Eat & Drink

More Than Coffee

Pastry Art Café Is Hosting Weekend Pop-Ups

Owner Jon Raynor offers a space for up-and-coming chefs to feature their food.

11/03/2022 By Lauren Jackson

🎶 There Goes My Hero 🎶

Faicco's, a 120-Year-Old New York Sandwich Shop, Opens in Sarasota

It's the first non-New York location for the Greenwich Village stalwart.

11/02/2022 By Lauren Jackson

Your Health Questions Answered

How Can You Make Sure You've Got Real Extra Virgin Olive Oil and Not the Fake Stuff?

We enlisted the help of an olive oil expert to sort the good from the bad.

11/02/2022 By Isaac Eger

Gobble Gobble

Where to Order Thanksgiving Takeout When You Just Can't Cook Another Thing

Leave the cooking to the pros this year.

11/02/2022 By Lauren Jackson

Feast Mode

These Restaurants Are Serving Up Thanksgiving Dinner So You Don't Have To

Leave the dishes for the amateurs and head out to one of Sarasota's favorite spots to enjoy your Turkey Day. Don't hesitate to make reservations because these spots will fill up fast.

11/01/2022 By Lauren Jackson

Sick or Treat

The Best Halloween Candy: The Good, the Bad and the Yucky

Sarasota Magazine’s definitive 2022 Halloween candy rankings.

10/27/2022 By Isaac Eger

Deep Red

Chronic Cellars Delivers a Real Treat for Wine Lovers This Halloween

The California winery is offering horror movie recommendations and a spooky Spotify playlist to go along with its Sir Real wine.

10/26/2022 By Bob McGinn

Mochi Love

Find Mochi Doughnuts, Corn Dogs and Boba Tea at a New Shop on University Parkway

Stop by Mochinut and RoyalTea for a feast for the eyes and the belly.

10/25/2022 By Lauren Jackson

Mocha Me Crazy

A New Coffee Shop Is Headed to Downtown Wellen Park

Foxtail Coffee encourages guests to hang out, stay awhile and slow down in this fast-paced world.

10/21/2022 By Lauren Jackson

Hurricane Ian

Three Sarasota Chefs Are Hosting a Fundraiser to Support Farms Damaged by Hurricane Ian

The event is sold out, but the organizers are accepting silent auction bids and cash donations.

10/21/2022 By Lauren Jackson

Earthly Delights

There's a New Ethiopian Pop-Up at Pastry Art Café

Adey excites the palate with complex flavors that still feel familiar.

10/20/2022 By Lauren Jackson

Some Like It Hot

Nashville-Style Hot Chicken Has Arrived In Sarasota

Hot Chikn Kitchn serves up excellent chicken with an emphasis on superior service.

10/19/2022 By Lauren Jackson

Oh My Cod

A New Fish and Chips Shop Has Opened on Anna Maria Island

With crunchy fish, fresh seafood, and loads of hot sandwiches, Kiwi Style Fish and Chips is the perfect post-beach stop.

10/18/2022 By Lauren Jackson

🦀🦀🦀

Stone Crab Season Is Here

Miles Lewis has been crabbing for more than 60 years and monitors roughly 5,000 traps spanning Anna Maria Island to Casey Key during season, which runs through May 2.

10/14/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Hurricane Ian

Uncle Phil's Organic Popcorn Trailer Was Damaged In Hurricane Ian

The popcorn trailer, called the "Popcorn Barn," is a staple at many Sarasota events.

10/13/2022 By Lauren Jackson

LOL

Shamrock Pub Is Hosting Pop-Up Comedy Nights

Beyond beer and wine, the neighborhood pub is serving up laughs.

10/13/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Big Easy

Rise & Nye's is Hosting a Beignet Eating Contest This Weekend

How many beignets can you eat in four minutes?

10/12/2022 By Lauren Jackson

Must Try

Sage Restaurant and Bijou Garden Café Have Reopened

The sister restaurants each showed off new seasonal menus with influences from around the world.

10/05/2022 By Lauren Jackson

Hurricane Ian

After Suffering Major Losses From Hurricane Ian, Dakin Dairy Faces an Uncertain Future

"I got major problems," says Jerry Dakin. "But, you know, if you put yourself around great people, great things happen.”

10/05/2022 By Bethany Ritz

R.I.P.

Remembering 'Two-Buck Chuck' Creator Fred Franzia: Pariah to Some, Innovator to Others

The creator of 'Two-Buck Chuck' blazed a unique trail in the wine industry.

10/05/2022 By Bob McGinn