Coasting

Sharp, Colorful Cuisine in a Siesta Key Shack

Buckle up—we're headed to Siesta Key to check out CeviChela.

11/09/2016 By Cooper Levey-Baker

The Secret Life of Pie

What It's Really Like to Make Pies with the Yoder's Bakers

Our amateur baker, digital editor Megan McDonald, tests her skills in the Yoder's kitchen.

10/26/2016 By Megan McDonald

First Bite

Lila, a Polished-Casual, Veggie-Forward Restaurant, Opens on Main Street

Chef Judi says the new restaurant from Pomona chef/owners Arthur Lopes and Ryan Boeve delivers.

10/26/2016 By Judi Gallagher

Eat This Now

Where and What To Eat This Week - 10/26/16

The return of Polpo Pizza Co., excellent eggs Benedict and a seriously indulgent burger--here's what our food writers ate and loved this week.

10/26/2016 By Eat Beat Team

Weekly Planner

Wine Dinners, Oktoberfest, Craft Beer Festivals and More Local Food Events

Including a "Wines of the World" wine pairing dinner at Mattison's and a special Halloween offering from Gigi's Cupcakes.

10/19/2016 By Lana Allen

Eat This Now

Where and What To Eat This Week - 10/19/16

A secret shake, lobster rolls, pumpkin smoothies--here's what our panel of food experts ate and loved this week.

10/19/2016 By Eat Beat Team

Eat This Now

Where and What To Eat This Week - 10/12/16

An iconic burger, perfect pancakes and a gourmet Thanksgiving spread: Here's what our panel of food experts ate and loved this week.

10/12/2016 Photography by Eat Beat Team

Weekly Planner

Local Evolution Craft Market, A Taste of Sarasota and More Local Food Events

Including a masquerade ball, Eat Local Week and Sip the Sunshine craft beer festival.

10/11/2016 By Eat Beat Team

Going Up

The Coolinary Opens in Second-Story Main Street Space

Main Street's newest restaurant blends high and low with both its cuisine and its design.

10/11/2016 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Weekly Planner

Eat Like a Local Restaurant Week, Retrobaked's Third Anniversary Extravaganza and More Local Food Events

Including two local restaurant weeks and a Craft Beer Festival.

10/05/2016 By Lana Allen

First Bite

Cafe Barbosso Opens in Former Cosimo's Space on Clark Road

At Cafe Barbosso, you'll find Italian favorites with a modern twist.

10/03/2016 By Judi Gallagher

Eat This Now

Where and What To Eat This Week - 9/28/16

Vegan soul food, perfect pasta, burrito bowls--feed yourself, Sarasota.

09/28/2016 By Eat Beat Team

Mexico in a Texaco

10 Bucks or Less: Taco Jalisco

Checking out a newish Mexican restaurant in a South Trail gas station.

09/28/2016 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Weekly Planner

Taste of St. Armands, Eat Local Week and More Local Food Events

Three beer events, two local restaurant weeks, Taste of St. Armands and more--season is kicking into gear.

09/28/2016 By Lana Allen

First Bite

The Coral House Opens on the South Trail

Chef Judi does brunch at the new Coral House restaurant on South Tamiami Trail.

09/26/2016 By Judi Gallagher

Biz Bites

Biz Bites: Main Street Trattoria

You'll find indulgent, affordable Italian fare in Lakewood Ranch.

09/22/2016 By Hannah Wallace

Weekly Planner

Tailgating for a Good Cause, an Oktoberfest-Inspired Beer Tour and More Local Food Events

Including a beer dinner at Ruth's Chris and Mattison's "Salute to Summer" wine dinner.

09/21/2016 By Lana Allen

Eat This Now

Where and What to Eat This Week - 9/21/16

A Korean dish that satisfies, a great grouper sandwich and more.

09/21/2016 By Eat Beat Team

Location 2: Electric Vindaloo

10 Bucks or Less: Curry Station

Yes, yes, I know Curry Station's lunch buffet costs more than $10, but you'll more than get your money's worth.

09/21/2016 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Eat This Now

Where and What To Eat This Week 9/14/16

Flavorful tortellini at Valentino, a sweet treat at last weekend's IndiaFest and addictive little doughnuts were our food writers' favorite eats of the week.

09/14/2016 By Eat Beat Team