Weekly Planner

A Rosé Wine Dinner, a Beach Market, Sustainable Seafood and More Great Local Dining Events

...including a beer-and-cheese pairing and the debut of Libby's street fare menu.

07/19/2017 By Staff

Don't Want None Unless You Got Bundts, Hon

Nothing Bundt Cakes Opens on Fruitville Road

Kelly Erdmann's new business celebrates—and elevates—the humble bundt cake.

07/19/2017 By Megan McDonald

Travelogue

Where to Experience a Taste of the Northeast in Sarasota

Chef Judi savors the tastes of the northeast and reminds us where we can get them right here in Sarasota.

07/18/2017 By Judi Gallagher

Diner Leagues

New Diner Opens at Westfield Siesta Key Mall

Metro Diner, a burgeoning chain born in Jacksonville in 1992, recently opened its first Sarasota location in a revamped space inside the Westfield Siesta Key mall.

07/06/2017 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Weekly Planner

Lionfish Cooking Derby, Bell Cow Float Day and More Local Dining Events

...including First Friday at Retrobaked and Anna Maria Oyster Bar's upcoming Summer Fest.

07/05/2017 By Eat Beat Team

Things to Do

Find a Restaurant

Your guide to the best restaurants in the region.

06/30/2017

Weekly Planner

Ribfest at Darwin Brewing Co., Garden Party Brunch at Geraldson Community Farm and More Local Dining Events

...including food for a good cause at Metro Diner and the Funky Fusion food truck's grand opening.

06/28/2017 By Eat Beat Team

Best Burgers

Burger Breakdown: Shakespeare's Famous Caramelized Onion and Brie Burger

Here's how Shakespeare's puts together its famous burger.

06/27/2017 By Emma Burke

Best Burgers

What Condiments Take a Good Burger Over the Top?

Four local chefs share their favorites.

06/27/2017 Photography by Pam Daniel

Best Burgers

We Put a Much-Hyped New Veggie Burger to the Test

Beyond Meat claims its Beyond Burger looks and tastes like fresh ground beef. Does it?

06/27/2017 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Best Burgers

Here's the Secret to Council's Bradenton Recreation's Famous Burgers

Owners and cooks come and go. The grill at Council’s Bradenton Recreation remains.

06/27/2017 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Best Burgers

My Burger with George C. Scott

New York Post theater critic and frequent Sarasota visitor Michael Riedel recalls his most memorable burger.

06/27/2017 By Michael Riedel

There Must Be El Toro in the Atmosphere

10 Bucks or Less: El Toro Bravo

A Sarasota restaurant moves down the road into bigger digs, but its fresh twist on Tex-Mex remains the same.

06/26/2017 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Brunch Bunch

Cask & Ale's Weekend Brunch is a Winner

Cask & Ale offers elevated gastropub faves at its weekend brunch.

06/21/2017 By Judi Gallagher

Weekly Planner

Grilled Cheese Night, Fuzzy's Grand Opening Fiesta and More Local Dining Events

...including Naughty Monk Brewery's grand opening, Darwin Brewing Co.'s first annual Ribfest and more.

06/21/2017 By Eat Beat Team

Slice of Knowledge

What Your Butcher Can Do for You

Greg Snyder, owner of Southern Steer Butcher, explains the importance of building a lasting, fulfilling relationship with your local meatmonger.

06/20/2017 By Rick Morgan

Let's Get Cooking

Italian Chef Giuliano Hazan Debuts Giuliano's Classic Italian Foods

Giuliano Hazan is now offering a tomato sauce, extra virgin olive oil and a carnaroli rice online and in specialty gourmet food stores.

06/14/2017 By Stephanie Hagan

Welcome to the Jungle

An Unused Plot of Land Becomes a Thriving Food Forest at Bay Haven School of Basics Plus

Bay Haven science teacher Rolf Hanson is using a sustainable food forest to teach valuable lessons to students.

06/13/2017 By Rick Morgan

Weekly Planner

Siesta Key Rum Tour, a Summer Dining Showcase and More Local Dining Events

Including Sangria and Soul at Sarasota Sky and a Pig Roast at JDub's Brewery.

06/07/2017 By Katherine Flanders

We Got the Meat

Chef Judi's Picks for the Best Burgers and Steaks in Town

Chef Judi shares her favorite spots for steaks and burgers.

06/07/2017 By Judi Gallagher