Applause

Ophelia's on the Bay Named One of the Most Scenic Restaurants in America

The restaurant is the only one in Sarasota—and one of only five in the state—to make OpenTable's list.

08/11/2017 By Megan McDonald

Kid-Friendly Cuisine

Eight Great Restaurants to Take Your Kids

Want a great dining experience that won't bore your kids? They can be themselves at any of these eight restaurants.

07/26/2017 By Rick Morgan

Food & Wine

The Best Siesta Key Beach Eats

Follow sun and fun with a sublime little something in Siesta Village.

07/26/2017 By Marsha Fottler

Oodles of Noodles

State Street's Newest Offering: Monday Night Ramen

Mondays just became a little less hellish.

07/25/2017 Photography by Cooper Levey-Baker

Super Smoker

10 Bucks or Less: Sea Smoke

A newish Cortez shop smokes its own fish and bacon, makes head cheese from scratch and serves up dope lunch grub.

07/24/2017 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Old Florida Flavor

Kick Back and Relax at These Waterfront Restaurants

These eight spots are filled with Old Florida flavor.

06/30/2017 By Ilene Denton

Summer Scoops

Cool Off at These Six Local Ice Cream Parlors

Our picks of cool licks.

06/28/2017 By Megan McDonald

Best Burgers

The French Fry Hall of Fame

Almost any fry is a good fry. But these are all-time greats.

06/27/2017 By Megan McDonald

Best Burgers

The 15 Best Burgers in Sarasota-Manatee

From brilliant mash-ups to simple classics, the 15 best burgers in Sarasota-Manatee.

06/27/2017 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Gone Fishin'

Five Great Grouper Sandwiches

We made it our mission to find the best in town.

06/19/2017 By Eat Beat Team

Every Dad Has His Day

Your Guide to Father's Day Brunch

Still stumped on what to do for Father’s Day? Since no one can resist a delicious and fun brunch, we’ve rounded up some great local spots for this Sunday, some with special deals for dad.

06/14/2017 By Katherine Flanders

Beach Eats

The Best Local Beach Eats

The best concessions stands, from north to south.

06/01/2017 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Breadwinners

Our Five Favorite Loaves of Bread

From everyone's favorite sourdough to a German classic, here are our picks for the best loaves of bread in town.

05/25/2017 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Best Bakeries

Sarasota's Best Bakeries

Your guide to the region’s best bakeries, plus pastry perfection, loaves we love—and more.

05/25/2017 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Meat Sweats

Sarasota's Best Barbecue Joints

Here's where to find the best 'cue in town.

05/15/2017 By Eat Beat Team

Neighborhood Guide

Where to Eat and Drink on St. Armands/Longboat Key

From Old Florida to sophisticated to traditional, these island eateries hit the right notes.

05/15/2017 By Staff

Celebrate Mom

Where to Take Mom on Mother's Day

Reminder: Mother's Day is Sunday. Here's where to eat.

05/10/2017 By Jasmine Respess

Twister

Four Great Sarasota Pretzels

Where to get your carb on.

04/26/2017 By Eat Beat Team

Best of Sarasota

Best of Sarasota 2017: Best New Food & Drink

The best new steakhouses, sushi, pizza, dessert, brunch, bakeries and more.

04/26/2017 By Staff

Let Them Eat Cake

Five Great Local Cupcake Shops

Trendsters say cupcakes are out. We say you should never say no to a tiny cake covered in frosting.

04/20/2017 By Eat Beat Team