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2021 Culinary CHEF Showdown – Who Won?

March 22, 2021

CHEF, the Culinary & Hospitality Education Foundation of Southwest Florida, filmed the 2021 CHEF Showdown competition on Monday, February 1,...

What’s New From The Beaches Of Fort Myers & Sanibel

March 9, 2021

Photo courtesy of The Beaches of Fort Myers & Sanibel.  LEE COUNTY, Fla. (U.S.A.) – As visitors begin to plan long-awaited...

Frontier Airlines Voters Have Spoken: Fort Myers Is Named Top Warm Weather Destination Of 2021

March 5, 2021

image courtesy of The Beaches of Fort Myers & Sanibel FORT MYERS, Florida – Jan. 29, 2021 – Fort Myers...

Order Fine Folk Pizza Ahead Online Mondays In March And Save!

March 2, 2021

By Katrina Salokar Go online any Monday in March to order for delivery or pick up later in the week,...

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Culinary Chef Showdown Heats Up In The Kitchen During Cross-County Duel

March 2, 2021

Submitted By Beth Oliver CHEF, the Culinary & Hospitality Education Foundation of Southwest Florida, filmed the 2021 Culinary CHEF Showdown in front of a sold-out VIP studio audience limited to 20 guests on February 1, 2021, at the Workshop demonstration kitchen in the new Luminary Hotel & Co. boutique hotel...

New Upscale Lounge, The Loft At OT, Ready To Make Its Mark In South Cape Coral

March 1, 2021

Longtime restaurateur remakes unique venue FORT MYERS, Fla. (Jan. 28, 2021) – An upscale lounge featuring a full liquor bar, a wide selection of craft cocktails, wines, craft beers, tapas and live entertainment, The Loft at OT has opened its doors, and the good vibes have begun. Owners Mike and Kristina...

Bubba’s Roadhouse Debuts New Menu, Now Offering Tacos During Lunch

February 26, 2021

CAPE CORAL, Fla. – Jan. 28, 2021 – In line with the new year, Bubba’s Roadhouse and Saloon is now offering a newly updated menu. All of the restaurant’s signature items, like the juicy, hand-cut steaks, delicious American comfort food, and cold drinks from the bar, remain, but there is one...

Fine Folk Pizza Delivers Free Pizza To Local Food Banks

February 2, 2021

By Joshua Soto Tuesday, February 9 is National Pizza Day, one of the favorite food holidays of the year. This year in celebration of the holiday, Michael DeNunzio and Brie DeNunzio, owners of “Fine Folk Pizza,” will join local pizzerias nationwide in the Pizza Across America campaign. “As a member...

Bubba’s Continues Offering Karaoke And Live Entertainment Weekly In January

January 20, 2021

Enjoy Great Steak and Live Entertainment Tuesday through Saturday CAPE CORAL, Fla. – Dec. 22, 2020 – Bubba’s Roadhouse and Saloon will continue its weekly entertainment lineup into the new year with karaoke and live music by local artists throughout January. Karaoke night takes place each week on Thursdays and Saturdays...

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Seminole Casino Hotel Resumes Live Music Schedule At Zig Zag Lounge In ‘Safe + Sound’ Setting

January 18, 2021

IMMOKALEE, Fla. (Dec. 18, 2020) – Seminole Casino Hotel Immokalee will resume live performances at Zig Zag Lounge beginning New Year’s Eve with “Safe + Sound” guidelines in place. The “Safe + Sound” program mandates the proper use of required masks or face coverings, social distancing, crowd control and remaining stationary while eating...

Fort Myers Brewing Company’s Spyk’d Earns Gold And Bronze Medals At National Beverage Competition

January 6, 2021

FORT MYERS, Fla. (Dec. 10, 2020) – Fort Myers Brewing Company’s locally crafted spiked seltzer beverages, Spyk’d Hard Seltzer, has earned two medals at the U.S. Open Beverage Championships held in November in Oxford, Ohio. Fort Myers Brewing Company’s Spyk’d Mojito Hard Seltzer won a Gold medal in the Hard Seltzer...

Angelina’s Ristorante Offers Special Christmas Eve And New Year’s Eve Menus

December 28, 2020

Celebrate the Holidays with Unmatched Fine Italian Food BONITA SPRINGS, Fla. – Dec. 9, 2020 – Celebrate the holidays with an unmatched fine Italian experience at Angelina’s Ristorante. The restaurant will be open on Christmas Eve from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. and New Year’s Eve from 4 p.m. to 10...

Sun Saver Passport Offers Savings And Supports Local Businesses

December 11, 2020

LEE COUNTY, Fla. –The Lee County Visitor & Convention Bureau (VCB) has launched a free mobile-exclusive savings passport that is available to Lee County locals and visitors. Users will have access to exclusive deals on attractions, restaurants and experiences throughout the destination. There are three easy steps to participate: Sign up...

