Food & Dining

A Food Fantasia at Sale e Pepe


“It deserves five WOWS! It’s that good!” exclaimed my dining partner as he bit into a puffy mound of ricotta-stuffed zucchini blossom. He’s not usually a very effusive foodie but this Saturday evening at Sale e Pepe, he emitted more “oooohs” than in previous visits. His dinner was a tenderly baked Georges Bank halibut atop “schiacciata” potato, salsify chanterelle cream […]

Celebration Park


If hard work and expectation is any indication of success, Celebration Park is going to be a spectacular hit, especially with hardened food junkies and those with contemporary culinary tastes looking for more atmosphere and user friendly experience. “There isn’t anything like this anywhere in Florida. A lot of eyes are on us,” said Pat Johnson, General Manager. In fact, […]

They’re Baaaack and We’re Soooo Glaaaad!


For those of us who live and work in Southwest Florida and are not snowbirds, even though we may take a brief intermission to escape the scalding summer, we yearn for the local restaurants that close during the heatwave for various reasons. Some of our favs on Isles of Capri close for deep cleaning, painting, renovations or well-deserved time for […]

CJ’s on the Bay Celebrates 10 Years  


CJ’s on the Bay is turning ten, and with it comes an invitation to a birthday celebration for the entire community.  Mark your calendars for CJ’s Libation Celebration on Saturday, September 22 from 12-6 PM. The birthday party includes an all-day happy hour with birthday bash drink specials, a complimentary picnic buffet and outdoor music. There will also be fun […]

Game Day and More at Buffalo Wild Wings


The sound was deafening, and thunderous screams could be heard from the parking lot. Some even had tears that streamed down their cheeks. The emotional outbursts from everyone shouting in unison seemed to rattle the floor and shake the windows. Everyone, win or lose, left anticipating their next visit. This is a typical game-day at Buffalo Wild Wings in East […]

Student Entrepreneurs Unveil New Products


Taste of Immokalee, a social enterprise created and operated by high school students, announces a new line of salsas and sauces inspired by the rich agriculture of Immokalee, Florida. In addition to the newly unveiled Pineapple Mango Salsa and Mandarin Tangerine BBQ sauce, the existing product line has also been enhanced with farm-fresh ingredients, including locally-sourced tomatoes by Lipman Produce, […]


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