Best of Sarasota 2018

The Best of Sarasota 2018

254 reasons to love Sarasota and Manatee.

04/26/2018

Taco Crazy

The Best Tacos in Sarasota-Manatee

We admit it. We’re addicted to this humble Mexican street food.

03/28/2018 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Ships Ahoy!

Five Great Florida Cruises

These fabulous trips will float your boat.

03/28/2018

Road Trips

Five Perfect Spring Road Trips

Feeling a touch of spring fever? Take to the highway—and the waterways—for some fun destinations, from laid-back Sanibel/Captiva to historic Winter Park and beyond.

03/01/2018

Caffeine Dreams

The Coffee Lover's Guide to Sarasota

A guide to the best cups around.

02/28/2018 By Megan McDonald and Cooper Levey-Baker

Al Fresco Favorites

The Best Outdoor Dining in Sarasota-Manatee

The best place to eat in Southwest Florida? Outside, of course.

01/25/2018 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Unity Awards 2018

Meet the Winners of Our 2018 Unity Awards

Our champions of diversity inspire us every day.

01/23/2018 By Anu Varma, Susan Burns, and Cooper Levey-Baker

Eat This Now

The Food Lovers' Guide to Sarasota

In a city brimming with delicious new options, your guide to the best markets, shops, purveyors and products.

01/01/2018 By Cooper Levey-Baker, Megan McDonald, Ilene Denton, and Hannah Wallace

Fountains of Youth

49 Ways to Look and Feel Younger

We’ve scouted out all sorts of ways to refresh and revive your body, mind and soul in our city. Let’s get going.

12/27/2017 By Ilene Denton

Insider's Guide 2017

The Insider's Guide to Sarasota 2017

See Sarasota like a local.

11/30/2017 By Ilene Denton

Into the Wild

The Ultimate Guide to Myakka River State Park

Let's go exploring.

11/29/2017 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Cheers!

Best Happy Hours

Let the workday slide off your shoulders at these 12 great hotspots.

11/01/2017 By Cooper Levey-Baker and Megan McDonald

Season Preview

Season Preview 2017-18

Your ultimate guide to Sarasota's jam-packed arts and entertainment season.

10/30/2017 By Kay Kipling

Mutt-opia

A Dog's Guide to Sarasota

The ultimate canine compendium.

09/27/2017 By Megan McDonald and Emma Burke

Neighborhood Guide

Neighborhood Guide: Siesta Key

Your guide to the nation’s best beach and the community surrounding it.

09/25/2017 Edited by Pam Daniel

World Rowing Championships

Your Guide to the World Rowing Championships

What to watch, cheer and enjoy at the competition.

08/29/2017 By Hannah Wallace

Things to Do

Things to Do in Sarasota-Manatee

Your essential guide to our region.

06/30/2017 Edited by Kay Kipling

Best Burgers

The Best Burgers in Sarasota-Manatee

This list—our first-ever ranking of the region’s greatest hamburgers—is a tribute to an American icon.

06/27/2017 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Best Bakeries

Sarasota's Best Bakeries

Your guide to the region’s best bakeries, plus pastry perfection, loaves we love—and more.

05/25/2017 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Neighborhood Guide

Neighborhood Guide: St. Armands Circle/Lido Key/Longboat Key

Great food, fun activities, gorgeous homes--Lido and Longboat keys have it all.

05/15/2017 Edited by Kay Kipling