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My Tastee Freez (AKA Ed's Restaurant)

So, we all have one…you know, that favorite whole-in-the-wall diner where everything tastes just a little better than anywhere else. In my hometown, Tastee Freez is the undisputed king of restaurants. This family-owned and run restaurant has always been the place-to-be. The funny thing about Tastee Freez is that it hasn’t had that official name since I was a kid!

My Tastee Freeze (AKA Ed's Restaurant)

Somewhere around 40 years ago, Tastee Freez changed it’s name to Ed’s Restaurant, but the locals didn’t seem to notice. Oh, they all know the name on the sign, but you will likely never hear them refer to it that way.

My Tastee Freeze (AKA Ed's Restaurant)

Here, I’m wearing a Tommy Hilfiger button-up and cuffed jean shorts. The stripe down the back really adds flare to an otherwise typical design.

Tastee Freez Is Actually Called Ed’s

I recently met a woman who moved to town a few years ago. She kept hearing people talk about Tastee Freez,  so she decided to give it a try. She drove up and down the road searching, but never saw the sign. Only later did her co-workers solve the mystery by explaining that the restaurant is actually called Ed’s.

My Tastee Freeze (AKA Ed's Restaurant)

I finished off the outfit with a cute pair of gold Tommy Hilfiger sandals (I highlighted these sandals in an earlier post this summer).

I haven’t lived in my hometown for thirty years, but I wouldn’t dream of a visit home without several trips to Tastee Freez. Evidently, my sentiments are shared by all my childhood friends who also post about their pilgrimages to Tastee Freez on their visits home!

My Tastee Freeze (AKA Ed's Restaurant)

Just in case I’ve sparked your interest in my all-time favorite burger joint, Ed’s Restaurant is located in DeFuniak Springs, Florida. It is located on Highway 90; the traffic pipeline for mainland beach-goers on their way to Sandestin beach.

My Tastee Freeze (AKA Ed's Restaurant)

Ed’s is the home of the pub burger, which was recently voted the best burger in West Florida. If you ever find yourself in the area, stop by “Tastee Freez.” You will not be disappointed! My Tastee Freez (AKA Ed’s Restaurant) gives me that familiar taste of home.

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  1. Love that top! The subtle pattern and and extra fun details makes it so special.

    Thank you for joining TBT Fashion link up and hope to see you Thursday.


    • shelliebowdoin21@gmail.com says:

      Thanks Alice, make sure to check out my last blog on my home page. I just nominated you as one of my favorite mid-life bloggers!

  2. Thanks 4 linking up to Top of the World Style. Love the shirt with the shorts, great combination of polished and casual

  3. I love the no fuzz presentation and the food does look so good! I want to try!

  4. Looks like a fun, hometown diner! It’s funny how we keep the memories and call it what it once was, isn’t it? I have a place like that back home, but didn’t make it. I just mentioned to my stepmom today that I never made it there.

    • shelliebowdoin21@gmail.com says:

      I am from a small town, so there wasn’t much to distract me from going 😉

  5. Hi Shellie, I remember that dinner, the one in my home town, it was called the Arctic Circle, home of the french fry sauce. The best burgers & fries in town!!! 🙂

    #OMHGWW is now in progress, if you have time I would love to have you stop by.

    Have a beautiful week!

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