V-Day 2018

Your Guide to Valentine's Day in Sarasota

Enjoy a romantic Valentine's Day at these local restaurants.

02/08/2018 By Stephanie Isaac

Shop to it

Earth Fare Arrives

Checking out Lakewood Ranch's newest grocery store.

02/06/2018 By Stephanie Isaac

Eat This Now

The Best Things We Ate in January

Spicy pizza, veal sweetbreads, creamy quiche—here's what our editors ate and loved last month.

02/06/2018 By Eat Beat Team

Weekly Planner

A Honeybee Tour, an Organic Wine Tasting and More Local Dining Events

Including South Gate Village's monthly "Sip and Stroll" and JDub's Craft Beer Festival.

02/06/2018 Photography by Stephanie Isaac

Weekly Planner

Sarasota Wing Fest at JDub's, a Jazz Brunch at Louies Modern, and Other Local Dining Events

Including a decadent music and chocolate event at Booker High School, First Friday at Retrobaked, and a wine tasting at Michael's Wine Cellar.

01/31/2018 By Stephanie Isaac

Shack Attack

Shake Shack Is Coming to Sarasota

Will Shake Shack shake up the local burger scene?

01/30/2018 By Megan McDonald

Restaurant News

The Coolinary's Hungarian-Focused Menu is a Winner

The second-story Main Street restaurant serves up big flavors.

01/29/2018 By Judi Gallagher

Hospitality

Turnover in the Restaurant Industry Remains High

The turnover rate for employees in the restaurant industry exceeded 70 percent for the second straight year, according to a new report from Upserve.

01/26/2018 By Staff

Al Fresco Favorites

The Best Outdoor Dining in Sarasota-Manatee

The best place to eat in Southwest Florida? Outside, of course.

01/25/2018 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Roadside Attractions

Watch the World Stroll by at These Sidewalk Dining Destinations

Great food and great people watching? Count us in.

01/25/2018 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Plein Air Plenty

The Best Farmers Market Eats

Along with ready-to-eat options, our region's bustling farmers markets offer some appealing places to enjoy a quick lunch or snack, from outdoor tables to the Phillippi market’s beautiful park with water views.

01/25/2018 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Road Trip

A Taste of Nirvana: Tampa's Wat Mongkolratanaram Buddhist Temple

You'll find stunning flavors at this Buddhist temple’s outdoor market.

01/25/2018 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Where the Wild Things Are

These Outdoor Spaces Welcome Kids

Kids and adults alike will enjoy these six great spots.

01/25/2018 Photography by Cooper Levey-Baker

A Campfire Tale

"My Most Memorable Outdoor Meal"

After we lost the backpack full of gourmet food, dinner became Plan B.

01/25/2018 By Laura Reiley

On the Waterfront

Water Views are The Reason We're Here

Enjoy a great meal and a gorgeous view at any one of these seven spots.

01/25/2018 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Made in the Shade

Six Patios We Love

Take a seat on a pretty patio or deck and dig in.

01/25/2018 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Made in SRQ

Made in SRQ: Lickity Splits Ice Cream

Owner Matthew Eastman hopes to soon move from his 1,400-square-foot space to a 20,000-square-foot facility.

01/25/2018 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Restaurant Review

Restaurant Review: Napulé Ristorante Italiano

This new South Sarasota hotspot will transport you to Italy.

01/24/2018 By Marsha Fottler

Weekly Planner

Wine Dinners at Salute, Element and More Local Dining Events

Including a Willamette Valley wine dinner at Pier 22, the sixth annual Tasting Under the Tent at Butcher's Block and a casual wine tasting at Michael's Wine Cellar.

01/24/2018 By Stephanie Isaac

Certified Fresh

Five Great Produce Memberships

Community supported agriculture programs and produce delivery companies keep your home healthy while helping local farmers.

01/22/2018 By Ashley Cooper