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May 2008

05/28/08

Hot Dish: May 28, 2008

Inside the Gulfshore’s Dining Scene   Learn to cook like Roy Chef Roy Yamaguchi and Ivan Seligman at Roy's in Naples Chef Roy Yamaguchi sure packed the house at Roy’s in Naples on Saturday as he personally hosted “Taste of Twenty Years Dinner.” His Hawaiian fusion cuisine was wonderfully seasoned, beautifully presented, and well-paired with Gary Branham’s Branham Estate Wines. Roy, with 37 eponymous restaurants worldwide, is calm, quiet and clearly respected and loved by his staff. He cooked on the line and greeted admirers with a word and a handshake. Try the upside down pineapple cake, check out his cookbook, Fish & Seafood, and cook up a favorite!     Judi Gallagher and Jeannie Lee at Roy's in Naples So you missed the dinner? Not a problem! Join Chef...

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05/14/08

Hot Dish: May 14, 2008

Inside the Gulfshore’s Dining Scene. Summer on the Gulfshore My favorite season has begun: Off-season! Imagine, going into nearly any restaurant before 6:30 p.m., and no wait? YES! Find parking spaces closer than downtown Immokalee? Enjoy some dinner specials? Yes, it’s that season now. Visit some dining favorites this week; try a new restaurant as well. This is THE critical time for restaurant survival, and your support keeps chefs’ and servers’ families afloat during the summer. Fort Myers Loses Two High-Class Restaurants Speaking of survival, after seven years of, hands-down, some of the tastiest and most creative cuisine in Florida, Chef/Owner Harold Balink’s Harold’s on Bay will be closing its downtown Fort Myers location at the end of May. Harold will...

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