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In the past year, Jacksonville’s unemployment rate has decreased from 3.7% to 3.5%. 

Angie’s Subs Owner Plans Distillery, Barbecue Joint To Join 40-Year-Old Restaurant

Jun 7, 2019
Jacksonville Daily Record

Edward Malin, owner of Angie’s Subs, plans to redevelop his property at 1436 Beach Blvd. which, if approved, could include a bourbon distillery and barbecue restaurant.

He is scheduled to present the plans Monday to the Jacksonville Beach Planning Commission.

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Jimmy Delaney

WJCT asked our social media followers which Jacksonville restaurants are the most quintessential to these areas: Northside, Westside, Urban Core, Arlington, Southside and the Beaches.  

According to voters, these are the restaurants that best embody the spirit of their neighborhoods:

The Soul Food Bistro

One of Jacksonville’s favorite eateries has big plans for expansion.

 


Jessica Palombo / WJCT News

This could be the last week a popular downtown eatery has its doors open on Adams Street. The quirky sandwich shop Chomp Chomp is relocating to Avondale this month. At the same time, neighboring Burro Bar is closing for good.

For this week’s “Business Brief,” analyst John Burr and WJCT News Director Jessica Palombo headed downtown to find out what the moves mean for the entertainment district called The Elbow.


Lindsey Kilbride / WJCT News

Updated: 11:15 a.m. Thursday

A committee vote on a Riverside restaurant was delayed Wednesday night after a hearing that took more than seven hours and included intense public comment.

Ashton Elder

Jewelry, medallions and historic documents are among the items recently uncovered during renovations of downtown Jacksonville’s historic Bostwick building.

Restaurateur Jacques Klempf is turning the building into the Cowford Chophouse, set to open this summer.

Cowford Chop House

A familiar face in Jacksonville’s restaurant scene has been named the head chef at the Cowford Chophouse.

Ian Lynch has been the executive chef for the restaurant group that owns the Cowford Chophouse. Starting this summer, though, he’ll be focusing his attention on the new restaurant.


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A favorite local restaurant has solidified its plans to expand to the heart of Downtown.

A local company called SweetWater Restoration is busily turning two cargo containers into a restaurant. Come summer, Riverside eatery Black Sheep will open a kiosk in the containers in Hemming Park. 

Lindsey Kilbride / WJCT News

 

New dining options continue popping up in Jacksonville’s Brooklyn neighborhood, with the latest restaurant HOBNOB, opening next week.

 


Hawkers Asian Street Fare

A popular Five Points eatery is now planning its second location in Northeast Florida.

Hawkers Asian Street Fare opened in Riverside two years ago. Now, it’s heading to the beach.

The restaurant’s second location is planned for Neptune Beach, with the site already under construction.

It will be the fourth location for the chain, which has an operation in Orlando and another opening soon in St. Petersburg.

Burrito Gallery via Instagram

Members of the partnership that founded Jacksonville’s Burrito Gallery restaurants are tied up in a legal battle over rights to the name.


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Safe Harbor Seafood

The ownership group behind some of Northeast Florida’s favorite seafood restaurants is opening a new place.


Cowford Chophouse

After a month of work on the planned Cowford Chophouse in downtown Jacksonville, restaurant owners say the project is proceeding on schedule for a fall opening.


Warren Miller

Dennis Klee founded Harmonious Monk's in Jacksonville's Mandarin area in 1995. Now he runs Klee's Music in Julington Creek.


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