local restaurants

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.

Tom Schifanella Photography

When it comes to food, nobody in the South tops St. Augustine.

Jessica Palombo / WJCT News

Artisan food is proving to be good business for a cluster of small-scale producers in the San Marco area.

The handcrafted food trend that’s taking hold there could help propel those businesses beyond Jacksonville, according to Mike Field, co-founder of Modern Cities. 

Fox diner interior with customers at counter
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:

table spread with hot sauce
Kristen Penoyer for Gilbert's

The number of food halls in the U.S. is expected to triple within the next five years.

As The Jaxson Editor in Chief Ennis Davis said, the First Coast is just beginning to get a taste of this dining trend, with a “mini” food hall at Jacksonville Beach: Gilbert’s.

San Marco lion fountain
Lindsey Kilbride / WJCT News

A long-planned mixed-use development called East San Marco is finally proceeding in the historic Jacksonville neighborhood after building permits were issued last week.

John Burr

Jacksonville’s Congaree and Penn Farm has had huge success in its two years in business, mainly by selling rice to local restaurants.