Dip In

Five Great Restaurant Dips and Spreads

Dip into something good.

12/27/2017 By Marsha Fottler

Modern Sizzle

Restaurant Review: Connors Steak and Seafood

At Connors, beef is beautiful.

12/27/2017 By Marsha Fottler

Year in Review

The Best Things We Ate in 2017

Meatballs, seafood, pasta and more: here are the dishes our editors are still dreaming about.

12/20/2017 By Sarasota Magazine Staff

Weekly Planner

Miracle on Palm Ave, A Feast of Fishes, and Other Local Dining Events

Including Storytelling with Santa and the Christmas Fairy at the Powel Crosley estate, an Ugly Christmas Sweater Party and Food Drive at Evie's on Main Street, and the opportunity for kids to meet Santa at The Market at Lakewood Ranch.

12/20/2017 By Stephanie Isaac

Year in Review

Our Top 10 Stories of 2017

Hurricane Irma, MTV's Siesta Key, the best restaurants in Sarasota and more—here's what you were buzzing about this year, Sarasota.

12/14/2017 By Sarasota Magazine Staff

Ahoy

The Gingerbread Display at The Ritz-Carlton is Seriously Impressive

Titled Journey of Discovery, the display is made of 320 lbs. of gingerbread.

12/12/2017 By Megan McDonald

Hot Pockets

10 Bucks Or Less: EmpaCurious

A casual new Gulf Gate spot stuffs global flavors into doughy half-moons.

12/12/2017 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Applause

Michael's On East Honored with Florida Trend Golden Spoon Hall of Fame Award

The restaurant celebrates its 30th anniversary this year.

12/11/2017 By Megan McDonald

Sip it Up and Start Again

Men, Whiskey, Watches & Wheels Tickets Still on Sale

Cocktails for a cause.

12/07/2017 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Weekly Planner

C'est La Vie's 20th Anniversary Celebration, a Gingerbread House Workshop and Other Local Dining Events

Including the Manatee River Boat Parade and Christmas market at The Lucky Frog.

12/06/2017 By Stephanie Isaac

Shop Local

Lakewood Ranch Farmers Market Opens Today

The market will feature culinary demonstrations, mini fitness classes, live music, and more.

12/06/2017 By Stephanie Isaac

Insider's Guide 2017

Insider's Guide: Nightlife

Sarasota keeps things going way into the night.

11/30/2017

Insider's Guide 2017

The Insider's Guide to Historic Downtown Venice

Venice draws throngs to its charming shops and restaurants.

11/30/2017 By Ilene Denton

Insider's Guide 2017

Sarasota's Barbecue Scene is Smokin' Hot

There's a restaurant for every kind of 'cue lover in Sarasota.

11/29/2017 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Weekly Planner

The Siesta Key Seafood and Music Festival, Retrobaked Holiday Artwalk and Other Local Dining Events

Including the November Chef Series at Clasico, a wine dinner at Boca Sarasota and a screening of the film Wasted at Owen's Fish Camp.

11/29/2017 By Stephanie Isaac

Six by the Sea

The Best Waterfront Dining in Sarasota-Manatee

Tampa Bay restaurant critic Laura Reiley on her favorite Sarasota-Manatee waterfront restaurants.

11/29/2017 By Laura Reiley

Made in SRQ

Made in SRQ: Siesta Key Rum

Here's the dish on rum made right here in Sarasota.

11/29/2017 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Love Letter

Indigenous Deserves All Its Awards and Recognition

Since 2011, chef/owner Steve Phelps has been serving some of Sarasota's best food in his Towles Court restaurant.

11/28/2017 By Judi Gallagher

Annals of Spiritous Beverages

Whiskey Obsession Tickets Go on Sale Friday

One new highlight: a brunch tasting event that celebrates prominent whiskey-making women.

11/27/2017 By Cooper Levey-Baker