Monthly Archives: March 2018

Made in FLA: Waterlust Designs with Science Flare

After his first year in a doctoral program at the University of Miami’s Rosenstiel School of Marine & Atmospheric Science, Patrick Rynne was looking for exciting ways to help others engage with science. Deciding to merge his love of marine studies with his passion for video and social media, he filmed an experiment on riptides […]

Spring 2018 Flocktail Party Pics

On March 21 author and Flamingo contributor Prissy Elrod hosted the Flamingo team and Tallahassee readers for a Flocktail event in celebration of Flamingo’s Spring 2018 Iconic Florida edition. Area women came together to mix, mingle and toast all things Florida. Special thanks to our hostess Prissy Elrod and partners Black Fig Catering and handbag designer […]

“Red Devil” Stuffed Eggs Recipe from Chef Kathleen Blake

LAKE MEADOW “RED DEVIL” STUFFED EGGS Serves 12 2 dozen farm fresh eggs 2 tablespoons freshly chopped dill, plus additional for garnish 2 tablespoons freshly chopped chives, plus additional for garnish 2 tablespoons finely chopped cornichons with some of the juice 1 teaspoon smoked paprika 1 teaspoon regular paprika 1 medium lemon, zested and juiced 1 1/2 […]

What Really Bugs Me

Prissy Elrod tells how the Sunshine State’s tiniest icons cause the biggest fuss

The Spread: Chef Daven Wardynski Creates Liquid Gold

With the Sunshine State in near-constant bloom, Florida honeybees stay busy almost year-round. Floridians have a long history of beekeeping. Right here in the swamps of Apalachicola, the gold standard of honey—tupelo—has been harvested since the 1800s. And every spring, the University of Florida hosts Bee College, a two-day workshop for both seasoned and aspiring […]

Floridiana: The Buoy’s Back

Key West loves to identify itself as the southernmost everything. Naturally there’s a Southernmost Point Buoy (at least, a southernmost point that’s publicly accessible). If you look at a map you can see that the corner of Whitehead and South streets clearly isn’t the southernmost point on the island, but rather the southernmost point outside […]

Furyk & Friends Celebrity Golf Classic Kick-Off Party 2018

On March 11, Flamingo sponsored and attended Furyk & Friends Concert & Celebrity Chef Experience hosted by the Jim and Tabitha Furyk Foundation. Each year the event raises more than $500,000 in donations for children and families in need in Jacksonville. The Sunday night fête featured specialty cocktails, live music from band members of Lady […]

Rockwell Versus Orwell

Back in the mythic good ol’ days America could be seen through a collection of Norman Rockwell paintings.  Everybody yearned to have their place at the table at that bountiful Thanksgiving dinner and could feel the warm embrace of the red, white and blue in the Rockwellian barber shop, school and doctor’s office. As a […]

Grove Stand: Kathleen Blake Shines at Orlando’s Rusty Spoon

When Kathleen Blake worked in the kitchen of the celebrated Square One in San Francisco, she was chef and owner Joyce Goldstein’s first pregnant employee. The men in the kitchen were concerned. How would it work? Could Blake carry her weight in this fast-paced pressure cooker? Goldstein asked Blake, “You got this?” “Yup” was the […]