RED Quick Bite #51: Tiki House in Key West

A QUICK BITE FROM OFF DUVAL STREET NEAR CAPTAIN TONY'S IN KEY WEST

This Quick Bite continues our week-long look at trip we took to Key West to run the Southernmost Half Marathon at the beginning of October.  This continues our post-race celebration along Duval Street in Key West.

We used to watch Tiki Bar TV religiously.  We loved all the tiki drinks they would make.  We have a set of our own geeky tikis fromThink Geek.  So this place, Tiki House, was just our speed.  We wanted to hang out at this little place and have several tiki beverages, but we only had time to try their signature drink, the Zombie.  It was deadly delicious!  We will be back and you should stop by, too!  Great drinks, great atmosphere, and a great bartender make this a place to have a drink and stay a while.

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RED Quick Bit #50: Wicked Lick in Key West

A QUICK BITE FROM DUVAL STREET IN KEY WEST

This Quick Bite continues our week-long look at trip we took to Key West to run the Southernmost Half Marathon at the beginning of October.  This continues our post-race celebration along Duval Street in Key West.

We were walking along Duval and stumbled upon a place called Wicked Lickthat makes liquid nitrogen ice cream!  It is a cute little place in the heart of Duval that is pirate-themed!  Unique flavors combining savory and sweet is their speciality.  We got to try a couple and talk to the owners of this brand new establishment.  Have you heard of Tarragon Vanilla and Chipotle Almond Chocolate?  We got to try both.  They also have a great Maple Bacon flavor, too!  Something is here for everyone!  Check it out the next time you are in Key West.

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RED Episode #40: Southernmost Half Marathon and DJ's Clam Shack in Key West

RUN

In this episode, we feature the Southernmost Half Marathon.  We chose this race because our training schedule called for 12.5 miles this weekend and we thought, "Why not run it in Key West?"  Who wouldn't want to see the beautiful sunrise on the Southernmost Point of the United States.  It was humid and hot, but a beautiful course and friendly people.  It was also held on the same course as a full marathon.  The time limit was set to 6-hours for both races, so we thought it would be a no-pressure training run.  The only thing we forgot to bring was our Night Tech Gear shoe lights because we started so early and we were unfamiliar with the course (next time!).  We were thankful to have our Sqoosh to wipe away sweat during the race, and we needed to remember to hydrate and get electrolytes efficiently both before and during the race.  It felt like it was still at the height of the heat and humidity of Florida summer.  So anyone running this one as a first half marathon will love the longer time limit but should remember to stay hydrated, even when starting while it is still dark outside.

 

EAT

As a post-race celebration, we had DJ's Clam Shack on Duval Street in Key West.  Clam strips and conch fritters are amazing there!  We bragged about it so much that a friend of ours who went to Key West the very next weekend had the lobster roll and said he had died and gone to lobster heaven!

DRINK

We had local beer to toast our accomplishment from Islamorada Beer Company while at  DJ's Clam Shack.  It was Sandbar Sunday and it did not disappoint as a light and easy-drinking beer to toast completing our training run!   Yes, we had other beers at Islamorada Beer Company when we stopped there, so we tried one that we did not have as part of our flight in our Quick Bite.  It was glorious after run-walk-running 13.1 miles!

 

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