Food Cruise

Three Restaurants Worth the Drive to Venice

Chef Judi highlights three Venice restaurants serving up seriously delicious fare.

03/19/2018 Photography by Judi Gallagher

Weekly Planner

Transition Sarasota's Farm Tour, an Indian Street Food Experience and More Local Dining Events

Including a continuation of "u-pick" strawberries at Honeyside Farms and a nighttime Irish celebration at Historic Spanish Point.

03/14/2018 By Jordan Noyes

New hires

Natural Food Retail Chain Picks New Marketing Manager

The Sarasota natural and specialty foods chain Richard's Foodporium recently hired Tamara Chapman and promoted Jennifer Sythes and Larry Lore.

03/09/2018 By Staff

Foodie's Notebook

Chef Judi Visits Gulf Gate's EmpaCurious

Empanadas, live music and can't-miss flan at Gulf Gate's new eatery.

03/08/2018 By Judi Gallagher

Food

New Organic Juice Bar Opens

Clean Juice, an organic juice bar franchise, is celebrating the grand opening of its first Sarasota location from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. this Saturday, March 10.

03/07/2018 By Staff

Weekly Planner

Fruitville Grove's Berry Festival, the Storytellers Series at Louies Modern and More Local Dining Events

Including the continuation of Michael's Baltimore Epicurean Adventure and "u-pick" strawberries at Honeyside Farms.

03/07/2018 By Jordan Noyes

Technology

Restaurant Delivery App Adds New Loyalty Program

Bite Squad recently launched a new loyalty program, Bite Club, that offers customers rewards for using the service.

03/02/2018 By Staff

Wakeup Call

Three Killer South County Breakfast Spots

Three killer South County breakfast spots.

03/01/2018 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Caffeine Dreams

How to Get a Professional Coffee Set-Up In Your Own Home

Perq Coffee Bar helps coffee lovers assemble elaborate in-home systems.

02/28/2018 By Hannah Wallace

Caffeine Dreams

In Praise of Starbucks, Kind Of

Making peace with the great green empire.

02/28/2018 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Caffeine Dreams

Who Knew? Coffee’s Good for You!

Yep, there are some health benefits.

02/28/2018 Photography by Megan McDonald

Caffeine Dreams

The Best Convenience Store and Fast Food Coffees

Cooper Levey-Baker tastes and tells.

02/28/2018 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Weekly Planner

Royal Tea, My Hometown Fest, and More Local Dining Events

Including Michael's Baltimore Epicurean Adventure and a jazzy brunch.

02/28/2018 By Jordan Noyes

Tea Time

TeBella Tea Company Will Open a Shop at the Mall at University Town Center

It's the Tampa-based mini-chain's fourth location and its first in Sarasota.

02/28/2018 By Megan McDonald

Goat Meal

Now Open: Screaming Goat Taqueria

The outstanding pick of condiments elevates the food at this new Gulf Gate eatery.

02/27/2018 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Cold Chillin'

The Hyppo Keeps it Pretty Chill on St. Armands Circle

We're on the hunt for sweet relief.

02/23/2018 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Restaurants

Two New Metro Diners Opening Next Month

The two new restaurants are the chain's 50th and 51st locations.

02/21/2018 By Staff

Weekly Planner

A New Nighttime Market, Authentic Indian Food at Libby's, and More Local Dining Events

Including an extravagant demonstration of Indian foods, a coffee cupping at Perq and a fundraiser at Big Top Brewing Company

02/21/2018 By Jordan Noyes

Meat and Three, Coming This Fall

Builders Break Ground on New Nonprofit Newtown Restaurant

"This is the exact opposite of gentrification," said Terrill Salem, whose company, T. Salem Construction, LLC, will be building Miss Susie's Newtown Kitchen.

02/20/2018 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Retail

New Evening Farmers' Market Debuts Next Week

The organizers behind the downtown Sarasota farmers' market are launching a new Thursday evening market in the Rosemary District.

02/15/2018 By Staff