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Inside the Gulfshore's Dining Scene

September 2009


Hot Dish: Sept. 30, 2009

Inside the Gulfshore’s dining scene.     A Capital Anniversary!   Naples’ The Capital Grille celebrated its first anniversary Sept. 22 at Mercato with a house full of loyal customers. The superb, friendly service paired with great steaks and seafood packs the parking lot at lunch and dinner almost every day.    Proprietor Peter Lopez must know a few thousand people by name; many greet him like a long lost friend.  Capital Grille diners Scott and Simone Lutgert with Stephanie Henderson. Some anniversary celebrants included Lori and Marshall Hanno with son Matthew, Denny and Karen Berens, Scott and Simone Lutgert, and Blaine Crandall. The Capital Grille, 9005 Mercato Drive, Naples, 254-0640.     Poodle Skirts, Pompadours and an Italian Buffet  ...

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Hot Dish: Sept. 16, 2009

Inside the Gulfshore’s Dining Scene. Silverspot Cinema—Naples’ Upscale Hot Spot for Dinner and a Movie   Silverspot Cinema’s 11 theaters opened Friday on Mercato’s upper level, bringing elegant touches to Naples’ cinema experience. It offers the traditional soft drinks and popcorn ($4, $4.50 and $7), but it also offers 10 beers ($3-$4.25) and more than a dozen wines by the glass ($7-$9). Silverspot Cinema's restaurant.   You can also dine in the theater’s own sleek, 65-seat restaurant, which offers fare such as a Caesar salad ($5), sushi plates ($7), fruit platters ($6) an 8-ounce burger with fries and tobacco onions ($9), or a 7-ounce filet mignon and sides ($23). The pricing is as attractive as the food!  Silverspot Cinema offers sushi, salads,...

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