Going fast

Originals Restaurant Group Starts Selling T-Shirts, Tank Tops

The new designs include slogans like "Eat Sip Support Local," "Be Original" and "Eat Like a Local."

10:21am By Cooper Levey-Baker

Shopping for a good cause

Taste of Immokalee Begins Selling Holiday Gift Bundles

One hundred percent of the profits go toward scholarships and job-training programs for Immokalee students.

11/24/2020 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Sugar rush

Specialty Chocolate Shop Opens Tuesday

The new Norman Love Confections store is located near the University Town Center mall.

11/23/2020 By Cooper Levey-Baker

The Secret Life of Pie

What It's Really Like to Make Pies with the Yoder's Bakers

Our amateur baker, digital editor Megan McDonald, tests her skills in the Yoder's kitchen.

11/23/2020 By Megan McDonald

Shopping list

How to Find What's in Season in Florida

Florida has a unique growing season. Here's a month-by-month guide to what the state's farms are typically producing.

11/20/2020 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Party City

'It's Not All Doom and Gloom': There Are Signs of Life for the Catering Industry

Even as the number of cases of coronavirus is rising again in Sarasota, many people are starting to plan events for next spring.

11/20/2020 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Market Report

Everything You Need to Know About Sarasota's Bustling Farmers' Markets

Your top spots for fresh produce, seafood, artisanal local products and much more.

11/17/2020 By Cooper Levey-Baker

What to drink

How to Pick the Right Wine for a Thanksgiving Dinner Unlike Any Other

Whether you're hosting a small gathering or getting together via Zoom, here are some tips on what wines to pour this Thanksgiving.

11/17/2020 By Bob McGinn

Brewing

New Kahwa Coffee Shop Opens Wednesday

And to celebrate, the store will be handing out free hot and cold coffees all day.

11/15/2020 By Cooper Levey-Baker

It's a hit

First Watch Rolling Out Alcohol Menu Around the Country

The Manatee County-based chain is planning to bring its drinks menu to half of its 400-plus locations by the end of 2020.

11/11/2020 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Let's talk turkey

Our Big List of Places That Are Offering Thanksgiving Dinner Meals To-Go

Don't want to cook Thanksgiving dinner? You're in luck.

11/11/2020 By Allison Forsyth

Good things come in threes

Origin Pizzeria Opening Third Location Near University Town Center

The new restaurant will be located at 8193 Tourist Center Drive, Bradenton, near a CROP juice shop and Scullers Draft House.

11/11/2020 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Holidays

All Faiths Food Bank Kicks Off Holiday Turkey Distribution Effort

All Faiths hopes to provide 9,000 turkeys and 4 million meals to feed children, families, veterans and seniors this holiday season.

11/10/2020 By Staff

Sweet stroll

'Chocolate Walk' Takes Place in Venice Next Week

Participating businesses will be offering chocolate snacks, drinks, ice creams and even chocolate CBD.

11/10/2020 By Cooper Levey-Baker

It's been too long

Sage Will Reopen Next Week

The reopening coincides with the launch of a new fall menu.

11/09/2020 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Dining Guide

Sarasota's Best Delivery Options

Whether you use Bite Squad, Uber Eats or another app, our area has tons of great choices for a quick delivery. Here are some of our favorites.

11/08/2020 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Burning question

Asking for a Friend: Am I Supposed to Be Drinking in Public?

A hang session in Bayfront Park made me curious about the City of Sarasota's rules for drinking in public. Here's what I found out.

11/05/2020 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Sweet relief

Baking These Cookies Is Guaranteed to Make Your Election Day Sweeter

Take out your feelings on these cookies, which require you to slam down your baking sheet to achieve a magical ripple effect.

11/03/2020 By Megan McDonald

Election Elixirs

Three Comforting Cocktails to Make While You Wait for Election Results

Your ballot has been cast and there's nothing to do but wait for the results to come in. Make one of these drinks to mellow out in the meantime.

11/03/2020 By Allison Forsyth

Oops!

Wine Mix-Ups: More Common Than You Might Think

Local restaurateurs share stories of serving the wrong wines and other expensive mistakes.

11/03/2020 By Bob McGinn