Food News

Cafe in the Park Hosts New Pop-Up Dinner Series

Cafe in the Park is the location for a new series of weekly pop-up seafood dinners hosted by the CeviChela Project, Darwin Santa Maria and Tom Harris' new collaboration.

04/18/2016 By Megan McDonald

Beef chief

10 Bucks Or Less: BrewBurger's Pub and Grill

Burgers, burgers and burgers at this Venice hangout.

04/15/2016 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Local Motion

Local-Focused Tampa Restaurant Chain Coming to Downtown Sarasota

Boca Kitchen Bar Market is planning to open on Lemon Avenue, just south of Main Street

04/08/2016 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Lovely 'Rito

10 Bucks Or Less: Poppo's Taqueria

From small Anna Maria spot to burgeoning mini-chain, Poppo's has stayed consistent.

04/08/2016 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Top Tables

Chef Judi's Top 3 Meals This Week

Chef Judi reports on her week of good eating.

04/05/2016 By Judi Gallagher


Servandos Opens in Rosemary District

Chef Joe DiMaggio's new restaurant takes the place of the former Darwin's on 4th.

04/01/2016 By Marsha Fottler

The Feed

Sol's NYC Deli Opens in Former Downtown Applebee's Space

Plus, Kickstarting a local restaurant's dreams of expansion, barbecue news and more dining dish from Cooper Levey-Baker.

03/31/2016 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Dandy corn

10 Bucks Or Less: Mariscos Azteca Mexican Seafood Restaurant

Splendid sopes and huaraches in a shopping center right near Ed Smith Stadium.

03/31/2016 By Cooper Levey-Baker

New and Noteworthy

Mojo's Real Cuban Opens On S.R. 70

A second location will open soon in Southside Village.

03/28/2016 By Judi Gallagher


10 Bucks Or Less: Geier's Sausage Kitchen

A small corner grill at this South Trail specialty food store serves up classic German meats.

03/24/2016 By Cooper Levey-Baker


Doc Sam's Deli, Formerly Sol Meyer, Closes

Welp, that didn't last long.

03/23/2016 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Comings & Goings

New Italian Seafood Restaurant to Open in Towles Court

Alta Marea, an Italian seafood restaurant, will open in the former Lavanda space.

03/22/2016 By Megan McDonald

Rise and Dine

Station 400 Debuts New Spring Menu

Local favorite Station 400 has a new spring menu--and a new owner.

03/21/2016 By Judi Gallagher


10 Bucks Or Less: Village Pizzas By Emma

Amish pizza, anyone?

03/16/2016 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Biz Bites

Drago's Brings Cuban Flavors to Downtown Bradenton

Drago's is a great place to grab a quick cup of coffee or sit down with a killer hot-pressed Cuban.

03/14/2016 By Hannah Wallace

Curry On

Pride of Jamaica Serves Up Big Flavors in Newtown

Powerful flavors are the name of the game at Opal Bell's casual Newtown eatery.

03/09/2016 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Good Morning

10 Bucks Or Less: Rendez-Vous

A newish French bakery on Clark Road that does pastries right.

03/03/2016 By Cooper Levey-Baker


Sol Meyer Deli Rebranding as Doc Sam's

The restaurant will celebrate its new name and menu with a ribbon-cutting event from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, March 2.

02/26/2016 Research by staff

C'Mon n' Ride It (The Train)

10 Bucks Or Less: Bob's Train

Bob's Train is a cocoon of twinkling cheer on a raw, ugly day.

02/25/2016 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Eat This Now

Brasa & Pisco Opens on Lockwood Ridge Road

Brasa & Pisco, a Peruvian fusion restaurant, has opened on Lockwood Ridge Road in Sarasota.

02/23/2016 By Judi Gallagher