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Moveable Feast Restaurant

Posted on February 17, 2020 at 1:34 PM Comments comments (90)
It's nicely decorated with art work, books, cushions.  It's comfortable and the food is really good.  There is a real lack of innovation in and around St. Simons Island in terms of food.  But, this restaurant is an exception.
We started off with a French Sauvignon Blanc, bread and a herb butter.
Pasta bird nests with sausage and poached egg.
The salmon over risotto was just wonderful.  Even the almonds on top were sauteed to crispness in butter.  It's this attention to detail that makes the food here really good.
This food is prepared by people who love food and love sharing it.  The owner introduced herself and talked with us Thursday night.  She said she got tired of not having anywhere to eat in the area.
We share that sentiment.  For an area with a substantial tourist population, I have never understood why the food is so uninspiring.
Lately we have had several restaurants open and close within weeks, each of them with uninspiring menus and terrible preparation.

Moveable Feast, however, is a real treasure.Mo

Island Jerk, Brunswick, Georgia

Posted on April 6, 2019 at 6:35 PM Comments comments (253)
Caribbean Restaurant in Brunswick.  Try all the meat dishes, jerk and curry.  Great food and they do take out.  Oh, and the plantain are great.   

ISLAND JERK, downtown Brunswick, across from the Ritz Theatre. 

Coastal Kitchen - St. Simons Island

Posted on September 1, 2018 at 11:33 AM Comments comments (119)
Coastal Kitchen Restaurant, St. Simons

Coastal Kitchen is a reliable favorite for people on the island.  It is one of the few restaurants in the area that combines good food with a view of the water.

Corsair Restaurant Jekyll

Posted on August 23, 2018 at 8:50 PM Comments comments (231)
Jekyll Island Restaurant: Corsair

This is like a lot of St. Simons/Jekyll Island restaurants - reasonably good, but not something you would wake up and lust after. 

Brunch at Bonefish

Posted on August 3, 2018 at 2:02 PM Comments comments (188)
Brunch at Bonefish.  Bisquits and unlimited drinks. 

Restaurant: Strong Roots

Posted on August 1, 2018 at 10:52 AM Comments comments (136)

Strong Roots
Downtown Brunswick, Georgia

Small plates at Strong Roots.  The Chorizo taco was just wonderful, great spices.  This is a restaurant just opened in Brunswick, owned by the people who own Farmer and Larder.  We went on a night when they were just serving small plates, but they were very good.  Give it a try. 

JAxspice in jacksonville

Posted on July 31, 2018 at 5:39 PM Comments comments (110)

Jaxspice Restaurant
Jacksonville, Fl.

This is a great Indian restaurant at Jacksonville Beach.


Chicken Tandoori with roasted Carots and Beans.

Coconut Chicken Curry and Bullet Naan.

Sauvignon Blanc, Drylands.  New Zealand

Half Shell Restaurant

Posted on July 28, 2018 at 6:50 PM Comments comments (140)
Spinach Salad at the Half Shell Restaurant.

Restaurant: The Porch

Posted on April 20, 2018 at 7:44 PM Comments comments (118)
New Restaurant on St. Simons Island

the Porch

This is a welcome new addition to the eating out list on St. Simons.  The Porch serves four different levels of heat on fried chicken.  You can order tenders or bone-in chicken and you can get oven roasted as well as fried.  Even if you are health conscious, you should at least try the fried version.  It's just great.  Not only is the crust just delicious, the chicken meat is moist and really good.  You can eat inside or out on the porch like Southerners love to do.

marina from Coastal Kitchen

Posted on April 7, 2018 at 4:43 PM Comments comments (140)
Look out on the boats in the Marina at coastal Kitchen Restaurant, St. Simons.