The circle of life

Savor National Doughnut Day With Five-O Donut Co.

It's the most wonderful time of the year.

05/27/2021 By Emma Moneuse

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota: May 27-June 2

The Myakka River Blues Festival returns, a Patriotic Pops concert, Savor Sarasota kicks off and more.

05/27/2021 By Kay Kipling

Colossal cookies

An Online Cookie Shop Is Opening a New Physical Location Later This Month

Kookies & Kream, a virtual cookie sensation, will officially open its first bakery on Saturday, June 19.

05/26/2021 By Emma Lichtenstein

Lost and Found

A Conversation With Chef Erin French, Star of The Lost Kitchen

“When you grow up in America, there’s all this pressure to be perfect. But that sets us up for failure."

05/25/2021 By Megan McDonald

Live Your Best Caffeinated Life

Everything You Need to Make a Café-Quality Latte at Home

From brewers to beans, we've got you covered.

05/24/2021 By Heather Dunhill

Bookmark This Page

Here Are All the Restaurants Participating in Savor Sarasota This Year

You can win $50 restaurant gift cards this year by posting about Savor Sarasota on Instagram.

05/24/2021 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Food news

Downtown Favorite Selva Opens Second Location

The new Selva is located near the University Town Center mall.

05/20/2021 By Emma Moneuse

Martial arts meals

New Chuck Norris-Themed Ghost Kitchen Opens in Sarasota

Cluck Norris Ass-Kickin’ Chicken is the latest virtual restaurant to come to Sarasota.

05/19/2021 By Emma Lichtenstein

Clubbing

Exploring the World of Online Wine Buying Clubs

A number of companies offer wine shipments that can be catered to your specific tastes.

05/19/2021 By Bob McGinn

Deals

The Bijou Café Has a New Owner

Sharon Carole of Sage recently bought the beloved downtown Sarasota restaurant.

05/18/2021 By Cooper Levey-Baker

When I Dip You Dip We Dip

Melting Pot Adds New 'Best Fondue Friends Forever' Specials

The restaurant's "BFFF" menu is offered every Wednesday.

05/17/2021 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Politics

New Law Lets Restaurants Continue Selling Alcoholic Drinks Via Takeout and Delivery

The measure makes permanent emergency orders that were created to help restaurants struggling because of the Covid-19 pandemic.

05/14/2021 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Longboat Living

The Evolution of Whitney's

What started as a casual, serve-yourself kind of place has evolved into a full-service sit-down restaurant.

05/10/2021 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Potable Kombat

Picking the Region's Best Drinking Water Was Harder Than You Might Expect

I leaped at the chance to be one of five judges asked to determine the best drinking water in a five-county area.

05/10/2021 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Mother's Day

Where to Take Mom to Eat on Mother's Day

Because what is Mother's Day without brunch?

05/07/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Food News

Anna Maria Oyster Bar Adds 'South of the Border' Summer Specials

The new offerings include a watermelon jalapeño margarita, carne asada tacos, a shrimp burrito and more.

05/06/2021 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota: May 6-12

WBTT delivers soul music outdoors, the Sarasota Film Festival continues, Best of Ringling goes online, and more.

05/06/2021 By Kay Kipling

Bane or benefit?

The Rise of the Wine Influencer

More and more social media users are sharing their thoughts on wine. But do they know what they're talking about?

05/05/2021 By Bob McGinn

Politics

Sarasota Extends Rules Allowing On-Street Dining

A number of restaurants have taken advantage of the option, but concerns over the cost and the loss of parking spaces for retail shops prompted the city to revisit the program.

05/04/2021 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Best of Sarasota

Best of Sarasota 2021: Food and Drink

The drinks, dishes and restaurants we loved this year.

05/03/2021 By The Editors