Review

Restaurant Review: Downtown Sarasota's Lila

Lila celebrates vegetables and freshness with dazzling creativity.

01/03/2017 By Marsha Fottler

Restaurant Review

Restaurant Review: Oak & Stone

Oak & Stone is a modern tavern that aims at a wider audience.

09/28/2016 By Marsha Fottler

Siren Call

Restaurant Review: Veronica Fish & Oyster

At Veronica Fish & Oyster, seafood shines.

08/30/2016 By Marsha Fottler

Restaurant Review

At CinéBistro, Have Dinner and a Movie in High Style

CinéBistro is the modern way to enjoy dinner and a movie.

07/29/2016 By Marsha Fottler

French Impressions

Restaurant Review: '62 Bistrot

If you want authentic French comfort food and like the cozy atmosphere of a Parisian bistro, '62 Bistrot will delight.

06/22/2016 By Marsha Fottler

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You'll Find Modern Peruvian at Brasa &Pisco

At Brasa & Pisco, two young Peruvian brothers are mixing respect for their culinary heritage with modern artistry.

05/31/2016 By Marsha Fottler

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La Scarpetta Offers Rustic Italian Fare

The 44-seat space feels like Italy on Tuttle Avenue.

05/31/2016 By Marsha Fottler

Review

Review: Hyde Park Prime Steakhouse

There’s a clubby atmosphere at downtown’s Hyde Park Prime Steakhouse.

05/02/2016 By Marsha Fottler Photography by Salvatore Brancifort

Restaurant Review

Review: Chianti Italian Restaurant

Chianti is a family-owned Italian restaurant that’s comfortable, stylish and excels in regional Italian food, wine, and service at moderate prices.

05/02/2016 By Marsha Fottler Photography by Salvatore Brancifort

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Mercato Pizzeria + Bar Opens in Southside Village

Mercato serves up Italian food on Hillview Street.

04/01/2016 By Marsha Fottler

Review

Servandos Opens in Rosemary District

Chef Joe DiMaggio's new restaurant takes the place of the former Darwin's on 4th.

04/01/2016 By Marsha Fottler

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Pomona Serves Exceptional Food in a Sophisticated, Intimate Venue

Our food critic says chefs Ryan Boeve and Arthur Lopes offer diners meticulously orchestrated courses that meet high standards of preparation and presentation.

03/01/2016 By Marsha Fottler Photography by Chad Spencer

Review

Restaurant Review: Marcello Ristorante Italiano

Our food critic finds lots of Italian flavor at Sarasota's Marcello Ristorante Italiano and a revamped menu at Lakewood Ranch's Polo Grill and Bar.

01/01/2016 By Marsha Fottler

Review

Restaurant Review: Muse at The Ringling

Our food critic reviews the new Muse restaurant at The Ringling Museum and visits downtown Sarasota's new Beulah.

11/04/2015 By Marsha Fottler