April 21, 2015

Archive of: Haute Chefs

Title Issue
Start a Restaurant? You Must Be Kidding

Start a Restaurant? You Must Be Kidding

As Colin Estrem opens up a new place in Naples, here’s a look at the challenges and prospects in a very tough business.

March 2015
Dining Review: Alto Live Jazz Kitchen

Dining Review: Alto Live Jazz Kitchen

With a new executive chef, Alto Live Jazz Kitchen has found a pleasing rhythm with its soulful cooking and live music.

February 2015
Can This Hot Chef Make It Here?

Can This Hot Chef Make It Here?

Yes, Charles Mereday is getting rave reviews for his cooking, but the question is whether his expanding enterprise is the right business model for success in Southwest Florida.

July 2014
Profile: Sarah Gruneberg Goes from TV Villain to Savior Chef

Profile: Sarah Gruneberg Goes from TV Villain to Savior Chef

After a successful run in Chicago, she arrives to get Angelina’s Ristorante back to classic Italian cuisine.

March 2014
February's Hot Dish and What We're Drinking

February's Hot Dish and What We're Drinking

Ivan explores Brew Babies Garden Bistro, Flava European Cuisine and Chef Brooke's Natural Cafe. Plus, Sukie Honeycutt on great new wine from the maker of the Prisoner.

February 2013
Dining Review: Bha! Bha! Persian Bistro

Dining Review: Bha! Bha! Persian Bistro

After closing up shop off Vanderbilt Beach Road, Bha! Bha! has reopened with a stunning new home on Fifth Avenue South. And thankfully, chef Michael Mir brought along the same great food.

February 2013
For Gourmets Only

For Gourmets Only

Two foodies sample and tell: Here are their choices of the best French, Mexican,Asian, Latin and Italian dishes in Southwest Florida.

February 2013
Surprise! Three Restaurants That Almost Never Were

Surprise! Three Restaurants That Almost Never Were

These three restaurateurs never intended to be chefs, but they're now turning out some of the most delightful dishes around.

December 2012

Naples Winter Wine Festival 2011: 2012 Celebrity Chefs & Vintners

January 2012

This Chef Demands Your Attention

July 2010