Slow burn

Smoking a Brisket Is a Simple Pleasure for Un-Simple Times

To give form to formless days, last week I made the decision to attempt to smoke a brisket—without a smoker.

04/01/2020 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Pork for Your Fork

Family Farm Brings Its Pork to the Downtown Sarasota Farmers Market

At Sarasota's Tatum Ridge Farms, teamwork makes the dream work.

12/18/2019 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Mission: Impossible — Roast Protocol

Beef 'o' Brady's Becomes the Latest Restaurant to Test Out the Impossible Burger

A Bradenton Beef 'o' Brady's is one of just nine of the chain's restaurants offering the plant-based burger substitute.

08/20/2019 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Hog U

Special Mattison's Dinner Raises Money for Farmer Scholarships

Next month's Niman Ranch Next Generation Scholarship Dinner highlights the benefits of humanely and sustainably raised livestock.

07/19/2019 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Case Closed

Hot Dogs With Natural Casing Are Worth Seeking Out

We turned to the pros at Geier's Sausage Kitchen to find out why.

12/26/2018 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Meat right

A Glimpse at the Area's Newest Butcher Shop

Butcher's Mark offers a modern twist on a New England tradition.

11/30/2018 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Food

Burger Chain Recognized for Serving Antibiotic-Free Beef

BurgerFi, which has one Sarasota location, was given an 'A' grade in a new report that evaluates policies toward antibiotics in beef at several top burger chains.

10/19/2018 By Staff

Slice of Knowledge

What Your Butcher Can Do for You

Greg Snyder, owner of Southern Steer Butcher, explains the importance of building a lasting, fulfilling relationship with your local meatmonger.

06/20/2017 By Rick Morgan

Meating Agenda

6 Boss Butcher Shops

Our guide to local meat spots that are a cut above.

03/15/2017 By Cooper Levey-Baker and David Hackett

We Beefin'?

Your New Source for Local Beef

Meet the Sarasota Beef Company, which sells Myakka City meat directly to customers and supplies it to dozens of local restaurants.

10/05/2016 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Just grab 'em biscuits

Buttermilk Handcrafted Food Serves Top-Notch Biscuits and Sweets

A lovable daytime hangout in east Sarasota.

09/13/2016 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Bodega bites

10 Bucks or Less: La Sabrosura

Meat me at the market.

07/27/2016 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Willkommen!

10 Bucks Or Less: Geier's Sausage Kitchen

A small corner grill at this South Trail specialty food store serves up classic German meats.

03/24/2016 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Baconator

An Ode to Bacon

Noveliest Adam Davies pens an ode to the forbidden meat.

01/25/2016 By Adam Davies

Article

10 Bucks Or Less: Camacho's Best Tacos

Life-altering burritos served out of the back of a pickup truck.

12/30/2015 By Cooper Levey-Baker