So Fresh

Tampa's Naked Farmer and Punta Gorda's Fat Point Brewing Are Coming to UTC

Naked Farmer will bring farm-fresh food while Fat Point Brewing will offer sunshine-inspired brews.

11/17/2022 By Lauren Jackson

Crazy Delicious

At Meshugana Deli in Gulf Gate, Jewish Food Reigns Supreme

Adam and Liz Woldman do Jewish deli right.

11/14/2022 By Lauren Jackson

Origin Story

For Our Eat & Drink Editor, a Lifelong Obsession With Food Started With Just One Dish

"I haven’t been back to Italy in almost 15 years, but I still prepare my favorite dishes from the country at least weekly," Jackson says.

11/12/2022 Photography by Lauren Jackson

Noodle Nights

Where to Get Great Ramen in Sarasota

After years of waiting impatiently for more ramen, our restaurant scene is suddenly rich with options.

11/11/2022 By Lauren Jackson

Impossibly Good

With Phenomenal Food and Strong Coffee, Project Is the Place to Be

The all-vegan menu will win over even the most militant meat-eaters.

11/11/2022 By Lauren Jackson

You Bread My Mind

What is the Best Thanksgiving Side Dish, and Why Is it Stuffing?

Eat & Drink editor Lauren Jackson shares her beloved stuffing recipe.

11/09/2022 By Lauren Jackson

Pass The Crabs

This Thanksgiving, Swap the Turkey for Stone Crabs

Crack open a new tradition.

11/08/2022 By Lauren Jackson

Little Italy

The Best Italian Restaurants in Sarasota

Sarasota has dozens and dozens of Italian restaurants. Here are the 22 best.

11/03/2022 By Lauren Jackson

More Than Coffee

Pastry Art Café Is Hosting Weekend Pop-Ups

Owner Jon Raynor offers a space for up-and-coming chefs to feature their food.

11/03/2022 By Lauren Jackson

🎶 There Goes My Hero 🎶

Faicco's, a 120-Year-Old New York Sandwich Shop, Opens in Sarasota

It's the first non-New York location for the Greenwich Village stalwart.

11/02/2022 By Lauren Jackson

Gobble Gobble

Where to Order Thanksgiving Takeout When You Just Can't Cook Another Thing

Leave the cooking to the pros this year.

11/02/2022 By Lauren Jackson

Feast Mode

These Restaurants Are Serving Up Thanksgiving Dinner So You Don't Have To

Leave the dishes for the amateurs and head out to one of Sarasota's favorite spots to enjoy your Turkey Day. Don't hesitate to make reservations because these spots will fill up fast.

11/01/2022 By Lauren Jackson

Mochi Love

Find Mochi Doughnuts, Corn Dogs and Boba Tea at a New Shop on University Parkway

Stop by Mochinut and RoyalTea for a feast for the eyes and the belly.

10/25/2022 By Lauren Jackson

Mocha Me Crazy

A New Coffee Shop Is Headed to Downtown Wellen Park

Foxtail Coffee encourages guests to hang out, stay awhile and slow down in this fast-paced world.

10/21/2022 By Lauren Jackson

Hurricane Ian

Three Sarasota Chefs Are Hosting a Fundraiser to Support Farms Damaged by Hurricane Ian

The event is sold out, but the organizers are accepting silent auction bids and cash donations.

10/21/2022 By Lauren Jackson

Earthly Delights

There's a New Ethiopian Pop-Up at Pastry Art Café

Adey excites the palate with complex flavors that still feel familiar.

10/20/2022 By Lauren Jackson

Some Like It Hot

Nashville-Style Hot Chicken Has Arrived In Sarasota

Hot Chikn Kitchn serves up excellent chicken with an emphasis on superior service.

10/19/2022 By Lauren Jackson

Oh My Cod

A New Fish and Chips Shop Has Opened on Anna Maria Island

With crunchy fish, fresh seafood, and loads of hot sandwiches, Kiwi Style Fish and Chips is the perfect post-beach stop.

10/18/2022 By Lauren Jackson

Hurricane Ian

Uncle Phil's Organic Popcorn Trailer Was Damaged In Hurricane Ian

The popcorn trailer, called the "Popcorn Barn," is a staple at many Sarasota events.

10/13/2022 By Lauren Jackson

Wheelie Fun

Get Excited for Sarasota Bike Fest's Halloween Bike Parade

Get the bike gang back together for this family-friendly celebration of all things bicycle.

10/12/2022 By Lauren Jackson