Baked good

Dave's Killer Bread Creator to Speak as Part of Sarasota Lecture Series

The Project 180 series also includes an event highlighting local "second chance" employers.

09/28/2020 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Breaking News

DeSantis Announces Phase 3 Re-Opening of Florida Businesses

The governor's executive order means restaurants will now be allowed to operate at 100 percent capacity, with no operational limitations enforced by the state.

09/25/2020 By Staff

Go for the gold

Gold Star Donuts Is Back

After being closed for three years, Gold Star is once again open for business.

09/25/2020 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Hot Sips

Sarasota's Best Coffee Shops

Get your caffeine fix at one of these top spots.

09/24/2020 By Megan McDonald

Burning

Crisis in Wine Country

2020 is shaping up to be the worst year for American wineries since Prohibition.

09/23/2020 By Bob McGinn

Best Breakfasts

How to Prepare a Breakfast Feast With Local Ingredients

Craving a big home-cooked breakfast? Here's how to stock up on local ingredients to make your morning meal sing.

09/23/2020 By Allison Forsyth

Fresh Air

Our Favorite Outdoor Dining Destinations

Covid-19 has made outdoor dining more popular than ever. Here are our favorite destinations for an al fresco feast.

09/22/2020 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Taking a Detour

Local Food Trucks Adapt to an Industry Radically Altered By Covid-19

“We’re trying to adjust and adapt. It’s nothing like it used to be.”

09/22/2020 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Gallery grub

New Restaurant in the Sarasota Art Museum Opens Oct. 1

The menu at Bistro will include soups, tartines, salads, sandwiches, charcuterie and cheese platters, breads and pastries.

09/17/2020 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Alas, Poor Yorick

New Food Truck Serves Up Comfort Food in a Downtown-Adjacent Courtyard

The name of Hamlet's Eatery might lead you to expect Danish cuisine, but the truck instead offers burgers, quesadillas and tacos.

09/15/2020 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Bike Squad

Mattison's Starts New Free Delivery Service

Mattison's City Grille in downtown Sarasota and Mattison's Riverwalk Grille in downtown Bradenton are now offering free delivery within two miles.

09/15/2020 By Allison Forsyth

Data

Restaurant Industry on Track to Lose $240 Billion This Year

The National Restaurant Association estimates that 3 million food service employees are still out of work because of the Covid-19 pandemic.

09/14/2020 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Best Breakfasts

Five Local Diners We Love

In a hurry? These old-school breakfast spots will get you in and out in a jiffy.

09/14/2020 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Sea food

Duval's Now Delivers to Lido Beach

The restaurant has begun offering a number of special beach meal delivery options.

09/11/2020 By Allison Forsyth

Breaking

Florida Bars Can Reopen on Monday

The new rule applies to bars, breweries and other alcohol vendors.

09/10/2020 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Rise and Dine

Your Guide to Sarasota's Best Breakfasts

Pour yourself another cup of coffee and read on.

09/09/2020

Game Grub

Board Game Café Encourages Family Fun Around the Dinner Table

Table Talk SRQ is a restaurant where guests of all ages can "unplug and play."

09/08/2020 By Allison Forsyth

Call it a comeback

Wine Tastings Are Back

A number of local restaurants are offering innovative, structured tastings that follow social distancing guidelines.

09/08/2020 Photography by Bob McGinn

Starting over

Downtown Indian Restaurant Rebrands, Overhauls Menu

Healthy Café is now India Café, and it has a new, more traditional Indian menu.

09/04/2020 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Public Safety

Safety 4 SRQ Launches Online Directory for Business Health Safety Practices

The directory is available for Sarasota- and Bradenton-area businesses to post their health safety practices.

09/04/2020