Food News & Events

Dig In

Get a Taste of UTC Starting This Weekend

Restaurants participating in the Taste of UTC event will be offering offering prix fix lunch and dinner menus ranging from $16-$49.

03/31/2022 By Chloé Cuyler

Bagel Boss

Looking for Authentic Jersey-Style Bagels? Try This New UTC Shop

Kim Fishman opened Jersey Girl Bagels a month ago and makes about 2,000 fresh boiled and baked bagels per day in a variety of flavors.

03/28/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Waffle-ly Good

Sarasota's Best Waffles

Indulge in some out-of-the-box waffles on International Waffle Day.

03/23/2022 By Chloé Cuyler

Halfway there

Filmmaker Launches Kickstarter to Complete Marcella Hazan Documentary

The filmmaker hopes to raise $40,000 to complete his film about the legendary cookbook author.

03/18/2022 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Join the FAM

FAM Kitchen Dishes Up Vegan Eats From a Cute Rosemary District Trailer

FAM puts a plant-based spin on comfort foods like BLTs and Reuben sandwiches.

03/18/2022 By Chloé Cuyler

Pampered Pooch

Sarasota Has a New Ice Cream Truck—for Dogs

The JB's Doggie Delite truck serves up ice cream that's safe for dogs and their human family.

03/17/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Paint the Town Green

Where to Celebrate St. Patrick's Day in Sarasota

From block parties to green beer, we’ve found some great ways to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in Sarasota.

03/15/2022 By Chloé Cuyler

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Spice Boys Restaurant Will Open Later This Year

The team behind the beloved food truck is opening a restaurant in The Landings.

03/11/2022 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Catch of the Day

Eleven Types of Fish You'll Find in Local Waters

What to catch and how to cook it.

03/01/2022 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Bound Together

The Hidden Treasures of Community Cookbooks

Dig into the archives of a nearby library, and you’ll find dozens of examples in Sarasota and Manatee counties.

03/01/2022 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota This Weekend

Classical concerts, an Italian feast and carnival in Venice, Disney's Beauty and the Beast onstage and more.

02/24/2022 By Kay Kipling

Jobs

Bite Squad Says It Will Hire 200 Contract Drivers in Sarasota Area

The company says drivers will be able to start immediately.

02/23/2022 By Staff

Fat Tuesday

Here's Where to Get Paczki, Just in Time for Fat Tuesday

Yummies Donuts & BBQ is serving up a variety of paczki from Friday, Feb. 25, through Tuesday, March 1.

02/21/2022 By Chloé Cuyler

Fundraising

Tidewell Foundation, Anna Maria Oyster Bar Partner on Memorial Fundraiser

During this year’s “Tidewell Day” on Feb. 24, $10 from each order of Danish Baby Back Ribs at all Anna Maria Oyster Bar locations will be donated to the Tidewell Foundation.

02/21/2022 By Staff

Barks and Booze

At Boo's Ice House and Dog Bar, You Can Enjoy a Drink With Your Four-Legged Friends

Boo's Ice House and Dog Bar, coming to downtown Sarasota, will be equal parts bar and dog park.

02/17/2022 By Chloé Cuyler

Sweet Sips

Tenth Street Coffee Satisfies Caffeine Cravings in West Palmetto

The shop has partnered with Sweet Water Coffee Exchange, supporting coffee farmers in third world countries.

02/15/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Welcome to the Sunshine State

A Legendary Massachusetts Sandwich Joint Is Coming to Sarasota

The Massachusetts-based casual dining restaurant will be opening in Sarasota this summer.

02/15/2022 By Chloé Cuyler

Galentine’s Day

Grab Your Friends for a Galentine’s Day Workshop and Craft Project

Bradenton's Salt & Pepper Cafe and Gypsea Soul team up to host a Valentine’s Day brunch dedicated to our BFFs.

02/10/2022 By Chloé Cuyler

That's the Way the Cookie Crumbls

Crumbl Cookies Comes To Sarasota

With over 300 bakeries nationawide, Crumbl Cookies will be celebrating its grand opening on Feb. 11 from 8 a.m.-midnight.

02/10/2022 By Chloé Cuyler

Love Notes

Five Easy Yet Romantic Valentine's Day Date Ideas

Head to the park or a beach, pretend you're a tourist at a local attraction, and more.

02/07/2022 By Heather Dunhill