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New Restaurant Alert: Sardinia Opens Where Cafe Bologna Once Stood

Chef Judi visits the new Italian restaurant, Sardinia, on the South Trail.

01/27/2014 By Judi Gallagher

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Florida Orange Pound Cake with Strawberries

This mouth-watering dessert packs double freshness from Authentic Florida

01/15/2014 By Robin Draper

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Chef Judi Visits Downtown Sarasota's Tsunami Sushi Restaurant

Chef Judi finds lots to love at downtown Sarasota's Tsunami Sushi and Hibachi Grill.

01/14/2014 By Megan McDonald

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Sarasota's Best Muffins

Our editors put their stomachs--and gluten tolerance--to the test to find Sarasota's best muffins.

01/06/2014 By Megan McDonald

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Perq Coffee Bar Serves Craft Coffee in Southside Village

Erin and Keith Zolner and Amy Nichols are bringing craft coffee to Sarasotans via their Perq Coffee Bar.

01/06/2014 By Megan McDonald Photography by Cat Pennenga

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Polo Grill Gets a Makeover

Lakewood Ranch's Polo Grill gets a facelift on both its building and its menu.

01/06/2014 By John Bancroft

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Good Deal: PDQ Opens in Sarasota

John Bancroft finds a good deal at Sarasota's PDQ.

01/06/2014 By Megan McDonald

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Restaurant Review: The Usual Place

Food editor John Bancroft gives us the dish on The Usual Place.

01/06/2014 By John Bancroft Photography by Chad Spencer

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WEDU Celebrates Return of "Downton Abbey" at Cafe L'Europe

WEDU celebrates the return of Downton Abbey with a sumptuous dinner at Cafe L'Europe.

01/06/2014 By Ilene Denton

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Biz Bites: Eat Here

01/02/2014 By Beau Denton

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Sarasota Restaurant News from Chef Judi Gallagher: February 2014

Bits and bites from contributing food editor Judi Gallagher.

01/01/2014 By Judi Gallagher

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Refresh and Renew in 2014

Ready to start the new year with re-newed inspiration? Check out Authentic Florida's tips for getting off to a re-energizing start...

12/30/2013 By Robin Draper

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Chef Judi Revisits The Cottage on Siesta Key

Chef Judi finds much to love when she revisits The Cottage--and Chef Larry Epler's creative fusion menu--on Siesta Key.

12/30/2013 By staff

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How to Prepare the Feast of the Seven Fishes

Chef Judi Gallagher shares her favorite recipes and tips for preparing the classic Feast of the Seven Fishes.

12/20/2013 By Chef Judi Gallagher

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Chef Judi Visits Chianti Restaurant on Clark Road

Chef Judi visits Sarasota's Chianti restaurant for authentic Italian food prepared by former Michael's on East chef Al Massa.

12/10/2013 By Judi Gallagher

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Chef Judi Celebrates National Cookie Day (With Recipes!)

Chef Judi celebrates National Cookie Day in Sarasota with some of her favorite holiday-perfect cookie recipes.

12/04/2013 By Judi Gallagher

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Authentic Florida's Sour Orange Pie

When my husband tried my Authentic Florida sour orange pie, he claimed it was better than my Key lime pie. So, I knew I was onto something.

12/03/2013 By Robin Draper

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Eat This Now: The Best Sarasota Restaurant Dishes

Our food editors and Facebook fans pick 57 great tastes of the town.

12/03/2013 By Marsha Fottler

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Pinecraft's Sherry Gore Gains National Attention for Her Amish Cookbook Series

Pinecraft’s Sherry Gore is gaining national attention for a new cookbook series featuring comforting Amish favorites.

12/02/2013 By Ilene Denton

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Chef Judi's Thanksgiving Traditions

Chef Judi shares her favorite Thanksgiving dining traditions for before and after the big day.

11/25/2013 By Judi Gallagher