Category: Food

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…

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…

January 23, 2019 Food

If shrimp isn’t already on your weekly dinner rotation, it certainly should be! Shrimp cooks quickly, pairs well with nearly everything and is extremely versatile. Although, the massive pros come along with a few small negatives. Occasionally it can be easy to overcook your shrimp, and yes, preparing them can be a challenge, but don’t…

October 22, 2018 Food

Fall is back, which means comfort food and cool weather is right around the corner. It’s the season for pumpkin everything, costume parties and spicy seafood linguine. Didn’t expect that last one? Then you’re definitely doing fall wrong. The crisp weather brings many dishes into the spotlight, especially seafood entrees that are often too heavy…

September 25, 2018 Food, Marker 32

Whether it’s a fabulous charcuterie board or an indulgent pasta dish, there’s simply nothing better than an assortment of cheese to bring your meal to the next level. Whether you read the menu at Marker 32 or take a look at the appetizer options at Valley Smoke, cheese is prominently featured in many of our…

August 10, 2018 Food

  Low-carb definitely doesn’t mean no-carb, but it’s always a good idea to veer toward fresh, healthy seafood, meat and produce. Although not all carbs are processed, they can have the same effect and ultimately don’t have as much flavor and freshness as seafood and veggies. Marker 32 features seasonal seafood and produce, so sticking…