Turkey Twist

How Immigrants Blend American Thanksgiving Dishes With Their Own Culinary Traditions

We talked to six locals who moved here from elsewhere about how they celebrate this very American holiday.

11/15/2022 By Kim Doleatto

You Bread My Mind

What is the Best Thanksgiving Side Dish, and Why Is it Stuffing?

Eat & Drink editor Lauren Jackson shares her beloved stuffing recipe.

11/09/2022 By Lauren Jackson

Play in the Dirt

10 Easy-to-Grow Vegetables That Thrive in Florida

Renourish your yard and garden at two upcoming plant sales.

10/10/2022 By Yasi Bahmanabadi

Must Try

Sage Restaurant and Bijou Garden Café Have Reopened

The sister restaurants each showed off new seasonal menus with influences from around the world.

10/05/2022 By Lauren Jackson

Recipe

Love Snapper? Try Lionfish Instead

Eating the invasive species isn't just delicious—it also helps put a dent in their population, which threatens marine ecosystems worldwide.

09/02/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Pasta La Vista, Baby

Sarasota Chef Christopher Covelli Showed Off His Italian Roots on the Food Network This Weekend

Covelli showcased his Italian roots in the fast-paced cooking show.

08/01/2022 By Lauren Jackson

Your Health Questions Answered

This Trendy Chia Seed Drink Is Actually Healthy, Experts Say

Dr. Marc Bernstein at Gastroenterology Associates of Sarasota says the chia seed drink can actually help relieve constipation.

07/20/2022 By Allison Forsyth

O Canada

How to Celebrate Canada Day in Sarasota

Kick off the long holiday weekend by celebrating Canada's 155 birthday on Friday.

06/30/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Your Health Questions Answered

If You're Eating Less Meat, You Might Be a 'Reducetarian' and Not Even Know It

The diet where you eat less meat was named a top food trend by Whole Foods Market.

06/22/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Hello, Spring

Grillsmith Restaurant Offers Up Comfort Food and International Dishes with a Twist

New cocktails usher in spring and a special Mother's Day menu kicks off on May 4.

04/29/2022 By Kim Doleatto

A Feast Fit For a Mother

Eight Local Restaurants to Celebrate Mother's Day

Whether they’re brunch-lovers or dinner-fanatics, treat the mothers in your life to a meal at one of these Sarasota-Manatee eateries.

04/22/2022 By Chloé Cuyler

Easter Brunchin'

Make Your Easter Egg-Ceptional With One of These Brunches

Indulge in a buffet or à la carte dining at these Sarasota-area restaurants.

04/05/2022 By Chloé Cuyler

Dig In

Get a Taste of UTC Starting This Weekend

Restaurants participating in the Taste of UTC event will be offering offering prix fix lunch and dinner menus ranging from $16-$49.

03/31/2022 By Chloé Cuyler

Your Health Questions Answered

What is the Carnivore Diet? And Is it Good for You?

It's not just for animals or reality TV survivalists. The meat-only diet has been adopted by many fitness junkies looking to bulk up and increase protein intake.

03/30/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Waffle-ly Good

Sarasota's Best Waffles

Indulge in some out-of-the-box waffles on International Waffle Day.

03/23/2022 By Chloé Cuyler

Say (Vegan) Cheese

A Local Creamery Is Making Gourmet Cheese—Without Animal Products

Who says you need milk to make cheese? Dairy Free Creamery is making plant-based cheeses that are worthy of your charcuterie board.

01/25/2022 By Chloé Cuyler

Hot Dog(e)

A Bradenton Hot Dog Joint Is Now Accepting Dog-Themed Cryptocurrency

Willy-Yums Hotdogs and more can now take payment in—what else?—Dogecoin.

01/20/2022 By Chloé Cuyler

Hunger

Unprecedented Food Insecurity Persists in Sarasota and Manatee Counties

All Faiths Food Bank and Meals on Wheels Plus of Manatee cite Covid, supply chain interruptions and the rising cost of housing as challenges.

12/17/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Giving Back

Looking to Give Back This Thanksgiving? Here Are Five Events That Help Those in Need.

A number of nonprofits are hosting food and toy drives this season.

11/16/2021 By Marc Griffin

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