Restaurant Review

Chaz 51 Serves Up Steakhouse Classics in Venice

Chaz 51, which has morphed from a cafe and coffee shop to a bistro to a steakhouse, moved into Bird Bay Plaza last year.

10/18/2021 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Must Make

You Have to Try This Creamy Vegan Soup From Lauren Boehme of Rabbit & Wolves

Lauren Boehme runs the popular vegan food blog Rabbit & Wolves and lives in Sarasota.

10/15/2021 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Butter Up

It's Officially Stone Crab Season

Here are some tips for serving this Florida delicacy.

10/15/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Meals on Wheels

Sarasota's Best Food Trucks

These seven mobile businesses make food that easily rivals what you'll find at a great restaurant.

10/14/2021 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Coming Attractions

Fast-Casual Restaurant 3Natives Is Coming to UTC Area Next Year

The restaurant specializes in açaí bowls, smoothies, salads, wraps, juices and bagels.

10/13/2021 By Cooper Levey-Baker

I got the blues

Looking for a New Wine? Give Austria's Blaufränkisch a Try.

The wine is light, with good color and balance, and goes great with food.

10/13/2021 By Bob McGinn

Good Gourd

Craving Pumpkin Spice? Here's Where to Get Your Fix.

From beer to cold brew to the classic PSL, here's where to satisfy that fall craving.

10/11/2021 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Soup, There It Is

Sweet Potato Ginger Soup is an Ode to Autumn

A Selva Grill chef shares the recipe for a creamy soup that balances sweetness with spice.

10/08/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Best Restaurants

The Best Restaurants in Sarasota

Where to eat right now—and what to order when you're there.

10/07/2021 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Pier pressure

Oyster Bar Kicks Off New 'From the Ranch to the Gulf' Fall Menu

The restaurant is offering the new dishes through the end of the year at all four of its locations.

10/07/2021 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Put a Bid on It

Florida Winefest Is Holding an Online Auction With Some Seriously Impressive Items

Money from the event goes to help nonprofits that assist kids and families in need.

10/06/2021 By Cooper Levey-Baker

10 Bucks Or Less

Be Sure to Try the Spam at L&L Hawaiian Barbecue

The canned pork product is a staple in Hawaiian cuisine.

10/04/2021 By Cooper Levey-Baker

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Two Former Ritz-Carlton Pastry Chefs Are Competing on the Food Network

Lyndsy Velasquez and Amy McBride teamed up to make a "scary sci-fi" chocolate sculpture for Chocolate Meltdown: Hershey's After Dark.

10/01/2021 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Hot Sips

Sarasota's Best Coffee Shops

Get your caffeine fix at one of these top spots.

09/29/2021 By Megan McDonald

Race for the prize

Sarasota Brewery Hosts Running Club With Ice-Cold Rewards

Big Top Brewing Company is home to a running club that meets at 6 p.m. every Monday.

09/27/2021 By Allison Forsyth

You Love to See It

Sarasota's Seasonal Farmers' Markets Are Returning Soon

Markets are starting up for the season in Bradenton, Sarasota and south Sarasota County.

09/27/2021 By Cooper Levey-Baker

New Noodles

A Restaurant Is Bringing Its Fast-Casual Approach to Pasta to St. Armands Circle

DalMoros Fresh Pasta to Go will open early next year.

09/24/2021 By Cooper Levey-Baker

I'm a Boba Boy in a Boba World

Here's Where to Get Great Boba in the Sarasota Area

Seven places that will satisfy your bubble tea craving.

09/24/2021 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Rising

Five-O Donut Co. Is Coming to Bradenton Next Year

And that's on top of the new location near University Town Center that is scheduled to open in early 2022.

09/23/2021 By Cooper Levey-Baker