Surrounded by water, the Florida Keys yields a bounty that easily could qualify as the eighth wonder of the world. The Keys can confidently boast that nowhere else in the continental US will you find fresher, more innovatively prepared fish and seafood. Special natural resources, from stone crabs and yellowtail snapper to cracked conch and key limes, are served any way you like and the relaxed atmosphere of theS restaurants is reflected in the cuisine. Be it a roadside cafe or a resort dining room, the cuisine is all “Keys casual.”
Victoria Shearer is the author of The Florida Keys Cookbook and a longtime travel and food journalist. She is frequent contributor to national magazines and newspapers. She splits her time between Islamorada in the Florida Keys and Chocowinity, North Carolina.
Florida Keys, Florida