Celebrity Master Chef Challenger Derrick Peltz meets Jeff Verzi, a Pittsburgh chef in his own right. Stay tuned for a Peltz/Verzi collaboration. Peltz was in town to swap techniques and recipes with hometown chefs at the Lee Memorial Health System Foundation Rumrunners event to help kids with cancer. Stay tuned. Master Chef
Hidden inside of Nordstrom is the bistro -- One of its best kept secrets. Cafe Bistro is a great place to grab a gourmet lunch with the girls or for shoppers who need a break. A must try is lobster bisque or tomato bisque with a crostini. A menu mainstay is french onion soup baked with provolone and gruyere cheeses.
Whether its a girls night, a private party or the two of you out for dinner, Cru is one of those places that offers a variety of freshly prepared menu items. Located in the Bell Tower Shops in Ft. Myers, Cru has a half club atmosphere and a full dining experience. The chef table is also available for those who