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

French Twist

10 Bucks Or Less: Brasserie Honoré

Find tasty sandwiches and salads at the café inside the new Whole Foods Market.

02/14/2018 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Indulge

Five Indulgent Desserts for Valentine's Day

From Gateau Saint Honore to "doughquets," here's everything you need to satisfy your sweet tooth—or gift your loved one—on Valentine's Day.

02/13/2018 By Ashley Cooper

Nonprofits

Food Bank Plots Major Expansion of Fresh Produce Capacity

All Faiths Food Bank is expanding its warehouse space to triple the amount of fresh produce it can accommodate and will roll out a new brand next month.

02/11/2018 By Staff

Shop to it

Earth Fare Arrives

Checking out Lakewood Ranch's newest grocery store.

02/06/2018 By Stephanie Isaac

Weekly Planner

A Honeybee Tour, an Organic Wine Tasting and More Local Dining Events

Including South Gate Village's monthly "Sip and Stroll" and JDub's Craft Beer Festival.

02/06/2018 Photography by Stephanie Isaac

Weekly Planner

Sarasota Wing Fest at JDub's, a Jazz Brunch at Louies Modern, and Other Local Dining Events

Including a decadent music and chocolate event at Booker High School, First Friday at Retrobaked, and a wine tasting at Michael's Wine Cellar.

01/31/2018 By Stephanie Isaac

Shack Attack

Shake Shack Is Coming to Sarasota

Will Shake Shack shake up the local burger scene?

01/30/2018 By Megan McDonald

Restaurant News

The Coolinary's Hungarian-Focused Menu is a Winner

The second-story Main Street restaurant serves up big flavors.

01/29/2018 By Judi Gallagher

Hospitality

Turnover in the Restaurant Industry Remains High

The turnover rate for employees in the restaurant industry exceeded 70 percent for the second straight year, according to a new report from Upserve.

01/26/2018 By Staff

Made in SRQ

Made in SRQ: Lickity Splits Ice Cream

Owner Matthew Eastman hopes to soon move from his 1,400-square-foot space to a 20,000-square-foot facility.

01/25/2018 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Weekly Planner

Wine Dinners at Salute, Element and More Local Dining Events

Including a Willamette Valley wine dinner at Pier 22, the sixth annual Tasting Under the Tent at Butcher's Block and a casual wine tasting at Michael's Wine Cellar.

01/24/2018 By Stephanie Isaac

Weekly Planner

A Mac 'n' Cheese Cook Off, JDub's Monthly Food Truck and Indian Restaurant Classics and More for This Week

Including a six-course Hahn dinner at Mattison's Fourty-One, all-you-can-eat pasta day at Tavern on Main, and the sixth annual Tasting Under the Tent at Butcher's Block.

01/15/2018 By Ashley Cooper

Retail

New Lakewood Ranch Grocery Store Opens Jan. 27

The grocery store chain Earth Fare is opening its new Lakewood Ranch location soon.

01/11/2018 By staff