http://casadonalfonsostlouis.com When I want to feel getting a taste of Italy, I take myself to Casa Don Alfonso at the Ritz Carlton, in Clayton, Missouri. You get that European feeling with the cascading wisteria chandelier sculptures, hand-painted tile in the open kitchen, and lavender accents. The food is inspired by Mario Iaccarino's childhood in Southern Italy. The service is superb.
When you dine at Terra Nostra Ristorante in south Fort Myers you become part of the Cacciatore family. Everyone is greeted by owners Vincenzo and his brother, Pietro who are continuing in their fathers passion of serving reasonably priced, good quality food to family clientele. They are also known for their extensive wine list and a Wine Spectator award winner
It was a beautiful day so we decided to take a 20 minute drive over to Sanibel Island. With no plans we just decided to wing it. Driving down Periwinkle we saw Periwinkle Shops and remembered there was a food spot in the center. It's called Blue Giraffe. And, we were pleasantly surprised. Family-owned and operated. The Blue Giraffe has