Chef Judi on the Health Hazards of Food Writing

Chef Judi shares her new game plan for losing those pesky extra pounds.

10/05/2015 By Judi Gallagher


Muse Restaurant Opens at The Ringling Museum

Muse Restaurant has opened at The Ringling and Chef Judi says it's a work of art.

09/01/2015 By Judi Gallagher


Mama Leone's Serves Italian Favorites in Nokomis

Chef Judi heads to Nokomis to visit Mama Leone's, one of her long-time favorites for great Italian food.

05/04/2015 By Judi Gallagher


Chef Judi Visits Polpo Pizza Co. and Bricks BBQ

Both vendors offer exceptional food in unique locations, she says.

03/05/2015 By Judi Gallagher


Pino's Reopens in Paradise Plaza

Pino's restaurant reopens in a new space in Sarasota's Paradise Plaza.

02/18/2015 By Judi Gallagher


Fandango Cafe Reopens in Southside Village

Fandango Cafe reopens in Southside Village.

01/27/2015 By Judi Gallagher


Chef Judi Dines at Sophie's at Saks Fifth Avenue

Chef Judi Gallagher dines at the new Sophie's restaurant at Sarasota's Saks Fifth Avenue.

01/13/2015 By Judi Gallagher


Chef Judi Shares Her Hanukkah and Christmas Traditions

Chef Judi Gallagher shares her favorite holiday traditions, from Hanukkah to Christmas Eve.

12/17/2014 By Judi Gallagher


The Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota Introduces New Pastry: The "Doussant"

Chef Judi flips for the doussant, a croissant-doughnut hybrid.

12/04/2014 By Judi Gallagher


Goichi Sushi Serves Up Ramen Noodles on Monday Nights

Chef Judi visits Goichi Sushi Cafe on Bee Ridge Road in Sarasota, which serves up authentic ramen noodles on Monday nights.

09/30/2014 By Judi Gallagher


Chef Judi Visits Chianti Restaurant on Clark Road

Chef Judi visits Sarasota's Chianti restaurant for authentic Italian food prepared by former Michael's on East chef Al Massa.

12/10/2013 By Judi Gallagher


Chef Judi Celebrates National Cookie Day (With Recipes!)

Chef Judi celebrates National Cookie Day in Sarasota with some of her favorite holiday-perfect cookie recipes.

12/04/2013 By Judi Gallagher


A New Menu at Phillippi Creek Oyster Bar; Plus a Healthy New Sarasota Dining Option

Phillippi Creek Oyster Bar launches new fall menu; plus Get Fit Fuel and updates on Chef Judi's paleo diet.

09/16/2013 By Judi Gallagher


Chef Judi's Dish: Shrimp with Whole-Wheat Couscous and Yogurt Sauce (RECIPE)

Chef Judi Gallagher shares a recipe for whole-wheat shrimp with couscous and yogurt sauce.

08/26/2013 By Megan McDonald


Piled Hi Roast Beef Sandwiches Pops Up on Main Street; Plus, Paleo Diet: Week Two

The Piled Hi food truck opens on Main Street in downtown Sarasota; plus, updates on the paleo diet: week two.

08/19/2013 By Judi Gallagher


Chef Judi Tries the Paleo Diet: Week One

After a fried-clam-and-lobster bender in New England, Chef Judi decides to get healthy and try the popular paleo diet.

08/12/2013 By Judi Gallagher


P.F. Chang's Opens in Sarasota

P.F. Chang's opens in downtown Sarasota, and Chef Judi says it's a welcome addition to the local restaurant scene.

07/29/2013 By Judi Gallagher


Farm-to-Table Dining: A Visit to New York City's Blue Hill Restaurant

Chef Judi visits New York City's Blue Hill Restaurant and Farm, helmed by Sarasota native Chef Trevor Kunk.

07/15/2013 By Megan McDonald


Restaurant and Food News from Chef Judi Gallagher

Chef Judi Gallagher gets the scoop on what's going on with Yummy House, Pho Cali, Tommy Bahama and more.

06/03/2013 By Megan McDonald


VIDEO Best of Sarasota 2013 Party

Chef Judi Gallagher, Fashion IQ blogger Heather Dunhill and Party Girl Veronica Pastore get the inside scoop at Sarasota Magazine's Best of Sarasota 2013 party at Marie Selby Botanical Gardens.

05/07/2013 By Megan McDonald