Suite Life Magazine
Manhattan Steakhouse
A woman owning a steakhouse is very unusual, ” says Bella Purisic, owner of Manhattan Steakhouse in Bonita Springs. The New York native, whose family has a successful history in the meat and steakhouse business, opened the restaurant in 2011 with the encouragement of her restaurateur husband Kenny. The... Read more
Two Guys: Kitchen & Catering
Success has been swift for Two Guys Kitchen & Catering in Naples. In just three years, its owners, brothers Peter and Larry Falisi, have built a business that includes a full-service catering company, a fast casual restaurant, and an in-flight catering business. The brothers have been immersed in Italian... Read more
Deep Lagoon

Deep Lagoon

RESTAURANTS November 6, 2018

If you’ve lived in Southwest Florida awhile, you probably know there’s no one, single thing about the area that makes it so special. Rather, it’s everything — from the sunsets to the water to the fresh seafood — that draws people to the area and keeps them coming back.... Read more
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