Space Coast uncorks new beachside food, wine and brew fest

Cocoa Beach is well known as vacation town, but the shores of the Atlantic Ocean drew an upscale foodie crowd on June 3-4 for a new festival.

The two-day Cocoa Beach Uncorked event at Shepard Park hosted thousands of attendees, featuring more than 50 restaurants, food vendors, wineries, breweries and celebrity chefs.

The chef lineup included Winter Park’s own “Retro Rad” Emily Ellyn, who took to the Publix Cooking Stage for a cocktail-making demonstration, plus 20-year DJ Shaun O’Neale,…