Culinary Travel

Cocktail expert Diana Pittet leading a Context Conversation via a Zoom call.
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James Bond Got it Wrong. Martinis Should be Stirred, Not Shaken and Other Fun Info I Learned During a Context Conversation.

Join a Context Conversation to travel the world from the comfort of home. I recently tuned into a cocktail seminar, and it was a fascinating hour full of compelling history and beverage-making tips.

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Shrimp Boats Docked in San Carlos Island, Ft. Myers Beach, Fla., March 2022
Culinary Travel Featured Florida Fun

Learn About Southwest Florida’s Shrimping Industry with a Working Waterfront Tour

Learn about the Gulf of Mexico’s largest fishing fleet during the Working Waterfront Tour with the Ostego Bay Foundation in Ft. Myers, Fla.

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This over-the-top Bloody Mary has two fried soft shell crabs, shrimp, scallops, olives, peppers, celery, dill pickle, bacon and of course, Bloody Mary.
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This Restaurant in Englewood, Florida, Serves Over-the-Top Bloody Marys

You shouldn’t drink your calories, but what if your beverage is made to be a meal? This restaurant in Englewood, Fla., serves awesome over-the-top Bloody Marys.

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Florida Travel: Historic Cortez Fishing Village is Rich in Maritime Culture

Cortez Village is one of Florida’s last commercial fishing communities. Spend the day and experience its rich maritime history.

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A Spooky Evening in Bradenton at the Haunted Tavern

To kick off the season’s creepy mood, I joined some spirits at the Haunted Tavern in Bradenton. The 90-minute pop-up, interactive event is equal parts history, entertainment, and with each round of cocktails, lots of eerily fun.

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Siesta Key Rum Distillery
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Things to do in Sarasota: Siesta Key Rum Distillery

“This is Christmas in a cup,” The Man Who Numbers said while pouring a sample of Spiced Rum in the tasting rum. I was looking for things to do in Sarasota one weekend and a free tour of Siesta Key Rum Distillery popped up on my radar.

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What’s New in Florida Travel for 2021: Adventure Trails

As the coronavirus pandemic swept into the Sunshine State and country, you may have missed the announcement of some adventure trails launched in 2020 and 2021. Five destinations with trails are uniquely Florida. They all are fun to follow and offer a new way to discover a slice of Florida.

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Pad Thai at the Peace River Beer Company in Punta Gorda, Fla.
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Where to Eat in Punta Gorda: Peace River Beer Company

Wondering where to eat in Punta Gorda, Florida? Give the Thai dishes at Peace River Beer Company a try!

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Englewood Beach Sunset, Feb. 2020
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Things to do in Southwest Florida with Visiting Friends & Family: Janet’s Itinerary

Do you live in Southwest Florida and looking for things to do with visiting friends or family? Here’s an itinerary for my friend Janet’s Feb. 2020 visit which includes activities in Sarasota, Punta Gorda, Englewood and North Fort Myers.

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Norman Love Confections
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Celebrate Self-Love with Norman Love’s 2021 Valentine’s Day Collection of Chocolates

My word for 2021 is “self-love” and I’ll be celebrating February with Norman Love’s 2021 Valentine’s Day Collection of chocolates.

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