Category Archives: Food


Learn How to Make a Vegetarian Meal

Have you been wanting to cook up your own vegetarian or vegan cuisines but don’t know where to start? Look no further, Sanibel Community Association is having a hands on class to help you do just that! This class will take place Tuesday May 15th from 10am – 12pm but you must register by 12pm Wednesday May 9th if you... Read More »

Cooking Classes on Sanibel

The Culinary Education Center is now offering cooking classes at the Community House. These classes accommodate up to 20 people and are hands-on. Children’s classes are offered once weekly. Everyone is welcome! Visit for a full listing of classes and demonstrations scheduled. Read More »

Farmers Market Returns!

The Sanibel Island Farmers Market is being held on the City Hall grounds at 800 Dunlop Road every Sunday from October 4th through April 24th.  Open from 8am to 1pm, this market features some of the best produce, seafood, flowers, baked goods and other assorted delicacies you can find on the island.   There is truly something for everyone here so bring the whole family! Read More »

Sanibel Farmers Market

Our seasonal farmers market opens this Sunday. Located at Sanibel City Hall next to the library, it’s a great location to meet up with friends newly returned to the islands and to pick up some tasty treats or fresh vegetables.  Open 8-1 every Sunday until April.  See you there! Read More »

Taste of the Islands

Mark your calendars.  Sanibel’s Taste of the Islands will be Sunday, November 10 from 11:00-4:00. This is a major fund-raising event to support CROW (Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife) and provides a great opportunity to meet up with island friends and family while sampling a wide variety of menu items from local restaurants.  This year’s event is moving back to the Dunes Golf... Read More »

Turkey Thanksgiving Dinner

Restaurant Week Coming in October

The Beaches of Fort Myers & Sanibel will present the second annual Restaurant Week from Oct. 11-20. The event highlights local producers and sellers of the county’s sustainable food. More than 40 restaurants throughout Lee County will prepare three-course Prix Fixe menus for lunch and dinner. Also available are chef-curated hydroponic farm tours, wine tastings tours and cooking demonstrations. Information,... Read More »

New Restaurants

Doc Ford’s is coming to Captiva! The popular Sanibel eatery which expanded to Ft. Myers Beach a few years ago is now adding a new location in Chadwick Square at the entrance to South Seas Resort. It will replace the barbeque restaurant and they hope to be open by June of this year. It’s a good addition to the Captiva... Read More »

Captiva’s Bubble Room

Most of us know of the Bubble Room restaurant on Captiva. A pleasant but unusual eating experience. Well, the Food Network of Canada will be featuring it in an upcoming show in a segment called  “The Worlds Weirdest Restaurants”. Need I say more? It will air soon in Canada and the US also hopes to air it but no date... Read More »

Sanibel Farmers Market

Our local farmers market is back and open 8:00-1:00 on Sundays through April.  It is located at City Hall off Dunlop Rd. next to the library.  There’s lots of fresh produce, plus plants, dog supplies, and a variety of other booths selling everything from soaps to soups to nuts.  There’s usually something new every week.  It s great place to meet up with... Read More »

Sanibel & Captiva Taste of the Islands

This is the 31st year for this annual event on Sanibel to benefit CROW (Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife).  This year there will be 20 restaurants participating by offering food samples of some of their most popular menu items for a small price.  In addition to great food, there will be entertainment, a silent auction, and a server competition.  The festivities will... Read More »