The Travel Podcast Episode #52: Florida Mini Series; Culinary Culture in Florida

Florida Mini-Series: Culinary Culture in Florida

On this episode, Steve introduces three interviews focusing on Florida’s culinary culture. From Pensacola’s southern influence, Tampa with their claim to the best Cuban sandwich and St Augustine rich history providing inspiration to local chefs.


  • The Asado Life
  • Southern influence on the cuisine
  • Farm to table or catch and cook opportunities
  • History of the destination and its impact on cuisine
  • The Cuban Sandwich & how it differs from Tampa to Miami
  • What makes Tampa unique & how does that affect the culinary scene


Your hosts

Steve Witt

Matthew Butler


Special Guests

Gregg McCarthy | Corporate Chef\Partner The Grand Marlin of Pensacola Beach

Nicole Stacey | Visit Pensacola

Richard Gonzmart | President - Columbia Restaurant Group, 4th Generation Family Member

Nick Carrera | Urban Asado

Norberto Jaramillo | Owner of La Cocina Restaurant on St. Augustine Beach


Useful links

Columbia Restaurant

La Cocina Restaurants

The Grand Marlin Pensacola

Urban Asado


Monthly Asado at Urban Asado
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