Insider's Guide 2017

MTV's Siesta Key Shines a Light on Local Nightlife

Millions of Americans now know about some of Sarasota’s most popular nightspots.

11/30/2017 By Megan McDonald

Insider's Guide 2017

Sarasota's Barbecue Scene is Smokin' Hot

There's a restaurant for every kind of 'cue lover in Sarasota.

11/29/2017 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Into the Wild

What to Look For on Myakka's Canopy Walkway

The walkway is one of the park's most popular attractions.

11/29/2017 By Ilene Denton

Into the Wild

Volunteers from All Over the Country Help Keep Myakka Running

Some are locals who sign up for a few hours or days a month; others—mainly retirees—come in their campers from all over the country and live in the park for months on end.

11/29/2017 By Pam Daniel and Kay Kipling

Island Time

Your Guide to Sarasota's Barrier Islands

The island life is close and all around.

11/29/2017 By Su Byron

Six by the Sea

The Best Waterfront Dining in Sarasota-Manatee

Tampa Bay restaurant critic Laura Reiley on her favorite Sarasota-Manatee waterfront restaurants.

11/29/2017 By Laura Reiley

Cheers!

The Best Happy Hours in Sarasota

A dozen hotspots where the drinks, food and deals will elevate your late-afternoon attitude.

10/31/2017 By Cooper Levey-Baker and Megan McDonald

Food Forest

Rolf Hanson Starts Sarasota County Schools' First Sustainable Food Forest

At Bay Haven elementary school, learning grows on trees.

09/27/2017 By Rick Morgan

Queue Up for 'Cue

Review: Sublime Smoked Meats at Brick’s

Brick's Smoked Meats is making its mark on State Street.

07/26/2017 By Marsha Fottler

Best Burgers

The 15 Best Burgers in Sarasota-Manatee

From brilliant mash-ups to simple classics, the 15 best burgers in Sarasota-Manatee.

06/27/2017 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Gone Fishin'

Five Great Grouper Sandwiches

We made it our mission to find the best in town.

06/19/2017 By Eat Beat Team

Restaurant News

Rosemary District's Pomona Bistro & Wine Bar to Close

Chef-owners Ryan Boeve and Arthur Lopes will focus on their main street eatery, Lila.

06/05/2017 By Katherine Flanders

Review

Restaurant Review: Prime Serious Steak

Prime is, indeed, serious about steak.

05/24/2017 By Marsha Fottler

Neighborhood Guide

Where to Eat and Drink on St. Armands/Longboat Key

From Old Florida to sophisticated to traditional, these island eateries hit the right notes.

05/15/2017 By Staff

Neighborhood Guide

Where to Drink in Downtown Sarasota

Quench your thirst at any one of these downtown watering holes.

04/18/2017 By Hannah Wallace

Neighborhood Guide

Where to Eat in Downtown Sarasota

From French to American to Vietnamese, there's something for every palate in downtown Sarasota. Here's a sampling of its vibrant dining scene.

04/18/2017 By Staff

Great Boating Adventures

The Best Dockside Dining in Sarasota

Tie up and chow down.

03/31/2017 By Tom Bayles

Shuckin' Good Time

The 7 Best Oyster Bars in Sarasota

Happy National Oysters on the Half Shell Day, y'all.

03/30/2017 By Eat Beat Team

Restaurant Review

Restaurant Review: Cask & Ale

Small plates, big flavor.

03/28/2017 By Marsha Fottler

Beer Me

Your Guide to Sarasota's Best Breweries

Craft beer lovers’ cups are running over with several new and newish breweries in the 941. We tour their taprooms and sample the suds.

03/28/2017 By Hannah Wallace