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Tina Rondeau

Dining

Ristorante di Mare: French, Italian and a side of Polish

What do you call an elegant restaurant that specializes in cuisine from the French and Italian Rivie

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Citrus Grillhouse: A taste of sumptuous dishes to come

“Do you know when Citrus Grillhouse is going to reopen?” That’s a question I now hear quite

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Citron Bistro: An ‘under-the-radar’ gem in the Shores

When there’s only one restaurant in town, it had better be a good one. Fortunately for resident

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Wind & Waves Grill: Dining at Disney’s Vero Beach resort

Grandkids coming for the holidays? If you’re looking for a new place to try for a family dinner

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Italian Cousin: Family vibe adds to eatery’s appeal

When someone says neighborhood Italian restaurant, I think of a red-sauce joint serving reasonably p

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The Tides: Still setting the standard for excellence

In looking back the other day over a decade of dining reviews, I was not surprised to find that I ha

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First Bites: Ono Luau, featuring Hawaiian fare

Can two young guys who half a short lifetime ago were classmates at St. Helen’s successfully bring

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Kobe beef at a Japanese outpost of celebrity Chef Nobu

On a visit to Japan, it seemed like the thing to do was try real Kobe beef. Not the Australian wagyu

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In search of the perfect Peking duck in Beijing

From the time of the Ming Dynasty, visitors to the city now called Beijing have feasted on roasted P

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A visit to Shanghai, the Mecca of steamed dumplings

Just as San Francisco’s iconic dish is cioppino, Kansas City’s is barbecue and Philly’s is che

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New England Fish Market: Clams and lobstah rolls

You know those big white trucks from the New England Fish Market that you see delivering seafood to

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Ocean Grill: For a spook-tacular dining experience

No restaurant in Vero comes even close to decorating for the holidays like the venerable Ocean Grill