December 2, 2019 Food, Recipes

Shrimp and grits…on the Thanksgiving menu? Welcome to the south! Contrary to what you might think, swapping a traditional tenderloin for seasonal seafood is a popular move all around the country. Whether you’re keeping it simple with passed hors d’oeuvres or serving a full five-course meal, the Marker 32 chefs are here with a few…

November 10, 2019 Date night, Food

Some of the greatest food is as simple as it gets. Marker 32’s broiled oysters, for example, are as fresh and gourmet as they come. If you’ve never ordered this local favorite, Marker 32’s rendition is a great introduction. The freshness of the oyster harvest and our expert preparation make for broiled oysters unlike any…

October 1, 2019 Date night, Food

Most restaurant-goers focus on the main event for the evening — their entrees. We challenge you to think differently the next time you dine with us. Instead of ordering an appetizer, an entree then dessert, come join us for a meal full of fabulous starters. Order four or five and make it a meal for…

September 23, 2019 Food

Oysters are one of those foods that can be a bit intimidating to order. If you’ve never indulged before, the eating technique and flavor profile will likely confuse you. Just like any food you love, there’s no rule on how to enjoy them. But you’ve come here for advice, and we’re going to give it…

August 6, 2019 Food, Wine & Cocktails

The perfect wine and seafood pairing is an elusive idea. Just think about it. Who’s to say what goes well together and what clashes? Of course, all that really matters is what tastes right to you. If you’re looking for a little more guidance, we’re here to help. Believe it or not, it’s totally possible…

June 23, 2019 Date night

First dates can be so, so stressful. Between online dating and old fashioned blind set-ups, there’s just no easy way to find the right one. If you’re reading this, you’ve at least found someone you want to take on a date. Woohoo! Now to the fun part. You have a million options at the beach…

May 23, 2019 Date night, Food

Imagine a world without flaky white fillets, juicy scallops and buttery crab legs. Does that make you a little sad inside? Yeah, us too. People visit Jacksonville from all over for the beachside towns and fresh seafood, and you’re fortunate enough to live where everyone else vacations! Between your backyard cookouts and late night tacos,…

April 12, 2019 Food

We’re all about picking a strawberry right off the vine and eating it raw. The same goes for an onion. (Although, that’d be a whole lot less enjoyable.) There’s just something about taking fresh fruits and veggies and transforming them into a simple, gourmet dish. Produce is the key ingredient of countless appetizers, entrees and…

March 23, 2019 Food

The warm weather has finally arrived in our corner of Florida and that means it’s time for seasonal food and drink favorites. From fresh produce to crisp wine, the spring season makes way for some of our favorite indulgences. The Marker 32 team put together a list of wonderful food and wine pairings to guide…