Fine dining

Girls' Night Out, a Beer Garden Bazaar, Oktoberfest and More Local Dining Events

There's no shortage of fun food events to hit up this week.

09/26/2018 By Ashley Cooper

Finance

Food Bank Selects New Chief Accounting Officer

All Faiths Food Bank recently hired Michael Ziebell for a newly created position.

09/26/2018 By Staff

Design

Michael's on East Renovates Ballroom Space

The changes overseen by Anne Folsom Smith Interior Design include new carpeting and molding.

09/24/2018 By Staff

What's happening

Dining for a Difference, Havana Nights, Bulls Bistro and More Local Dining Events

Plus: Wicked Chickens Deviled Eggs, a food truck rally at Good Liquid Brewing Co., Darwin Brewing Co.'s Oktoberfest and much more.

09/19/2018 By Ashley Cooper

Retail

Some Sarasota Farmers Market Vendors Moving Temporarily

The Sarasota Farmers Market is temporarily shifting its setup to accommodate construction of The Mark.

09/17/2018 By Staff

Retail

New Publix Opens

A new Publix supermarket recently opened in Osprey.

09/14/2018 By Staff

Weekly Planner

Taste of Downtown, 'Darwin Nights' Indie Market,and More Local Dining Events

Including a Night Owl market, Sarasota's monthly food truck rally and a kimchi-making workshop.

09/12/2018 By Ashley Cooper

Weekly Planner

A Jumbo Cupcake Eating Contest, First Fridays on Palm and More Local Dining Events

Including a half-dozen doughnut run, Solid Slab Sundays at Mr. Beery's and more.

09/05/2018 By Staff

Travelogue

Chef Judi on the Pleasures of Cooking on Vacation

When preparing a meal at home becomes the best part of a trip.

09/04/2018 By Judi Gallagher

Ice, Ice Baby

Snowballs, a Chilly New Orleans Treat, Come to St. Armands Circle

They're the perfect antidote to hot, sticky Florida days.

08/31/2018 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Wax On

Half Moon Wax Wraps Offer an Environmentally Friendly Alternative to Plastic Wrap

Maggie Hughes wants consumers to replace commonly used cling film with her eco-friendly, antibacterial, compostable alternative.

08/30/2018 By Ashley Cooper

Skip the Straw

A New Group Works to Eliminate Single-Use Plastic

Rethinking Plastic Sarasota holds quarterly meetings to educate the public about plastic consumption, reduction and legislation.

08/29/2018 By Megan McDonald

Yap!

Motorworks Brewery Goes to the Dogs—for a Good Cause

The Animal Network hosts a Yappy Hour extravaganza at the brewery every third Sunday of the month.

08/29/2018 By Ilene Denton

Unity Awards 2019

Promote Diversity: Nominate Now for the 2019 Unity Awards!

We're searching for our region's champions of diversity.

08/27/2018 By Staff

Philanthropy

Grant Goes to Support Nonprofit's Culinary Training Program

Loveland Center's Hearty Kitchen Academy is designed to teach, train and help individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities find employment.

08/23/2018 By Staff

10 Bucks Or Less

Tamiami Tacos Offers Budget-Friendly Mexican Food Inside an Exxon Station

This tiny four-table restaurant serves both drivers cruising by on 41 and boaters puttering along on nearby Bowlees Creek.

08/23/2018 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Seafood Safety

Is Gulf Seafood Safe to Eat?

Which Gulf seafood is safe to eat—and which Gulf seafood you should avoid—during red tide.

08/21/2018 By Audrey Warne

First Bite

Chef Judi Finds Authentic Cuban Fare at Rincon Cubano

This family-owned restaurant delivers big flavors.

08/20/2018 By Judi Gallagher

Bulgogi Bonanza

New Korean Barbecue Restaurant Opens

A popular food truck has pulled into the space that once housed La Dona Donuts.

08/17/2018 By Cooper Levey-Baker