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Inside the Gulfshore's Dining Scene

August 2008

08/27/08

Hot Dish: August 27, 2008

Inside the Gulfshore’s Dining Scene   Neapolitans give The Keg Steakhouse a hearty welcome      The Keg Steakhouse and Bar opened its newest Naples branch this week at the site of the former Sanibel Steakhouse. It has been wildly successful, packed with diners every night. Satisfied patrons leaving the restaurant told me why: The steaks come in at the middle price point, some with veggies and potato included, unlike many competitors who only offer those sides a la carte.     Grilled salmon at The Keg The sirloin classic includes a Caesar salad, vegetables, mushrooms and a large baked potato for $20.45; the 7-ounce bleu cheese filet mignon, wrapped in applewood smoked bacon, has a twice-baked potato, all for $23.45. Salads, seafood—such as a $21.95 grilled...

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08/13/08

Hot Dish: August 13, 2008

Inside the Gulfshore’s Dining Scene   Wilim takes over Crü as Roland takes on Naples Brian Roland will soon leave his role as executive chef at Crü in Fort Myers to migrate south to Naples. In October, he will become executive chef for M Waterfront Grille in the former site of Maxwell’s at Village on Venetian Bay. The new menu has not yet been announced, however expect the best!  Crü’s new executive chef, Richie Wilim Jr., the restaurant’s former chef de cuisine, seamlessly moves up the culinary ladder, maintaining his signature innovative cuisine. The restaurant scene is healthy, innovative and tasty wherever these two fine chefs are involved. IM Tapas offers authentic Spanish fare     IM Tapas executive chef Isabel Pozo Polo and...

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