Sift Bakehouse's Christine Nordstrom Expands Her Baking Empire

Nordstrom, who also owns Rise commercial kitchen and two Styr cafes, recently opened her downtown Sarasota bakery.

10/28/2015 By Megan McDonald


The 5 Best Things We Ate This Week - 10/21/15

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

10/21/2015 By Megan McDonald


The 5 Best Things We Ate This Week - 10/15/15

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

10/15/2015 By Megan McDonald


Where to Find Sarasota's Best Cheesecake

Our panel of judges put their blood sugar to the test to find Sarasota's best cheesecake.

06/01/2015 By Megan McDonald


Sweet Treat: Jim's Small Batch Bakery's Lavender Creme Brulee

Get ready to drool over our dessert of the month.

03/31/2015 By Marsha Fottler


Recipe: Chef Judi Gallagher's Strawberry Shortcake

Homemade shortcake is topped with fresh Florida strawberries and homemade whipped cream in this simple yet decadent dessert.

03/02/2015 By Judi Gallagher


Authentic Florida Valentine's Day Cookies

Just in time for Valentine's Day: Festive Authentic Florida cookies.

02/11/2015 By Robin Draper


Baltimore Snowball Factory Opens in Downtown Sarasota

Baltimore native Eric Garfield brings snowballs to Sarasota.

10/30/2014 By Megan McDonald


Restaurant Review: Apollonia Grill in University Park

Plus, India Palace lives up to its name and a sweet treat from Bonefish Grill.

10/30/2014 By Marsha Fottler


Cheesecake Factory Opens at Mall at University Town Center

Chef Judi gets the dish on the Sarasota's new Cheesecake Factory at the Mall at University Town Center.

10/14/2014 By Judi Gallagher


Sarasota’s Best Key Lime Pie

Our editors and judges go on a sweet search for Sarasota's best Key lime pie.

04/01/2014 By Megan McDonald


Small Wonders: Our Favorite Local Hand-Held Treats

Welcome to the new world of mini-treats.

01/31/2014 By Megan McDonald Photography by Gene Pollux


Sarasota’s 10 Best Gluten-Free Dishes

You won't miss the wheat in these winning dishes.

01/31/2014 By Su Byron Photography by Kathryn Brass-Piper


Perq Coffee Bar Serves Craft Coffee in Southside Village

Erin and Keith Zolner and Amy Nichols are bringing craft coffee to Sarasotans via their Perq Coffee Bar.

01/06/2014 By Megan McDonald Photography by Cat Pennenga


Perq Coffee Bar Opens on Hillview Street

Perq Coffee Bar, an artisan coffee shop, opens in Sarasota.

06/12/2013 By Megan McDonald


Chef Judi Shares 15 Sarasota Summer Dining Favorites

Chef Judi shares her summer faves from 15 Sarasota restaurants.

05/13/2013 By Megan McDonald


Health Report: April 2013

Health Report: Sarasota Health News, April 2013

04/01/2013 By Megan McDonald


Valentine's Day Dining: Chef Judi's Picks

Chef Judi shares her picks for how to have a romantic Valentine's Day in Sarasota--without dining out at an overpriced restaurant.

02/12/2013 By Megan McDonald


WEB EXTRA: Chef Judi's Strawberry Shortcake

Chef Judi shares her all-time favorite strawberry shortcake recipe.

02/01/2013 By Megan McDonald