That's the Way the Cookie Crumbls

Crumbl Cookies Comes To Sarasota

With over 300 bakeries nationawide, Crumbl Cookies will be celebrating its grand opening on Feb. 11 from 8 a.m.-midnight.

02/10/2022 By Chloé Cuyler

Valentine's Day

Say ‘I Love You’ on Valentine's Day With a Box of Specialty Chocolates

Indulge in gourmet chocolates from Noela, Banyan Tree, Norman Love and Gabriella Chocolates

02/03/2022 By Chloé Cuyler

Love at First Bite

Vampire Penguin Serves Up Unique Frozen Treats

Offering a light, fluffy alternative to ice cream, shaved snow has arrived at The Landings.

12/15/2021 By Sarafina Murphy-Gibson

Christmastime Is Here

You Need to Try My Mom's Sugar Cookie Recipe

Why? Because it's the best.

11/30/2021 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Victory Is Sweet

Sarasota Ice Cream Maker Wins Big at National Ice Cream Competition

Yoder's Southern Creamery was recognized for its classic vanilla, as well as its non-dairy peanut butter brownie flavor.

11/18/2021 By Cooper Levey-Baker

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Two Former Ritz-Carlton Pastry Chefs Are Competing on the Food Network

Lyndsy Velasquez and Amy McBride teamed up to make a "scary sci-fi" chocolate sculpture for Chocolate Meltdown: Hershey's After Dark.

10/01/2021 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Sweet Heart

This Sarasota Woman's Brownies Have Gained a Cult Following

Marilou Berrios is a stay-at-home mom turned entrepreneur. Her delicious brownies are sold at local markets and online.

09/21/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Chill Out

Beat the Heat With These Sweet, Cold Treats

From ice cream sandwiches to smoothies, there's something for everyone.

09/03/2021 By Cooper Levey-Baker

The waffle truth

New Waffle Café to Open on St. Armands Circle

Crisp Waffle Company is set to open by the end of the month.

08/06/2021 By Emma Moneuse

Colossal cookies

An Online Cookie Shop Is Opening a New Physical Location Later This Month

Kookies & Kream, a virtual cookie sensation, will officially open its first bakery on Saturday, June 19.

05/26/2021 By Emma Lichtenstein

Meet Cute

The Cheesecake Cutie Brings Sandwiches, Charcuterie and, Yes, Cheesecake to Holmes Beach

Jennifer Geils has turned her mother's cheesecake recipe into a popular Anna Maria Island business.

01/27/2021 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Cookie Monsters

New Cookie Company Delivers Fresh, Unique Flavors to Your Door

Suncoast Cookies is a new local business that delivers unique Florida-inspired sweets.

08/05/2020 By Allison Forsyth

Weekly planner

The Best Dining Events in Sarasota This Week

On the menu: Spice Boys in the Rosemary District, Fruitville Grove's strawberry festival, Parrish Heritage Day, a bestie brunch at Mote and a beer podcast at Calusa.

03/04/2020 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Sweet talk

Five Perfect Pastries

Chef Judi is craving something sweet to go with her espresso. Here are five of her favorite flaky, buttery, sugary delights.

02/19/2020 By Judi Gallagher

Caked up

Five Crave-Worthy Cakes

Chef Judi shares her five favorite slices, including a limited-time-only holiday treat from C'est La Vie!

12/20/2019 By Judi Gallagher

cake walk

This Rosemary District Bakery Lets You Make Your Cake and Eat It, Too

Discover your inner cake boss at Make It Swirl.

11/20/2019 By Olivia Epstein

Blender bender

Five Great Piña Coladas

A well-made piña colada still remains a favorite poolside summer drink.

07/10/2019 By Judi Gallagher

Cold chillin'

Five Great Ice Cream Shops

As the temperature creeps north, Chef Judi is in need of sweet, cold relief.

04/09/2019 By Judi Gallagher

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