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May 2011

05/25/11

Noodles celebrates the big 2-0 and Sanibel is jumping with new restaurants from familiar faces

Naples’ Noodles Café & Sushi Bar celebrates its 20th Anniversary There are perhaps a handful o dining spots left in Naples that can claim a 20th anniversary. Brothers and co-owners Matt and Seth Benevento-Berman are celebrating Noodles’ 20th in a special way. Celebrating a 20th anniversary, 20th class reunion, or bringing a party of 20? Celebrate at Noodles and receive a 20 percent discount off your dining experience. Every 20th day of the month, starting with May 20, guests receive a 20 percent discount off all food and beverages, in the dining room, carry-out and catering. Enjoy a complete four-course, 20th anniversary meal for  two for  $20, featuring  fettuccine carbonara, chicken Parmesan, Momma's homemade meatball and sweet Italian sausage exclusively on the...

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05/11/11

May 11: Crab cakes and pork sliders dominate Taste of Collier, plus summer wine series and openings and closings

The 28th annual Taste of Collier brought an estimated 8,000 people to Bayfront to sample delicious small plates from 33 local restaurants on May 1.  Walking in 80 degrees with a balmy breeze can work up an appetite, and attendees were not shy in their samplings. Crab cakes and pork sliders a popular items, with several restaurants serving up their versions, so it was fun to pick informal winners in these categories. Some of the afternoon’s favorites were Bricktop’s fish tacos; Fred’s Food, Fun & Spirits’ pork osso buco; HB’s on the Gulf’s poppy seed crusted ahi tuna; Mulligan’s Sports Bar’s pulled pork sliders; Naples Grande Beach Resort’s Caribbean Steak and The Pub at Mercato’s Tipsy Laird fried cheese cake dessert. The Real Seafood Company’s, and...

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