Sarasota Magazine February 2015

Sarasota Magazine February 2015: Food and Wine Annual.

By Sarasota Magazine February 2, 2015

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Top Tables

We spotlight the 21 best restaurants in Sarasota/Manatee; plus eight great sandwiches, how to savor your sushi, Shake Pit memories, Sarasota’s most scrumptious chicken wings—and more.

Vine Dining

Bradenton’s Rosa Fiorelli Winery & Vineyard makes a perfectly pastoral setting for a rustic Italian feast. By Megan McDonald

High on the Hog

Tony D’Souza ventures into the wild to track down Florida’s succulent feral hogs.

A Taste of Haiti

For novelist Phillippe Diederich, his Haitian grandmother’s legendary dessert evokes multi-layered memories of that island nation.


From the Editor

What makes a restaurant great? According to our judges, the food is just the beginning. By Pam Daniel

Heat Index

People, issues and events on our radar, including top tickets, Carol Tisch’s creative kitchen finds, chef Judi Gallagher’s hot dish, Heather Dunhill’s Fashion IQ, party pictures—and more.

Party Girl

Loren Mayo is just one of the guys at the Child Protection Center’s Men, Whiskey and Watches event.

Mr. Chatterbox

Mr. C uncovers the latest scandal at Sarasota Magazine—we’ve been hacked!

Luxury Home

Ilene Denton tours three great kitchens and reports on neighborhood and real estate news. Plus: design trends from Marsha Fottler.


Hannah Wallace reports on customized knee implants and other medical innovations.

Only in Sarasota

Illustrator John Pirman visits the downtown farmer’s market.

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