The Clever Monkey Craft Grill & Bar

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It seems like, in the blink of an eye, the “ugly duckling” strip plaza at the corner of Blackburn Point Road and South Tamiami Trail in Osprey has grown into a beautiful swan. And with this improvement, the latest and most recent addition to the Shops at Casey Key is the newly-minted “Craft Grill &…read more

La Fiamma Ristorante Italiano.

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Every so often Mart and I meet a restauranteur who just seems perfect for their profession.  That’s how we feel about Marco Sforza.  We’ve run across Marco when he managed Cafe Gabbiano and again when he was at Andrea’s, The Art of Food and Wine.  Every time we met him we were left with the same…read more

Screaming Goat Taqueria

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Full disclosure here . . . I was so excited when local legendary Chef Malin Parker opened Screaming Goat Taqueria back in February this year, that I was literally the first customer scratching at the door to get in.  And that enthusiasm resulted in my buying the first two tacos from Screaming Goat Taqueria! Fast…read more

A Casa Tua Authentic Italian Food

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Our careers as Realtors® and unabashed Foodies find us traveling the length and breadth of the Suncoast. In doing so, our heads are (at least figuratively) on a swivel and our ears are to the ground (not actually) when we are driving to and from appointments with clients. So it was that we found ourselves in NW…read more

Phillippi Farmhouse Market

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It was waaay too long since I had stopped in on the Phillippi Farmhouse Market, held on Wednesdays from Fall until June each year.  Knowing how much Jill LOVES those Peachey’s Baking Company Amish donuts, I decided to make a quick in-and-out to buy one, even though she is watching her weight and asked to…read more