30A Q&A: Local Tips from Those in the Know

Jamie Glennon
Merchandise Manager, The 30A Company

1. Favorite thing about living at the beach? 

Always having something to do! I love paddle boarding, sunsets, walks on the beach with my puppy, not to mention soaking up some sun in my beach chair whenever I can.

2. Three favorite local spots?

Chiringo in Grayton Beach – They have the best atmosphere on 30A, the food is delicious, and the staff is always the best. If you want to try the best cocktail ever, try “the Lancho,” you won’t be sorry.

The Hub just has everything! Live music, sports, good food and lots of it. It also has an amazing outdoor atmosphere.

Seaside food trucks -Let’s be real, who doesn’t love a good food truck? The lines may be long on a busy day but they are worth the wait! Meltdown is my personal favorite, Frostbites for dessert. Insider tip: Get frozen custard at the bottom of your snow cone.

3. Best place for a night out?

FESTIVALS! 30A has a ton of them and they always bring a great time, wine festivals, Digital Graffiti, film festivals, too.

4. Most delicious menu item?

It’s a TIE! Great Southern – fried green tomatoes or Chanticleer chicken and rice. Honestly, at either place you cannot go wrong with a single item on their menu.

5. What do you do in your spare time?

The Rosemary Beach Farmer’s Market on Sundays is a must. Best locally grown and made food and it’s dog friendly. What could be better than great food, dogs and sunny Sunday morning. NOTHING.

BONUS: How long have you been a local?

I’ve been coming here since 2011 and officially made the best decision ever to live here full time in 2017. I am so lucky to call this beautiful paradise home.
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