Sweet Farewell

Two Beloved Bakeries Are Shuttering

Gulf Gate's Jim Small Batch and Bradenton's Retrobaked are closing their doors—temporarily, the owners say.

04/25/2018 By Megan McDonald

Weekly Planner

A Garden to Plate Wine Dinner, a Mac 'n' Cheese Competition and More Local Dining Events

Including the Earth Day Culinary Celebration and a barbecue bash at Myakka.

04/18/2018 By Jordan Noyes

The Best of Sarasota

Sarasota Magazine Invites You to the Best Party of the Year

Join us on Tuesday, April 24, as we celebrate Sarasota's best restaurants, retailers, bars and lots, lots more.

04/13/2018 By Susan Burns

Technology

Restaurant Delivery Service Expands Again

The online and mobile food delivery service Bite Squad this week expanded its service area to north Bradenton.

04/12/2018 By Staff

Weekly Planner

The Sixth Annual Whiskey Obsession Festival, Dishes for Wishes and More Local Dining Events

Including Andy Warhol's exhibition at nighttime and a Make-A-Wish fundraiser.

04/11/2018 By Jordan Noyes

Eat This Now

First Bite: Rimma Lee Seafood

Owner Errol Darville brings his family recipes to Whitfield.

04/11/2018 By Judi Gallagher

Weekly Planner

A Banquet on the Block, a Pig Roast and More Local Dining Events

Including a Big Cat Habitat fundraiser and a wine walk at The Ringling's Ca' d'Zan.

04/04/2018 By Jordan Noyes

Eat This Now

The Best Things We Ate in March

All the food we're still dreaming about.

04/03/2018

Weekly Planner

An Easter Brunch Extravaganza, the Beer Garden Bazaar and More Local Dining Events

Including Stottlemyers' Vendor Appreciation Event and a continuation of Libby's B.Y.O.F. event.

03/28/2018 By Jordan Noyes

Get Buzzed

Sarasota Honey Co. Starts Free Beekeeping Classes

It's a labor of love for beekeeper Alma Johnson.

03/28/2018 By Megan McDonald

Taco Crazy

Life Inside a Sarasota Tortilleria

97 million tortillas and counting.

03/28/2018 By Isaac Eger

Cabbage Queen

Sharon Juraszek Runs a Thriving Sauerkraut Company

Juraszek is an evangelist for the power of cabbage.

03/28/2018 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Weekly Planner

USFSM's HospitaBull Event, a Sicilian Lunch and More Local Dining Events

Including Sarasota Farmers Market's fundraiser in Downtown Sarasota and a tour by Sarasota Honey Company.

03/21/2018 By Jordan Noyes

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