Eastward bound

New Libby's in Lakewood Ranch Opens Today

The new eatery will ape the menu and ambiance of the Sarasota location and seat 189 between its indoor and outdoor spaces.

10/31/2019 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Restaurant Review

The Reborn Libby's Improves on the Original

This is French comfort food par excellence—delicious and satisfying.

10/30/2019 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Weekly planner

A Home Brew Contest, a Wine Walk and More Top Food and Drink Events

Also on the menu this week: a wine tasting at The Reserve, a discount for bike riders at Libby's and a special chef's dinner at Boca.

08/14/2019 By Hanna Powers

Birds of paradise

Five Incredible Roasted Chicken Dishes (And One Excellent Recipe)

Chef Judi picks five Sarasota eateries that have mastered the art of simple, perfect roasted chicken, and shares her favorite Sunday afternoon recipe.

07/02/2019 By Judi Gallagher

The French revolution

Libby's Will Reopen Later This Week. Here's What to Expect

The relaunch coincides with plans for a second Libby's that is expected to open in Lakewood Ranch later this year.

05/13/2019 By Cooper Levey-Baker

R.I.P.

Longtime Restaurateur, Philanthropist Dies at 65

With the death of Steve Seidensticker, Sarasota has lost a giant.

08/16/2018 By Susan Burns

Restaurants

New City Effort Highlights Benefits of Composting

The City of Sarasota and Sunshine Community Compost are partnering with Libby’s Cafe + Bar, Louies Modern and Muse to encourage composting.

05/08/2018 By Staff

Eat This Now

Where and What to Eat This Week - 12/21/16

This week: a healthy appetizer, cookies that are almost too pretty to eat and an "OMG Burger" worthy of its name.

12/21/2016 By Eat Beat Team

Eat This Now

Where and What To Eat This Week - 11/9/16

This week: shakshuka, poultry pie and cactus popsicles.

11/09/2016 By Eat Beat Team

Eat This Now

Where and What To Eat This Week - 8/31/16

Ahi tuna taco salad, tacos al pastor, pizza and more in this week's roundup of the best things we've eaten recently.

08/31/2016 By Eat Beat Team

Eat This Now

What to Eat This Week

Beer at the new Calusa Brewing, a great summer salad and a classic hamburger--here's where and what to eat right now.

08/17/2016 By Eat Beat Team

Father's Day

Where to Eat on Father's Day

Chef Judi shares her picks for where to eat on Father's Day in Sarasota.

06/15/2016 By Judi Gallagher

Eat This Now

The 5 Best Things We Ate This Week - 5/4/16

From pork sandwiches to vegetable-based doughnuts, here are the 5 best things we ate this week.

05/04/2016 By Eat Beat Team

Eat This Now

The 5 Best Things We Ate This Week - 12/17/15

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

12/17/2015 By Megan McDonald

Spirits of Sarasota

Drink of the Week: Libby's Barista

A coffee-lover's cocktail.

12/10/2015 By Hannah Wallace

Article

The Eat Beat: The Top 5 Things We Ate and Drank This Week - 7/9/15

Beetroot hummus, Kobe meatballs, homemade potato chips--and more.

07/09/2015 By Megan McDonald

Article

Mother’s Day Brunches in Sarasota

Where to dine with Mom on her special day.

05/06/2014 By Hannah Wallace

Article

My New Hometown: Ringling Museum Asian Art Curator Fan Jeremy Zhang

Fan Jeremy Zhang, the Ringling Museum's new Asian art curator, settles into Sarasota.

03/01/2014 By Ilene Denton Photography by MyUnionHouse.com

Article

Our Town: Sarasota News for February 2014

Hot topics, talk and history.

01/31/2014 By Megan McDonald

Article

Small Wonders: Our Favorite Local Hand-Held Treats

Welcome to the new world of mini-treats.

01/31/2014 By Megan McDonald Photography by Gene Pollux