Augustine. Florida’s Historic Coast is where your next delicious culinary adventure awaits. Visit www.HistoricCoastFlavors.com to plan your next saucy, spicy getaway. Food festivals! March: St. Augustine Lions Seafood Festival April: Annual Rhythm & Ribs Festival; Taste of St. Augustine Festival September: St. Augustine Spanish Wine Festival October: Datil Pepper Festival and Cook Off with Home and Garden Show; SAiRA Restaurant Week; St. Augustine Greek Festival; A Taste of the Beach; OceanWise Sustainable Seafood Fundraiser for the Friends of the GTM Reserve November: Annual Great St. Augustine Chowder Debate FloridasHistoricCoast.com 19