Tuesday, July 17, 2018

How many hot dogs can you eat?

Fourth of July hot dog contest
CORTEZ – The Swordfish Grill will host its Fifth Annual Fourth of July Hot Dog Eating Contest at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, July 4. Given 10 minutes to eat as many hot dogs as possible, the winner will have his or her name engraved on...



Beach Nutz


Parade goes off with a bang

The Fourth of July parade went off with a bang on Anna Maria Island this morning, courtesy of the Privateers good ship, Skullywag. In the...
Sean Murphy

A writing respite

Cooking and writing are fun. It is time for more cooking fun. The Bistro menu is getting a facelift –  the best steak tartare anywhere with...
Sean Murphy

Fish fraud

It’s getting hot. You can tell by looking at the little British kids. Brits believe we coddle our children. They let them run around out there...
Sean Murphy

Musicians and restaurants

I chose not to have musicians play in my restaurants. Patrons gather at our tables for memorable conversation over great food. Live musicians are not generally...