Review

Review: Italian Tradition Opens in the Rosemary District

Italian Tradition takes over the space formerly occupied by Pomona.

09/27/2017 By Marsha Fottler

Restaurant Review

Restaurant Review: Little Italy, Big Taste at Cafe Barbosso

The food at Cafe Barbosso has attitude.

03/01/2017 By Marsha Fottler Photography by Chad Spencer

Eat This Now

Where and What to Eat This Week - 3/1/17

Gooey enchiladas. Crispy yucca fries. Sardinian ravioli. It's a good week to be hungry in Sarasota.

03/01/2017 By Eat Beat Team

Weekly Planner

A Grilled Cheese Festival, Italian Carnival and More

All the food and fun that Sarasota has to offer this week.

02/22/2017 By Riley Board

Eat This Now

Where and What to Eat This Week - 2/8/17

Polish doughnuts, meat pies and Sardinian ravioli round out our food writers' favorite bites of the week.

02/08/2017 By Eat Beat Team

Eat This Now

Where and What to Eat This Week - 11/16/16

This week: pumpkin cheesecake, chicken and waffles, empanadas and more.

11/16/2016 By Eat Beat Team

Saucy

Giuliano Hazan's New Jarred Tomato Sauce is Available at Casa Italia

Hazan honors his mother Marcella's legacy with his product.

11/10/2016 By Megan McDonald

First Bite

Cafe Barbosso Opens in Former Cosimo's Space on Clark Road

At Cafe Barbosso, you'll find Italian favorites with a modern twist.

10/03/2016 By Judi Gallagher

Eat This Now

Where and What To Eat This Week 9/14/16

Flavorful tortellini at Valentino, a sweet treat at last weekend's IndiaFest and addictive little doughnuts were our food writers' favorite eats of the week.

09/14/2016 By Eat Beat Team

That's Amore

La Dolce Vita Serves Up Authentic Neapolitan Fare on Stickney Point Road

Chef Judi finds an Italian gem in a Stickney Point strip mall.

09/14/2016 By Judi Gallagher

Nice Rice

Our 5 Favorite Risotto Dishes

We consider risotto the ultimate comfort food. Here are 5 places to get a great plate.

08/31/2016 By Marsha Fottler

"I Did It For Her"

Victor Hazan on His Late Wife Marcella's Last Cookbook

The Longboat Key writer discusses the emotional process of finishing Ingredienti, released this month.

07/29/2016 By Pam Daniel

Restaurant Review

Review: Chianti Italian Restaurant

Chianti is a family-owned Italian restaurant that’s comfortable, stylish and excels in regional Italian food, wine, and service at moderate prices.

05/02/2016 By Marsha Fottler Photography by Salvatore Brancifort

Review

Mercato Pizzeria + Bar Opens in Southside Village

Mercato serves up Italian food on Hillview Street.

04/01/2016 By Marsha Fottler

Comings & Goings

New Italian Seafood Restaurant to Open in Towles Court

Alta Marea, an Italian seafood restaurant, will open in the former Lavanda space.

03/22/2016 By Megan McDonald

Mamma Mia!

10 Bucks Or Less: Piccolo Italian Market & Deli

Ginormous subs are a hallmark of this Gulf Gate eatery.

02/05/2016 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Article

Good Deal: Olive All’Ascolana From Made in Italy

You can't eat just one of these delicious olive appetizers from Venice's Made in Italy.

01/01/2016 By Marsha Fottler

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

Mama Leone's Serves Classic Italian Fare in Nokomis

Plus, burgers are on trend and an award-winning whiskey master visits downtown Sarasota.

10/01/2015 By Judi Gallagher

Article

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