A few weeks ago my family and I revisited Al Fresco in Downtown Pensacola and I was reminded the last time we visited I took pictures with plans to blog it. Life can get a bit crazy,lol The first time we visited was a few months ago, both times the food was delicious! Al Fresco is a collection of food trailers with all sorts of cuisines in Downtown Pensacola. They share a courtyard as well as seating. Another plus at Al Fresco, they have water misters strung in between the palm trees to keep you cool. The first time we visited I got a pulled pork sandwich from Gunshot BBQ, which unfortunately I forgot to take a picture of, my parents shared a few different types of tacos from Z Taco. They both really enjoyed the Zeviche which is pictured below. The second time we visited I had Five Flags Mac and Cheese from Gouda Stuff which I loved! I highly recommend visiting Al Fresco no matter if you are a local or just visiting! Coincidentally the first time we went to Al Fresco it was Cinco De Mayo and they were having a Pig Roast to celebrate. Be sure to check out this post for a Giveaway for a beautiful Coffee Table Photo Book. Enjoy 🙂
When I was little one of my favorite things was to go on a special mommy/daughter date at Norma’s at Dillards. Norma’s at Dillards was wonderfully feminine with a huge mosaic on the wall of Victorian Women at the beach, as well as petite chicken salads. You may remember I made my own take on Norma’s Bread Pudding Here. Fast forward many years and Norma’s at Dillards no longer exist but that’s ok because Norma has now opened up a new Restaurant at Duh. Duh is a wonderful mix of gardening, outdoor living and fine interiors. Personally I do not think a better pair has been made then that of Norma’s and Duh! Norma’s at Duh is much more modern as well and it is not just for women. My dad was with us and He enjoyed himself. I am quite the picky eater so when I decided on trying the Champagne Chicken Salad I was not quite sure what to expect seeing as I will not eat Chicken Salad. Lets just say I about licked the plate clean I loved it so much! My Mom got Norma’s Chicken Salad and my Dad had the Gumbo. We also had Norma’s Bread Pudding. We will be back to Norma’s at Duh for sure!
Hello, wow I have missed blogging! It seems like it has been forever and a day since I have wrote but in reality it has only been two weeks. We are almost all settled in, we finished painting my room so I can now begin the process of design, I can’t wait to show you the process. I was also sick for the past couple of days so that set me back a bit, but now I am much better and back on track.
With all of the craziness of moving I have not been doing much cooking so we have been eating out some. A new restaurant that was not here when we lived in Pensacola the first time is Fisherman’s Corner, it has been open for just over three years. I must say I was pleasantly shocked when we ate here the first time. The outside is quite small and old but on the inside it is a lovely casual fine dinning restaurant with linen table cloths and napkins. A bit of history on the restaurant, it was a bait shop for many years and was changed over to a restaurant just over three years ago. Fisherman’s Corner has a New Orleans vibe to it, much of the food is influenced by New Orleans, it also has “The Worlds Smallest Kitchen” according to our first waitress so the food may take a bit longer then usual or may come out at different times. It is not right on the beach but it is two minutes up the road from our house so it is very convenient, and another minute from the beach.
We have been there a few times, each time I ordered the burger, which is the best burger I have ever had. My parents have ordered several different things such as Shrimp and Grits, Shrimp Po-Boy, Amberjack Po-Boy, and Grouper Po-Boy. I am not a fish person but my parents have raved about the seafood. It is always fresh and delicious and prepared just the way you request it. Even though it has the New Orleans vibe the food we have had is not spicy but if you like a little extra spice in your life I am sure they can add that for you.