Comfort Tube

How The Great British Baking Show Can Save Your Sanity

In an era where all news seems to be bad news, this delightful British show offers a sweet escape from real life.

05/25/2017 By Megan McDonald

Best Bakeries

Sarasota's Best Bakeries

Your guide to the region’s best bakeries, plus pastry perfection, loaves we love—and more.

05/25/2017 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Pastry Perfection

Tom Gumpel Dreams Up Great New Goodies for Panera

"Wherever flour flies, you'll find me."

05/25/2017 By Pam Daniel

Weekly Planner

A Vegan Valentine Event, Regatta Food Fest and Royal English Tea Service

Where to find the best food, treats and events in the Sarasota area this week.

02/01/2017 By Riley Board

Eat This Now

Where and What to Eat This Week - 12/13/16

This week: flaky apricot croissants, life-affirming olive oil and the ultimate crab and lobster sushi roll.

12/13/2016 By Eat Beat Staff

Weekly Planner

Local Evolution Craft Market, A Taste of Sarasota and More Local Food Events

Including a masquerade ball, Eat Local Week and Sip the Sunshine craft beer festival.

10/11/2016 By Eat Beat Team

Weekly Planner

Eat Like a Local Restaurant Week, Retrobaked's Third Anniversary Extravaganza and More Local Food Events

Including two local restaurant weeks and a Craft Beer Festival.

10/05/2016 By Lana Allen

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

Batch-elor in Paradise

10 Bucks or Less: Jim's Small Batch Bakery

You had me at "candied bacon."

08/24/2016 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Weekly Planner

A Culinary Tour, Edible Elegance by Eli Opens, Sarasota Beer Fest and More Local Dining Events

Mark your calendar for these upcoming dining events.

08/17/2016

Take the Cake

How a Dispute at a Gulf Gate Bakery Ended Up on National TV

James Plocharsky, owner of Jim's Small Batch Bakery, filed a small claims complaint and ended up on The People's Court.

06/22/2016 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Recipe of the Week

Recipe of the Week: Chocolate Avocado Frosting from Retrobaked

Here's a delicious, quick and easy, vegan (!) chocolate avocado frosting recipe from Bradenton's Retrobaked.

06/14/2016 By Margo Rometo

Eat This Now

The 5 Best Things We Ate This Week - 6/8/16

Burgers, hoagies and giant smoked turkey legs round out our food writers' picks for what to eat this week.

06/08/2016 By Eat Beat Team

Law & Order

Watch Jim's Small Batch Bakery on The People's Court

Jim Plocharsky of Jim's Small Batch Bakery in Gulf Gate made a surprise appearance on daytime TV.

04/22/2016 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Living Well

ARCPoint Labs Shows How Genetics Affect Your Response to Food and Exercise

Plus, a healthy cookie recipe from Bradenton's Retrobaked.

04/01/2016 By Hannah Wallace

Eat This Now

The 5 Best Things We Ate This Week - 3/3/16

This week: Giant doughnuts, a grilled grouper Reuben and more.

03/03/2016 By Eat Beat Team

Good Morning

10 Bucks Or Less: Rendez-Vous

A newish French bakery on Clark Road that does pastries right.

03/03/2016 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Eat This Now

Where to Eat This Week

From authentic Philly cheesesteak to a cream-stuffed French pastry, here are the 5 best things we ate this week.

02/25/2016 By Eat Beat Team

V-Day Cheat Sheet

What to Do for Valentine's Day in Sarasota

A handy guide to Valentine's Day in Sarasota for every type of personality.

02/10/2016 By Megan McDonald

Article

10 Bucks Or Less: The Clever Cup

Cool independent coffee shop? In Gulf Gate? I'm sold.

01/27/2016 By Cooper Levey-Baker