Restaurant Reviews

Each month, we feature the dining experience at one local restaurant on the island.

Fancy Sushi

Every day’s a holiday at Fancy Sushi! To makes sure dinner diners are happy to be at Fancy, Mrs. Susan ...

Bar Zin Bistro & Wine Bar

Bar Zin is another spot that houses memories for some long-time Amelia Islanders. When my husband and I walked in, ...

The Tavern at AIBC

Who is that woman? On previous visits to The Tavern by AIBC, I’ve wondered about the woman who is the ...

Amelia River Club Bar & Grill

The Amelia River Club is many things: a bar and grill for the general public, a dreamy venue for special ...

Joe’s Second Street Bistro

In the silver jubilee year of the opening of Joe’s 2nd Street Bistro, I remember my first conversation with Joe ...

Amelia Fresh Cafe

Belatedly baking our Swiss Christmas cookies a few weeks ago, we dreaded the hour-long drive to Trader Joe’s for hazelnuts ...

The Spice & Tea Exchange

With the holidays behind us, many of us will be settling into our cozy spaces to contemplate the new year ...

Salt Life Food Shack

Have you seen the car decals and wondered, What is Salt Life? Am I living a Salt Life?It started with ...

Story & Song Bookstore Bistro

Bookstores long ago morphed into places where we could eat, drink, or chat while pondering book purchases. What a relief ...

Wicked Bao

Driving to Wicked Bao in its tucked away historic Fernandina location fills me with anticipation. Ahead of me are hours ...