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Tina Rondeau

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Wine-pairing lunch to remember aboard Seven Seas Explorer

When taking a cruise on one of the most elegant, upscale ships afloat, you naturally imagine that a

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Amalfi Grille: Winning combination of great food, service

From innovative appetizers to the hands-down best desserts in Vero, no restaurant does it better tha

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Café Coconut Cove: Great authentic German food

Having lived for some years in Munich, from time to time I need a German food fix.  And there’s n

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The Wave at Costa d’Este: Something for every taste

Just in time for the season, Costa d’Este has unveiled a new menu for The Wave Kitchen & Bar

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First Bites: Station 49 wood fired pizza

One pizza place has taken over from another in the remodeled gas station on Old Dixie Highway. But u

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Cobalt: Fine dining at Vero Beach Hotel & Spa

A couple of weeks ago, we heard that Cobalt – the elegant restaurant at the Vero Beach Hotel &

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First bites: Inti International Restaurant

A new restaurant named after Inti, the ancient Incan sun god, opened in mid-November in the building

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Avanzare: Some of the most interesting meals in Vero

Avanzare, our favorite Tuscan trattoria in Vero’s old downtown, continues to produce some of the m

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Maison Martinique: Fine dining with a Caribbean flair

There’s good news at Maison Martinique, the onetime premier island dining spot where good news has

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Johnny D’s: A South Beach neighborhood favorite

In the half-dozen years since it opened, Johnny D’s Market and Bistro – in the white and blue bu

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Citron Bistro: Achieving equilibrium in the Village Shops

It was a perfect Vero fall evening, and as we discussed where to relax with a glass of wine after a

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Ocean Grill: Fine dining with the ghouls and the goblins

After three decades in Vero, we no longer think of changing seasons the way we used to up north.