Sarasota’s Beloved Bijou Cafe’ Now Part of the Realm Restaurant Group by Sharon Carole and Chef Christopher Covelli (Sage SRQ), Now Bijou Garden Cafe, Keeping this Icon in Good Hands, Sarasota, Florida

  Classic Escargots In 1986, the Knaggs family opened their 50-seat restaurant in a restored 1920s era gas station. It has since grown to accommodate 140 guests with 4 unique dining rooms: The Bird Room, The Patio Room, Main Room … Continue reading

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Ristorante Santucci: Contemporary Sicilian Inspired Cucina in Rosemary Place, West Palm Beach, Florida

    It all began in Sicily. Growing up in a large Italian family, Chef & Owner Emilio had access to acres of land filled with fresh fruits and vegetables, developing a great sense for quality produce. Since an early … Continue reading

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Rocca Tampa: Exceptional Contemporary Italian Cuisine and Table Side Fresh Mozzarella Caprese Salad Showstopper in Tampa, Florida

  Heirloom Caprese Salad “The Mozzarella Cart” at Rocca, finished product.   Okay, let’s just clear this up right away. I’ve spent about two years of my life in Italy. I have visited numerous Caseifici or farms where fresh mozzarella, … Continue reading

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LoLa 41 at the White Elephant: A Nantucket Original Opens in Palm Beach!

      Lola 41 is a unique and vibrant restaurant located on Nantucket Island, 30 miles off the coast of Massachusetts, specializing in cuisines from the 41st parallel. LoLa stands for longitude latitude and the number 41 represents the … Continue reading

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Almond Palm Beach: Another New York City and Hamptons Landmark (Bridgehampton) Favorite Launches in Palm Beach on Royal Poinciana

    Almond, an American bistro located in New York City’s bustling Flatiron District, also a featured restaurant in my first edition of “The Restaurant Diet” combines the best of rustic French cuisine in a casually elegant atmosphere. Co-owner and … Continue reading

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