Sugar Stories

Julie Deffense Brings Her Wedding Cake Business to Sarasota

The baker dishes on her unusual career path, why she’s expanding her services to Sarasota and how she makes those amazing sugar flowers.

03/21/2017 By Megan McDonald

Eat This Now

Where and What to Eat This Week - 12/21/16

This week: a healthy appetizer, cookies that are almost too pretty to eat and an "OMG Burger" worthy of its name.

12/21/2016 By Eat Beat Team

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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

Retail

Gourmet Popcorn Shop to Open Second Location

Tropical Shores Gourmet Popcorn recently leased 1,385 square feet of retail space at 27 N. Boulevard of the Presidents on St. Armands Circle.

09/29/2016 Research by staff

Sugar Shack

10 Bucks or Less: Paisano's Italian Bakery

An absurd array of edible articles at this Stickney Point sweet shop.

08/31/2016 By Cooper Levey-Baker

The Feed

C'est La Vie and Jpan Open Second Locations Out East

Plus, news on downtown's new Lila and Boca Kitchen and Bar and the sudden glut of burgers in this town.

08/30/2016 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

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 - 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

Eat This Now

The 5 Best Things We Ate This Week - 4/26/16

From sculptural Peruvian food to dainty French macarons, here's what we ate and loved this week.

04/26/2016 By Eat Beat Team

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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

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

Live from New York

Review: Sol Meyer NY Deli Opens on Main Street

Sol Meyer NY Deli on Main Street offers Jewish soul food like pastrami sandwiches, latkes, matzoh ball soup and more.

01/25/2016 By Marsha Fottler Photography by Chad Spencer

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

Foodologist

Aniko Gulyas Brings Hungarian Kürtős Cakes to Sarasota

Aniko Gulyas recreates a beloved childhood pastry.

01/01/2016 By Megan McDonald

Eat This Now

The 5 Best Things We Ate This Week - 12/17/15

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

12/17/2015 By Megan McDonald

Article

Where to Find Sarasota's Best Pumpkin Dessert

Our judges put their palates to the test to find Sarasota's best pumpkin dessert.

11/03/2015 By Megan McDonald