Philly up

Five Delicious Cheesesteaks That Will Please Your Inner Philadelphian

Chef Judi has noticed an uptick in the number of cheesesteaks on local menus and went on a mission to find the best.

02/10/2020 By Judi Gallagher

Things to Do

A Rum Tour, an Atlanta Braves Celebration and More of This Week’s Best Food and Drink Events

Also on the menu: two top local farmers' markets.

02/05/2020 By Rachel Suwak

Restaurant Review

At Shore's Longboat Key Location, Food and Ambiance Share the Spotlight

The second outpost of the popular restaurant opened on Longboat Key last October.

02/04/2020 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Farewell

Earth Fare Will Close

The grocery store chain that opened in Lakewood Ranch just two years ago is shuttering all of its stores.

02/03/2020 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Weekly Planner

A Cast Iron Cooking Class, a Downton Abbey-Themed Dinner and More of This Week’s Best Food and Drink Events

Also on the menu: a night market and food truck rally and a sunset happy hour.

01/29/2020 By Rachel Suwak

Tasting Notes

How to Decipher the Often Confusing World of Wine Jargon

Wine writer Bob McGinn offers tips on how to accurately describe the wine you like (and the wine you hate).

01/28/2020 By Bob McGinn

Wingstop

Annual Party Celebrating Buffalo, New York, Returns in March

The party will feature food and entertainment from Buffalo and plenty of Bills jerseys.

01/27/2020 By Allison Forsyth

Roadside Oasis

Remodeled Service Station Becomes Cool New Bodega and Restaurant

Whitney's opened earlier this week near the northern tip of Longboat Key.

01/24/2020 By Allison Forsyth

On a Lighter Note

Sarasota's Five Most Mouthwatering Light Dishes

Chef Judi picks her favorite light bites for 2020.

01/23/2020 By Judi Gallagher

Weekly Planner

Forks & Corks, a Seafood and Music Festival and More of This Week’s Best Food and Drink Events

Also on the menu: a winemaker dinner at Mattison's Forty-One and a Texas barbecue stand in Wimauma.

01/22/2020 By Rachel Suwak

Breaking News

Lucky's Market Will Close Feb. 12

The supermarket chain is closing all but one of its Florida locations. Liquidation sales begin Wednesday.

01/21/2020 By Staff

New year new you

Sage Debuts New Spring Menu

Highlights include a marinated anchovy appetizer, a shredded duck entrée and carrot cake bread pudding for dessert.

01/21/2020 By Cooper Levey-Baker

10 Bucks Or Less

Dim Sum King Offers Royal Delights

A newish dim sum spot offers a tantalizing selection of small dishes.

01/20/2020 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Weekly planner

A Seafood and Music Festival, a Beer and Burger Party and More of This Week's Top Food and Drink Events

Also on the menu: a wine tasting at The Reserve and Taste of St. Armands.

01/15/2020 By Rachel Suwak

Popping bottles

Sarasota's Best Wine Lists

These nine local restaurants all have splendid selections of fine wines.

01/13/2020 By Bob McGinn

Weekly planner

A Chili Cook-Off, a Whiskey Dinner and More of This Week's Top Food and Drink Events

Also on the menu: a country concert and food truck rally and a community barbecue with the Sarasota Police Department.

01/08/2020 By Rachel Suwak

Cookie Pro

Local Girl Scout Featured on National Cookie Boxes

Olivia Trader, a member of the Girl Scouts of Gulfcoast Florida, will be seen playing guitar on the Girl Scouts' Tagalong boxes during the 2020 cookie season.

01/07/2020 By Staff

Cajun Classic

Louisiana in a Box Has Perfected the Art of Catfish Louisianne

When the catfish and étouffée come together at Palmetto’s Louisiana in a Box, bliss ensues.

01/03/2020 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Restaurant Review

Siegfried’s Friendly Beer Garden Offers Classic German Fare

The Gillespie Park restaurant's menu runs through a host of traditional Rhineland dishes.

01/03/2020 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Caffeine Injection

An Old Bradenton Bank Has Been Converted Into a Fun Coffee Experience

Every cool, walkable neighborhood needs a cool caffeine provider. Tellers is exactly that.

01/02/2020 By Cooper Levey-Baker