Tag Archives: New Foods

Best Chains for the Road

I’ve been travelling a lot lately and inevitably find myself looking for a great place to eat. My first choice is always to look for a good locally-owned restaurant but sometimes that isn’t available, convenient or easy to find. That’s when I seek out my favorite chains. These are my go-to favorites:   Bricktops is expanding throughout the Southern States. ...

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A New Option in Midtown Naples

Sharon Kenny, whereshouldweeat@yahoo.com; 12:20 a.m. EDT April 9, 2014 Naples has many good restaurants, but they tend to be concentrated downtown or, more recently, in the northern area. The middle part, around Golden Gate, has been sparse territory for food except for some chain restaurants. Yet it’s not for lack of demand. USS Nemo is one of the few great ...

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New Bar Tulia coming

Bar Tulia, Southwest Florida’s first Italian “gastro pub,” will open its doors in the fall of 2014 next to Chef Vincenzo Betulia’s namesake restaurant, Osteria Tulia. With it’s hip yet intimate intimate decor, Bar Tulia was inspired by the European “eating bars” and “hangouts,” where friends and family mingle over small plates and a glass of wine. Acclaimed Chef Vincenzo ...

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Naples’ Small Town Market

The Olde Naples Farmers Market has evolved over the past 10 years from a small winter-only market into an all-year long artisan food market. With our short growing season and the limited types of produce that are available locally, the market was always struggling to find authentic farmers to sell their produce. Yet it remained very popular. Every Saturday morning ...

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Two Ingredients that Sparked Food Trends

  Two dishes that I see copied on a lot of menus here in Southwest Florida are Bang Bang Shrimp and Misoyaki Butterfish – at least those are their original names. You will find variations of these two dishes on menus everywhere with slightly different names. The originals proved so popular because they were unique and delicious, and each was ...

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Food Trends

Why Are We All Eating Short Ribs? Ever notice how certain items tend to spread like wildfire through restaurants? Just like clothing and music, food trends make certain items suddenly show up on everyone’s menu. I’ve noticed this recently with short ribs. Suddenly every restaurant is featuring boneless short ribs as an entrée or even an appetizer (over risotto at ...

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