The After After Party

The Best Late Night Restaurants in Sarasota

Night owls, take note.

07/06/2022 By Lauren Jackson

Letter of Recommendation

LobsterCraft Brings Its Exquisite Lobster Rolls to St. Armands Circle

The rolls are a perfect meal for a hot summer afternoon.

07/01/2022 By Lauren Jackson

Main Squeeze

A Fancy New Lemonade Stand Is Coming to Fruitville Road

It will be the chain's first location in Florida.

07/01/2022 By Lauren Jackson

Consumer Reports

Why Are Cocktails So Expensive Right Now?

With some drinks now costing as much as a nice meal, it’s hard not to wonder whether the drink is worth it.

07/01/2022 By Lauren Jackson

Cheers!

Sarasota's Best Bars

Whether you’re looking for a toes-in-the-sand tiki hut, a secretive speakeasy or a big boisterous beer garden, Sarasota has the bar for you.

07/01/2022 By Cooper Levey-Baker, Lauren Jackson, Allison Forsyth, and Kim Doleatto

Deli Belly

The Overton Has Closed, and a New Deli Will Take Its Place

Chef Solomon "Sol" Shenker is bringing his New York-style deli cuisine to the Rosemary District space.

06/30/2022 By Lauren Jackson

Best Restaurants

The Best Restaurants in Sarasota

Where to eat right now—and what to order when you're there.

06/29/2022 By Cooper Levey-Baker and Lauren Jackson

Tropical Paradise

Sarasota's New Summer Tap Juice Bar Will Help You Beat the Heat

If you're looking for a healthy treat, this new Sarasota spot is the place to be.

06/24/2022 Photography by Lauren Jackson

Pedal Pusher

The Caragiulo Family Is Planning to Build a New Restaurant on the Legacy Trail

The brothers will add a new venture to their growing list of successful restaurants in Sarasota.

06/23/2022 By Lauren Jackson

Shop Talk

Two Chefs on Hillview Wants to Be Your Go-To Specialty Food Store

The new gastronomy shop in Southside Village may be small, but it packs a big punch.

06/17/2022 By Lauren Jackson

A Global Affair

Celebrate African Cuisine at a Selby Library Cooking Class

Join chefs Alex Jordan and Erik Decker for an educational evening filled with tasty treats.

06/16/2022 By Lauren Jackson

Deals on Deals

Here Are the Restaurants Extending Savor Sarasota Deals

After a successful Savor Sarasota Restaurant Week, these restaurants will continue to offer sweet deals.

06/15/2022 By Lauren Jackson

Five O'Clock Somewhere

Corporate Ladder Brewing Is Crushing the Sour Beer Game

An award-winning Palmetto brewery is knocking out outrageously flavorful beers.

06/14/2022 By Lauren Jackson

Open Late

Sushi Ramen Is a Welcome Addition to Sarasota's Late-Night Dining Scene

Enjoy live music, karaoke, sushi and ramen until nearly 2 a.m. nightly.

06/10/2022 By Lauren Jackson

Superstar

Michelin Guide Recognizes 15 Florida Restaurants

Michelin inspectors visited Tampa, Orlando and Miami to select the best restaurants in the state.

06/10/2022 By Lauren Jackson

Tiki Time

Enjoy Dinner From Award-Winning Chefs at Pop's Sunset Grill

Swap your board shorts for a button-down at this year's Celebrity Chef Tour Dinner at Pop's Sunset Grill.

06/09/2022 By Lauren Jackson

Local Favorites

The Best Restaurants in Gulf Gate

Our top picks for where the locals hang in this distinct Sarasota neighborhood.

06/07/2022 By Lauren Jackson

Summer Nights

Join the Conservation Foundation of the Gulf Coast for Food Truck Friday Night

Enjoy a family-friendly, fun-packed evening at Bay Preserve in Osprey.

06/03/2022 By Lauren Jackson

Go For the Gold

Rise and Nye's Celebrates the 2022 Special Olympics

The "Flame of Hope" made a special stop at the downtown Sarasota coffee and ice cream shop, which employs 35 people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

06/02/2022 By Lauren Jackson

Chicken Feed

Fork and Hen Is Now Open on the North Trail

Enjoy Southern cuisine with a twist at this new Sarasota restaurant.

06/02/2022 By Lauren Jackson