Eat This Now

The Best Things We Ate in March

All the food we're still dreaming about.

04/03/2018

Food Cruise

Three Restaurants Worth the Drive to Venice

Chef Judi highlights three Venice restaurants serving up seriously delicious fare.

03/19/2018 Photography by Judi Gallagher

Insider's Guide 2017

Sarasota's Barbecue Scene is Smokin' Hot

There's a restaurant for every kind of 'cue lover in Sarasota.

11/29/2017 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Queue Up for 'Cue

Review: Sublime Smoked Meats at Brick’s

Brick's Smoked Meats is making its mark on State Street.

07/26/2017 By Marsha Fottler

Super Smoker

10 Bucks or Less: Sea Smoke

A newish Cortez shop smokes its own fish and bacon, makes head cheese from scratch and serves up dope lunch grub.

07/24/2017 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Meat to the Street

Meet Trent Sexton, the Converted Barbecue Master

The former carpenter is taking his barbecue skills on the road around Sarasota.

05/30/2017 By Rick Morgan

Meat Sweats

Sarasota's Best Barbecue Joints

Here's where to find the best 'cue in town.

05/15/2017 By Eat Beat Team

Smoke Out

Brick's Smoked Meats Opens Downtown

Sarasota's newest barbecue restaurant, Brick's Smoked Meats, opened for lunch and dinner on Tuesday.

05/15/2017 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Smoke Shop

Brick's Smoked Meats Plans to Open Downtown

The new restaurant is billed as an homage to the cuisine of central Texas, with brisket, tacos and a bar that emphasizes bourbons and tequilas.

04/18/2017 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Weekly Planner

Easter Brunches, Barbecue Bashes, Popup Dinners and More

Where and what to eat this week in Sarasota.

04/11/2017 By Riley Board

Weekly Planner

A Crawfish Festival, BBQ Class and More

All of this week's best events for Sarasota foodies.

04/05/2017 By Riley Board

Eat This Now

Where and What to Eat This Week - 2/15/17

This week: homemade pretzels, whole fish, noodle bowls and more.

02/15/2017 By Eat Beat Team

Best Restaurants 2017

Where (and What) the Chefs Eat

Here's where five local chefs go on their off days—and what they order, too.

01/31/2017 By Staff

Endless Summer

Here's Your Labor Day Weekend Eating Schedule

Bad weather notwithstanding, Chef Judi's got her plans set for a marathon long weekend of eating.

08/31/2016 By Judi Gallagher

Meat Feat

Breaking News: Brick's Barbeque Coming to Southside Village

Mark Gabrick, working with business partner Dick Rivera, recently secured plans to take over a space on S. Osprey Avenue.

05/13/2016 By Cooper Levey-Baker

The Feed

Sol's NYC Deli Opens in Former Downtown Applebee's Space

Plus, Kickstarting a local restaurant's dreams of expansion, barbecue news and more dining dish from Cooper Levey-Baker.

03/31/2016 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Good Eats

Aaron's Fish Camp Opens on Siesta Key

Aaron's Fish Camp has opened in the former Blue Smoke Island Grill space, catering to seafood and burger lovers alike.

02/08/2016 By Judi Gallagher

Article

The 5 Best Things We Ate This Week

Our panel of experts share their top five picks on the local dining scene this week.

09/24/2015 By Megan McDonald

Article

Stottlemeyer's Smokehouse Opens on Fruitville Road

Plus, select restaurants extend their Savor Sarasota menus and Cafe Gabbiano boasts new-and-improved menu and decor.

06/18/2015 By Judi Gallagher

Article

Chef Judi Visits Polpo Pizza Co. and Bricks BBQ

Both vendors offer exceptional food in unique locations, she says.

03/05/2015 By Judi Gallagher