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Archive for June, 2011

06/27/2011

Bring on the Muumuus

Send in the muumuus after this $10 deal. Libby’s Cafe + Bar‘s new summer menu may not be bikini-friendly, but I don’t care when the rich, flavorful, food raises the bar of lunch decadence. Libby’s has introduced its summer menu with a few new delicate and fresh selections (quinoa cakes and himachi rolls were lovely), […]

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06/20/2011

Kumo-ed

I was Kumo-ed. What, you ask is Kumo, and how does one get Kumo-ed? Well, just ask acclaimed food writer Chris Kohatsu, who thankfully recommended Kumo, and backed that up with friends Les and Debi Gardo, who accepted our invitation to the Kumo sushi experience. Deb and Les Gardi with Kumo owner Lilly Ten. Kumo […]

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06/15/2011

Savored–and You Still Can!

My dream lunch: pan-seared barrumundi. Great deal at Derek’s Culinary Casual–the Savor Sarasota menu also offers a three-course lunch for just $15. My fantasy lunch come true included pan-seared barramundi with potato gnocchi, sweet grape tomatoes, house-made bacon and aged sherry vinaigrette. Perfect way to start a meal. Hubby tucked into the daily gumbo with […]

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06/6/2011

Summer Dining on Historic Dearborn Street

Turns out Englewood has a great funky-casual vibe. When friends moved to Englewood, we were so pleasantly surprised to hear them rave about the town’s little bistros, its homemade pizza and pasta café, and the live music emanating from several local casual, beachy restaurants. Spanish guitars at Mango on Dearborn Street make for a nice […]

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