Naples, Florida

Ribeye Steak
Mushrooms
Homemade Bone Broth

Ribeye Pittsburgh Style
Avocado Toast

Rumba Cuban Cafe

Mojito
Tostones Campestre with Pork
Lechon Asado with Black Beans and Rice

Duck Pate @ Bonjour French Restaurant

Jamaican Beef Patty and Cocoa Bread

Bone-in Rib Eye

Beef Nachos

Taco Salad

Oven-Baked Chicken Wings

French Toast with Cinnamon

Shrimp & Grits

Whole Roasted Chicken with Lemon

Pot Roast in the Slow Cooker with Potatoes & Carrots

Meatloaf

Rib-Eye Steak

Homemade Split Pea and Ham Bone Soup

Salmon wrapped in foil with sauteed tomatoes

Greek Island Cafe

Saganaki Cheese
BLT
Gryo in pita with the works

Bonjour

I love duck with cranberry/raspberry sauce and bonjour makes the best one I have EVER had. If it’s on a menu in a restaurant 99% chance I will order it and it is great. I’m slightly obsessed with it. We will be going back at least once a month.

Spinach with warm goat cheese salad
Crab meat salad
John’s Duck
My duck

Blueberry’s Restaurant

Chili Cheese Fries
Cheeseburger Deluxe

Greek Island Cafe

I love greek food and coming from NY it’s very difficult to get a good gyro sandwich. After trying all the greek restaurants in Naples I finally hit the jackpot with Greek Island Cafe. It’s the closest thing to a real NY Gyro Sandwich

Saganaki with pita and tzatziki
My Gyro
John’s Gyro

First Watch 

Turkey Egg white omelet

My husband makes the best Lobster EVER!!!!

Red Tuna Roll

Noodles

Meatball Sandwich
Pesto Chicken Sandwich

Rocco’s Tacos

Fernandez the Bull

Chicken Wings
Lechon Asado
Masitas de Puerco

Lobster Rolls I made 

King Crab Legs we made at home

Prime Rib we made at home

Lobster Mash Potatoes

Mixed Cold cuts and cheese

Homemade Macaroni Salad

Hobnob Kitchen & Bar

John and I made Beef Wellington and it was delicious. 

Palumbo’s Pizzeria – Our favorite pizza place in SWFL

Larry’s Lunchbox 

Cliff’s Cosmic Connection – Corned beef, swiss cheese, russian dressing and slaw on rye bread
French Dip

Edible Arrangements – A good friend of ours Lisa & Jude sent this lovely basket of fruit

Publix Sandwich – Boars Head Cracked Pepper Turkey, Mayo, White American cheese, onions, lettuce, banana peppers, jalapenos, salt, pepper, oregano, oil and vinegar.

Boars Head Cracked Pepper Turkey, Mayo, White American cheese, onions, lettuce, banana peppers, jalapenos, salt, pepper, oregano, oil and vinegar.

Coronavirus Quarantine 2020 Meals 

A meal I made at home a Hero with sausage, Peppers and onions
Finished product and it was delicious.
Crock Pot Lemon Chicken and sauteed escarole
Pork Chop with Butt Rub on it and sauteed spinach and saucy susan dip
Taco salad – Ground beef, iceberg lettuce, tomatoes, sour cream and spicy ranch dressing with shredded cheese
Nachos at home!!! Exciting day.
I upped my Nacho game the second day.
Ellios Frozen Pizza – A childhood memory and it’s still just as good.

Crock Pot Lemon Chicken with Red Beans & Rice

Ground Meat with Taco Seasoning Lettuce Tacos and Red Beans & Rice

Sabrett Hot Dogs with Saurkraut and Onions and Spicy Brown Mustard

Lamb Shoulder Chops for Greek Easter

Spinach pie appetizer – Spanakopita

Salmon wrapped in foil and baked in our toaster oven 

Cincinnati, Ohio

Netherland Plaza – Orchids At Palm Court

Seared Foie Gras, Concord Grape, Hazelnut Granola
Popcorn Grits, Black Trumpet Mushroom, Cider Gastrique, Baby Leeks
Tagliatelle Special
Dry Aged Duck Breast, Salsify, Chestnuts, Black Mission Figs, Red Wine Duck Sauce
Citrus Sorbet
This dessert was delicious I forgot what it was but show them the picture
Blue Cheese Beignet, Pear, Arugula, Marcona Almonds, Red Wine Vinaigrette
Smoked Salmon, “Tater Tots”, Horseradish, Egg Yolk, Shallot, Lemon, Caper

Moerlein Lager House

Hot Toddy’s
Beer Can Chicken Melt
Nashville Hot Chicken – southern fried chicken, Nashville hot butter, creamy coleslaw, spicy pickle, brioche roll

Chicago, Illinois

Lunch at The Terrace @ Trump Hotel

Truffle Fries – truffle, parmesan, and chives with spicy ketchup, roasted garlic aioli, malt vinegar
Cream of white asparagus soup

Shrimp Cocktail – cocktail sauce, horseradish, garlic aioli, lemon
Prime Hanger Steak – french fries, maitre d’ butter, veal jus

