Overhaul

Louies Modern Is Closing. Here's What Will Replace It

The new Lemon Tree Kitchen is described as a casual, full-service eatery that will specialize in "fresh, local ingredients, exceptional flavors and truly clean eating."

03/06/2019 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

Restaurant News

Louies Modern Finds Its Identity

Its new menu would fit right in with brasserie-style restaurants in big cities like New York, says Chef Judi.

02/20/2018 By Judi Gallagher

Whiskeytown

An Insightful, Fun, Somewhat Blurry Taste-Test of Downtown's Best Whiskey Drinks

Whiskey's everywhere these days, but who in Sarasota is pouring the good stuff?

03/20/2017 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Eat This Now

Where and What to Eat This Week - 8/24/16

Filet mignon at Social, orange-and-vanilla cones from Nokomis Groves and the No. 79 from just re-opened Pho Cali top our list.

08/24/2016 By Eat Beat Team

Article

Sarasota's Best Kale Salad

Our panel of judges set out to find the best kale salad in Sarasota.

01/01/2016 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

Chef Judi's Five Top Tastes This Month

Here's what Chef Judi ate and loved this month.

10/28/2015 By Judi Gallagher

Article

Spirits of Sarasota: Louie's North Palm

This week’s top drink on the bar scene.

08/28/2015 By Hannah Wallace

Article

Eat Beat: The Five Best Things We Ate This Week - 8/6/15

Our top five picks on the local dining scene this week.

08/06/2015 By Megan McDonald

Article

Inside a Rooftop Soiree at Jesse and Katie Biter's Downtown Penthouse

Sarasota power couple Jesse and Katie Biter entertain friends in their downtown Sarasota penthouse.

01/31/2014 By Megan McDonald

Article

Our Town: Sarasota News for February 2014

Hot topics, talk and history.

01/31/2014 By Megan McDonald

Article

Restaurant Review: Downtown Sarasota's Louies Modern

Food editor John Bancroft applauds downtown Sarasota's new Louies Modern.

07/01/2013 By John Bancroft