Plan Ahead for Valentine’s Day Dining Out in Naples Area

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Make your plans early to ensure a romantic evening out for Valentine’s Day. From casual to elegant, there are so many wonderful restaurants to choose from in the Naples, Bonita Springs, Marco Island area. Bonita Springs Artichoke & Company 11920 Saradrienne Lane, Bonita Springs 239-263-6979 Chops City Grill Bonita 8200 … Continue reading

Naples Downtown Promenade Waterfront Dining Plan

New Naples waterfront area concept - graphic: Stofft Cooney Architects

By: JOSEPH CRANNEY | naplesnews.com A Naples design panel gave final approval Wednesday to a real estate developer’s plan for a downtown promenade of waterfront dining on Naples Bay. The six-member design review board voted unanimously in favor of the project from Naples Bay Center LLC for five restaurants with … Continue reading

New Year’s Eve Food & Fun in Naples Area

New Year's Eve dining out

Dinner food and entertainment for New Year’s Eve in Naples, Bonita Springs, Marco Island   Bonita Springs Artichoke & Company – Open until 1 am. Menu includes $65 four course prix-fixe dinner 11920 Saradrienne Lane, Bonita Springs 239-263-6979 Marco Island Bistro Soleil – Menu offers duck a l’orange, beef tenderloin, and a 4-course … Continue reading

Christmas Dining Out, Naples Area Restaurant Specials

Chops City Grill Bonita - photo: chopsbonita.com

Where to dine on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day   Bonita Springs Chops City Grill Bonita – A la carte dinner menus, and chef specials 8200 Health Center Blvd, Bonita Springs 239-992-4677 Hyatt Regency – Christmas Day Buffet 5001 Coconut Road, Bonita Springs 239-390-4398 Estero Blue Water Bistro – A la carte … Continue reading

Naples Winter Wine Festival

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See ‘Hamilton’? Sail to Havana? Prizes set for Winter Wine Fest HARRIET HOWARD HEITHAUS | HARRIET.HEITHAUS@NAPLESNEWS.COM; 239-213-6091 The Naples Winter Wine Festival has released a final list of wow-er-than-ever prize auction lots for its 2017 auction, and even board members admit to having their noses pressed against the figurative store window. … Continue reading

Naples Winter Wine Festival again tops

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By Harriet Howard Heithaus The Naples Winter Wine Festival is getting bigger — even though it’s already the biggest. On the heels of once again being rated the No. 1 charity wine auction in the U.S. by Wine Spectator magazine, the festival is announcing its chairs for the 2017 festival, … Continue reading

Great Dining in Naples – Best Food Cities in U.S.

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Now everyone knows there is great dining in Naples! Naples has been named No. 20 among America’s Best Food Cities by Condé Nast’s “Traveler” magazine. Jennifer M. Wood, author of that segment of an annual list, made the selection, declaring “there is a food revolution happening in the Sunshine State’s southwestern … Continue reading

The Best American Cities for Foodies: Naples, Florida

The Best American Cities for Foodies: Naples, Florida

Sleepy Naples, Florida, the one pizza joint town has grown into a mecca for foodies, and all who enjoy a good meal. A Conde Nast reader’s poll ranked Naples the 17th best food city in the U.S. From the number of restaurants offering a wide variety of dining options from casual … Continue reading

Marco Island Seafood Festival

Marco Island Seafood Festival

Looking for something fun to do this week? The 2014 Marco Island Seafood and Music Festival will begin at 11:00 AM, on Friday, March 28th. The internationally acclaimed, “Satisfaction-a Rolling Stones Experience” will perform opening night! Mick himself would be satisfied with the Friday line-up! The island’s own Jim Long kicks … Continue reading