Aldo's Interior

Enjoy ‘The Sweet Life’ at Aldo’s Italian Table and Bar

February 3, 2022

By Autumn Gates   Seeking to experience exquisite Italian cuisine in an atmosphere that is classy yet relaxed? Aldo’s Italian Table and Bar is your…

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Estero's Sweet Shops

Estero’s Sweet Shops

February 1, 2022

Find treats for your sweetheart—or your sweet tooth! By D. K. Christi   A “sweet” Valentine’s holiday begins with Estero’s wide variety of sweet shops.…

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Chops City Grill interior

Chops City Grill Unveils $1 million Renovation & New Menu

December 27, 2021

By Katie Roberts and Autumn Gates   Those who enter Chops City Grill are greeted by exquisite décor, the cheerful laughter of guests, and the…

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Best of 2021 Dining

December 3, 2021

After all of the pandemic precautions, now more than ever, we appreciate gathering with friends and going out for a good meal. Whether you’re seeking…

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Pazzo interior 2021

Classy Meets Crazy at Pazzo! Italian Cafe

November 4, 2021

By Autumn Gates   Intentionally designed with ingenious touches of “crazy,” Pazzo! Cucina Italiana draws diners seeking to experience the best Italian cuisine Southwest Florida…

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Carini's Pizzeria & Trattoria Exterior

Come to Carini’s for Classic Italian Food & Famiglia

October 19, 2021

By Autumn Gates   In today’s fast-paced culture, Carini’s Pizzeria & Trattoria offers a glimmer of the Old World. In a time when much of…

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The Saloon Wood Fired Grill Interior

Kick Back at The Saloon for Real American Cuisine & Cocktails

September 8, 2021

By Laura J. Cummings   You won’t find dusty boots or spittoons at The Saloon at Coconut Point Mall, and the menu might be a…

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Lapa's Costa Rican Bistro

Authenticity Shines at Lapa’s Costa Rican Bistro

August 15, 2021

By Autumn Gates Whether you’re a regular at Lapa’s or you are entering the bistro for the first time, you can be assured you will…

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The Food Rock whole snapper

The Food Rock Café opens at University Village with Caribbean-inspired cuisine

August 15, 2021

With a permanent location at University Village Shops & Dining, fans of The Food Rock’s Caribbean island-inspired cuisine no longer have to search for the…

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Something New Each Night at Seaside Bar and Grill

July 19, 2021

By Autumn Gates Seaside Bar & Grill is a new neighborhood hangout spot that offers locals a home away from home where they can enjoy…

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The unique culinary chemistry of ‘El Gaucho’ and ‘La Inca’

June 13, 2021

By Autumn Gates When entering El Gaucho Inca, guests are greeted with a unique fusion of Peruvian, Argentinian and Italian culture that cannot be found…

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Beyond Steak & Seafood: Charley’s Boat House chef casts creative vision for ‘next level’ cuisine

May 12, 2021

By Laura J. Cummings Gates Photos by Autumn Gates Who knew a place that’s been around for nearly half a century could deliver such surprising…

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