Friday, December 20, 2013

A Christmas Culinary Journey: Florida's Gulf Coast






A Christmas Culinary Journey to Florida's Gulf Coast
December 20 - 29, 2013



Scrumpdillyicious will be touring South Florida's Gulf Coast this Christmas, on a culinary and cultural journey from Longboat Key, Anna Maria Island, Sarasota and Naples, up to St. Petersburg and Tarpon Springs, capturing all of the seasonal festivities in this little corner of paradise, renowned for it's sugar-sand beaches, fabulous cuisine, stunning Spanish style architecture and thriving arts scene. 

Join me online each day for a Christmas Culinary & Cultural Journey that will take us from beautiful Longboat Key and St Armand's Circle to John and Mable Ringling's Circus Museum and Sarasota waterfront palazzo, Ca' d'Zan. We then journey up to St Petersburg, home to the renowned Dali Museum and over to Tarpon Springs, the sponge capital of the world, is also known for its Greek fare and serene beaches. Then south to Venice and Naples, as we explore the diverse culinary influences and regional ingredients of South Florida cuisine. So grab your appetite as we head south for ten days Christmas culinary and cultural snooping!