Downtown Dining

Revisiting Downtown Sarasota's Duval's

Pro tip: Don't miss the po' boys.

03/23/2017 By Judi Gallagher

Weekly Planner

A Mobile Farmers Market, Oprah-Inspired Dishes, a Seafood Festival and More

The when and where of Sarasota's best weekly dining events.

03/22/2017 By Riley Board

Sugar Stories

Julie Deffense Brings Her Wedding Cake Business to Sarasota

The baker dishes on her unusual career path, why she’s expanding her services to Sarasota and how she makes those amazing sugar flowers.

03/21/2017 By Megan McDonald

Whiskeytown

An Insightful, Fun, Somewhat Blurry Taste-Test of Downtown's Best Whiskey Drinks

Whiskey's everywhere these days, but who in Sarasota is pouring the good stuff?

03/20/2017 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Spirits of Sarasota

Cocktail of the Week: The Fish's Whiskey Beet Drop

We are, in fact, drinking more beets.

03/15/2017 By Hannah Wallace

Meating Agenda

6 Boss Butcher Shops

Our guide to local meat spots that are a cut above.

03/15/2017 By Cooper Levey-Baker and David Hackett

Eat This Now

Where and What to Eat This Week

This week: a sweet new sipper, perfect potato chips and more.

03/15/2017 By Eat Beat Team

Faith and Begorrah

Irish Bars and St. Patrick's Day Celebrations

Great spots to get your Gaelic on.

03/14/2017 By Hannah Wallace

Set the Screen

March Madness at Five Great Sarasota Sports Bars

Travel on down to these great spots for watching the NCAA basketball tournament.

03/14/2017 By David Hackett

Spirits of Sarasota

Cocktail of the Week: Mi Pueblo's El Jefe Margarita

A big ol' margarita with three different kinds of booze, just to be sure.

03/08/2017 By Hannah Wallace

Weekly Planner

The Florida Strawberry Festival, a Royal Tea and More Food Events

Everything to eat in Sarasota (and beyond) this week.

03/08/2017 By Riley Board

Chapters and Chow

New Book, Coffee, Sandwich Spot Opens Near Ringling College

A new North Trail business with a smart selection of used books and tasty snacks.

03/08/2017 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Oui, Oui

Côté France Serves French Classics in Venice

Côté France creates big flavors in its tiny kitchen.

03/07/2017 By Judi Gallagher

Eat This Now

Where and What to Eat This Week

Gooey enchiladas. Crispy yucca fries. Sardinian ravioli. It's a good week to be hungry in Sarasota.

03/01/2017 By Eat Beat Team

Weekly Planner

Cookies and Craft Beer, Vegan Treats in Village of the Arts and More

What to eat and drink this week in Sarasota.

03/01/2017 By Riley Board

Wake Up

5 Great Sarasota Coffee Shops

Five of our favorite caffeine-capable coffee counters and their bodacious bean-based beverages.

02/27/2017 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Spirits of Sarasota

Cocktail of the Week: Tommy Bahama's Tahitian Limeade

You put the gin in the coconut and then you ponder the effects of colonialism.

02/22/2017 By Hannah Wallace

Eat This Now

Where and What to Eat This Week

This week: standout spinach, spicy grilled oysters, creamy, dreamy ice cream and more.

02/22/2017 By Eat Beat Team

Party Foul

Judge Grants Injunction Against Dub Shack

The new University Parkway beer bar has been embroiled in a complicated court case since opening late last month.

02/22/2017 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Weekly Planner

A Grilled Cheese Festival, Italian Carnival and More

All the food and fun that Sarasota has to offer this week.

02/22/2017 By Riley Board