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When St. Patrick’s Day rolls around, it seems there’s a wee bit o’ the Irish in most of us.

TASTE FRENCH BISTRO LA BAGUETTE Formerly Le Lafayette, this traditional French bistro serves classic combinations like coq au vin and chateaubriand. 3560 Tamiami Trail E. Naples (bistrolabaguette.com)

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Parties, get-togethers, and family dinners wouldn’t be complete without corned beef and cabbage with traditional Irish and Irish-American dishes. Or, build a meal with a “green” theme. Spinach, asparagus, any leafy greens, potatoes or rice with parsley, and a minty green dessert. Create your own St. Patrick’s day dinner or party with Wynn’s Market.

PROVENCE Authentic dishes from the South of France are paired with wines from the vast, awardwinning selection compiled by the restaurant’s owner, Jacques Cariot. 1234 Eighth St. S., Naples (bleu​provence naples.com)

CHEZ BOËT FRENCH HOME COOKING Lisa and Philippe Boët serve up delicious French classics in a warm, homey atmosphere. 755 Twelfth Ave. S., Naples (chezboetnaples.com) CÔTE D’AZUR Intimate bistro in the style of Provence serves standouts like Maine lobster roasted in a clay pot. 11224 Tamiami Trail N., Naples (cotedazurrestaurant.com)

Food Purveyors in Naples since 1938.

141 Tamiami Trail North • Naples, Florida 34102 239.261.7157 • Fax: 239.261.3986 wynns@wynnsonline.com

THE FRENCH BRASSERIE RUSTIQUE Rustic French cuisine with desserts prepared by an in-house pastry chef. Menu highlights include roasted duck leg confit and the ever-popular steak frites. 365 Fifth Ave. S., Naples (thefrenchnaples.com) TARTINE & TARTELETTE Authentic, homemade French cuisine with wine pairings as sweet as the restaurant’s name. 11121 Health Park Blvd., Naples (tartine-tartelette.com)

MEXICAN AGAVE BAR & GRILL Innovative Southwestern cuisine in a comfortable setting. 2380 Vanderbilt Beach Road, Naples (agavenaples.com) FELIPE’S MEXICAN TAQUERIA Casual, family-friendly eatery serving fresh classics plus hand-crafted cocktails. 4255 Tamiami Trail N., Naples (felipestaqueria.com)

 TACOS & TEQUILA CANTINA The name says it all. The many varieties of tacos are made with fresh, local products and handmade tortillas. The margarita selection is also a draw. 4834 Davis Blvd., Naples (tacosandtequilanaples.com)

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241 Center Street N, Naples, Florida 34108 239-591-1200 13499 South Cleveland Ave, Ft Myers, Florida 33907 239-344-0037 5459 Fruitville Rd, Sarasota, Florida 34232 941-342-6600 4910 S Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, Florida 34231 941-552-9465

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TAQUERIA SAN JULIAN Rustic, casual, and affordable, this neighborhood destination serves up tacos with familiar fillings such as beef, pork, and shrimp, though tripe and tongue are available for the adventurous. 3575 Bayshore Dr., Naples (taqueriasanjulian. restaurantwebexpert.com)

ITALIAN ALBERTO’S ON FIFTH Chef Alberto Varetto cooks fine dishes in his elegant restaurant. 868 Fifth Ave. S., Naples (albertosonfifth.com)

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