Ice age

Stay Cool With These Delicious Frozen Treats

Chill out with locally made gelato, ice cream, popsicles, Italian ices and more.

05/26/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Winter Olympics

Rise & Nye's Is Hosting an Ice Cream Eating Contest This Weekend

How much ice cream can you eat in four minutes?

05/17/2022 By Lauren Jackson

Pampered Pooch

Sarasota Has a New Ice Cream Truck—for Dogs

The JB's Doggie Delite truck serves up ice cream that's safe for dogs and their human family.

03/17/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Unity Awards

With Rise & Nye's, Beaver Shriver Created a Workplace of Dignity for People With Developmental Disabilities

“It’s a human rights movement disguised as a coffee and ice cream shop."

01/04/2022 By Cooper Levey-Baker

2021 in Review

Sarasota Magazine's Top 10 Food and Drink Stories of 2021

We published tons of food stories this year. Here are the 10 that people clicked on the most.

12/28/2021 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Love at First Bite

Vampire Penguin Serves Up Unique Frozen Treats

Offering a light, fluffy alternative to ice cream, shaved snow has arrived at The Landings.

12/15/2021 By Sarafina Murphy-Gibson

My Favorite Dishes

Food Writer Tanya Steel Shares Her Favorite Sarasota Dishes

A big-time food writer and recent New York transplant shares her favorite Sarasota meals, from burgers to sushi to ice cream.

12/01/2021 By Tanya Steel

Victory Is Sweet

Sarasota Ice Cream Maker Wins Big at National Ice Cream Competition

Yoder's Southern Creamery was recognized for its classic vanilla, as well as its non-dairy peanut butter brownie flavor.

11/18/2021 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Chill Out

Beat the Heat With These Sweet, Cold Treats

From ice cream sandwiches to smoothies, there's something for everyone.

09/03/2021 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Call it a Comeback

SorBabes Is Back With a New Look and New Flavors

After a year of struggles with manufacturing delays, the company is back on shelves and offering online orders.

08/03/2021 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Summer of Love

Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams Is Serving Up Free Scoops on Monday Evening

The popular ice cream shop is kicking off the summer season in style.

06/21/2021 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Bees Knees

Palmetto Sisters Open Country Music-Inspired Ice Cream and Coffee Shop

American Honey Creamery and Coffee Co. started as a food truck, but now has a physical location in Palmetto.

04/08/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Sweet Treat

New England-Style Ice Cream Shop Opens in Lakewood Ranch

Wicked Awesome Ice Cream Emporium offers ice cream made with less air—resulting in a denser, creamier treat.

03/16/2021 By Allison Forsyth

🍦🍦🍦🍦🍦

Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams Is Now Open

The cult favorite ice cream shop offers unique flavors like Buttercream Birthday Cake and Goat Cheese With Red Cherries.

02/25/2021 By Cooper Levey-Baker

The Scoop

Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams Coming to Sarasota This Summer

A Jeni's shop will open near the University Town Center mall later this year.

03/02/2020 By Cooper Levey-Baker

It's edible gourd season, people

Three Delectable Pumpkin Treats (And One Recipe for Tasty Pumpkin Napoleons)

Today is the first day of fall, and Chef Judi couldn't be more excited.

09/23/2019 By Judi Gallagher

Coldplay

Publix Is Now Carrying SorBabes, a Sorbet Brand With a Sarasota Connection

SorBabes makes excellent fruit sorbets, as well as ultra-creamy varieties made with nut butters and nut hunks.

04/15/2019 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Cold chillin'

Five Great Ice Cream Shops

As the temperature creeps north, Chef Judi is in need of sweet, cold relief.

04/09/2019 By Judi Gallagher

Ice, Ice Baby

Snowballs, a Chilly New Orleans Treat, Come to St. Armands Circle

They're the perfect antidote to hot, sticky Florida days.

08/31/2018 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Made in SRQ

Made in SRQ: Lickity Splits Ice Cream

Owner Matthew Eastman hopes to soon move from his 1,400-square-foot space to a 20,000-square-foot facility.

01/25/2018 By Cooper Levey-Baker