Susan Benton

Susan Benton is the go to resource for foodies visiting Pensacola to Panama City Beach. She is a food and travel journalist with published articles and photography in many local, regional and national publications. Her website is 30AEATS.com where she writes about the secrets of Gulf Coast food.

Shrimp Cobb Salad

Topped with a creamy yogurt and cucumber dressing, this shrimp Cobb salad with gulf shrimp is such a delight for the tastebuds.

Hearty Seafood Gumbo

It’s time to make a steaming pot of seafood gumbo. Enjoy this hearty stew with rice and sit back and warm up.


West Indies Salad

Marinated cucumbers and onions combine with blue crabs to make this Gulf Coast favorite salad.


Eggs Sardou

Check out Southern eggs sadou with hollandaise and greens for your next brunch meal.

Cajun Eggs Benedict

Cajun Eggs Benedict

This smoky take on a brunch favorite comes Lafayette, Louisiana’s The French Press restaurant but you can make it yourself for a taste of Cajun flavor at home.