We took a week off earlier in October and played. We didn't spend lots of money, we didn't travel but we did enjoy each and every day we were away of our work environment. The days consisted of reading, crocheting (for me), star gazing with the telescope (for Doug), shooting at Talon and preparing some good meals at home.
We did select one day to drive to Apalachicola for oysters and bop along some dirt side roads into the national forest.
After wandering around the tiny little town of Apalachicola we decided to try eating at Boss Oyster.
The menu at Boss Oyster will have you at a loss - there are so many good offerings making it difficult to choose. This photo below is just a fraction of the choices.
We started with a dozen raw oysters. They serve oysters with bacon, with jalapenos, with spinach and cheese...any combination you can think of - they'll prepare it. Menu Here
We had them plain. Big, fat, salty oysters. Horseradish for mine please!
I never did get a photo of the baskets we ordered. Doug had the grilled grouper and I had the grilled shrimp with cheese grits and slaw.
This is a view we had from our seats in the restaurant. It was such a nice day we sat outside on their deck.
On the way back home we explored little side roads, just to see what was down there.
Honestly, we couldn't have asked for better weather. The skies were brilliant blue, the temperatures were not-too-hot and not-to-cool. A rare thing in these parts as you are usually taking cover from the blazing sun
This was one of the best days. Doug's SUV has mud all over it from the little roads but it was a blast bumping along, having the wheels skid a little as we took a muddy curve.
It's a two-hour ride to get to Apalachicola but well worth it. Great day!
It's good to get back to posting about food after a short break. Next year I will be getting a flu shot; this bout knocked me for a loop...