Coffee

Starbucks to Eliminate Use of Plastic Straws By 2020

The move will cut the use of plastic straws by 1 billion each year.

07/10/2018 By Staff

First Bite

Spearfish Grille Serves Up Fresh Seafood on Siesta Key

Don't miss the grouper sandwich.

07/09/2018 By Judi Gallagher

Philanthropy

Meals on Wheels Names New Board Members, Officer

Meals on Wheels of Sarasota recently added Debra Douglas, Ralph Hall and Jim Hastings to its board and named Jody Maxwell treasurer.

06/29/2018 By Staff

At Your Service

Hungry for Dinner, But Too Lazy to Leave the House? There's an App for That.

Here's the lowdown on three popular restaurant delivery apps.

06/27/2018 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Weekly Planner

Where to Eat on the Fourth of July

Here's where to fill up on Independence Day.

06/27/2018 By Staff

Retail

Fourth of July Cookout and Picnic Spending Will Top $6.9 Billion

That’s down from last year’s estimated $7.1 billion in spending, according to new survey results.

06/26/2018 By Staff

Construction

Demolition of Longboat Key Restaurant Begins Tuesday

Columbia Restaurant Group is demolishing PattiGeorge's to make way for a new restaurant, The Buccaneer.

06/22/2018 By Staff

Eat This Now

First Bite: Summer House Siesta Key

This new restaurant's star is shining bright.

06/22/2018 By Judi Gallagher

Hospitality

Two Sarasota Restaurants Ranked Among America's 100 Best 'Al Fresco' Eateries

Columbia and Ophelia's on the Bay were both included in the list, published by the online restaurant reservation system OpenTable.

06/20/2018 By Staff

Weekly Planner

Calusa Brewing's Inaugural Beer Dinner, Chocolate 101 and More Local Dining Events This Week

Including craft beer and wings at JDub's, an Indian cooking class at Curry Station and more.

06/20/2018 By Staff

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'Sandwich Night' Comes to Indigenous

Wednesday nights are getting much more exciting.

06/19/2018 By Megan McDonald

Food

Restaurants Extend Savor Sarasota Offerings

Savor Sarasota ended last week, but a number of eateries are continuing to offer their special menus.

06/18/2018 By Staff

Parts Unknown

Remembering Anthony Bourdain

Sunday nights will never be the same.

06/13/2018 By Judi Gallagher

Weekly Planner

Father's Day Brunch, Craft Tacos and More Local Dining Events

Including Sarasota's monthly food truck rally.

06/12/2018 By Vanessa Blankenship

Food

Restaurant Chain Names New CEO

Chris Tomasso, the president of First Watch, recently took on the additional role of chief executive officer.

06/12/2018 By Staff

BEACH BAR BASH

Sharky’s on the Pier Named Florida’s Best Beach Bar

And the restaurant's celebrating with a party on June 10.

06/06/2018 By Pam Daniel

Wine Time

Friday Date Night BOGO, Culinary Art Cooking Class, Bordeaux Wine Tasting and More Local Dining Events

Including G2H2 at Tsunami Sushi & Hibachi Grill and a Rodney Strong six-course wine dinner.

06/06/2018 By Ashley Cooper

Food

Restaurant Chain Named One of America's Best Places to Work

First Watch was recently honored by Business Intelligence Group, which uses crowd-sourced research to recognize top businesses.

05/30/2018 By Staff

Eat This Now

First Bite: Overture at Art Ovation Hotel

Art Ovation's restaurant is worthy of applause.

05/30/2018 By Judi Gallagher

Weekly Planner

Savor Sarasota, the St. Armands Seafood & Music Festival and More Local Dining Events

Including a Beer Garden Bazaar, National Doughnut Day and more.

05/30/2018 By Vanessa Blankenship