Weekly Planner

Breakfast with Santa, Beer Garden Bazaars and More Local Dining Events this Week

Including a vegan cheese and wine night and the Siesta Beach Seafood and Music Festival.

11/28/2018 By Giulia Heyward

FRESH OUT THE OVEN

New Junior League of Sarasota Cookbook Captures Sarasota's Stomach and Soul

Junior League of Sarasota's latest cooks up recipes with healthy ingredients and proceeds go right back into the community.

11/21/2018 By Giulia Heyward

Food

The 25 Best Lunch Spots in Sarasota

Where to go, what to order and how to relish the midday meal.

11/21/2018 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Pie Time

What It's Really Like to Make Pies with the Yoder's Restaurant Bakers

Yoder's pumps out a whopping 7,000 pies each Thanksgiving.

11/20/2018 By Megan McDonald

Weekly Planner

Pub Crawls, Music Festivals and More Local Dining Events

Including Black Friday brunch and a Thanksgiving cruise.

11/20/2018 By Giulia Heyward

Food

New Butcher Shop Opens Next Week

Butcher's Mark is opening at 8519 Cooper Creek Blvd., University Park, at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 28.

11/20/2018 By Staff

Spirits

Whiskey Festival Returns Next April

The 'largest world whiskey festival' in the United States will include specialty dinners and brunches, panels, an outdoor street party and more.

11/19/2018 By Staff

Weekly Planner

An Ethiopian Cooking Class, a Champagne Dinner and More Local Dining Events

Including the opening of the Rosemary Indie Market and JDub's food truck rally.

11/14/2018 By Giulia Heyward

Food

10 Bucks Or Less: Maple Street Biscuit Company

A Southern chain that specializes in splendid biscuit sandwiches comes to east Sarasota.

11/12/2018 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Hospitality

Golf Club Names New Executive Chef

Bradenton's Concession Golf Club recently hired Peter LaMontagna to oversee its culinary program.

11/08/2018 By Staff

Extra stuffing

This Week's Best Food and Drink Events

From medieval pub crawls to funky fermentation, there are plenty of stops on the way to Flavor Town this week.

11/07/2018 By Giulia Heyward

New and Notable

A Round-Up of New Restaurant Openings and Closings

A beloved favorite shutters; the Rosemary District expands.

11/07/2018 By Judi Gallagher

Food

Construction Company Finishes Restaurant Remodel

J.E. Charlotte Construction Corp. recently overhauled the Perkins Restaurant & Bakery in Venice.

11/05/2018 By Staff

Halloweekend

This Week's Top Food and Drink Events

Ready for a shriek filled with scary good food, craft fear and much morgue?

10/30/2018 By Ashley Cooper

Sweet victory

Sarasota Pastry Chef Wins Food Network Competition

Ritz-Carlton executive pastry chef Lyndsy McDonald swapped candy canes for candy corn to win Food Network's 2018 Halloween Baking Championship.

10/30/2018 By Giulia Heyward

Bowled Over

Poke Is All the Rage Right Now. But What Is It?

Pro tip: it's pronounced "poh-kay."

10/29/2018 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Crust University

Baker & Wife Chef Isaac Correa Offers Tips on Home Pizza-Making

The restaurant offers periodic workshops to help up your pizza game.

10/29/2018 Photography by Cooper Levey-Baker

Best Lunches

The 25 Best Lunch Spots in Sarasota

Where to go, what to order and how to relish the midday meal.

10/26/2018 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Best Lunches

Hungry on University Parkway? Here's Where to Fill Your Belly

Fast-casual deals abound, from 99-cent raw oysters to mix-and-match grain bowls.

10/26/2018 By Cooper Levey-Baker