Weekly Planner

Taste of St. Armands, Eat Local Week and More Local Food Events

Three beer events, two local restaurant weeks, Taste of St. Armands and more--season is kicking into gear.

09/28/2016 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

Education

Culinary Program Ranked Among Country's Best

Keiser University’s Center for Culinary Arts, located at Keiser's Sarasota, Melbourne and Tallahassee campuses, was recently ranked 18th in a listing of the 50 best culinary schools in the United States by Best Choice Schools.

09/09/2016 Research by staff

Hospitality

Students Showcase Restaurant Management Skills at Bulls Bistro

On Thursday evening, University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee students are launching Bulls Bistro, a new semi-regular tapas dining event that will allow them to showcase their restaurant management skills.

09/07/2016 Research by staff

Food

Restaurant Group Names New Board President

The Sarasota-Manatee Originals, a nonprofit with more than 50 member restaurants, recently elected Sonia Velasco as the group's new board president.

09/02/2016 Research by staff

Retail

Gourmet Food Store Coming to St. Armands Circle

A Savory Palate, a new gourmet olive oil and vinegar store, will open soon at 26 N. Boulevard of Presidents on St. Armands Circle.

08/15/2016 Research by staff

Construction

Construction Begins on New Siesta Key Daiquiri Deck

Venice's J.E. Charlotte Construction Corp. began construction on the new three-story Daiquiri Deck on south Siesta Key this week.

07/14/2016 Research by staff

Recipe of the Week

Recipe of the Week: Cauliflower Mac & Cheese

Here's a lighter, more nutritious version of a classic Mac and Cheese recipe!

06/29/2016 By Margo Rometo

Deals

Integration of Organic Distribution Companies Completed This Week

Albert's Organics, a division of United Natural Foods, recently announced that its integration with Sarasota's Global Organic Specialty Source Inc. will be complete as of Friday, June 24.

06/23/2016 Research by staff

Food

County Workshops Outline Potential Changes to Food Truck Rules

The changes are scheduled to be discussed by the Sarasota County Planning Commission on Thursday, May 5.

04/27/2016 Research by staff

The Weekend Starts Now

Your Top 7 Things to Do: March 31-April 6

The Sarasota Film Festival begins, Chris Botti plays the Van Wezel, the Bishop Planetarium screens Star Trek and more.

03/31/2016 By Sarasota Magazine Staff

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

Eat This Now

The 5 Best Things We Ate This Week - 2/11/16

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

02/11/2016 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

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

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

Article

The 5 Best Things We Ate This Week - 11/19/15

Our top five picks on the local dining scene this week.

11/19/2015 By Megan McDonald

Article

The 5 Best Things We Ate This Week - 11/12/15

Our top five picks on the local dining scene this week.

11/12/2015 By Megan McDonald