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'FK Your Diet' for the Kids

There’s a restaurant along U.S. 41 in South Fort Myers that’s hard to miss. It’s painted bright green and called FK Your Diet. The "FK" stands for "foster kids," and it’s run by a Doug Miller, who was raised in foster homes, and his wife, Amy Eldridge. They serve up dishes, mostly comfort foods, Miller learned to cook while staying in more than a dozen homes and in portion sizes that anyone who’s experienced food scarcity would appreciate.

Miller and Eldridge join Gulf Coast Live to tell us a little more about the restaurant that donates five percent of its revenue to supply the little things that help a foster kid feel a little bit more like everyone else.

Rachel Iacovone is a reporter and associate producer of Gulf Coast Live for WGCU News. Rachel came to WGCU as an intern in 2016, during the presidential race. She went on to cover Florida Gulf Coast University students at President Donald Trump's inauguration on Capitol Hill and Southwest Floridians in attendance at the following day's Women's March on Washington.Rachel was first contacted by WGCU when she was managing editor of FGCU's student-run media group, Eagle News. She helped take Eagle News from a weekly newspaper to a daily online publication with TV and radio branches within two years, winning the 2016 Society of Professional Journalists Mark of Excellence Award for Best Use of Multimedia in a cross-platform series she led for National Coming Out Day. She also won the Mark of Excellence Award for Feature Writing for her five-month coverage of an FGCU student's transition from male to female.As a WGCU reporter, she produced the first radio story in WGCU's Curious Gulf Coast project, which answered the question: Does SWFL Have More Cases of Pediatric Cancer?Rachel graduated from Florida Gulf Coast University with a bachelor's degree in journalism.