May Days

Old Packinghouse Cafe Adds New Menu Items for May

New dishes include an intriguing Cuban twist on shepherd's pie and a geographically ambiguous sandwich called a "Miami Philly."

05/03/2021 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Eyes on the Prize

You Could Win Free Fried Chicken Sandwiches From the Old Packinghouse Cafe

Customers who order a Buffalo chicken sandwich from J.R.'s Old Packinghouse Cafe this month could land a valuable prize.

03/15/2021 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Trunk Treats

Old Packinghouse Cafe Offers New Curbside Catering Pickup Option

The OPC is now letting you order Cuban items in bulk and pick them up with just a pop of your trunk.

12/07/2020 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Philly up

Five Delicious Cheesesteaks That Will Please Your Inner Philadelphian

Chef Judi has noticed an uptick in the number of cheesesteaks on local menus and went on a mission to find the best.

02/10/2020 By Judi Gallagher

A wing and a prayer

Five Sarasota Spots That Serve Great Chicken Wings

Most sports bars offer tasty enough chicken wings, but Chef Judi has discovered some unexpected restaurants that serve crispy, delicious wings.

10/17/2019 By Judi Gallagher

Deals

Old Packinghouse Cafe Property Changes Hands

J.R. Garraus' Garraus-Nicolay, Inc. this week purchased the property that houses J.R.'s Old Packinghouse Cafe for $385,000.

02/17/2017 By staff

Article

Sarasota's Best Cuban Sandwich

We scour the area to find Sarasota's best Cuban sandwich.

11/01/2013 By Megan McDonald