Enjoy New Sunday Brunch In ‘Safe + Sound’ Setting At Seminole Casino Hotel’s EE-TO-LEET-KE Grill

December 9, 2020

MMOKALEE, Fla. (Nov. 30, 2020) – The EE-TO-LEET-KE Grill in Seminole Casino Hotel Immokalee will unveil a new weekly Sunday brunch menu Dec. 6, with table-service brunch from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Executive Chef Jim Anile said that the new brunch will feature classic as well as less-traditional Southern brunch fare, with fun and...

Hard Truth Distilling Co. Introduces Legends Series With 14-Year-Old Straight Bourbon Whiskey

December 9, 2020

Schoonover Straight Bourbon Whiskey, plus three barrel-smoked variants, are available today  Nashville, Ind. – Hard Truth Distilling Co., an artisan distillery located on 325 acres in Southern Indiana, has released the first spirit in its Legends series: Schoonover Straight Bourbon Whiskey. This very rare, single-barrel, uncut and unfiltered, 14-year-old straight...

Bubba’s Roadhouse And Saloon Offers Catering Services With Delicious And Plentiful Options

December 9, 2020

Let Bubba’s Do the Grilling this Holiday Season, Get 10 Percent Off First Order CAPE CORAL, Fla. – Nov. 24, 2020 – No event, party, or small gathering, especially during the holidays, is complete without great food. Bubba’s Roadhouse and Saloon offers catering services with a variety of delicious options to...

Norman Love Confections Opens Chocolate Salon At UTC In Sarasota

December 9, 2020

Internationally renowned chocolatier introduces new interactive dessert experience at company’s sixth Florida location  FORT MYERS AND SARASOTA, Fla. (Nov. 24, 2020) – Internationally renowned for handcrafted artisanal chocolates, Norman Love Confections is now open at University Town Center (UTC) in Sarasota. Located at 192 N. Cattlemen Road in the West District...

Pizza Shop Continues To Shine, Despite COVID-19 Drawbacks

December 1, 2020

Gateway’s Own Fine Folk Pizza Launches Holiday InitiativeBy David Piro The brains are back at it again. With 2020 being a long year for all, the team knew it was time to bring Fort Myers some good old fashion cheer! Fine Folk Pizza is excited to announce that the 2020...

Lani Kai Island Resort Hosts An Affordably Elegant Thanksgiving Day Menu In The Island View

November 18, 2020

You and your family are invited to join Executive Chef Angel and his award-winning staff atop the beautiful, recently reopened and updated Island View, on the top floor of the Lani Kai Island Resort, 1400 Estero Blvd. Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, Nov. 26. Enjoy a sit-down Thanksgiving dinner, featuring several fixed-menu...

Give Thanks With Gourmet Desserts From Norman Love Confections

November 16, 2020

FORT MYERS, Fla. (Nov. 5, 2020) – Thanksgiving is a time for counting blessings, and Norman Love Confections offers the sweetest way to give thanks during this Thanksgiving holiday. Norman Love Confections features traditional fall-themed desserts that are the perfect ending to a holiday meal. A limited number of freshly...

Angelina’s To Return To Regular Seasonal Hours Starting Nov. 1

November 12, 2020

BONITA SPRINGS, Fla. – Oct. 22, 2020 – Angelina’s Ristorante will return to its regular seasonal hours on Sunday, Nov. 1. The hour adjustments include reopening on Mondays for dinner service, as well extending weeknight service hours Monday through Thursday until 10 p.m. Weekend hours will remain the same from 4...

Fort Myers Brewing Company’s Spyk’d Named Best Hard Seltzer At National Seltzer Competition

November 4, 2020

Submitted By Holly Boldrin Fort Myers Brewing Company’s locally crafted spiked seltzer beverages, Spyk’d Hard Seltzer, has earned national recognition, voted Best Hard Seltzer by attendees of Seltzerland 2020, a national hard seltzer competition held Oct. 10 at the Westchase Golf Course in Tampa. Over 900 attendees participated in the...

Bubba’s Roadhouse And Saloon Offers Special Holiday Gift Card Deal

November 2, 2020

CAPE CORAL, Fla. – Oct. 21, 2020 – This holiday season, give the gift of delicious steak and all-American comfort food classics. To celebrate, Bubba’s Roadhouse and Saloon is offering a special gift card deal. Starting on Nov. 10, when guests purchase $100 in gift cards, they’ll receive a $20 bonus...

Total Wine & More’s Points With A Purpose Raises $34,330 For Community Cooperative

October 29, 2020

The company’s customer appreciation event in September will help Community Cooperative feed the community FORT MYERS, Fla. (Oct. 19, 2020) – A two-week customer appreciation event where shoppers collected five times the loyalty points at Total Wine & More’s Lee County stores resulted in a donation of $34,330 for  Community...

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2021 Culinary CHEF Showdown – Who Won?

CHEF, the Culinary & Hospitality Education Foundation of Southwest Florida, filmed the 2021 CHEF Showdown competition on Monday, February 1, 2021, in front of a

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