Best brews

Summer Beer of the Week: Darwin Brewing Co.'s Cyan Pineapple Sour Ale

Looking for something refreshing to sip while lounging in the pool? Try this aquamarine-colored beer made with hundreds of Florida pineapples in each batch.

08/03/2020 By Sarafina Murphy-Gibson

Best brews

Summer Beer of the Week: Calusa Brewing's Citronious

Looking for something refreshing to sip while lounging in the pool? Try this juicy IPA bursting with citrus and tropical flavors.

07/27/2020 By Sarafina Murphy-Gibson

Best brews

Summer Beer of the Week: Big Top Brewing Company's Hotter Blonde

Looking for something refreshing to sip while lounging in the pool? Try this golden ale spiced up with jalapeƱos.

07/20/2020 By Sarafina Murphy-Gibson

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.

07/14/2020 By Sarafina Murphy-Gibson

Breaking

Florida Is Shutting Down Bars Again Because of COVID-19

The state issued the order the same day it was reported that Florida had 8,942 new confirmed cases of COVID-19, a single-day record.

06/26/2020 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Can do

How to Get Your Hands on Local Beer Despite Taproom Closures

There's no reason to subsist on substandard beer while you ride this thing out.

04/24/2020 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Coronavirus

Calusa Brewing Starts New Weekly Facebook Livestreams

Miss hanging out in the taproom and chatting about beer? One Sarasota brewery has begun offering virtual hang sessions.

04/01/2020 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Weekly planner

Ten Fun Ways to Celebrate St. Patrick's Day

Looking for ways to party like the Irish? Check out these St. Patrick's Day events happening in and around Sarasota.

03/11/2020 By Allison Forsyth

Weekly planner

A Seafood and Music Festival, a Beer and Burger Party and More of This Week's Top Food and Drink Events

Also on the menu: a wine tasting at The Reserve and Taste of St. Armands.

01/15/2020 By Rachel Suwak

Weekly Planner

Food Truck Lobster Rolls, a Jazz Brunch and More of This Week's Best Food and Drink Events

Also on the menu: a pint with your pup and a discussion on healthy whole foods.

12/31/2019 By Sarafina Murphy-Gibson

Good Deeds

Darwin Brewing Company Partners With Grocery Stores, Distributors to Support Mote

The company's Revival Session IPA and Leatherback Lager are available at local Winn Dixie stores now.

12/15/2019 By Staff

Weekly Planner

A Hello Kitty Food Truck, a Beer Festival and More of This Week's Top Food and Drink Events

Also on the menu: an ugly sweater bar crawl and a celebration of seafood and music.

12/11/2019 By Sarafina Murphy-Gibson

Sky's the limit

New Oak & Stone Restaurant Opens

When completed, the new downtown Bradenton location will offer nice views of the Manatee River.

12/02/2019 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Weekly Planner

A Black Friday Brunch, a Brewery Craft Market and More of This Week's Top Food and Drink Events

Also on the menu: the always-fun downtown Sarasota Farmers Market and tasty barbecue at Calusa.

11/27/2019 By Sarafina Murphy-Gibson

Weekly Planner

A Taco Festival, a Friendsgiving Potluck and More of This Week's Top Food and Drink Events

Also on the menu: lessons on how to prepare holiday treats and a class in the subtle art of food photography.

11/20/2019 By Sarafina Murphy-Gibson

Weekly Planner

A Murder Mystery Dinner Party and More of This Week's Best Food and Drink Events

Also on the menu: a food track rally at JDub's and a special wine dinner at Grove.

11/13/2019 By Sarafina Murphy-Gibson

Weekly Planner

A Wizard Pub Crawl, Friends Trivia and More of This Week's Best Food and Drink Events

Also on the menu: an opportunity to taste-test local foods and a new jazz brunch.

10/09/2019 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

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 By Sarafina Murphy-Gibson

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