Top Four Halloween Activities in St. Augustine

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Halloween in St. Augustine is different than your typical strobe light and fake guts celebration. In fact, because of the city’s extensive war, civilization, and plague history, spirits linger many of the buildings of the ancient city. The historic downtown area hosts most of the...

What Restaurants are Open for Christmas?

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Welcome to our great city of St. Augustine for the 2017 Christmas Holiday! As a service for you and the community, Old City (.com) has put together a listing of restaurants, Historic Downtown,  that will be open on Christmas Day. The hours vary so we recommend that you call...

What Restaurants are Open Thanksgiving Day?

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Welcome to our great city of St. Augustine for the 2017 Thanksgiving Holiday! As a service for you and the community, Old City (.com) has put together a listing of restaurants, in Historic Downtown, that will be open on Thanksgiving Day. The hours vary so we recommend that you...

How to Spend your Weekends in St. Augustine

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Fall and Winter Events Summer and Spring are presumed to be the hottest time to adventure in St. Augustine – the ocean is calm, the sun is warm, and school is out! Contrary to popular belief, the cooler side of the year, is just as fantastic! Each weekend this Fall and...

St. Augustine’s Favorite Tour is Back – Coastal Christmas

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Indulge in all that St. Augustine has to offer during the Historic Inn Holiday tour! It is a five day event that combines the yummiest food and exquisite inn’s of the Old City, via a self-guided walking tour. Each b&b joins forces with a local eatery to create holiday...

Reasons to Visit St. Augustine This Fall

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As summer comes to an end,  St. Augustine anxiously prepares for Fall! As the crowds in our Ancient City begin to drop off and the weather cools, we prepare for an exciting season full of events, festivals, and other happenings to kick-start the holiday season! Festivals  ...

St. Francis Inn’s Turtle Dove Cheesecake

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Great for guests and friends… 24 OREO Cookies, finely crushed (about 2 cups) 6 Tbsp. butter or margarine, melted 1 pkg. (14 oz.) Caramels 1/2 cup milk 1 cup chopped Pecans 3 pkg. (8 oz. each) Cream Cheese, softened 3/4 cup sugar 1 Tbsp. vanilla 3 eggs 2 oz. Dove Chocolate...

St. Francis Inn’s Strawberry Soup

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Served cool and refreshing… 1 cup Sour Cream 1 cup Vanilla Yogurt 1 lb Sweet (frozen) Strawberries 1 tbsp honey 1 teaspoon Almond extract 2 teaspoons Vanilla extract Blend all ingredients in food processor until smooth. Garnish with fresh mint and serve cold. Learn more...

Inn on Charlotte Turkey – Ham Strata

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With healthy Turkey-ham and Swiss cheese 8 slices of bread 1″ thick slice of Turkey-Ham (Jenny-O) 2 cups shredded Swiss cheese 6 eggs beaten 1 1/4 cups half & half Preheat oven to 350′. Spray 9″ casserole baking dish with cooking oil. Trim crusts off bread...

ANCIENT OLIVE – END OF SUMMER SALE!

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Stop by to check out our “End of Summer Sale”!  Our Watermelon Balsamic is now 30% off! along with savings on a number of “Summer” items that we carry, from BBQ sauces to drinking shrubs.   The Ancient Olive 47 King Street (Casa Monica Hotel), St....

Cedar House Inn’s Homemade Banana Bread Royale

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… layered with Vanilla Marscapone Cream and  Fresh Strawberries, Drizzled with an Espresso and Dark Chocolate Balsamic Reduction Banana Bread Royale: 1 ½ Cups of All Purpose Flour 1 ½ Cups of Sugar ½ Cup of Chopped Walnuts 2 Over Ripe Bananas – Smashed 2 Large Eggs ½ Cup of...

Cedar House Inn’s Ham and Cheese Souffle

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…with a Dijon Bechamel Sauce Dusted with Smoked Paprika (Serves 6) Ingredients: 12 Large Eggs 4 Egg Whites 12 Ounces of diced thin deli ham 1 ½ Cup of homemade salsa (store bought works well too!) 1 Cup of homemade or good quality store bought pimento cheese spread 2 Cups...