4 Southwest Florida Food Blogs You Need to Read

May 23, 2016

Food-Blogs-SWF.jpgLocal food blogs are an invaluable resource for exploring Southwest Florida’s food scene. Whether you want to learn a little more about where the chefs get their inspiration, or you’re simply looking for new recipes, these resources will point you in the right direction. With these blogs on hand, a delicious meal will never be far from your Springs Apartments home.

1. Jeff Eats

Jeff is a Brooklyn, New York native, but he’s wasting no time discovering the tastiest bites in South Florida. This self-proclaimed food expert focuses on casual no-frills fare. His reviews cover everything from chain restaurants like Einstein Bros. Bagels to local specialty locations like the Eagle Grill & Oyster Bar. If you’re looking for a one-stop guide to an eclectic mix of dining spots including Irish, Japanese, Italian, and American, hop over to see what Jeff recommends in the area.

2. The Birch Beat

Gina Birch runs The Birch Beat, which covers food, wine, music, and travel. Gina highlights some of the best fine dining in Fort Myers and beyond, mixing in a blend of interesting travel tales. Though not a daily blogger, you can usually find something decadent on Gina’s plate at least once a week. If you’re looking for top shelf drinks or elegant dinner plates in South Florida, this is the blog to turn to.

3. Edible South Florida

Edible South Florida takes an in-depth look at the area’s food scene, so you can explore more than just restaurants. Get to know the names and faces behind local joints, like the story of the founders of JoJo Tea, or the fascinating and flavorful passions of the creator of Nic & Luc’s Small Bath Provisions. Whether you want to dive a little deeper into the details of local farmer’s markets and CSAs, or peek behind the scenes at nearby commercial kitchens, Edible South Florida has something for you. This well-rounded blog is a must-read for any Floridian foodie.

4. Entrée Magazine

Entrée Magazine bills itself as the “#1 Guide to Dining and Entertainment” in South Florida. This is your best resource for information on new openings or fresh menu items. The magazine is always on top of the latest restaurants entering the local food scene, so you can make sure you’re one of the first in line to try the newest eats. You’ll also find restaurant reviews organized by category, so you can quickly browse top choices for a particular type of cuisine.

Do you have a favorite local blog in Southwest Florida? Share your must-read sites in the comments below, and help your fellow residents find the best the area has to offer.

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