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DeRomo’s Gourmet Market & Restaurant
It’s not easy to describe an establishment like DeRomo’s Gourmet Market & Restaurant in Bonita Springs. With so many moving parts, DeRomo’s is more than just a place to eat; it’s a Southwest Florida destination. Veteran restaurateur and businessman Francis J. Cuomo opened DeRomo’s in 2014, after extensively renovating... Read more
Azure

Azure

RESTAURANTS July 3, 2018

If your idea of an authentic French restaurant conjures visions of stuffy waiters in a formal setting, you haven’t been to Azure in south Fort Myers. Serving what it describes as “modern French bistro fare,” the casual and cozy 40-seat restaurant is nestled inconspicuously in a retail space once... Read more
Point 57

Point 57

RESTAURANTS May 2, 2018

Cape Coral’s dining and entertainment scene continues to garner considerable notice, with new restaurants opening almost daily. Although the concentration of unique eateries along and around Cape Coral Parkway and S.E. 47th Terrace have gotten much of the attention, great dining choices aren’t confined to the city’s urban core.... Read more
aRTISAN eATERY

aRTISAN eATERY

RESTAURANTS March 9, 2018

Most Southwest Floridians assume that fine dining and fast casual dining are on opposite ends of the culinary spectrum. That’s understandable, since most of the area’s fine-dining restaurants are considered special-occasion places. But that’s precisely what makes Artisan Eatery such a rare and welcome exception. The restaurant opened in... Read more
Gather

Gather

RESTAURANTS January 6, 2018

It’s not easy being all things to all  people at all hours, which may explain  the dearth of locally owned  restaurants serving breakfast, lunch  and dinner. But at Gather in Cape Coral,  the owners and staff have been meeting  the challenge with ease, starting at 7  a.m., six days... Read more
Society

Society

RESTAURANTS November 17, 2017

For years, visitors to the Bell Tower Shops in Fort Myers have watched Society take shape at the property’s north end, wondering what it was and whether construction would ever be completed. At long last, it appears the innovative restaurant is ready for its close-up. Although final permits and... Read more
LYNQ

LYNQ

RESTAURANTS September 28, 2017

Past performance doesn’t guarantee future success for most businesses. But when the business involves a dining concept from veteran local restaurateur Chris Whitaker, success is a reasonable assumption. Add partner and chef Jean- Claude Roge to the mix and it’s hard to imagine how LYNQ could be anything but... Read more
Bistro 41

Bistro 41

RESTAURANTS July 4, 2017

When Bistro 41 made its 1997 debut, retailers Saks Fifth Avenue and Jacobson’s anchored the Bell Tower Shops, and there were far fewer restaurants to serve Lee County’s population of approximately 400,000. Back then, Bistro 41 was one of the area’s first fine-dining restaurants with a contemporary, “urban chic”... Read more
Izzy’s Fish & Oyster
The Kearns Restaurant Group and its partners continue transforming the restaurant scene in downtown Fort Myers with their latest dining option: Izzy’s Fish and Oyster at the corner of First and Jackson streets. Scheduled to open by the end of May, the New England-style seafood restaurant and raw bar... Read more
Ocean Prime

Ocean Prime

RESTAURANTS March 7, 2017

Excellence is not an option for dining establishments along downtown Naples’ world-class restaurant row; it’s expected. That’s why it takes an extraordinary establishment to generate the buzz that Ocean Prime has enjoyed since opening in December. Located at 699 5th Avenue South, the restaurant is the latest among Ohio-based... Read more