Eat & Drink

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota This Weekend

The Bradenton Blues Festival, a Siesta Beach Seafood Festival, Cinderella, a premiere at Florida Studio Theatre, and more.

12/02/2021 By Kay Kipling

My Favorite Dishes

Food Writer Tanya Steel Shares Her Favorite Sarasota Dishes

A big-time food writer and recent New York transplant shares her favorite Sarasota meals, from burgers to sushi to ice cream.

12/01/2021 By Tanya Steel

Essential Intelligence

The Incredible History and Uncertain Future of the Iconic Florida Orange

The citrus industry is in trouble, but the orange continues to symbolize the Sunshine State’s allure.

11/30/2021 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Christmastime Is Here

You Need to Try My Mom's Sugar Cookie Recipe

Why? Because it's the best.

11/30/2021 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Free Spirits

You Won't Miss the Alcohol in Sage's Highly Sippable 'Nogroni'

This version of the classic Negroni will keep spirits bright.

11/22/2021 By Dedriana Perry

Turkey Talk

What Not to Say at Thanksgiving Dinner This Year

Etiquette advisor Olympia Baylou of Blooming Impressions helps us with the art of holiday conversations.

11/22/2021 By Sarafina Murphy-Gibson

Weekend update

The Meadows Has a Farmers Market Now

The market kicked off in early October and operates from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. every Sunday.

11/21/2021 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Victory Is Sweet

Sarasota Ice Cream Maker Wins Big at National Ice Cream Competition

Yoder's Southern Creamery was recognized for its classic vanilla, as well as its non-dairy peanut butter brownie flavor.

11/18/2021 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Be our guest

Looking for a Restaurant to Eat at on Thanksgiving Day? Here Are Six Satisfying Options.

But call to make a reservation soon, because they're filling up fast.

11/17/2021 By Kim Doleatto

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The Wines You Need to Be Drinking This Holiday Season

Thanksgiving wines should both complement the food being served and help people relax.

11/17/2021 By Bob McGinn

Bundle Up

Taste of Immokalee's Holiday Gift Bundles Are Back

The company is run by high school students who use the profits to provide scholarships, internships and job training to young people in Immokalee.

11/16/2021 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Ghost Kitchen

Deck's Plate Brings Delicious Plant-Based Food to Your Doorstep

Brothers Erik and Evan Decker offer vegan delivery and takeout from a space on Bee Ridge Road.

11/16/2021 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Recipes

This Vegan Chili Is Perfect for Thanksgiving

Coriander, cumin and garlic tie together this bean-based chili from Leaf & Lentil.

11/16/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Friendly City Food

New Cookbook Spotlights Recipes and Stories From Bradenton

"Tales From the Table: Flavors, Families, and Friends" contains 10 local recipes.

11/16/2021 By Cooper Levey-Baker

The Wait Is Over

The Bijou Café Will Reopen Next Week

The restaurant has been closed for three months for renovations.

11/12/2021 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota This Weekend

Asolo Rep opens season with Hair, the Siesta Key Crystal Classic returns, fests celebrate art, music and stone crab.

11/11/2021 By Kay Kipling

Pie possibilities

Your Holiday Pie Doesn't Need to Be Pumpkin. Here Are a Few Tasty Alternatives.

Key lime pie? Strawberry pie? Oatmeal pie? Your options are limitless.

11/10/2021 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Grab and go

Where to Get a Good Takeout Thanksgiving Dinner This Year

Want turkey and stuffing without having to cook? Order a feast to-go from one of these Sarasota restaurants.

11/10/2021 By Allison Forsyth

From tree to table

The Apple Truck Is Bringing Michigan Apples to Sarasota This Week

The stop is part of a tour of 90 cities across the South.

11/08/2021 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Facelift

Mattison's Forty-One Reopens After Substantial Renovations

The revamped space includes two terraces for outdoor dining, a new bar and more.

11/08/2021 By Staff