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

Big Easy

Rise & Nye's is Hosting a Beignet Eating Contest This Weekend

How many beignets can you eat in four minutes?

10/12/2022 By Lauren Jackson

Must Try

Sage Restaurant and Bijou Garden Café Have Reopened

The sister restaurants each showed off new seasonal menus with influences from around the world.

10/05/2022 By Lauren Jackson

Hurricane Ian

Michael's On East and World Central Kitchen Have Teamed Up to Feed Survivors of Hurricane Ian

The global nonprofit and Sarasota restaurant are preparing nutritious meals for those in need.

10/04/2022 By Lauren Jackson

This Blows

What Exactly Does Storm Surge Mean?

And how are hurricanes classified? We're answering your questions.

09/26/2022 By Lauren Jackson

Hit Me With Your Best Shot

Head to Mattison's Forty-One Next Week For an Interactive Cocktail Masterclass

Expand your cocktail recipe arsenal with three delicious drinks and a step-by-step class on how to prepare them.

09/20/2022 By Lauren Jackson

Restaurant Review

The New Korê Steakhouse Puts Diners in the Hot Seat

The restaurant, which opened in Lakewood Ranch's Waterside Place earlier this year, is one of Sarasota’s best.

09/16/2022 By Lauren Jackson

Skin Deep

The Art of the Tattoo

Sarasota, with its deep celebration of the arts, is flush with talented tattoo artists.

09/12/2022 By Lauren Jackson Photography by Everett Dennison

Bowled Over

Pacific Counter Is Coming to The Landings

The fast-casual St. Petersburg restaurant chain offers healthy, fresh and, most importantly, delicious food.

09/09/2022 By Lauren Jackson

Romaine Calm

Where to Find a Farmers Market

Seasonal farmers markets are making a return as fall approaches.

09/08/2022 By Lauren Jackson

Fresh Look

At Almazónica Cervecería, Darwin Santa Maria Brings Together Peruvian Cuisine and Craft Beer

The restaurant is a rebrand of Santa Maria's Darwin Evolutionary Cuisine.

09/07/2022 By Lauren Jackson

Born to Rum

The Sarasota-Manatee Originals' 'Set the Bar Cocktail' Competition Returns

Tickets are currently on sale for the lively competition, featuring 25 local bartenders vying for the top prize.

08/31/2022 By Lauren Jackson

Round of A-Paws

Celebrate National Guide Dog Month at the Daiquiri Deck

Daiquiri Deck is hoping to raise $50,000 for the nonprofit organization, which breeds, raises and trains guide dogs.

08/30/2022 By Lauren Jackson

Fashionable Fam

Model Brad Kroenig—Karl Lagerfeld's Former Muse—Settles Down in Lakewood Ranch

Kroenig, who's married to tennis legend Nick Bollettieri's daughter Nicole, are raising their family and building their real estate brand.

08/29/2022 By Lauren Jackson

Community Engagement

A Food Truck Rally Raised $10,000 For Children Who Lost Their Family In I-75 Crash

JFCS of the Suncoast, Big Top Brewing Company and local food trucks partnered to raise money for the family of the crash victims.

08/24/2022 By Lauren Jackson

See Ya Later, Alligator

Weird, Wonderful Linger Lodge Has Reopened

The Manatee County icon—once named one of the top five weirdest restaurants in America by Al Roker—continues to serve up Southern delicacies in a memorable environment.

08/23/2022 By Lauren Jackson

Grate Minds Think Alike

Essential Kitchen Gadgets for Any New Cook

Chop, mince, slice and dice with our favorite beginner's kitchen items.

08/18/2022 By Lauren Jackson