Quick Recs: August-October

Kookaburra Coffee – Amber Bansal

The Honey Badger Latte and the staff of Kookaburra Coffee

Located at 24 Cathedral Pl, St. Augustine, FL 32084, Kookaburra Coffee is an Australian coffee shop with three locations near Jacksonville. They have their own line of coffee beans that customers can buy at their stores or online. Open from 6:30 AM to 9 PM everyday, go check out their specialty baked goods and seasonal treats!










The Yard – Amber Bansal

The Yard’s Brookie Batter Milkshake and ice cream.

Located at 4906 Town Center Pkwy, The Yard is a local milkshake bar that serves elaborate milkshakes, ice cream, and edible cookie dough. They are famous for their huge milkshakes that feed three. Some flavors include The Unicorn, The Mermaid, and Doughnut Touch my Coffees and Cream. Don’t forget to try their secret menu! They are open from 12:00 PM until 10:00 PM on Friday and Saturday and 12:00 PM until 9:00 PM the rest of the week.








Dreamette – Grace Albaugh

Replacing Bold Bean Coffee Roasters at 1905 Hendricks Ave. is another location of Dreamette. It is a walk-up ice cream shop with hours from 11:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday. The original Dreamette location in Murray Hill opened in 1948 and this location perfectly replicates the menu and charm of the original. The San Marco Dreamette serves banana splits, shakes, sundaes, soft serve cones and cups, dips, freezes, and more. This location blends in with the historic nature of San Marco and brings the community together with the groups of people sitting outside and intermingling while enjoying ice cream from this renowned Jacksonville shop.

True FoodGrace Albaugh

True Food located in 5205 Big Island Drive is a lively, bustling restaurant which serves enjoyable healthy meals. They strive to use science to create dishes that taste good but also “increase the longevity of people and the planet.” The restaurant is full of natural lighting and green decor, matching the nature of the menu. They currently have a fall menu consisting of seasonal dishes such as butternut squash soup and pizza along with an apple lemonade. The meals nourish you in the healthiest way possible without sacrificing flavor.