February 2014

Sarasota Magazine February 2014 food and wine issue.

By Megan McDonald February 3, 2014

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10 Best

Su Byron scouts out the greatest gluten-free dishes in town.

Glories of the Gulf

A gourmet guide to Gulf seafood, from our food critic's favorite fish houses to stone crab serets, hometown caviar, tips for fishermen and more.

Marcella and Me

Sarasota's Victor Hazan shares his memories of his beloved wife, famous cookbook author Marcella Hazan.

On Top of the World

Tech entrepreneur Jesse Biter and his wife Katie entertain friends in their rooftop penthouse garden. By Megan McDonald. Photography by Barbara Banks

Small Wonders

Hand-held treats are a tasty new trend. By Megan McDonald

The Tuscan Connection

Susan Kelley journeys to Italy to feast with Salute! owner Alberto Guardagnini on his country estate.

Take Two

Derek Barnes attracted serious foodies at his Rosemary District restaurant. But he's taking a different approach with his new place. By Cooper Levey-Baker


From the Editor

To Marcella with loveBy Pam Daniel

Heat Index

People, issues and events on our radar, including top tickets, international food finds, Chef Judi Gallagher's dish, Heather Dunhill's Fashion IQ--and more.

Party Girl

Veronica Pastore meets the chefs of tomorrow at USF's HospitaBull Dinner.

Mr. Chatterbox

If money were no object, where would you choose to live? Mr. C reports on an heiress who chose

Luxury Home

Ilene Denton peeks inside great kitchens and reports on neighborhood and real estate news. Plus: Design trends from Marsha Fottler.


An alternative to open-heart surgery, advice for caregivers, and fitness newsBy Hannah Wallace 

Only in Sarasota

John Pirman sketches local landmark Walt's Fish Market.

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