Cool Beans

O&A Opens Its Newest Location at Waterside Place

The latest outpost for the Sarasota coffee shop takes advantage of Waterside Place's outdoorsy atmosphere.

1:58pm By Lauren Jackson

Cheeseygoing

Origin Craft Beer & Pizza Café Has Opened Its Fourth Location in The Landings

At its new location, the Sarasota pizza chain offers a full bar and plenty of fun for the whole family.

08/15/2022 Photography by Lauren Jackson

Rise and Dine

The 45 Best Breakfast Spots in Sarasota-Manatee

Our comprehensive guide to the region's finest breakfast destinations. (And yes, the Waffle House is included.)

08/12/2022 By Cooper Levey-Baker and Lauren Jackson

Feelin' Saucy

Fiorella Italian Bistro Is a Creative Addition to Sarasota's Italian Food Scene

The new restaurant offers an impressive Italian menu with subtle French influences.

08/11/2022 By Lauren Jackson

Ooey Gooey and Chewy

Clarabell Cookies Is Changing the Local Cookie Game

The new Gulf Gate bakery is serving up decadent chocolate chip cookies.

08/09/2022 By Lauren Jackson

Doughnut Miss This

Five-O Donut Co. Is Opening in Bradenton This Weekend

The chain will celebrate with plenty of freebies for its loyal following—plus its new vegan doughnuts.

08/04/2022 By Lauren Jackson

Strawsome

First Watch Has Adopted a New, Biodegradable Type of Straw

The rapidly growing chain is making a sustainable switch.

08/03/2022 By Lauren Jackson

Simply the Zest

Florida Scallops With Lemon Butter Spaghetti Are Our Newest Obsession

Delicate bay scallops shine with just a few simple ingredients.

08/02/2022 By Lauren Jackson

Pasta La Vista, Baby

Sarasota Chef Christopher Covelli Showed Off His Italian Roots on the Food Network This Weekend

Covelli showcased his Italian roots in the fast-paced cooking show.

08/01/2022 By Lauren Jackson

Eggscellent News

Louie's Bistro Opens Tomorrow in Wellen Park

The restaurant will join the growing list of new Wellen Park businesses.

07/28/2022 By Lauren Jackson

Fake It Till You Bake It

Five Excellent Cookbooks That'll Get You Cooking in No Time

Chop, fry and bake to your heart's content with the simple techniques and recipes found in these essential cookbooks.

07/27/2022 By Lauren Jackson

Don't Worry Be Hoppy

Sun King Brewery Is a Welcome Addition to Sarasota's Craft Beer Scene

The brewery will feature its flagship beers in addition to brews crafted specifically for Florida.

07/26/2022 Photography by Lauren Jackson

The Wild Life

Scalloping at Crystal River Is Something Every Floridian Should Do

The Nature Coast astounds with manatees, scallops and stunning waterways.

07/25/2022 By Lauren Jackson

Keep Truckin'

Sarasota County Has Introduced a Mobile Vending Permit Program for Area Parks

The Sarasota program will provide greater access for park visitors and small businesses

07/21/2022 By Lauren Jackson

Fin-tastic News

Sandwich Night Is Returning to Indigenous

James Beard-nominated chef Steve Phelps is bringing his delicious seafood sandwiches to Indigenous on Wednesday nights—and highlighting the importance of sustainability.

07/20/2022 By Lauren Jackson

Ice Ice Baby

It's Time to Celebrate National Daiquiri Day

Simple ingredients and clean flavors make this cocktail a must—especially today.

07/19/2022 By Lauren Jackson

Listeria Outbreak

Big Olaf Has Issued a Recall for Its Products

Following a CDC food safety alert recommending all Big Olaf products be discarded, the creamery has issued a recall.

07/12/2022 By Lauren Jackson

Hot Dog

How to Keep Your Dog Safe in the Summer Heat

Sarasota veterinarian Dr. David Smith gives pointers on keeping your pet cool.

07/08/2022 By Lauren Jackson

Food Safety

A Sarasota Ice Cream Maker May Be Linked to a Listeria Outbreak

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is recommending that consumers and retailers dispose of Big Olaf Creamery products.

07/07/2022 By Lauren Jackson

The After After Party

The Best Late Night Restaurants in Sarasota

Night owls, take note.

07/06/2022 By Lauren Jackson