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Restaurant Review – Clayton’s Siesta Grille

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Restaurant Review – Clayton’s Siesta Grille

On a recent trip to visit family in Sarasota, Florida we were looking for a restaurant that we hadn’t tried before. I suggested Clayton’s Siesta Grille because they follow Southwest Wine Guide on Instagram (it pays to be active on social media). Decision made, we set off to find it.

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Café Monarch: an Unpretentious Fine Dining Experience

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Café Monarch: an Unpretentious Fine Dining Experience

When you arrive at Café Monarch in Scottsdale, Arizona, and step onto the front patio, you already know that you’re in for a great dining experience. Arriving just ten minutes before our reservation, we were escorted to a café table on the front patio surrounded by greenery and flowers while we waited for our reserved table. The hostess also left a menu so that we could preview the culinary creations being offered for the evening. 

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