Best Bars

Our Favorite Local Bar Bites

Mini-masterpieces from some restaurant bars.

06/22/2016 By Hannah Wallace

Best Bars

The Best Bars in Sarasota and Manatee

Here are the toasts of our town.

06/22/2016 By Hannah Wallace

Spirits of Sarasota

Cocktail of the Week: Lido Key Tiki Bar's My-Oh Mai Tai

A tropical classic at the historic (and idyllic) Lido Key Tiki Bar.

06/15/2016 By Hannah Wallace

Spirits of Sarasota

Cocktail of the Week: Epicure's Corinthian Leather

Cafe Epicure serves up a sophisticated sipper for bourbon lovers.

06/08/2016 By Hannah Wallace

After Dark

10 Bucks Or Less: The Monkey Business

Quality late-night sandwiches, right on Main.

06/01/2016 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Spirits of Sarasota

Cocktail of the Week: Starlite's Grasshopper

This week: a creamy, minty after-theater indulgence from the Starlite Room.

05/25/2016 By Hannah Wallace

Spirits of Sarasota

Cocktail of the Week: Kona's Passion Fruit Gin Sling

Tropical froth at Kona Grill at the Mall at UTC.

05/18/2016 By Hannah Wallace

Spirits of Sarasota

Cocktail of the Week: Rev-el-ry's Blood & Sand

This week: Whiskey and sweetness at Rev-el-ry Pub and Grill on University Parkway.

05/10/2016 By Hannah Wallace

Spirits of Sarasota

Cocktail of the Week: State Street's Mint Julep

A bourbon classic for this weekend's Kentucky Derby.

05/04/2016 By Hannah Wallace

Spirits of Sarasota

Cocktail of the Week: The Table's Ginger Bee

A ginger-licious masterpiece with a Key lime kick.

04/19/2016 By Hannah Wallace

Spirits of Sarasota

Cocktail of the Week: Roast's Cherry Pop

A simple, tangy sip in a delightful setting.

04/08/2016 By Hannah Wallace

Spirits of Sarasota

Sip of the Week: William Wolf Pecan Bourbon

A new discovery at Sarasota's Whiskey Obsession.

04/05/2016 By Hannah Wallace

Cheers

5 Things I Learned About Whiskey From Last Night's Whiskey Obsession Expert Panel

Wood matters, dynamite helps and other vital lessons from last night's whiskey tasting.

04/01/2016 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Get sipping

Whiskey Obsession Festival Appeals to Fanatics, Newbies Alike

Love Kentucky bourbon? Decades-old Scotch? Iowa rye? You'll find it all on the Obsession festival's mammoth list of pours.

03/29/2016 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Spirits of Sarasota

Cocktail of the Week: Blue Rooster's Cajun Lemonade

A sweet treat with a country kick.

03/25/2016 By Hannah Wallace

Spirits of Sarasota

Cocktail of the Week: Pier 22's Ruby-tini

A sweet sip for grapefruit fans.

03/17/2016 By Hannah Wallace

Spirits of Sarasota

Cocktail of the Week: World of Beer's Spanish G&T

An herbaceous twist on a classic at downtown's World of Beer.

03/10/2016 By Hannah Wallace

Spirits of Sarasota

Cocktail of the Week: Beulah's Bartender's Prayer

A strong, sweet and creamy creation at downtown Sarasota's Beulah.

02/26/2016 By Hannah Wallace

Spirits of Sarasota

Drink of the Week: Cinebistro's Ginger Peach Whiskey Punch

Sarasota's new Cinebistro serves up spirits with serious star power.

02/19/2016 By Hannah Wallace

Spirits of Sarasota

Drink of the Week: Aloft's Fresh and Green Cocktail

A light and fresh vodka drink at the W XYZ bar in the new Aloft Hotel in downtown Sarasota.

02/11/2016 By Hannah Wallace