Biz Bites

Five Great Al Fresco Eateries

Wow potential hires and clients at these plein air places.

06/28/2017 By Ruth Lando

Real estate

Can a Neglected Waterfront Restaurant Be Rehabbed?

The former restaurant overlooking Dona Bay has been vacant for decades.

06/26/2017 By Vicki Dean

Weekend Planner

Your Top 8 Things to Do: Nov. 10-16

Chalk Festival, a sandcastle classic, Sarasota MOD Weekend and lots, lots more.

11/10/2016 By Ilene Denton

Weekly Planner

Taste of Gulf Gate, Chef Series & Wine Pairing Event, a Craft Beer Tour, and More Local Food Events

Plus, "wine down" after the election this week at Historic Spanish Point.

11/09/2016 By Lana Allen

Weekly Planner

Wine Dinners, Skeleton Art Walks, and More Local Dining Events

Plus, tickets go on sale for this year's Forks & Corks on Nov. 7.

11/02/2016 By Lana Allen

Let's Eat

Let's Eat! Englewood Showcases City's Culinary Treasures

20 restaurants celebrate and capture local Florida flavor.

09/26/2016 By Lana Allen

Eat This Now

The 5 Best Things We Ate This Week - 3/11/16

From perfect pizza to oysters with a view, here are the 5 best things we ate this week.

03/11/2016 By Eat Beat Team

Review

Pomona Serves Exceptional Food in a Sophisticated, Intimate Venue

Our food critic says chefs Ryan Boeve and Arthur Lopes offer diners meticulously orchestrated courses that meet high standards of preparation and presentation.

03/01/2016 By Marsha Fottler Photography by Chad Spencer

Table Matters

Is Local Restaurant Service on the Decline?

Chef Judi wonders if we all need to adjust to a new standard of hospitality when dining out.

02/16/2016 By Judi Gallagher

Biz Bites

Downtown Sarasota's Utamaro Offers Sushi and Other Japanese Favorites

Enjoy sushi and other Japanese favorites at Utamaro.

01/11/2016 By Hannah Wallace

Article

The 5 Best Things We Ate This Week - 1/7/16

Our panel of food experts share their top 5 picks from the local dining scene this week.

01/07/2016 By Megan McDonald

Article

Servandos Opens in Downtown Sarasota's Rosemary District

Servandos has opened in the former Darwin's on Fourth space in downtown Sarasota's Rosemary District.

01/07/2016 By Judi Gallagher

Foodologist

Aniko Gulyas Brings Hungarian Kürtős Cakes to Sarasota

Aniko Gulyas recreates a beloved childhood pastry.

01/01/2016 By Megan McDonald

Article

Good Deal: Olive All’Ascolana From Made in Italy

You can't eat just one of these delicious olive appetizers from Venice's Made in Italy.

01/01/2016 By Marsha Fottler

Review

Restaurant Review: Marcello Ristorante Italiano

Our food critic finds lots of Italian flavor at Sarasota's Marcello Ristorante Italiano and a revamped menu at Lakewood Ranch's Polo Grill and Bar.

01/01/2016 By Marsha Fottler

Eat This Now

Ingredients and Technique Shine at Longboat Key's Maison Blanche

Chef/owner Jose Martinez and his wife, Victoria, have created a true French dining experience at their Maison Blanche on Longboat Key.

12/21/2015 By Judi Gallagher

First Impressions

Daily Eats and Fresh Kitchen Open in University Park

Two popular Tampa restaurants--Daily Eats and Fresh Kitchen--have opened in University Park.

12/15/2015 By Judi Gallagher

Article

Old Miakka Farmer's Market to Close

Citing a lack of business, the Old Miakka Farmer's Market is shuttering, with many vendors relocating to the Central Sarasota Market.

12/07/2015 By Megan McDonald

Article

The 5 Best Things We Ate This Week

Our top picks on the local dining scene.

12/04/2015 By Megan McDonald

Article

Patrick's Restaurant Celebrates 30 Years in Business

Here's to another 30.

12/03/2015 By Judi Gallagher