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Bonita & Estero: November/December 2018 Issue

Eat well and travel often. If you think this is a good idea, then the Nov/Dec issue is definitely for you. We'll give you the lowdown on some of the most interesting local restaurants and food trends. Plus, if you're planning that next getaway, we'll give you some great ideas about places to visit here in Southwest Florida and beyond.

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Culinary Getaways Floridas Food and Wine Festivals That Make The A-list

Culinary Getaways: Florida’s Food and Wine Festivals That Make The A-list

Planning a trip around a food and wine festival adds another dimension to a weekend escape or a well-deserved vacation. Foodie fests are always happening somewhere in Florida. Read More » 

Jennifer Nickerson co-founder of Tipperary Boutique Distillery is changing the face of whiskey production in Ireland where men have dominated the industry for decades

Whiskey and Wine: A Welcomed Part of Almost Every Holiday Celebration

Jennifer Nickerson, co-owner of Tipperary Boutique Distillery in Ireland, is on a mission to get her award-winning whiskies in the glasses of women. Her tip for a delicious holiday pairin... Read More » 

A colorful mural decorates Bensons grocery

Take a History Walk in Bonita: Preserving The Past and Beautifying With Art

History is expected on a history walk, but the bonus on BSHS tours is the art. Behind Liles Hotel History Center is a row of small bungalows that were once fishing and camping cabins. Read More » 


Reinventing An Island In The Shadow Of Key West Stock Island Emerges As A Premier Destination

Reinventing An Island: In The Shadow Of Key West, Stock Island Emerges As A Premier Destination

The last key before you cross the bridge onto Key West is Stock Island. Not many visitors know that. And not many visitors even care. Well, at least it was that way until a few years ago... Read More » 

Bonita Bay Club members enjoys its conversation pit on a perfect Florida evening

Staying at the Top of Their Game: Area Country Clubs Get Ready For The Season

Dining and entertainment? Lee County has both in spades. Yet there is much more to that industry than restaurants, clubs and theaters that are in plain view and open to the public. Read More » 

Chef Tyler Florence demonstrates how to make the main course during his visit to the Coopers Hawk Wine Club dinner in Naples

Tyler Florence Dishes on Food and Wine: Chef Talks Trends and Technology While Visiting SWFL

Florence was in Southwest Florida recently to launch a new wine he crafted in conjunction with Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurants. His only national appearance to promote the zippy sauvig... Read More »