Eat & Drink

New In Town

A Team From D.C. Is Behind Meliora, a New Restaurant Coming to Hillview Street

The menu will feature "some pasta dishes, a lot of seafood and a lot of pork," according to chef Drew Adams.

11/04/2021 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Raise a Glass

Michael Klauber Is a Wine Impresario

Tracing the career of the person who has probably done more to promote fine wine in Sarasota than anyone else.

11/03/2021 By Bob McGinn

New Sunday Spot

The Lakewood Ranch Farmers' Market Is Moving

Waterside Place, the market's new home, will also host a monthly series of Ranch Nite evening events.

11/02/2021 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Quick Stiks

Taste of Asia Is Getting a New Name and a New Fast-Casual Style

The restaurant will close temporarily next month and reopen in December as Stiks.

10/28/2021 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Grants

Transition Sarasota Awarded $8,500 Grant

The funding comes from the Community Foundation of Sarasota County to support the Suncoast Gleaning Project.

10/27/2021 By Staff

Summerween

Skip the Pumpkin, and Make a Tropical Jack-o'-Lantern Instead

Wouldn’t you rather feast on watermelon and pineapple anyway?

10/21/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Let's Start the Bidding

The Florida Winefest Auction Offers a Number of Terrific Wine Experiences

But the clock is ticking... The virtual auction ends on Sunday, Oct. 24.

10/19/2021 By Bob McGinn

Restaurant Review

Chaz 51 Serves Up Steakhouse Classics in Venice

Chaz 51, which has morphed from a cafe and coffee shop to a bistro to a steakhouse, moved into Bird Bay Plaza last year.

10/18/2021 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Must Make

You Have to Try This Creamy Vegan Soup From Lauren Boehme of Rabbit & Wolves

Lauren Boehme runs the popular vegan food blog Rabbit & Wolves and lives in Sarasota.

10/15/2021 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Butter Up

It's Officially Stone Crab Season

Here are some tips for serving this Florida delicacy.

10/15/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Meals on Wheels

Sarasota's Best Food Trucks

These seven mobile businesses make food that easily rivals what you'll find at a great restaurant.

10/14/2021 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Coming Attractions

Fast-Casual Restaurant 3Natives Is Coming to UTC Area Next Year

The restaurant specializes in açaí bowls, smoothies, salads, wraps, juices and bagels.

10/13/2021 By Cooper Levey-Baker

I got the blues

Looking for a New Wine? Give Austria's Blaufränkisch a Try.

The wine is light, with good color and balance, and goes great with food.

10/13/2021 By Bob McGinn

Good Gourd

Craving Pumpkin Spice? Here's Where to Get Your Fix.

From beer to cold brew to the classic PSL, here's where to satisfy that fall craving.

10/11/2021 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Soup, There It Is

Sweet Potato Ginger Soup is an Ode to Autumn

A Selva Grill chef shares the recipe for a creamy soup that balances sweetness with spice.

10/08/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Best Restaurants

The Best Restaurants in Sarasota

Where to eat right now—and what to order when you're there.

10/07/2021 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Pier pressure

Oyster Bar Kicks Off New 'From the Ranch to the Gulf' Fall Menu

The restaurant is offering the new dishes through the end of the year at all four of its locations.

10/07/2021 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Put a Bid on It

Florida Winefest Is Holding an Online Auction With Some Seriously Impressive Items

Money from the event goes to help nonprofits that assist kids and families in need.

10/06/2021 By Cooper Levey-Baker

10 Bucks Or Less

Be Sure to Try the Spam at L&L Hawaiian Barbecue

The canned pork product is a staple in Hawaiian cuisine.

10/04/2021 By Cooper Levey-Baker