Embracing the Future

Indigenous Chef Steve Phelps on His Restaurant's Survival and Recovery

β€œI’m trying to figure out how to save the restaurant."

05/26/2020 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Comfort food

Five Tasty Takeout Options for When You're Stuck at Home

In uncertain times, Chef Judi is craving food from her favorite restaurants. Here are some of her top takeout destinations.

03/20/2020 By Judi Gallagher

Small but mighty

Five Amazing Appetizers

Chef Judi often likes appetizers more than her main entrΓ©e. Here are five of her favorites.

03/09/2020 By Judi Gallagher

On a Lighter Note

Sarasota's Five Most Mouthwatering Light Dishes

Chef Judi picks her favorite light bites for 2020.

01/23/2020 By Judi Gallagher

Liquid diet

Five Spectacular Sarasota Soups

Chef Judi goes looking for comfort food as the holiday season approaches.

11/04/2019 By Judi Gallagher

Bowl game

Five Mouthwatering Sarasota Salads

As the weather heats up, Chef Judi is looking for cool, refreshing summer salads.

05/07/2019 By Judi Gallagher

People to Watch

Meet Three Sustainable Seafood Innovators

Get to know Allie ElHage, Kevan Main and Steve Phelps.

04/03/2019 By Susan Burns

Environment

Chef Lends Support to Sustainable Seafood Movement

Steve Phelps, the chef and owner of the Sarasota restaurant Indigenous, recently added his name to the Portland Pact for Sustainable Seafood.

12/06/2018 By Staff

High Five

An Out-of-Town Food Critic's Go-To Restaurants in Sarasota and Manatee

Tampa Bay Times food critic Laura Reiley shares her favorite local spots.

11/30/2018 By Laura Reiley

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'Sandwich Night' Comes to Indigenous

Wednesday nights are getting much more exciting.

06/19/2018 By Megan McDonald

Environment

New Campaign Encourages Locals to 'Skip the Straw'

Skip the Straw Suncoast is a new campaign created to eliminate the use of single-use plastic straws and food containers.

05/14/2018 By Staff

Love Letter

Indigenous Deserves All Its Awards and Recognition

Since 2011, chef/owner Steve Phelps has been serving some of Sarasota's best food in his Towles Court restaurant.

11/28/2017 By Judi Gallagher

Eat This Now

The 5 Best Things We Ate This Week - 7/20/16

From the lobster roll at the new Veronica Fish & Oyster to a favorite appetizer at Indigenous, here are the 5 best things we ate this week.

07/20/2016 By Eat Beat Team

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

Food and Drink Events

Seven-Chef Dinner Showcases Sustainable Meat

Local chefs are gathering Dec. 14 to promote the use of organic meat that comes from ethically and sustainably raised animals.

12/10/2015 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Article

The 5 Best Things We Ate This Week - 10/21/15

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

10/21/2015 By Megan McDonald

Article

The 5 Best Things We Ate This Week

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

10/08/2015 By Megan McDonald

Article

The 5 Best Things We Ate This Week - 8/20/15

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

08/20/2015 By Megan McDonald

Article

Chef Judi's Favorite Local Dishes of 2014

Chef Judi shares her favorite bites of the year.

01/05/2015 By Judi Gallagher

Article

Sarasota's Best Seafood Restaurants

Our restaurant critic spotlights nine fine spots for fresh Gulf seafood.

01/31/2014 By John Bancroft