Spirits of Sarasota

Cocktail of the Week: Phillippi Creek's Hawaiian Margarita

This week: a strawberry treat to beat the heat.

08/24/2016 By Hannah Wallace

Spirits of Sarasota

Cocktail of the Week: P.F. Chang's Honey Thyme G&T

Getting herby and aromatic at the Asian chain's downtown location.

08/16/2016 By Hannah Wallace

Spirits of Sarasota

Cocktail of the Week: Capital Grille's Fire and Ice

This week: a peppery tequila concoction delivers delicious burn.

07/27/2016 By Hannah Wallace

Spirits of Sarasota

Cocktail of the Week: Main Street Trattoria's Limoncello Lemon Drop

A surprise ingredient gives this citrus staple a new twist.

07/20/2016 By Hannah Wallace

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Cocktail of the Week: Riverhouse's Sunset on the River

This week: a sweet, sweet homage to a lovely Palmetto setting.

07/13/2016 By Hannah Wallace

Best Bars

Cocktails at The Colony

Remembering a long-ago summer behind the late, great resort’s bar.

07/08/2016 By Susan Burns

Spirits of Sarasota

Cocktail of the Week: Two Senoritas' Coconut Margarita

Two Senoritas offers a twist on the icy Mexican classic.

07/05/2016 By Hannah Wallace

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Cocktail of the Week: Columbia's Mojito

Stave off summer with a rum classic.

06/28/2016 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

Best Bars

Our Favorite Local Bar Bites

Mini-masterpieces from some restaurant bars.

06/22/2016 By Hannah Wallace

Best Bars

6 Great Local Tiki Bars

For instant attitude adjustment, head to one of these iconic tropical hotspots.

06/22/2016 By Hannah Wallace

Best Bars

Crime Novelist Tim Dorsey on His Fictional Hero’s Favorite Florida Bars

We asked best-selling crime novelist Tim Dorsey where his hero, Serge A. Storms, would drink.

06/22/2016 By Tim Dorsey

Best Bars

What's Your Drinking Personality?

Four great bars to hit depending on your, ahem, spirit animal.

06/22/2016 By Hannah Wallace Illustrations by Emma Gerig

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

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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

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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

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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

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Cocktail of the Week: State Street's Mint Julep

A bourbon classic for this weekend's Kentucky Derby.

05/04/2016 By Hannah Wallace