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November 18, 2017
Bridging the gap: Restaurants in Fort Myers-Cape Coral grow beyond the familiar

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Mix Rocktails Mediterranean octopus in cilantro butter.

Florida Dining

Bridging the gap: Restaurants in Fort Myers-Cape Coral grow beyond the familiar

Chris Sherman | 7/26/2017

McGregor Boulevard and Tamiami Trail are still the main drags of the Fort Myers-Cape Coral corridor, weighed down with the familiar. But these days dining on both sides of the Caloosahatchee River has become thoroughly modern, stacked with clever small plates and tiny new venues full of so much pork, octopus, charcuterie and fennel I thought gourmet smugglers had a hidden tunnel to Portland and Brooklyn.

ALSO IN THIS ARTICLE: Jean Claude Roge; Azure; Joe Pittman; Fish & Vine; Harold Balink; Nevermind Awesome Bar and Eatery; Mix Rocktails and Tapas Bar; Danger, Danger; Nice Guys Beer & Pizza Lounge; Point 57

 

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