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Inside the Gulfshore's Dining Scene

November 2008

11/26/08

Hot Dish: Nov. 26, 2008

Inside the Gulfshore’s Dining Scene   Sunset Grill Gets a New Look   Sanibel’s Sunset Grill has reopened after remodeling, and it’s better than ever. Chef Amy Visco’s culinary art is as tasty as it is beautiful, and that alone merits a trip to this island-casual spot, within sight of some of the best sunsets in Florida!    puff pastry-laced sea bass at Sunset Grill Two of my favorite dishes are her refreshingly tasty green curry mussels with basil and Key lime ($13), and the puff pastry-laced sea bass, stuffed with creamy charred corn ($32). Now I know why Sanibel restaurants stay busy year-round. Sunset Grill, 6536 Pine Ave., Sanibel, (239) 472-2333.     More Than Just Wine   Tastings—A Wine Experience in Gulf Coast Town Center gets my vote for...

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11/12/08

Hot Dish: Nov. 12, 2008

Inside the Gulfshore’s Dining Scene.   New chefs impress at Mermaid Kitchen   Sanibel’s Mermaid Kitchen's new owners Jenny and Andrew Edgar, from the United Kingdom, have brought in new chefs—Executive Chef Michael Colter and Sous Chef Joe Cox—and their food is great! I flipped over the fresh taste and beautiful presentation of Neptune’s chilled poached seafoods ($16.50), and the tenderness of the herb-crusted 14-ounce Kurobuta pork chop’s roasted shallots, candied walnuts and raspberry glace de veau ($24). Kurobuta pork chop at Mermaid Kitchen You have to try their homemade cakes and catering, too. This professional crew’s creative touches rocket Mermaid Kitchen to one of Lee County’s top spots for finer dining in a casual setting. Mermaid Kitchen,...

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