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Archive for October, 2007

10/31/2007

Klauber Coup

Tommy and Jaymie Klauber buy Fred’s in Lakewood Ranch.   This just in from the newsroom—make that the kitchen…   Tommy and Jaymie Klauber are the new owners of Fred’s Restaurant and Ballroom in Lakewood Ranch. Tommy and Jaymie gave me the skinny during the stone crab festivities at the Colony last Friday night, where […]

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10/29/2007

Bring on the Stone Crabs

The Colony throws the seafood party of the year.   By Judi Gallagher    The 18th annual Stone Crab Fest was all that and more this past weekend. Hats off to Doc and Katie Klauber for hosting one of the best food and wine events on the Suncoast. This year, chef Andrew Zimmern (host of […]

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10/15/2007

Peruvian Power

Darwin Santa Maria scores with Malabar and Tommy Bahama’s just gets better.   By Judi Gallagher   Just off the “Recipe for Happiness” event for Meals on Wheels Plus, which was an absolute HUGE success, (thanks to all the sponsors, volunteers and speakers), I couldn’t wait to be back on the blog scene with the […]

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10/1/2007

In and Out

A slow season closes some restaurant doors—while others open.   By Judi Gallagher                                                            Not too surprisingly, an extremely slow season has taken some more eateries down the drain. The Grape, reopened last May under the guide of the founder, closed their doors for a second time last week. While Red, the Peruvian restaurant on […]

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