Along the Gulfshore

Sanibel Chef Melissa Donahue-Talmage Named James Beard Award Semifinalist

The owner of Sweet Melissa’s Café is in the running for the prestigious honor.
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2019 Southwest Florida Wine & Food Fest Raises $1.9 Million for Local Children

A new one-day format at a new location saw a spectacular amount netted for SWFL Children’s Charities—in large part for the group’s...
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Smith Organics to Morph Into Lake Park Diner

The Bevy’s original team—its opening chef and owner—are a fixture at Celebration Park, and they have expansion plans.
Food

Q&A with NaplesNEXT Chef Gregory Gourdet

Hand-picked by the James Beard Foundation to spearhead the culinary offerings at the inaugural ideas festival March 17-19, the chef shares his...
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Chloe’s Cookies Are Just What They Should Be

A new Fort Myers company is the result of the owner’s quest to make the ooiest gooiest chocolate chips.
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Sweet Caroline’s Space to Become Locale Eatery

A change in ownership is bringing a shakeup of the breakfast and lunch menu, plus a refresh of the North Naples space.
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Checking In: The New and Improved Bone Hook Brewing Co.

No longer a microbrewery, Bone Hook has tanks swelling with notable brews that now fill the size of its former footprint, and...
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Yard House Debuts in Naples …

... with 3,000 gallons of beer in a glass-enclosed keg room, flat-screens and food for all.
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Slideshow: 2019 NWWF Vintner Dinners

A behind-the-scenes look at five of the 18 vintner dinners hosted Jan. 25 for the Naples Winter Wine Festival, the town’s preeminent...
Food

The Craft Beer Boom Continues

There’s much variety to be enjoyed as more and more places here are making their own ales and lagers.
Food

7 Best Dining Splurges in Southwest Florida

Trust us. They're worth the calories.
Food

Dining Review: The Claw Bar in Naples

The Claw Bar delivers on a seafood-focused menu in quite the opulent setting.
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NWWF 2019: Weekend Recap

Gulfshore Life’s food and wine editor gives the inside scoop on all that happened at this year’s Naples Winter Wine Festival.
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Fantasy Food Draft

The Naples Winter Wine Festival’s online auction is what gourmet dreams are made of—and anyone can place bids on chef-led experiences, winery...