Vroom Vroom

Ford's Garage Makes a Mean Burger

But is it tasty enough to break into the upper ranks of Sarasota's crowded burger scene?

09/13/2021 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Plant Power

Where to Get the Best Plant-Based Burgers in Sarasota

Have a craving for a juicy burger, but looking for something meat-free? Here are some excellent plant-powered alternatives.

07/15/2020 By Allison Forsyth

Coronavirus

Restaurants Adjust to Newly Loosened Dining Rules

Some Sarasota restaurants have already seen a boost in foot traffic, while at other restaurants it has not increased much.

05/08/2020 By Cooper Levey-Baker

The Scoop

Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams Coming to Sarasota This Summer

A Jeni's shop will open near the University Town Center mall later this year.

03/02/2020 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Mission: Impossible — Roast Protocol

Beef 'o' Brady's Becomes the Latest Restaurant to Test Out the Impossible Burger

A Bradenton Beef 'o' Brady's is one of just nine of the chain's restaurants offering the plant-based burger substitute.

08/20/2019 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Shack Attack

Shake Shack Has Arrived at The Mall at UTC

Shake Shack now operates roughly 250 locations around the world.

06/30/2019 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Shack attack

Shake Shack Opens Next Week

The beloved "better burger" restaurant has been in the works since early last year.

04/08/2019 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Food

Burger Chain Recognized for Serving Antibiotic-Free Beef

BurgerFi, which has one Sarasota location, was given an 'A' grade in a new report that evaluates policies toward antibiotics in beef at several top burger chains.

10/19/2018 By Staff

Shack Attack

Shake Shack Is Coming to Sarasota

Will Shake Shack shake up the local burger scene?

01/30/2018 By Megan McDonald

Menus and Mountains

S'macks Founder Alex Floethe Climbs Mountains When He's Not Working

In June, Floethe made it to Everest's base camp after an 18-day climb.

11/14/2017 By Katherine Flanders

Leadership

New 'Kindness at Work' Speaker Series Starts Friday

The first luncheon event will feature Jaime DiDomenico of Cool Today and Plumbing Today, Brian West of Publix and Margarita Valenzula of Culver's.

06/19/2017 By staff

Construction

Builder Celebrates 'Topping Off' of New Mixed-Use Downtown Building

Jackson & Associates General Contractors Inc., along with the developers, condo owners, building tenants, construction crew and project contributors, recently held the "topping off" ceremony for 1500 State Street.

04/20/2017 By staff

Spirits of Sarasota

Cocktail of the Week: Duffy's Peep-tini

Happy Easter! We're sorry.

04/11/2017 By Hannah Wallace

Meating Agenda

6 Boss Butcher Shops

Our guide to local meat spots that are a cut above.

03/15/2017 By Cooper Levey-Baker and David Hackett

Food

New Sports Bar and Restaurant Looking to Hire 100-Plus

Duffy’s Sports Grill, a sports-themed restaurant and bar, is currently hiring more than 100 local residents to staff its first Sarasota location.

02/15/2017 By staff

Jobs

Home Depot, Culver's, Spectrum and More Holding Hiring Events This Week

CareerSource Suncoast is helping organize a number of hiring events taking place this week.

02/13/2017 By staff

Eat This Now

Where and What to Eat This Week - 12/28/16

Capping off 2016 with tacos, cinnamon rolls, burgers and more.

12/28/2016 By Eat Beat Team

Eat This Now

Where and What To Eat This Week - 10/26/16

The return of Polpo Pizza Co., excellent eggs Benedict and a seriously indulgent burger--here's what our food writers ate and loved this week.

10/26/2016 By Eat Beat Team

Eat This Now

Where and What To Eat This Week - 10/19/16

A secret shake, lobster rolls, pumpkin smoothies--here's what our panel of food experts ate and loved this week.

10/19/2016 By Eat Beat Team

Eat This Now

Where and What To Eat This Week - 10/12/16

An iconic burger, perfect pancakes and a gourmet Thanksgiving spread: Here's what our panel of food experts ate and loved this week.

10/12/2016 Photography by Eat Beat Team