WELCOME TO CRISTOF'S ON MCGREGOR
Cristof Danzi is the owner of Cristofs on McGregor a neighborhood eatery located in Fort Myers Florida. Born in Sicily and receiving culinary training in Italy, France, England, and Bahrain Cristof was inspired by his father. With a Mediterranean influence and a passion for seafood, local art, aged beef, and classic pasta dishes Cristof's lives up the hype with his amazing food and outside seating. They have a delicious wine list, mouth-watering appetizers like fried green tomatoes stacked with bacon, fresh mozzarella, roasted corn-jalapeno salsa and the best of southern Italian cooking with a spicy kick.
Inspirations: My father
Favorite cuisine to eat: Mediterranean
Favorite dish from your childhood: Octopus
What was the first dish you mastered?: Sweet and sour rabbit
Celebrity (living or dead) you'd love to have dinner with: Auguste Escoffier
If I weren't in this business, I'd be: a naval engineer
Things you can't get through the day without: My espresso
Favorite quick meal: Italian rosticceria (tapas)
Cooking gods: Yves Thuries
If you had your own cooking show, what would you call it?: "Fresh Fast Food"
Guilty food pleasure: Bone marrow
Food aversion you can't get over: Processed food
Favorite dish on your menu (and why?): Seafood Bouillabaisse. I love light and fresh seafood.
Favorite SWFL restaurant other than your own: Osteria Tulia (Naples)
What would be your last meal?: The one before I die… lol
Oddest/most interesting thing in your home fridge right now: Radicchio
What are your plans for dinner tonight?: Lobster Thermidor
Dream vacation: Sail around the world
Oddest thing you've eaten (and did you enjoy it?): Type of lumbrico worm in Busan South Korea and yes, I did like it.