Origin Story

For Our Eat & Drink Editor, a Lifelong Obsession With Food Started With Just One Dish

"I haven’t been back to Italy in almost 15 years, but I still prepare my favorite dishes from the country at least weekly," Jackson says.

11/12/2022 Photography by Lauren Jackson

Your Health Questions Answered

How Can You Make Sure You've Got Real Extra Virgin Olive Oil and Not the Fake Stuff?

We enlisted the help of an olive oil expert to sort the good from the bad.

11/02/2022 By Isaac Eger

Under the Tuscan Sun

The Past, Present and Future of Chianti, Italy's Most Famous Wine

Our wine blogger recently Zoomed with the owner of Italy's Badia a Coltibuono to discuss wine regulations, climate change and more.

12/08/2021 By Bob McGinn

Food

Scientist Discusses Future of Mullet Species in Italy

Kenneth Leber of Mote Marine Laboratory delivered a talk titled "Stock Enhancement and Mullet Culture in Hawaii."

05/16/2018 By Staff

941CEO Daily

Sarasota Architecture Firm Picked for Venice Architecture Biennale

Todd Sweet and Jerry Sparkman have teamed with UF CityLab Sarasota to develop the exhibition.

03/30/2016 Research by staff

Article

Chef Judi Tells Us What and Where to Eat in Italy

Chef Judi's sharing her foodie field notes from an Italian holiday.

10/21/2014 By Judi Gallagher

Article

Inside Salute Restaurant Owner Alberto Guardagnini’s Italian Estate

Patrons of downtown Sarasota Italian restaurant Salute are following the proprietor on his summer migration to his luxurious Italian winery and estate.

01/31/2014 By Susan Kelley

Article

Voyages of a Lifetime

Voyages of a lifetime: The five luxury cruises every Sarasota traveler must take.

03/01/2013 By Megan McDonald