Monthly Archives: March 2019

Made in FLA: Karelle Levy’s KRELwear knit line

Karelle Levy is a knitwear designer—but you won’t find any sweaters in her portfolio. From rompers and kaftans to hot shorts and bodycon dresses, Levy’s brand, KRELwear, proves that knit has as much of a place in South Beach as it does in the snow with its fashion-forward designs. “I call it tropical knitwear,” she […]

It’s easier in eTown

Surrounded by a canopy of dense pine trees in the southeast corner of Jacksonville, a large green sign popped up in February. On it, a minimalist blue square contained a lone, white ‘e’. It’s only one small letter, but it represents something so much bigger. Today, the final coats of paint are being added to […]

Grove Stand: Matthew Medure

It’s not a stretch to say that Matthew Medure put Jacksonville on the culinary map. He’d been a young phenom: After starting his post-culinary school career at the Ritz-Carlton flagship in Atlanta’s Buckhead neighborhood, he went from intern to chef in a single year. Then he was asked to open a Ritz-Carlton property in Amelia […]

Recipe: Matthew Medure’s Torched Scallops and Shishito Peppers

Jacksonville Chef Matthew Medure started his culinary empire in 1997 with Matthew’s—a restaurant featuring handmade pasta and regionally sourced meals. Since then, the chef has opened a total of seven places to eat within the city. And there’s an eighth on the way. Medure shared three of his restaurants’ most popular recipes with Flamingo. Read our story […]

The Perfect Souffle

THE PERFECT SOUFFLE Serves 4 3/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour 4 ounces (1 stick) unsalted butter, softened, plus 2 ounces for ramekins 2 cups whole milk 1/3 cup granulated sugar, plus 1/4 cup for ramekins 1 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 6 eggs, separated PREPARATION: Combine flour and 4 ounces […]

Spring Travel Spotlight: The Florida Keys and Key West

Something special happens while spending time in The Florida Keys and Key West. Whether lying sunkissed in a hammock or walking the beach at sunset, all those winter stresses instantly evaporate into the salt air. Known not only for world-class sailing, snorkeling, diving, fishing and outdoor pursuits, but also for fine art galleries, museums and […]

Floridiana: St. Lucie’s Shell Bazaar

If you ask Christine Williams to tell you her favorite thing at the Shell Bazaar, it’s going to be difficult to get her to narrow in on one thing. Maybe it’s the lighthouses or the windchimes or the candy or the coral or the necklaces or maybe just the old, ticky-tacky coasters. Perhaps, she says, […]

The Slice: Spring 2019

BEACHY KEEN Amanda Lindroth, the Florida-born interior designer known for her tropical chic aesthetic, released the perfect accessory for your coffee table—her new book. Island Hopping offers a look at Lindroth’s elevated yet approachable interiors. Her signature style involves fusing traditional design with beachy flair. SUIT UP Fort Lauderdale’s Montce Swim outfitted model Caroline Krystoff […]

Fledglings: Songbird Elizabeth Cook

Wildwood native Elizabeth Cook has lived a life full of the stuff of classic country songs—from her bootlegger daddy and songbird mama taking her onstage before she was in kindergarten to a stint at the Grand Ole Opry and a sit-down on The Late Show with David Letterman.With the wind at her back and a […]