About KELLY MERRITT
BiographyKelly Merritt is a correspondent for the Daily News.
02/28/2009 - current
Dining In The 239: New Bill's Cafe serves up good food, vibe - PHOTOS
Published 04/10/2014 at noon
Bill's Cafe recently moved in the longtime space of Richie's Restaurant on Third Avenue North in downtown Naples
In The 239 Dining: Neighborhood vibe marries flavor at Aldo's - PHOTOS
Published 04/03/2014 at noon
Aldo's Ristorante is an Italian gem tucked away in an East Naples shopping center.
In the 239: Caffe dell'Amore shares the love in Naples
Published 03/27/2014 at noon
There’s a lot of love in Caffe dell’Amore. It’s on the walls, in the wine list, in the attitude of the owners, staff and especially in the customers.
Kale-conscious: Chefs and shoppers pick up on ways to make this powerhouse veggie tastier
Updated 03/25/2014 at 1:03 p.m.
I love kale. I hate kale. The crunchy, leafy vegetable that is described as having superpowers is on every health-conscious person's lips. But, alas, as much as we revere it, some of us don't like it.
Al Carbon is Naples' new rotisserie chicken headquarters – Peruvian-style
Published 03/20/2014 at noon
Al Carbon, which recently opened in East Naples, features Peruvian-style rotisserie chicken made with 14 spices and marinated for 24 hours.
Threatproof? Too many of us think it won’t happen to us; security, law enforcement say otherwise
Published 03/16/2014 at 4:30 a.m.
Burglars are becoming more sophisticated. You have to, too. Follow Naples Security through a house as they point out the places where changes need to be made or where they've already been made, for security.
Retooled Agave serves favorites from both bar and grill
Published 03/06/2014 at noon
Agave Southwestern Tequila Bar & Grill is now simply Agave Bar & Grill. Here's a look at the new menu for the retooled North Naples restaurant.
Talent, tenacity and technology help Jim Heffernan double up on Naples Players roles
Published 03/06/2014 at 10:12 a.m.
Jim Heffernan is a man with a lot of lines, but his smooth taling is confined to the stage. He's in back-to-back roles for Naples Players.
Fine fare, wine and generosity take center stage at SWFL Wine & Food Fest
Published 03/04/2014 at 1:17 p.m.
When Chef Brian Roland of Crave Culinaire was asked to repeat his celebrity chef status performance for the 2014 Southwest Florida Wine & Food Fest at Miromar Lakes Beach & Golf Club, he jumped at the chance to give back ...
Alto restaurant sings its way into Naples
Published 02/27/2014 at noon
Here's an exclusive look at Alto Live Jazz Kitchen, which recently opened in Naples' Bayfront.
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