Jean Le Boeuf, The News-Press

Jean Le Boeuf

The News-Press

West Palm Beach, FL, United States

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Past articles by Jean:

Restaurants serving Asian noodle soups in Fort Myers? — Ask JLB

A reader craving the Asian-style noodle soups she had in San Francisco turns to our critic for restaurant ideas in Fort Myers. → Read More

JLB: How to eat your way through Sanibel's restaurants — in a pandemic

Our restaurant critic took a much-needed vacation on Sanibel. Eating their way through the island, in a pandemic, turned out to be delicious. → Read More

Ask JLB: Fort Myers restaurants where you can have your BBQ and be seated, too?

A reader seeks Fort Myers restaurants with smoky-good barbecue and a place to sit. So, we Ask JLB. → Read More

6 Naples ice cream places to add some sweetness to your summer

It's a scorching hot July in the middle of a pandemic, and JLB is taking comfort in the chilly, melt-y, sugary goodness of ice cream. → Read More

I am once again avoiding restaurant dining rooms in Florida, here's why — Ask JLB

Are we allowed to eat in Southwest Florida restaurants? Yes. Am I? No. My reasons are personal, and I'm making up for it with boatloads of takeout. → Read More

12 great restaurants in Fort Myers, Cape Coral and Naples, that also have black owners — JLB

These Fort Myers, Cape Coral and Naples restaurants aren't good because they have black owners. They are good. And they have black owners. → Read More

5 hidden-gem Fort Myers restaurants with ample outdoor seating — JLB Picks

Looking for Fort Myers restaurants with outside seating? Me too. Such spaces are at a premium these days, but these hidden gems offer a chance to get out. → Read More

Should Florida restaurant workers wear masks? — Ask JLB

Florida restaurant workers aren't required to wear face masks, despite the advice of the CDC. How do diners feel about this? We asked. → Read More

6 Naples restaurants that will take you around the world, while barely leaving home — JLB

Got wanderlust? JLB can help. Here are six Naples restaurants that will transport you to whole new worlds from the comfort of your couch. → Read More

My two rules for dining out on Valentine's Day — JLB in 3 Tweets

Valentine's Day can be a hectic one for restaurants and diners. Our critic has a couple workarounds, and a message: Spread the love. → Read More

Restaurants: 4 soups, 1 steamy sandwich to get through the cold in Naples, Fort Myers — JLB

It's cold, legitimately cold, and I've got the best restaurants in Fort Myers, Naples and Cape Coral to ward it off deliciously. → Read More

At The Sandbar in Fort Myers, visions of crunchy grouper fingers (no sugar plums needed)

Who needs sugar plums when you've got The Sandbar & Grille's grouper fingers? A holly-jolly review from JLB, in just three tweets. → Read More

Happy anniversary to me, JLB: 40 years of Fort Myers, Naples restaurant reviews

Jean Le Boeuf turns 40 this week. And I, the current JLB, am leading the party. The restaurant critic life isn't always easy, but it sure is sweet. → Read More

A second Slicers Hoagies in Estero, an even happier critic — JLB in 3 Tweets

JLB says: The more Slicers Hoagies, the merrier. Our critic's quick take in 420 characters or fewer. → Read More

5 Cape Coral restaurants worth finding on Del Prado North — JLB Picks

Where Cape Coral restaurants are concerned, everyone knows the other side of Del Prado. But Del Prado North shouldn't be overlooked. → Read More

6 Fort Myers restaurants where you can eat well outside (this weather!) — JLB Picks

The good weather is upon us. Let's get out and enjoy it — at these Fort Myers restaurants where the breezy views match the tasty bites. → Read More

Ask JLB: Thankful to share our little-known restaurant scene with you

A genuine does of honesty, no JKs or LOLs, from our restaurant critic to you. Happy Thanksgiving. → Read More

5 unforgettable bites from the Paradise Coast Wine & Food Experience — JLB picks

From simmering soups to briny seafood, I followed the scents and sampled many delicious things, but these five were especially unforgettable. → Read More

6 Naples, Fort Myers restaurants that will put you in the Thanksgiving spirit

At these Naples and Fort Myers restaurants, Thanksgiving isn't just a November holiday, it's a year-round way of life. Get your gravy fix with JLB. → Read More

7 waterfront restaurants where you can relax in Cape Coral, Matlacha and Pine Island

There are two kinds of waterfront restaurants in Cape Coral, Pine Island and Matlacha: the $$$$$ spots and these laid-back gems. → Read More