Eat & Drink

Best brews

Summer Beer of the Week: Motorworks Brewing's Low Light

Looking for something refreshing to sip while lounging in the pool? Try this "very light lager" flavored with lemon and lime.

06/29/2022 By Sarafina Murphy-Gibson

Best Restaurants

The Best Restaurants in Sarasota

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

06/29/2022 By Cooper Levey-Baker and Lauren Jackson

Tropical Paradise

Sarasota's New Summer Tap Juice Bar Will Help You Beat the Heat

If you're looking for a healthy treat, this new Sarasota spot is the place to be.

06/24/2022 Photography by Lauren Jackson

Pedal Pusher

The Caragiulo Family Is Planning to Build a New Restaurant on the Legacy Trail

The brothers will add a new venture to their growing list of successful restaurants in Sarasota.

06/23/2022 By Lauren Jackson

Shop Talk

Two Chefs on Hillview Wants to Be Your Go-To Specialty Food Store

The new gastronomy shop in Southside Village may be small, but it packs a big punch.

06/17/2022 By Lauren Jackson

A Global Affair

Celebrate African Cuisine at a Selby Library Cooking Class

Join chefs Alex Jordan and Erik Decker for an educational evening filled with tasty treats.

06/16/2022 By Lauren Jackson

Deals on Deals

Here Are the Restaurants Extending Savor Sarasota Deals

After a successful Savor Sarasota Restaurant Week, these restaurants will continue to offer sweet deals.

06/15/2022 By Lauren Jackson

Five O'Clock Somewhere

Corporate Ladder Brewing Is Crushing the Sour Beer Game

An award-winning Palmetto brewery is knocking out outrageously flavorful beers.

06/14/2022 By Lauren Jackson

Open Late

Sushi Ramen Is a Welcome Addition to Sarasota's Late-Night Dining Scene

Enjoy live music, karaoke, sushi and ramen until nearly 2 a.m. nightly.

06/10/2022 By Lauren Jackson

Superstar

Michelin Guide Recognizes 15 Florida Restaurants

Michelin inspectors visited Tampa, Orlando and Miami to select the best restaurants in the state.

06/10/2022 By Lauren Jackson

Tiki Time

Enjoy Dinner From Award-Winning Chefs at Pop's Sunset Grill

Swap your board shorts for a button-down at this year's Celebrity Chef Tour Dinner at Pop's Sunset Grill.

06/09/2022 By Lauren Jackson

What to Buy Dad

Wine Is an Excellent Father's Day Gift

And here are some of your best bets.

06/08/2022 By Bob McGinn

Local Favorites

The Best Restaurants in Gulf Gate

Our top picks for where the locals hang in this distinct Sarasota neighborhood.

06/07/2022 By Lauren Jackson

Summer Nights

Join the Conservation Foundation of the Gulf Coast for Food Truck Friday Night

Enjoy a family-friendly, fun-packed evening at Bay Preserve in Osprey.

06/03/2022 By Lauren Jackson

Eat This Now

Eight Sarasota Doughnuts to Eat Before You Die

From red velvet to pork-stuffed, these local doughnuts are guaranteed to satisfy your sweet tooth.

06/03/2022 By Megan McDonald

Chicken Feed

Fork and Hen Is Now Open on the North Trail

Enjoy Southern cuisine with a twist at this new Sarasota restaurant.

06/02/2022 By Lauren Jackson

Luck Be a Lady

Bijou Garden Café Starts Its Broadway Brunch Series This Sunday

The downtown Sarasota staple will be offering a feast for all of your senses—especially your ears.

06/01/2022 By Lauren Jackson

Congratulations!

Gecko's Is Celebrating Its 30th Anniversary

The Sarasota chain is throwing a party to mark the occasion.

05/31/2022 By Lauren Jackson

Coffee Klatch

Think You Don't Like Black Coffee? This New Mobile Coffee Cart May Change Your Mind

Coffee connoisseur Devin Borgwardt opened Brewed Monday coffee in January. You can find him on the corner of Gulfstream Avenue and Main Street in Sarasota, with single-origin coffee processed with the entire coffee cherry.

05/31/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Lakewood Ranch

Four New Tenants Are Headed to Waterside Place in Lakewood Ranch

Monkee’s at Waterside, Florida Provisions Co., Deep Lagoon Seafood & Oyster House and Tim’s Wine Market are heading to the town center.

05/26/2022 By Kim Doleatto