Bivalve Bliss

Atlantic Beer & Oyster Opens on State Street

A modern seafood shack is opening on State Street in downtown Sarasota.

11/01/2017 By Stephanie Isaac

Mark Your Calendars

Heads Up: Forks & Corks 2018 Tickets Go on Sale Next Monday

The annual epicurean event is always a crowd-pleaser.

11/01/2017 By Megan McDonald


The i-Ride is Downtown Sarasota's Newest Ride-Sharing Option

The low-speed cruisers make for a fun way to let you pack as many destinations as possible into that narrow happy hour window, without having to drive with a buzz.

11/01/2017 By Cooper Levey-Baker


How Sanitary Are Those Communal Bar Snacks?

We scooped up some nuts from a bowl at a local happy hour and had them analyzed. Here are the results.

11/01/2017 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Weekly Planner

Taste of Manatee, Safari Sarasota and Other Local Dining Events

Including Beer, Boats & Bacon, Pillar of Hope, Sunday Supper at Louies Modern—and more.

10/31/2017 By Stephanie Isaac

Masterpiece Theater

From a Fashion Empire to a Cherry Pie, Eugene Stutzman Lives to Create

Sarasota's Eugene Stutzman was the founder of a fashion company that dressed Whitney Houston, Elizabeth Taylor, Jane Fonda and many more.

10/30/2017 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Second Coming

Wicked Cantina Opens on the North Trail Next Week

Mike and Janice Dolan are bringing their hit Bradenton Beach spot to Sarasota.

10/30/2017 By Cooper Levey-Baker


Beer Distributor Wins Anheuser-Busch Excellence Award

Gold Coast Eagle Distributing recently received the Ambassadors of Excellence Big Jake Award.

10/27/2017 By staff

Cocktails Ahoy!

Jack Dusty Debuts New Fall Menu

Jack Dusty hits a high note with its new, rum-heavy fall cocktails and seafood-forward dinner menu.

10/25/2017 By Judi Gallagher

Weekly Planner

A Latte Art Competition, Harvest Milkweed Festival and Other Local Dining Events

Including Hunsader Farms' Pumpkin Festival, Acropolis' grand opening and a taste-and-learn chef series at Andrea's.

10/24/2017 By Stephanie Isaac

Biz Bites

Impress Your Clients at These Local Restaurants

Dinner on the company credit card pays off at these five eateries.

10/19/2017 By Ruth Lando

Weekly Planner

A Sushi Brunch With Unlimited Mimosas, a Latte Art Throwdown and Other Local Dining Events

Including a food and drink tasting inspired by orchids at Selby Gardens, a wine dinner for Napa Valley fire relief and Lakewood Ranch Main Street's annual block party.

10/17/2017 By Stephanie Isaac

Weekly Planner

OAKtoberfest, Hunsader Farms Pumpkin Festival and More Local Dining Events

Including Eat Like a Local Week, a fermentation workshop and Taste of UTC.

10/10/2017 By Eat Beat Staff

Top of the Shops

Four Cool Things About Sarasota's New Lucky's Market

A grocery store with beer on tap? Why yes, I would enjoy that, thanks.

10/10/2017 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Weekly Planner

Beer, Bands and BBQ, Taste of UTC and Other Local Dining Events

Including Mandeville Beer Garden's Oktoberfest, Retropalooza in Village of the Arts and the 18th annual Firehouse Chili Cook-Off.

10/04/2017 By Ella Melzer

Hut check

10 Bucks or Less: Tacos - To Go

A newish Bee Ridge taco shack gets it right.

10/03/2017 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Made in SRQ

Meet the Makers of Kombucha 221 BC

An ancient tea is made right here at home.

09/27/2017 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Weekly Planner

Hurricane Relief on Deck, National Drink Beer Day, and Other Local Dining Events

Including A Taste of Downtown, the Taste and Learn Chef Series, and an authentic pig roast.

09/27/2017 By Ella Melzer


Six Dog-Friendly Sarasota Eateries

We get it: It’s hard to leave your pup alone at his food bowl when you head out for a night on the town. Here’s a sampling of spots where you can chow down with your chowhound.

09/27/2017 By Megan McDonald and Emma Burke

Local, Local, Local

Eat Local Week Highlights Our Area's Food Resources

Learn about what's available in our own backyard during this seventh annual celebration of all things local.

09/27/2017 By Megan McDonald