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Marco has a wide range of restaurants, some new and some nearly 30 years in the same location, and in this edition of Tasty Bites we cover the spectrum from breakfast to ice cream and everything in between. But remember, as Julia Childs once said "You don't have to cook fancy or complicated masterpieces - just good food from fresh ingredients" but this Robert Orben quote may be more appropriate... "Older people shouldn't eat health food, they need all the preservatives they can get". Whichever one best applies to you, follow it - but enjoy eating out!Playing with Fire at TOKYO INNOur kids were fi rst entertained at Tokyo Inn 20 years ago, now our grandkids sit in awe of the onion volcano or the not so traditional "egg roll". The food is fresh and cooked hibachi style in front of you, with enough choices to please everyone in your party - chicken, steak, shrimp, tuna are the stars. Consistently good and the chance to make new friends around the table. If you prefer your fi sh raw, the sushi bar has always been a personal favorite, with the Marco roll unusual and tasty. Of course you can always mix it up and have sushi appetizer before the hibachi... Mr Ben, the owner, makes some great sushi rolls!CAFE DE MARCO for Jumbo ShrimpThis quaint award winning restaurant has been serving the freshest of seafood and other continental specialties in Olde Marco for almost 30 years. Try the jumbo prawns which are the house trademark.... the absolutely huge shrimp are seasoned with fresh herbs and spices, broiled in garlic butter and served over rice pilaf. If fi sh isn't your thing they have plenty on the menu for meatlovers and, if you have room, don't miss the cake puff, but be warned... you'll need someone to share it with! 244 Palm Street, Olde Marco, 239-394-6262, www.cafedemarco.comSTONEWALLS outside - Great Flavors insideMarco's newest fast casual restaurant is open seven days for breakfast, lunch and dinner with most everything fresh and healthy. But it's their casual lunches that seem to be getting the biggest thumbs up. If we are working to a tight deadline and want a quick lunch we often get a quart of the seafood chowder to go. Tasty and homemade and right around the corner. Don't let the building fool you. Looks like it will be really expensive but everything is reasonably priced with fast, friendly service.551 S. Collier Blvd., 239-389-1995, www.marcostonewalls.comContinued on page 36Shops of Marco, 1825 San Marco Road, 239-642-3999 35

Over the bridge to Caprifor the same great sunsets but two very different restaurants...CAPRI FISH HOUSEhas a wonderful view of Johnson Bay from every seat in the restaurant, but our preference is a table for lunch outside by the water and our feet in the sand. It may not be Marco's sweeping cres-cent beach but it certainly makes you feel like you're on vacation. The grouper sandwich gets good reviews from us and many of our readers. You can even rent a kayak and explore the mangrove tunnels and deserted beaches before or after your meal.203 Capri Blvd., Isles of Capri, Naples, 239-389-5555, www.caprifi shhouse.comTHE BLUE HERONwhich was recently Zagat rated for "extraordinary to perfection for food" has been at the same location for 37 years. With a great sunset view over to the mangrove islands, it is the place to go for that really special occasion or romantic dinner. The intimate setting, also over-looking Johnson Bay provides for unforgettable sunsets and their lobster Thermador reigns supreme as their signature dish. Entrees are accompanied by soup of the day, salad, dessert and tea or coffee. From May 31st until October 31st they'll also be offering a 3 course light menu between 5 and 7pm.KONRAD'S - it's Tuesday , it's Konrad's, it must be duck night!Continued from page 35This elegant restaurant has been a Marco tradition for almost 20 years and always been known for its authentic German dishes and exten-sive salad bar, but if you're looking for something slightly unusual, then try visiting the restaurant on a Tuesday evening when duck is the star of the show. Choose from duck prepared four different ways for $19.99 including a trip to their better than average salad bar. On a re-cent Tuesday we waddled into Konrad's and selected duck a la grand marnier (with orange) and duck with pink peppercorns. Both were prepared well with a wonderfully crispy skin and succulent meat. Good quality at an affordable price, leaving money left over to enjoy an excellent glass or two of wine.Marco Walk, 599 S. Collier Blvd., 239-642-3332, www.konradsrestaurant.com36 387 Capri Blvd., Isles of Capri, Naples, 239-394-6248, www.the-blue-heron.com