Cluck

Five Great Fried Chicken Spots

We set off on a taste test to find Sarasota's best fried chicken.

07/06/2018 By Eat Beat Team

Review

Gulf Gate's Tiny Tokaj Offers Big Hungarian Flavors

In this intimate, 40-seat eatery, you'll find authentic Hungarian dishes.

06/27/2018 By Marsha Fottler

Kick it

Keep Up with the World Cup at The Shamrock

Soccer enthusiasts in Sarasota can watch every match at The Shamrock while winning raffle prizes.

06/14/2018 By Vanessa Blankenship

BEACH BAR BASH

Sharky’s on the Pier Named Florida’s Best Beach Bar

And the restaurant's celebrating with a party on June 10.

06/06/2018 By Pam Daniel

Culinary Countdown

Savor Sarasota Restaurant Week Kicks Off June 1

Here are a few examples of great Savor Sarasota deals.

05/30/2018 By Marsha Fottler

Splash!

Cool Off at These Four Fantastic Splash Parks

It’s hot, the days are long and the kids are out of school. We’ve got four great places to let off steam.

05/30/2018 By Ilene Denton

Nonprofits

New Program Addresses Health Care Language Barriers

The Gulfcoast South Area Health Education Center is offering training for medical interpreters.

05/17/2018 By Staff

Data

Manatee County Tourism Up

The total number of visitors to Manatee County exceeded 3.1 million in 2017.

05/11/2018 By Staff

Food

Almost 90 Restaurants Participating in Savor Sarasota Promotion

Visit Sarasota County's annual Savor Sarasota event runs June 1-14.

05/10/2018 By Staff

Review

Restaurant Review: Michael John's

A little bit French, a little bit steakhouse at Bradenton's Michael John’s.

04/26/2018 By Marsha Fottler

"I'm Ready"

Sarasota Memorial's Nurse Residency Program Aims to Halt a Nursing Crisis

Florida may face an overall shortage of R.N.s as soon as 2025.

04/17/2018 By Hannah Wallace

Review

Restaurant Review: Eliza Ann's Coastal Kitchen

Southern specialties dominate at Eliza Ann’s Coastal Kitchen.

03/28/2018 By Marsha Fottler

Happily Ever After

Venice Named a Great Place to Retire

Where to Retire magazine highlights Venice.

03/05/2018 By Pam Daniel

Data

St. Patrick's Day Spending Expected to Hit New High

The holiday is most popular among those ages 18-24, with 77 percent of those surveyed saying they plan to celebrate.

03/05/2018 By Staff

Neighborhood Watch

Neighborhood Watch: Plantation Golf & Country Club

At Plantation Golf & Country Club, it’s about community—and golf.

02/23/2018 By Ilene Denton

Roadside Attractions

Watch the World Stroll by at These Sidewalk Dining Destinations

Great food and great people watching? Count us in.

01/25/2018 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Plein Air Plenty

The Best Farmers Market Eats

Along with ready-to-eat options, our region's bustling farmers markets offer some appealing places to enjoy a quick lunch or snack, from outdoor tables to the Phillippi market’s beautiful park with water views.

01/25/2018 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Made in the Shade

Six Patios We Love

Take a seat on a pretty patio or deck and dig in.

01/25/2018 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Eat This Now

The Food Lovers' Guide to Sarasota

In a city brimming with delicious new options, your guide to the best markets, shops, purveyors and products.

01/01/2018 By Cooper Levey-Baker, Megan McDonald, Ilene Denton, and Hannah Wallace

Modern Sizzle

Restaurant Review: Connors Steak and Seafood

At Connors, beef is beautiful.

12/27/2017 By Marsha Fottler