Eat & Drink

Winter Olympics

Rise & Nye's Is Hosting an Ice Cream Eating Contest This Weekend

How much ice cream can you eat in four minutes?

05/17/2022 By Lauren Jackson

Let's All Go to the Mall

Reyna's Taqueria Has Opened a New Location Inside Sarasota Square Mall

Opening in the quiet mall may seem like a risky venture, but Reyna's owner Gino Calleja is confident people will come.

05/13/2022 By Lauren Jackson

Tea for Two

Elevation Tea Company Is Opening a Brick-and-Mortar Shop in Downtown Sarasota

The mobile trailer that visits the Sarasota and Lakewood Ranch Farmer's Markets will host a grand opening on Saturday, May 14.

05/13/2022 By Allison Forsyth

The Perfect Pairing

Mattison's Forty-One and Fess Parker Winery Team Up for Multi-Course Wine Dinner

The Sarasota restaurant and California winery will provide a paired dining experience as part of this year's Forks & Corks festivities.

05/11/2022 By Chloé Cuyler

Fast food

Sarasota's Office Bar Is Serving Hot Food From a Vending Machine

Get a late-night snack with the touch of a button.

05/11/2022 By Lauren Jackson

Brrr

A Sarasota Restaurant Is Changing the Frozen Pizza Game

One of our favorite pizza spots is selling their pies direct to your freezer.

05/11/2022 By Lauren Jackson

By George

Georgie's Garden Café and Bar George Brighten Up the Daytime Dining Scene

Georgie's and Bar George are located near the University Town Center mall. They’re both owned by George Wood, a Naples restaurateur.

05/05/2022 By Cooper Levey-Baker

That time of year again

Forks & Corks Is Back!

While the popular Grand Tasting won't take place this year, there are plenty of other great wine and food events happening.

05/04/2022 By Bob McGinn

The Sizzler

Korê Steakhouse Delights Diners at Waterside Place

Korê offers an interactive, fun and tip-free dining experience.

05/04/2022 By Lauren Jackson

Lime Time

Where to Find Sarasota’s Best Margaritas, Just in Time for Cinco De Mayo

A great margarita will never go out of style. Here are some of our favorites.

05/03/2022 By Megan McDonald and Allison Forsyth

Hello, Spring

Grillsmith Restaurant Offers Up Comfort Food and International Dishes with a Twist

New cocktails usher in spring and a special Mother's Day menu kicks off on May 4.

04/29/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Gotta Blame It on My Juice

Where to Find Great Juice in Sarasota

Eight shops making fresh, healthy and tasty juices.

04/29/2022 By Allison Forsyth

I Dream of Smoothies

Dream Earth Bowls Opening First Storefront in Broadway Promenade

A ribbon cutting will kick off the smoothie bowl shop's grand opening in downtown Sarasota.

04/28/2022 By Chloé Cuyler

Don't Mock It Till You Try It

Cool Off With a Refreshing Mocktail From Siesta Key Oyster Bar

Alcohol-free versions of cocktials are all the rage these days. Here are four to try.

04/26/2022 By Samantha Lane

A Feast Fit For a Mother

Eight Local Restaurants to Celebrate Mother's Day

Whether they’re brunch-lovers or dinner-fanatics, treat the mothers in your life to a meal at one of these Sarasota-Manatee eateries.

04/22/2022 By Chloé Cuyler

Tacos & Tequila

The Second Annual Taco & Tequila Crawl Returns to Downtown Sarasota

The event takes place on Saturday from 1-6 p.m.

04/20/2022 By Samantha Lane

Guest Star

Wine Icon Bo Barrett Visits Sarasota

Barrett, of California's Chateau Montelena, recently participated in a spectacular dinner at Michael's Wine Cellar.

04/20/2022 By Bob McGinn

Growth spurt

A New Lakefront Restaurant Is Headed to Downtown Wellen

The Banyan House will have a bar, a lounge and outdoor dining.

04/13/2022 By Kim Doleatto

A Taste of the SEA

Mote Marine and UTC to Host Tasting Event at Nathan Benderson Park

Join the University Town Center and Mote Marine for an evening of outdoor dining and music.

04/13/2022 By Chloé Cuyler

Win Mother's Day

The Best Mother's Day Gifts

Ideas for unique gifts for every type of mom, updated for 2022.

04/12/2022 By Elizabeth Djinis