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  1. Recipe of The Month: Grandma’s Chocolate Cake by Norman Love

    Norman Love Confections has been satisfying connoisseurs of fine chocolate since 2001, when founder, president and chef, Norman Love, first opened his facility in Fort Myers and introduced his masterpieces to the world. International acclaim immediately followed, and Love has been continually recognized as one of the top chocolatiers in the nation by industry publications …

  2. More Than A Meal… A Wyld Culinary Experience

    If you haven’t been to Wyld’s Café, chances are you’ve whizzed by it dozens of times on Bonita Beach Road. Located in a small strip center with no frontage, the parking and entrance are in the back. Chef/owner Robert Charest signed a deal to take over the space on Pearl Harbor Day, December 7th, 2004. …

  3. Asian Cuisine Reigns Supreme at Charlie Chiang’s

    The name Charlie Chiang has a ring. You might expect him to be a movie star or a Chinese hero of some kind when in fact he is a former chemist and one of the owners of the eponymous restaurant in North Naples–along with his alluring wife, Christiana. The face of the restaurant, she is …

  4. Recipe of The Month: Potato Squash Mash Up by Chef Bob Boye of Cru

    Chef Bob Boye is a rare Southwest Florida native who studied business administration and marketing at the University of South Florida. Bored by a desk job, he began bartending a couple of days a week at Cru, and quickly became a culinary master. Since taking over the restaurant, Boye has been turning up the heat …

  5. BEACH DINING With More Than View

    Offering one of the best views on Fort Myers Beach, PierSide Grille and Famous Blowfish Bar has been serving locals and tourists alike for more than twenty years. You can’t see PierSide from the road, or even the pedestrian friendly Times Square, but if you walk onto the pier, you can’t help but notice the …

  6. Accommodating Gourmet Dining at La Fontanella

    With white linen tablecloths, an international wine list and a made from scratch kitchen, in July La Fontanella Ristorante celebrates 17 years of business. The gourmet Italian restaurant in Bonita Springs is not only known for its outstanding food, but also its stellar service and inviting atmosphere. Co-owners Moe Abdelmasih and Adel Khalil have been …

  7. Stimulating Your Senses With Edible Arrangements

    This September Jennifer Palma steps up her game in the world of Edible Arrangements, with a coveted seat on the advisory board of this well-known, well-respected international franchise. Palma owns five Edible Arrangements in Naples, Bonita Springs, Fort Myers and North Fort Myers, including two walk-in storefront concepts. The business is known for it’s beautiful …