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Ranch/Rambler Homes

 Ranch Homes/ Rambler A Ranch Style home is an American original. Originating in the 1920’s with the post war boom of the middle class, this architectural style home fused modernist ideas with the American Western period of wide open spaces to create a casual lifestyle. One story living with a long low pitch roof and deep overhanging eaves. The roof line was primarily cross gabled, single gable or hip. The home itself was either rectangular, L or U Shaped. Many had an attached garage, others none at all. The floor plan was simple with the living area separate from the bedrooms. Often times a sliding glass door leads to a patio and feature large glass windows. The exterior materials used where typically locally sourced and mixed such as stucco, brick, wood or stone. By the 1950’s, nine in every 10 homes built were a Ranch or Rambler style. By the late 20th Century the Ranch style home began to wane and Neo-Eclectic homes became the rage with their combination of the Cape Cod, Mission, T

Eat Perdido Key: Oyster Bar

One of my all-time favorite spots to eat when we visit Perdido Key, Oyster Bar is a must-do when in town. Sit back and enjoy the views of the Intercoastal Waterway and the Gulf State Parks. The last time we were here, a cute houseboat pulled up to dock and the owners and guests filed out to enjoy this quaint spot.



What's For Lunch?

Start:

Bleu Cheese Kettle Chips:
Homemade Chips tossed with a Bleu Cheese Queso, Bacon, Scallions and Tomatoes

Sashimi Tuna Salad
Rare, Seared Tuna Atop Mixed Greens, Almonds, Mandarin Oranges and Fried Noodles. Served with Asian Seasame Dressing

Entree:

Po'Boy Your Way
Shrimp, Fish, Oysters... you pick. Hand-Breaded and Served in French Bread with Lettuce, Tomato and Tarter


Dinner?

Start: 

Oysters Rockefeller:
Oysters Baked with the Richest Topping Around

Crab Claws:
So Yummy! Fried or Sauteed'... I like them Sauteed!

Entree:

Broiled Seafood Platter
Shrimp, Scallops and Fish and the Homemade Seafood Stuffed Crab!

or

Pan Fried Grouper
Perfection in a Pan. 


13700 River Road,
Perdido Key, FL 32507
850-492-5600

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