Monthly Archives: November 2011

Cast Your Vote for Punta Gorda‚Äôs The Perfect Caper Chef for Best Chef in the South Award

Chef Jeanie Roland of the Perfect Caper in Punta Gorda, Fla., is Seeking 2012 James Beard Foundation Award

Chef Jeanie Roland of the Perfect Caper in Punta Gorda, Fla., is Seeking 2012 James Beard Foundation Award

The Perfect Caper in downtown Punta Gorda, Fla., is the crown jewel of Southwest Florida’s dining scene. The restaurant is a two-time recipient of a Golden Spoon Award from Florida Trend magazine and the restaurant is also the first eatery in Charlotte Harbor & the Gulf Islands to earn the recognition.

Chef Jeanie Roland is the culinary brilliance behind the restaurant and she has once again been nominated for the prestigious James Beard Foundation Award for Best Chef in the South. Continue reading

“The Uncalled for Christmas Tour” Scheduled for Dec. 12 in Punta Gorda

See the Uncalled for Christmas Tour in Punta Gorda, Fla., Dec. 12, 2011

See the Uncalled for Christmas Tour in Punta Gorda, Fla., Dec. 12, 2011

Ho! Ho! Ho! Here’s a little theatrical something for putting you in the holiday spirit,”The Uncalled for Christmas Tour” makes a stop in Punta Gorda, Dec. 12, 7 p.m. at the Visual Arts Center. (210 Maud Street)

This is an evening of Christmas storytelling and songs with three award-winning performers, the Uncalled for Trio, also known as Bil Lepp, Kim Weitkamp, and Andy Irwin. Tickets are available at the Center for $20.

After a solid string of sold-out Christmas shows in 2010, the Trio is returning with a brand new show. Bil, Kim and Andy bring an endearing cast of characters alive through story. All the beautiful and humorous memories come alive through word and song. Continue reading