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Hyde N Chic Restaurant

Why We Love It: The newest, most original thing to hit the Naples restaurant scene, Hyde N Chic showcases the talent of Chef Andy Hyde, who has made a name for himself locally as a restaurant chef, sought-after caterer, and exuberant personality. His cuisine shows off his Ghanaian roots, and the spread of his experience to Germany, Spain, Chicago, Los Angeles and the kitchens of world-renowned chefs. We also love his commitment to mentoring young chefs from Naples High School’s on-the-job-training program. If you are looking to impress a client with some of the region’s most finely honed cuisine, reserve a table here for dinner. (Chef Hyde occasionally also serves Sunday brunch.)

 

Ideal Meal: Order dinner a la carte or off the three- to five-course Chef’s Tasting Menu. The a la carte menu is succinct, typically with three to four starters and entrees. Choose a glass of red or white off the select menu of boutique wines to accompany the Chef’s Garden Farm Salad-N- Poached Egg, tucked with candied walnuts and dressed with champagne vinaigrette and gorgonzola. The house-made lobster bisque gets its layered flavors from butter-poached lobster, carrots, celery and chervil. For your main course, the wild Canadian walleye dish demonstrates Chef Hyde’s global flair with kohlrabi ragout, quinoa, charred young romaine and a crustacean sauce. One of the chef’s latest dessert selections uses, like most of his creations, freshly sourced ingredients and imaginative twists: The orange-tinged passionfruit panna cotta gets served with a hibiscus, beet and strawberry ice cream that surprises and delights the palate.

 

Vibe: Despite its humble venue—it’s found on a midtown Naples side street in a strip mall next to a laundromat—Hyde N Chic spills simple elegance once you step inside the 30-seat space. Gold accents and local original art create a bold statement that sets off the black walls and exhibition kitchen where Hyde and staff work their magic. Reserve one of the six kitchen counter seats for an up-front view.

 

923 Creech Road, Naples, (239) 404.3065, hydenchicrestaurant.com

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