Chag Sameach!

Celebrate Passover With Meals From These Sarasota Spots

Whether you order in or dine out, these locations have you covered.

03/31/2023 By Lauren Jackson

Get Egg-Cited

Don't Forget to Make Your Easter Reservations

Easter Sunday is April 9, so make your reservation now at one of these Sarasota-Manatee favorites.

03/29/2023 By Lauren Jackson

Eat it Up

How to Maintain Healthy Eating Habits Over the Holidays and Beyond

A local dietitian gave us her top five sensible tips—we're taking these into the New Year.

12/22/2022 By Yasi Bahmanabadi


Santa Comes to Town by Boat, 1965

He says, "Ho, ho, ho for the kids on the coast."

12/22/2022 By Bethany Ritz

Made With Love

Holiday Recipe: Italian Lemon Hill Cookies

A boxed cookie mix addict reveals the homemade holiday cookie recipe she can’t live without.

12/21/2022 By Laura Paquette

Rudolph Who?

Six Florida Mascots We’d Like to See in a Holiday Parade

You know Dasher and Dancer and Prancer and Vixen. Now meet their Floridian friends.

12/14/2022 By Laura Paquette

Ho Ho Ho

These Local Restaurants Will Be Open on Christmas Day

Ditch the dishes and make Christmas Day reservations at these area restaurants.

12/14/2022 By Lauren Jackson

Beachy Keen

Where to Find Florida-Themed Gifts That People Will Actually Want

These four shops cater to the Florida fanatic in your life.

12/13/2022 By Lauren Jackson

Merry and Bright

Selby Gardens' Lights in Bloom Returns Dec. 10

Immerse yourself in the holiday spirit at Marie Selby Botanical Gardens' Lights in Bloom.

12/08/2022 By Lauren Jackson

Holiday Home

Easy Holiday Decor Tips From the Pros

Deck the halls with decor tips from two local interior designers who know how to ring in the season.

12/07/2022 By Kim Doleatto


This Year, Give The Gift of Experiences or Helpful Services

Ditch the holiday wrapping paper for memory-making activities they'll love.

12/06/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Deck the Palms

All the Best Holiday Events Happening in Sarasota This Year

From twinkly palm trees to boat parades, Southwest Florida shines during the holidays.

12/06/2022 By Laura Paquette

Health News

How Worried Should We Be About RSV?

We spoke with an infectious disease doctor from Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital to learn more.

11/10/2022 By Isaac Eger

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

Pass The Crabs

This Thanksgiving, Swap the Turkey for Stone Crabs

Crack open a new tradition.

11/08/2022 By Lauren Jackson

Better Not Pout

The Ultimate Holiday Survival Guide

Because we can't choose our families or do a home exchange in the romantic English countryside.

11/04/2022 By Laura Paquette

Gobble Gobble

Where to Order Thanksgiving Takeout When You Just Can't Cook Another Thing

Leave the cooking to the pros this year.

11/02/2022 By Lauren Jackson

Feast Mode

These Restaurants Are Serving Up Thanksgiving Dinner So You Don't Have To

Leave the dishes for the amateurs and head out to one of Sarasota's favorite spots to enjoy your Turkey Day. Don't hesitate to make reservations because these spots will fill up fast.

11/01/2022 By Lauren Jackson

Historical Holiday

What Is Juneteenth?

Juneteenth celebrates the day that enslaved people in Texas learned they were free—two years after Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation.

06/13/2022 By Chloe Nelson

Disco and Tacos

Celebrate Cinco De Mayo With a Silent Disco

Sarasota's University Town Center is teaming up with local restaurants and Silent Vibes for the ultimate Cinco De Mayo celebration.

05/02/2022 By Chloé Cuyler