We talk about the restaurant's concept and how it made it down to Key West, the new menu and the music.
If you have ever wondered what people do around here or wanted to know the story behind a restaurant, bar or local business, this is exactly why I created the Backyards of Key West Podcast.
So sit back, relax and enjoy as you learn the stories behind what makes Key West so magical. To listen from your computer, click on any of the episodes you want, or click on your favorite app below!
In this episode, Mark Baratto sits down with Carol Wightman, one of the owners of the famed Marquesa Hotel to discuss, what it takes to run a successful hotel, some famed guests that have stayed at the hotel, and what the "hotel life" in Key West really looks like.
Be on the listen for Carol's favorite places to dine (besides Cafe Marquesa), and some of her other local favorites.
In this episode, Mark Baratto sits down to get interviewed on the Living In Key West Podcast, with Stephanie & Greg.
We talk about my career path and how I became an artist and the genesis of the Backyards of Key West brand.
In this episode, Mark Baratto sits down with Chris and Patrick, the owners of Eaton Good.
We talk about the variety of restaurants they used to own, their love for cooking with fire, and what makes their restaurant stand out.
In this follow up interview from his first one years ago, Mark Baratto sits down with Scott Saunders, the CEO, and creator of Fury Water Adventures Key West.
We talk about how the business did during the COVID lockdown, how the business has evolved for the better, and future plans for Fury.
In this episode, Mark Baratto sits down with famed artists D. Arthur Wilson and Lisa Wilson of Wilson Signature Collection Fine Art Gallery.
We talk about how they both got start on their art journey and the origin of Rhupert by D. Arthur.
In this episode, Mark Baratto sits down with husband and wife Real Estate duo Stephanie & Greg.
We talk about how they are using TikTok to grow their business, their new podcast, and how giving more than asking is a winning strategy.
In this episode, Mark Baratto sits down with Kyle Carter to talk about his newest island festival called, "Key Western Fest."
We also talk about the lineup for RokIsland Fest and the festival that started it all, Mile 0 Fest.
RokIsland Fest: Jan 17 - 21
Mile 0 Fest: Jan 23 - 28
Key Western Fest: Jan 31 - Feb 4
In this episode, Mark Baratto sits down with Denise Boudreau to talk about her annual retreat in Key West to rediscover the spark within yourself.
We talk about how overworking and a mini-stroke caused Denise to battle bout of depression, and how the skills she learned to pull herself out, she now teaches in her retreats.
In going through all of my podcast episodes before the New Year, there is one that stands out as a favorite interview I've done and also a favorite by many listeners.
I think the story behind Fury Water Adventures is almost as amazing as how Scott Saunders turned his life around with one single moment.