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17Feb 2021
Outdoor Dining

We haven’t escaped the cold weather yet, but things always start to heat up when March rolls around. Jax locals are beginning to crave sunny days on the beach, boozy happy hours outdoors and fun cruises on the boat. Whether you prefer tequila, bourbon or something in between, the Valley Smoke team is here with Continue reading »

26Jan 2021
Summer Cocktails

People don’t typically think of whiskey when ordering a cocktail on a hot day. We’re here to tell you why (and how) whiskey is the perfect order next time you’re out for dinner. While many people are partial to vodka and white rum to cool them off, certain approaches to dark liquor can give drinkers Continue reading »

15Dec 2020

We’ll be the first to admit smoked turkey and ribs aren’t the first dishes you think of for a romantic night out. The Valley Smoke crew is here to change your mind and expand your perspective before you begin planning your next date. At the end of the day, a perfect first date all comes Continue reading »

25Nov 2020

Some of the best boating in Jacksonville happens when it’s chilly outside. We love to bundle up in sweaters and blankets, pour a cocktail and cruise the Intracoastal. If you’ve never hit the water when the heat is gone, this holiday season is your opportunity to try something new. The Valley Smoke crew has been Continue reading »

15Oct 2020
Churrasco Steak

A truly great steak is few and far between. If you’ve ever bitten into a pink, juicy, tender cut of beef, you know why people pay top dollar for a perfect cut of meat. Whether you just started eating red meat or you’re ready to be smarter about what you consume, the Valley Smoke pit Continue reading »

23Sep 2020
Valley Smoke Gallery Pork

You really can’t go wrong with elevated southern food on a Sunday morning (hey, waterfront views don’t hurt either.) Brunch is a staple in the Bold City, and Valley Smoke has successfully carved out its spot on the scene. If you’ve never indulged in our fresh-pressed juices, full bar, and inventive entrees, read on then Continue reading »

21Aug 2020
Summer Cocktails

People don’t typically think of whiskey when ordering a cocktail on a hot day. We’re here to tell you why (and how) whiskey is the perfect order next time you’re out for dinner. While many people are partial to vodka and white rum to cool them off, certain approaches to dark liquor can give drinkers Continue reading »

08Jul 2020
private event venue in jacksonville

Private events look a bit different in 2020 than they have in the past. Smaller guest lists, ultra-sanitization requirements and socially distanced venues are a few traits of the modern-day party. We’re not here to stress you out or take away the fun, though. Valley Smoke happens to be the perfect spot for private parties Continue reading »

08Jun 2020

Late spring and early summer are the perfect times to dine outside in Jacksonville. The humidity is still at bay, mosquitoes keep to a minimum and the weather is pure bliss. Whether you opt for an alfresco brunch on your patio or head to Valley Smoke, we’re here with delicious ideas for your next summer Continue reading »

02May 2020
best bbq jacksonville fl

American barbeque has a history that spans generations. Cultures from every corner of the country add their own twist year over year. From molasses-based sauces to tangy mustard varieties, the Valley Smoke pit crew is here to explain the differences between classic BBQ creations and modern takes. Classic Varieties by Region The four primary styles Continue reading »