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The Vero Beach 32963 dining review … to be continued

A year ago this week, readers who turned to this page would have found my review of one of the Vero


Dining out – or bringing a feast home – this Thanksgiving Day?

While there is still a month to go until Thanksgiving, anyone who has hosted a Turkey Day meal knows


Heaton’s: Delightful open-air dining steps from the beach

Last Tuesday, after 98 nights of critiquing my own cooking, my husband and I ventured forth for our


Amalfi Grille: A premier pizza for the pandemic

While COVID-19 has certainly put a damper on fine dining, one thing not in short-supply is take-out


Restaurants temporarily pivoting to takeout and delivery

A number of Vero Beach restaurants have gone takeout-only – rather than closing entirely – in th


Joey & Kimmy’s Seafood Market & Restaurant: Bravo!

After a decade of serving some of Vero’s best seafood, Joey’s Seafood Shack has decided it’s t


First Bites: Edgewood Eatery in the old downtown

It’s been a long time since we dined at the restaurant in Vero’s old downtown that at one time h


Ristorante di Mare: Authentic dishes always hit the spot

A few seasons ago, Ristorante di Mare for a time offered a weekly special it called Wild Game Monday


The Wave at Costa d’Este: Steak Night!

In the mood for a steak? For the past half dozen years, Wednesday has been Steak Night at the Costa


Maison Martinique: An encouraging dining experience

In recent years, Maison Martinique, the onetime premier island dining spot, has gone through a half


Scampi Grill: Venerable restaurant’s better than ever

Of the many Italian restaurants on the Vero mainland, one we always look forward to visiting is the


The Tides: Premier restaurant continues to raise the bar

Over the course of two decades, we’ve seen a number of good restaurants come and go. They appea