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02/27/2022

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5 Great Reasons to Become a Member of Sarasota Art Museum

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02/07/2022

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota July 29-Aug. 4

The Summer Circus Spectacular, a performance by the Sarasota Cuban Ballet School, Venice Theatre's Summer Cabaret Festival and more.

07/29/2021 By Kay Kipling

Awards

Sage Restaurant Wins Wine Spectator 'Award of Excellence'

The restaurant also recently rolled out a new summer menu.

07/27/2021 By Staff

Risky Business

In a Time of Uncertainty, a Number of Local Chefs Have Opened New Eateries

They include Chef Dave Shiplett's Cottonmouth Southern Soul Kitchen in Bradenton's Village of the Arts.

12/01/2020 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Drink Up

Set the Bar Event Celebrates Great Local Cocktails

Every day this week, participating bars and restaurants are serving special new drinks, offering discounts and more.

10/12/2020 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Party Time

LGBTQ-Friendly Restaurants Celebrate 'Taste of Pride' Starting Today

Several restaurants and food businesses in Sarasota are offering special deals, dishes and drinks to celebrate Pride Month.

06/10/2020 Photography by Cooper Levey-Baker

Coronavirus

How the Coronavirus Relief Act May Help Struggling Restaurants

The bill contains at least $349 billion in federally guaranteed loans for small businesses.

03/27/2020 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Restaurant Review

Bridges Restaurant Marries Old World and New World Food

Be sure to ask for a table by the window for stunning views of downtown Sarasota.

10/02/2019 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Review

Umbrellas 1296 Delivers Affordable Eats in a Fashionable Downtown Space

The restaurant's menu covers the globe.

05/30/2019 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Planning commission

A Craft Beer Festival, a Brewery 5K and More Top Food and Drink Events

Consider your weekend plans made.

05/29/2019 By Giulia Heyward

Review

Sage Brings New Energy to a Historic Downtown Address

Owner Sharon Carole purchased the property for $2.1 million in 2014; it opened in January this year.

04/30/2019 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Review

Bushido Izayaki Rolls Out Creative Japanese Fare in a Samurai-Themed Strip Mall Space

“Bushido” is a reference to the samurai code of ethics, and you’ll find warrior-themed designs throughout the 4,000-square-foot space.

04/01/2019 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Restaurant Review

Rudolph's, a Hip Restaurant and Bar, Enlivens the Stylish New Sarasota Modern Hotel

The restaurant is gorgeous—and the food matches the look.

01/28/2019 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Preview

Sarasota Contemporary Dance 2018-19 Season Offers New and Returning Works

The season begins in October, featuring a world premiere piece inspired by Joan of Arc.

09/24/2018 By Kay Kipling

Best of Sarasota 2018

Best New Food and Drink

Here's what we ate, drank and loved this year.

04/26/2018 Photography by Staff

Cabbage Queen

Sharon Juraszek Runs a Thriving Sauerkraut Company

Juraszek is an evangelist for the power of cabbage.

03/28/2018 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Review

Restaurant Review: Element

Marsha Fottler samples modern Mediterranean at downtown’s new Element.

02/28/2018 By Marsha Fottler

Restaurant Review

Restaurant Review: Napulé Ristorante Italiano

This new South Sarasota hotspot will transport you to Italy.

01/24/2018 By Marsha Fottler

Review

Restaurant Review: Summer Fun at Farlow’s

Tropical flavors shine at Farlow’s.

06/28/2017 By Marsha Fottler