Growing Food on Pine Avenue

Eating locally grown produce has taken on a whole new meaning on Pine Avenue in Anna Maria. Landscape designer and native habitat expert, Michael Miller, along with Pine Avenue Restoration developers Ed Chiles and Micheal Coleman, have partnered with Pine Avenue Merchants to design and implement Edible Community Gardens on Pine Avenue, now known as… Continue reading Growing Food on Pine Avenue

30 Years of Fireworks, Family Fun and Great Food!

The Monday, July 4 fireworks event at The Sandbar marks the 30th year the restaurant has hosted the Annual Sandbar Fireworks Extravaganza. Owner, Ed Chiles, says, “We are so honored and humbled that we have been able to bring joy to so many people and generations of families for so many years.” This year’s momentous… Continue reading 30 Years of Fireworks, Family Fun and Great Food!

Chiles Restaurant Group Scholarship

We are happy to announce the establishment of the Chiles Restaurant Group Scholarship, which is available through the Manatee County Community Foundation to qualified employees or children of employees . At the Chiles Group we understand the importance of empowering a community to excel in personal growth and development.  What better way to empower a community than… Continue reading Chiles Restaurant Group Scholarship

Grouper Oscar

pan seared fillet of white fish, tomato sauce and vegetables on white background

Ingredients: 8 oz fresh Grouper fillet4 steamed asparagus2 oz crabmeat1.5 oz hollandaise sauce1 oz oil Preparation: Heat oil in saute pan on medium heat. Cook Grouper 4 minutes each side until done. Remove Grouper from pan and top with warm asparagus, crabmeat, and hollandaise. Rich and delicious. Enjoy !

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Lionfish Now Available!

Lionfish: King of the Menu at Beach House It’s a venomous predator known to ravage local Florida reefs and destroy surrounding ecosystems, but, thanks to restaurants like the Beach House, a (delicious) solution to the Lionfish problem threatening the Gulf has been found. And, it involves serving the fish alongside roasted vegetable cous cous. Though… Continue reading Lionfish Now Available!

Ed’s Corner – Dec. 2011

It’s so hard to believe another year has almost come and gone. 2011 has been successful for our company in many ways and we feel very blessed. We are just finishing the first phase of two very important construction projects. At the Sandbar, our new state of the art deck kitchen and new bathrooms will… Continue reading Ed’s Corner – Dec. 2011

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January Photo Contest Winner – Charlene Heist

Charlene sent us this picture writing…”Picture taken at Sandbar.  Flew from CT to see my family, ended up going to  Beachouse,  Sandbar and Mar Vista within 4 days.   LOVE THEM ALL!” Thanks for sending us this dramatic sunset photo. This beautiful Island of ours really boasts some the nicest sunsets around. Keep those pictures… Continue reading January Photo Contest Winner – Charlene Heist

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Christmas on Bridge Street

Bridge Street will be changed from its normal tropical paradise into a Winter Wonderland on Saturday, December 17. Snow flakes, a visit by Santa, holiday music and performances, special sales at the shops, holiday treats, gift basket and wreath giveaways, fabulous gift ideas and a lighted boat parade are all planned to make the season… Continue reading Christmas on Bridge Street

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