Hop on the Trolley

New Progressive Dinner Series Highlights Wine and Food Pairings

The Blend is a new series of dinners organized by the Sarasota-Manatee Originals.

06/11/2021 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Grand openings

Two New Shops Are Bolstering the Wine Scene in Sarasota and Venice

Sarasota Wine Co. and Casey Key Collector Wine are new destinations for wine lovers.

06/09/2021 By Bob McGinn

Juicy fruit

Watermelon Season Is Upon Us. Here's How to Make the Best of It.

We asked the experts at Detwiler's Farm Market how to pick a ripe watermelon, and compiled a handful of tasty watermelon recipes.

06/07/2021 By Emma Lichtenstein

Health care

Downtown Farmers' Market to Host Covid-19 Vaccine Event This Saturday

Single-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccines will be available for free to anyone 18 and up.

06/07/2021 By Staff

History Glass

New Beer From Big Top and Gecko's Celebrates Sarasota County's Centennial

The beer, made with a pink grapefruit infusion, will be available at Gecko's restaurants beginning Monday, June 7.

06/04/2021 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Trend Report

We Made TikTok's Famous Baked Feta Pasta

This pasta dish has gone viral on the social media platform. Our writer wanted to see if it was worth the hype.

06/03/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Two of a Kind

Two New Restaurants Are Offering Creative Spins on Asian Cuisine

Kojo, which took over the former Lemon Tree Kitchen space, and K-Nam Korean BBQ & Sushi take a unique approach to tried-and-true favorites.

06/02/2021 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Dram band

Special Four-Course Meals Will Pair Bourbons and Bites

Sarasota's Baker & Wife is offering a special menu, with two seatings, on Sunday, June 13.

05/27/2021 By Cooper Levey-Baker

The circle of life

Savor National Doughnut Day With Five-O Donut Co.

It's the most wonderful time of the year.

05/27/2021 By Emma Moneuse

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota: May 27-June 2

The Myakka River Blues Festival returns, a Patriotic Pops concert, Savor Sarasota kicks off and more.

05/27/2021 By Kay Kipling

Colossal cookies

An Online Cookie Shop Is Opening a New Physical Location Later This Month

Kookies & Kream, a virtual cookie sensation, will officially open its first bakery on Saturday, June 19.

05/26/2021 By Emma Lichtenstein

Lost and Found

A Conversation With Chef Erin French, Star of The Lost Kitchen

“When you grow up in America, there’s all this pressure to be perfect. But that sets us up for failure."

05/25/2021 By Megan McDonald

Live Your Best Caffeinated Life

Everything You Need to Make a Café-Quality Latte at Home

From brewers to beans, we've got you covered.

05/24/2021 By Heather Dunhill

Bookmark This Page

Here Are All the Restaurants Participating in Savor Sarasota This Year

You can win $50 restaurant gift cards this year by posting about Savor Sarasota on Instagram.

05/24/2021 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Food news

Downtown Favorite Selva Opens Second Location

The new Selva is located near the University Town Center mall.

05/20/2021 By Emma Moneuse

Martial arts meals

New Chuck Norris-Themed Ghost Kitchen Opens in Sarasota

Cluck Norris Ass-Kickin’ Chicken is the latest virtual restaurant to come to Sarasota.

05/19/2021 By Emma Lichtenstein

Clubbing

Exploring the World of Online Wine Buying Clubs

A number of companies offer wine shipments that can be catered to your specific tastes.

05/19/2021 By Bob McGinn

Deals

The Bijou Café Has a New Owner

Sharon Carole of Sage recently bought the beloved downtown Sarasota restaurant.

05/18/2021 By Cooper Levey-Baker

When I Dip You Dip We Dip

Melting Pot Adds New 'Best Fondue Friends Forever' Specials

The restaurant's "BFFF" menu is offered every Wednesday.

05/17/2021 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Politics

New Law Lets Restaurants Continue Selling Alcoholic Drinks Via Takeout and Delivery

The measure makes permanent emergency orders that were created to help restaurants struggling because of the Covid-19 pandemic.

05/14/2021 By Cooper Levey-Baker