Take Me to the River

New Riverfront Restaurant Coming to Ellenton

The popular "Floribbean" restaurant Whiskey Joe's is expected to open on the Manatee River next year.

1:17pm By Sarafina Murphy-Gibson

Weekly Planner

A Mullet Lesson, a Burlesque Ball and More of This Week's Best Food and Drink Events

Also on the menu: Rocktoberfest at Darwin Brewing Co. and Sarasota Opera's Taste of Downtown.

09/18/2019 By Sarafina Murphy-Gibson

Dry In Style

Sarasota Woman Launches New Kitchen Product Line

Nicole Coudal is now selling kitchen towels with fun printed designs.

09/17/2019 By Olivia Epstein

Patio Pups

Seven Fun Spots to Dine With Your Doggie

You don't have to leave man's best friend behind when dining out.

09/16/2019 With Sarafina Murphy-Gibson

Wine Time

Want to Join a Wine Club? Here's What You Need to Know

You’ll learn about wines and make friends.

09/12/2019 By Bob McGinn

More Shore

Shore on Longboat Key Opens

The new restaurant features a slanted design that gives every table an uninterrupted view of the water.

09/11/2019 By Olivia Epstein

Weekly Planner

A Sangria Showdown and More of This Week's Top Food and Drink Events

Also on the menu: Oktoberfest makes its way to Venice and Pumpkin Stiltskin returns.

09/11/2019 With Sarafina Murphy-Gibson

Still Life

Drum Circle Distilling's New Coffee-Flavored Rum Is a Big Hit

To make it, the company runs its silver Siesta Key Rum through Colombian beans roasted by Latitude 23.5 Coffee and Tea.

09/04/2019 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Weekly Planner

A 'Build Your Own Biscuit' Brunch and More of This Week's Top Food and Drink Events

Also on the menu: a free cooking class, a brewery tour for those wearing kilts and a beer and yoga session.

09/04/2019 By Sarafina Murphy-Gibson

Restaurant Review

Even After a Major Overhaul, Mar Vista Retains Its Old Florida Bona Fides

Mar Vista's updates include a state-of-the-art kitchen, an outdoor fireplace and a revamped dining room and bar. What hasn’t changed? The magic.

09/03/2019 By Cooper Levey-Baker

How Cool

Eskimo Bros.'s Clean Ice Makes Cocktails Taste Better

A Sarasota company is helping bartenders improve an often-overlooked ingredient: ice.

09/02/2019 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Safe mode

How to Prep Your Kitchen Before Hurricane Dorian Arrives

Chef Judi offers tips on how to preserve and use your frozen and refrigerated foods if the power goes out.

08/30/2019 By Judi Gallagher

Weekly Planner

Cocktails and Video Games, a Beer Dinner and More of This Week's Top Food and Drink Events

Also on the menu: a California wine dinner and a taco shack birthday party.

08/28/2019 By Sarafina Murphy-Gibson

Fly fruit

Discover the Rambutan

The scoop on one of the more peculiar delicacies you'll encounter in the produce aisle.

08/27/2019 With Sarafina Murphy-Gibson

Havana gold

Four Excellent Spots for Cuban Food (And One Excellent Recipe for Flan)

Chef Judi says there's no need to get on a plane to Havana to sample authentic Cuban cuisine.

08/26/2019 By Judi Gallagher

What's the craic?

New Irish Pub Serves Up Comfort Food and Community

Irish 31, "the people's pub," brings Sarasota the luck of the Irish.

08/22/2019 With Sarafina Murphy-Gibson

Yo Ho Ho

Lakewood Ranch Distillery Opens Its Doors

Avast ye! The pirate-themed Loaded Cannon Distillery promises to entertain, educate and inebriate.

08/21/2019 With Sarafina Murphy-Gibson

Weekly planner

Sunset Jams, Beers From Boca Raton and More of This Week's Top Food and Drink Events

Also on the menu: a truffle-making class and an indie flea market.

08/21/2019 By Hanna Powers

Mission: Impossible — Roast Protocol

Beef 'o' Brady's Becomes the Latest Restaurant to Test Out the Impossible Burger

A Bradenton Beef 'o' Brady's is one of just nine of the chain's restaurants offering the plant-based burger substitute.

08/20/2019 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Weekly planner

A Home Brew Contest, a Wine Walk and More Top Food and Drink Events

Also on the menu this week: a wine tasting at The Reserve, a discount for bike riders at Libby's and a special chef's dinner at Boca.

08/14/2019 By Hanna Powers