Best Restaurants

The Best Restaurants in Sarasota

Where to eat right now.

02/18/2020 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Diet-Friendly Dining

Vegan, Kale, Paleo, Raw—Here Are Nourishing Local Meals for Every Kind of Diet

Restaurants are stepping up to offer nourishing meals for every kind of diner and diet.

01/27/2020 By Su Byron

On a Lighter Note

Sarasota's Five Most Mouthwatering Light Dishes

Chef Judi picks her favorite light bites for 2020.

01/23/2020 By Judi Gallagher

Fast Track

Tableseide Restaurant Group Names Joseph R. Guli III as CEO

In his new role, Guli will oversee Tableseide's multiple culinary concepts, which include Libby's, Lemon Tree Kitchen and Oak & Stone.

01/22/2020 By Staff

Best of the Year

Our 10 Most Popular Stories of 2019

MTV's "Siesta Key" red tide, the new Sarasota Art Museum and more topped the list this year.

12/30/2019 By Megan McDonald

Best of the Year

The Food Stories You Read and Loved in 2019

It was a delicious year.

12/27/2019 By Megan McDonald

Eastward bound

New Libby's in Lakewood Ranch Opens Today

The new eatery will ape the menu and ambiance of the Sarasota location and seat 189 between its indoor and outdoor spaces.

10/31/2019 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Restaurant Review

The Reborn Libby's Improves on the Original

This is French comfort food par excellence—delicious and satisfying.

10/30/2019 By Cooper Levey-Baker

It's Showtime!

At One of Sarasota's Oldest Restaurants, Great Service Matters

Columbia Restaurant assistant manager Richard Appelgren shares the secrets to the restaurant's success.

10/29/2019 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Grab & Go

Looking for Tasty Takeout? We've Got the Best of the Bunch

Snuggle up on the couch, grab a container and a fork, and dig in.

07/01/2019 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Grab & Go

10 Can't-Miss Takeout Meals

When we’re too lazy to fix dinner, these are the to-go feasts we turn to most often.

07/01/2019 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Groceraunts

Five Great Quick-Dinner Items You Can Pick Up While Grocery Shopping

We consider these our weeknight staples.

07/01/2019 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Restaurant Review

Lemon Tree Kitchen Serves 'Clean' Cuisine in the Former Louies Modern

You don’t have to be a vegetarian to love Lemon Tree, but the menu is stocked with great vegetarian options.

06/30/2019 By Cooper Levey-Baker