Local Dining

Nov. 27, 2019

True Food Kitchen Naples Florida | 322/365 Things to Do

True Food Naples Florida

True Food Kitchen Naples Florida | 322/365 Things to Do

Last Sunday, after church, I decided to have lunch with my friend Denise at True Food Kitchen. I always wanted to try True Food Kitchen since several friends had spoken about their wholesome food. The restaurant was pretty busy due ...

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Nov. 13, 2019

Captain & Krewe Lobster & Oysters | 309/365 Things to Do

Captain & Krewe Naples Florida

Captain & Krewe Lobster & Oysters | 309/365 Things to Do

The long story short is that the Griffith/Sandford show got a little crazy on Veteran’s Day.  We attended a ceremony at Cambier Park but there were heat issues and someone (Jerry) enjoyed a complimentary ride to the ...

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Nov. 3, 2019

The Saloon at Coconut Point | 292/365 Things to Do

Saloon Coconut Point

The Saloon at Coconut Point | 292/365 Things to Do

The Saloon at Coconut Point is one of the newer dining establishments in Estero, Florida. Located at Coconut Point Mall it is located in the space where Blue Water was once located.  To describe the Saloon is difficult, it’s ...

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Oct. 25, 2019

Restoratives Café in Estero| 288/365 Things to Do

Restoratives Cafe Estero

Restoratives Café in Estero| 288/365 Things to Do

We get to mix a little business with pleasure regularly so when I had to pick up a lock box and listing signs from Country Creek in Estero I offered Jerry lunch to keep me company.  It had been a ...

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May 12, 2019

Breakfast at Dolly’s in Bonita Springs | 130/365 Things to Do

Dollys Bonita Springs

Breakfast at Dolly’s in Bonita Springs | 130/365 Things to Do

Dolly’s is one of the restaurants in Bonita Springs that wildly popular with both locals and tourists.  Imagine an Olde Florida motel converted into a restaurant.  It’s kitschy.  Not many of the tables, chairs, dishes or ...

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Jan. 6, 2016

Beating the Restaurant Lines in Bonita Springs Florida

Bonita Springs Deromos markte

Gourmet Bakery at Deromo’s Bonita Springs

The "other" kind of lobster tails in Bonita Springs, Florida. #swfl #lifeinbonitasprings

I found this photo in my phone today ... you can almost smell the sugar, can't you? First and foremost, Deromo’s is off the hook in every department, not just the bakery ...

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March 8, 2015

Fish Crazy Seafood Restaurant Naples, Florida

Fish Crazy Bar

Fish Crazy Restaurant N. Naples, Florida

If you’ve been around SWFL long enough you probably are familiar with Randy Essig formerly of Randy’s Seafood and Rodes Market, fame.  He’s now partnered with Tony Valego and opened Fish Crazy in North Naples, in the location that was the home of ...

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Oct. 18, 2014

DeRomo's Gourmet Market & Restaurant Bonita Springs, Florida

DeRomo’s Gourmet Market and Restaurant

DeRomo’s Gourmet Market and Restaurant officially opened at The Promenade in Bonita Springs, Florida, this week. The market is a feast for the senses and an absolutely fabulous addition to the market and restaurant scene in Southwest Florida. There isn’t another establishment like it in ...

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Feb. 6, 2013

Norman Love Confections For Happy Valentines Day

Norman Love Chocolate

Norman Love Chocolate: One Size Fits All

Just in case you didn’t know, Norman Love Confections and the world famous chocolate is anchored right here in southwest Florida.  Since chocolate makes a perfect gift for Valentine’s Day, there is only one way to set your gift apart from any ...

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Nov. 21, 2012

Buffalo Chips Restaurant | Bonita Springs Florida

Good Times in Bonita Springs at Buffalo Chips

A willing victim allowed me to interview them about dining at the world famous Buffalo Chips Restaurant in greater downtown Bonita Springs, Florida. I swore it would be easy and painless and then we messed up immediately and went into a laughing ...

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