Sweet victory

Sarasota Pastry Chef Wins Food Network Competition

Ritz-Carlton executive pastry chef Lyndsy McDonald swapped candy canes for candy corn to win Food Network's 2018 Halloween Baking Championship.

10/30/2018 By Giulia Heyward

Just Desserts

Ritz-Carlton Pastry Chef Lyndsy McDonald Shares Ghoulish Goodies on Food Network

McDonald will compete on the Halloween Baking Championship, which is currently airing.

09/26/2018 By Giulia Heyward

Best Bites

The Best Things We Ate in April

All the food we can't stop thinking about.

05/02/2018

Eat This Now

The Best Things We Ate in March

All the food we're still dreaming about.

04/03/2018

Cold Chillin'

The Hyppo Keeps it Pretty Chill on St. Armands Circle

We're on the hunt for sweet relief.

02/23/2018 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Indulge

Five Indulgent Desserts for Valentine's Day

From Gateau Saint Honore to "doughquets," here's everything you need to satisfy your sweet tooth—or gift your loved one—on Valentine's Day.

02/13/2018 By Ashley Cooper

Eat This Now

The Best Things We Ate in September

Perfect pancakes, accolade-worthy chopped salad, sensational fish and chips—and more.

10/04/2017 By Staff

La Dolce Vita

Seven Delicious Italian-Inflected Confections

It's amore with these sweet treats.

09/19/2017 By Marsha Fottler

Don't Want None Unless You Got Bundts, Hon

Nothing Bundt Cakes Opens on Fruitville Road

Kelly Erdmann's new business celebrates—and elevates—the humble bundt cake.

07/19/2017 By Megan McDonald

Summer Scoops

Cool Off at These Six Local Ice Cream Parlors

Our picks of cool licks.

06/28/2017 By Megan McDonald

Eat This Now

Where and What to Eat This Week - 11/16/16

This week: pumpkin cheesecake, chicken and waffles, empanadas and more.

11/16/2016 By Eat Beat Team

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

Gimme S'more

Try These Gourmet Takes on a Classic S'more

Happy National S'more Day! Here are two ways to make a great dessert even better.

08/01/2016 By Megan McDonald

Eat This Now

The 5 Best Things We Ate This Week - 7/27/16

Cold-brew coffee floats, flawless cheeseburgers, a happy hour meal steal and more.

07/27/2016 By Eat Beat Team

Eat This Now

The 5 Best Things We Ate This Week - 7/13/16

From cupcakes to breakfast tacos, here are the five best things our panel of food writers ate this week.

07/13/2016 By Eat Beat Team

Eat This Now

The 5 Best Things We Ate This Week - 7/6/16

From a genius new dessert at Detwiler's Farm Market to a twist on steak and eggs at Siesta Key's Cevichela, here's what we ate and loved this week.

07/06/2016 By Eat Beat Team

Eat This Now

The 5 Best Things We Ate This Week - 3/25/16

This week: decadent foie gras/chicken liver mousse, conch fritters, chocolate souffle and more.

03/25/2016 By Eat Beat Team

Eat This Now

The 5 Best Things We Ate This Week - 3/17/16

This week: Italian pastries, amazing nachos, authentic Thai and more.

03/17/2016 By Eat Beat Team

Foodologist

Karen Coltun and Alan Yaruss Bring Biscuit Tortoni to Sarasota

Karen Coltun and Alan Yaruss are whipping up a beloved Italian dessert.

03/01/2016 By Megan McDonald

Article

The 5 Best Things We Ate This Week - 1/15/16

Our panel of experts share the top five things we ate this week.

01/15/2016 By Megan McDonald