Roy’ Restaurant

  I recently had the pleasure of being invited to Roy’s Restaurant in Jacksonville Beach to check out a gorgeous new remodel.   One of the first things I noticed on entering, the new and improved bar in the space that once was a wine room. With new black marble high top tables, the bar area offers guests…

Happy Grilled Cheese

  One of Jacksonville favorite food trucks recently opened a brick and mortar store downtown and a happy place it is. Happy Grilled Cheese is a welcome addition to the same ol same ol big box food shops. The moment I walked in my mood was lifted, with the thought of creamy warm goodness to come. Every item on…

Bakery Ribault

  Finding a new restaurant or café is always fun for me, the recently discovered Bakery Ribault has quickly become my early morning go-to spot. The aroma of freshly baked pastry, blueberry muffins and the flakiest croissants this side of Paris drew me in. In the heart of 5 Points getting there is easy and…

Noom Thai Bistro

On a cold, gloomy mid-afternoon I asked Google to find me a Thai Restaurant close to me, and in its infinite wisdom, I was guided to Noom Thai Bistro and a brilliant choice it was. Located in one of the many strip malls that line Baymeadows road, it would have been difficult to find had it not…

Collaborate and Give

Every month, Forking Amazing Restaurants partners with a local nonprofit to host a fundraiser through its Collaborate and Give program. This months nonprofit is Vision Is Priceless — a Jacksonville organization that provides free eye health screenings, as well as eye exams, prescription glasses and specialty care for uninsured and underserved members of the community.…

Restaurant Orsay

Cocktails have come of age in the last few years, no longer your fathers’ drink they have morphed into drinks for a new generation, adventuresome, and curious.  I can’t think of anyplace one could satisfy both needs better than the bar at Restaurant Orsay, and who better to help you decide than Meaghan Leonard.  I…