Dinner at Terrace @ Trump Hotel

Fried Brussels Sprouts – bacon, sherry vinaigrette
Whole Fried Fish – Branzino – whole fried fish with sweet soy glaze, pickled fresnos, cilantro, scallions, limes, white rice

Le Colonial

Banh Cuon – Chicken & Mushroom Ravioli, Hanoi Steamed Rice Crêpe with Miller Farms Chicken, Wood Ear Mushrooms, Bean Sprouts, Nuoc Cham Sauce
Ca Bam – Hanoi Style Monkfish, Wok-Seared Wild Caught Monkfish, Turmeric, Dill, Lemongrass, Crispy Sesame Crackers
Cha Gio – Crispy Shrimp & Pork Roll, Gulf Shrimp, Pork, Asian Mushrooms, Mint, Cilantro, Chili Lime Sauce
Sui Cao Chien – Pan Seared Chicken Dumplings, Miller Farms Chicken, Scallions, Ginger, Black Vinegar Sauce

Dinner at Terrace @ Trump Hotel

Berkshire Pork Chop – romanesco, carrot puree, apple jam, violet mustard
Roasted cauliflower, apple cider glaze, capers

Breakfast at Terrace @ Trump Hotel

Jasmine Tea
Fried Chicken & Grits – carrot & habanero hot sauce, garden herbs
Steel Cut Irish Oats, Honey, Milk and Apple

Aspen, Colorado

E.M.P – Winter House 

Foie Gras – Torchon with Black Truffle & Brioche
Beef Tartare – Mustard, Horseradish & Gaufrettes
Homemade chips
Beef Helvetia – Hen of the Woods Mushrooms, Bell Peppers & Cream Sauce
Zurich Style Chicken – Mushrooms, Onions & Cream Sauce
Hot cocoa and mint

Cache Cache Aspen

Frisée Salad – “Tender Belly” bacon, garlic, shallot, balsamic dressing, sunnyside Eagle Springs’ egg
Marinated Beet Salad – baby lettuces, fresh Colorado chèvre, lemon-truffle vinaigrette
Lamb meatballs
Colorado Rack of Lamb – Dijon & herb crust, potatoes au gratin, roasted vegetables, veal jus
Tilapia fish special

State 38 Snowmass

Classic Shrimp Cocktail – Jumbo shrimp, smoked horseradish cocktail sauce
Avocado Toast – Avocado spread, goat cheese, cherry heirloom, toasted brioche, balsamic glaze
Bacon Jam BLT – Crispy bacon, bacon jam, bibb lettuce, toasted brioche

Limelight Hotel

Brussel sprouts & Margarita Pizza with mushrooms
Mussels & Clams in a white wine sauce

Naples, Florida

Brio @ Waterside Shops

Carpaccio – Shaved tender beef*, field greens, capers, mustard aioli, Parmigiana Reggiano
Spaghetti Bolognese – Organic grass-fed ground beef and all-natural pork, white wine, fresh tomato cooked slow and long

Burntwood Tavern

Pierogies – truffle oil, caramelized onions, herbed sour cream
Fish Tacos – flour tortillas, black beans & rice, avocado salsa
Chicken Diablo – fried jalapenos, pepper jack, lettuce, tomato, pickles, chipotle mayo
The Burntwood Burger – applewood smoked bacon, egg, hash brown, American cheese, lettuce, tomato, pickles

Meridian Cafe

Naples Grilled Cheese – aged cheddar, brie, applewood smoked bacon, sliced tomato with a bacon and tomato jam grilled till gooey on wheat.
Chicken sandwich – Harvest Land no hormone and antibiotic-free chicken breast grilled with American cheese and pickles.

Baby Lamb Chops

Tomahawk Steak was amazing!!! Purchased it from Jimmy P’s Butcher Shop

Our green beer for St. Patty’s Day!

Bistro La Baguette in Naples

Seared Fois Gras
Goat cheese Gourmand Salad
Chateaubriand
Veal Scallopini
Fried Clam Strips, Onion Rings and French Fries

Steamers Seafood in Naples

Steamed Clams

IHOP breakfast

Fernandez the Bull – Cuban Restaurant

Palomilla Steak – Thin steak that is deeply marinated in garlic lemon sauce. Served with grilled onions.
Churrasco Steak Salad – Our mouth-watering Churrasco steak is grilled, sliced & served with mixed greens, carrots, tomato, cucumber, onion, capers & white American cheese. Best with house dressing.

USS Nemo Restaurant

Steamed Clams from Pine Island – Garlic lover: wine, garlic cream infusion, chives
Grilled Salmon – spinach, bean sprouts, carrot, miso dressing & tomato oil
Black Grouper – crispy, blackened or grilled with French fries, tartar sauce, and coleslaw

Chops City Grill

Dry Aged Strip Steak 18oz
Roasted Jumbo Asparagus – sea salt, olive oil, béarnaise sauce on the side
Kurobuta Pork Chop 14oz

Tomahawk steak we purchased from Jimmy P’s Butcher Shop

Five guys

Hot Dog with Mustard
Little Burger with ketchup, Mayo, jalapenos, mushrooms & raw onions

Massive King Crab Legs we purchased from Jimmy P’s Butcher Shop

Continental on 3rd Avenue

Piedmontese – Hanger Steak 10oz
Snake River Farms Silver Label – Filet Mignon 8oz