The Secret Life of Pie

What It's Really Like to Make Pies with the Yoder's Bakers

Our amateur baker, digital editor Megan McDonald, tests her skills in the Yoder's kitchen.

11/23/2020 By Megan McDonald

Comfort food

Five Tasty Takeout Options for When You're Stuck at Home

In uncertain times, Chef Judi is craving food from her favorite restaurants. Here are some of her top takeout destinations.

03/20/2020 By Judi Gallagher

History Lesson—Part I

Der Dutchman Celebrates 50 Years of History This Saturday

The first Der Dutchman opened in Walnut Creek, Ohio, on May 1, 1969, with seating for 75 and 15-20 employees.

04/24/2019 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Hospitality

Ribbon Cutting for New Pinecraft Hotel Is April 13

Dutchman Hospitality is holding a grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony for the Carlisle Inn, its new hotel in the Amish Pinecraft community.

03/09/2018 By Staff

Tourism

Groundbreaking for New Pinecraft Inn Set for Nov. 30

Dutchman Hospitality Group, Inc. will celebrate the groundbreaking of the Carlisle Inn, the new 103-room inn set to be built in Sarasota's Pinecraft community, at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 30.

11/22/2016 By staff

Eat This Now

Where and What To Eat This Week - 9/28/16

Vegan soul food, perfect pasta, burrito bowls--feed yourself, Sarasota.

09/28/2016 By Eat Beat Team

D'ough!

10 Bucks Or Less: Village Pizzas By Emma

Amish pizza, anyone?

03/16/2016 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Article

Where to Find Sarasota's Best Pumpkin Dessert

Our judges put their palates to the test to find Sarasota's best pumpkin dessert.

11/03/2015 By Megan McDonald

Article

Sarasota Restaurant News from Chef Judi Gallagher

Sarasota restaurant and dining news from Chef Judi Gallagher, including a hot dish from The Breakfast House, what to do with Florida strawberries--and more.

03/02/2015 By Judi Gallagher

Article

Sarasota's Best Doughnuts

Our panel of judges put their blood sugar levels on the line to find Sarasota's best doughnuts.

10/02/2014 By Katy Bryan-Beachler

Article

Yoder's Restaurant Serves Up Tasty Barbecue Ribs

Chef Judi and her five-year-old grand-nephew sample the tasty barbecue ribs at Yoder's Restaurant.

05/05/2014 By Judi Gallagher

Article

Tips for Eating Out During Season in Sarasota

Chef Judi shares her tips for dining out during season.

03/17/2014 By Judi Gallagher

Article

Pinecraft's Sherry Gore Gains National Attention for Her Amish Cookbook Series

Pinecraft’s Sherry Gore is gaining national attention for a new cookbook series featuring comforting Amish favorites.

12/02/2013 By Ilene Denton

Article

Sarasota's Best: Meatloaf

It’s the month to snuggle up with comfort food - and that means meatloaf.

03/01/2013 By Megan McDonald