ISLAMORADA FISH COMPANY: Relaxed atmosphere & an awe-inspiring aquarium

December 28, 2018

By Laura J. Cummings Islamorada is Spanish for “purple island,” so named by the earliest explorers of the Florida Keys. But here on the Gulf…

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December 3, 2018

As we close out another year, it’s time to reflect on the amazing experiences we’ve had and the memories we’ve made. Here at Estero Life,…

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Pewter Mug

Longstanding Local Favorite Re-emerges as…The Pewter Mug North

November 5, 2018

  For nearly 50 years, The Pewter Mug has been renowned for its signature cuts of prime rib and its famous soup and salad bar.…

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October 5, 2018

Culinary innovation with classic roots Barbatella 1290 Third Street South, Naples 239.263.1955 By Laura J. Cummings             What is Barbatella? This Third Street South…

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September 1, 2018

Experience Elevated Dining with Estero Bay Views Flipper’s on the Bay 8771 Estero Blvd., Ft. Myers Beach 239.765.1025 Flipper’s on the Bay, the waterfront…

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Malbec (and More) from Mendoza, Argentina

August 1, 2018

Named for “argentum” (Latin for “silver”), Argentina was likely named for the early Spanish explorers’ hopes of what was to be found in this magical…

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DORONA, Modern Italian Steakhouse

August 1, 2018

‘Rustic Chic’ concept boasts exquisite cuisine Dorona 2110 9th St. N., Naples 239.529.2819 A rare grape variety propagated on the Venetian lagoon islands is…

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It’s BBQ Season!

August 1, 2018

Planning a backyard barbecue this summer? You’ll wow your guests with the bold and smoky flavors of this grilled chicken and corn on the cob…

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South Fork Grille Fresh Flavors & a Friendly Feel

July 1, 2018

South Fork Grille Coconut Point Mall 23161 Village Shops Way, Estero 239.992.5040 As restaurants come and go at Coconut Point Mall, South Fork Grille…

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Sea Salt on 3rd Avenue South

The Artistry of Sea Salt & the ambience of Third Street South

June 1, 2018

Sea Salt 1186 Third Street South, Naples 239.434.7258 Third Street South captivates with its historic charm and festive scene. It’s the heart of Old…

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Brio at Waterside Shops

BRIO Tuscan Grille Alfresco Dining & Rustic Italian Cuisine

May 1, 2018

BRIO Tuscan Grille Waterside Shops 5505 Tamiami Trail N., Naples Phone: 239.593.5319 Website: When you hear “Italian dining,” chances are you think of spaghetti…

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Wiener Schnitzel

Swiss German Bistro

April 1, 2018

Traditional European Fare That’s Close to Home Swiss German Bistro The Prado at Spring Creek 25245 Chamber of Commerce Drive, Bonita Springs Hours: 4:30 p.m.…

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