Let's make a deal

Michael's on East Expands Catering Offerings

Michael's is now on the list of approved caterers at the Powel Crosley Estate, the Bradenton Area Convention Center and the Premiere Sports Campus.

01/19/2021 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Party City

'It's Not All Doom and Gloom': There Are Signs of Life for the Catering Industry

Even as the number of cases of coronavirus is rising again in Sarasota, many people are starting to plan events for next spring.

11/20/2020 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Oops!

Wine Mix-Ups: More Common Than You Might Think

Local restaurateurs share stories of serving the wrong wines and other expensive mistakes.

11/03/2020 By Bob McGinn

Easter Sunday

Pick Up Easter Dinner at One of These Local Restaurants

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, a number of local restaurants are offering easy takeout options this year.

04/08/2020 By Allison Forsyth

Comfort food

Five Tasty Takeout Options for When You're Stuck at Home

In uncertain times, Chef Judi is craving food from her favorite restaurants. Here are some of her top takeout destinations.

03/20/2020 By Judi Gallagher

Homage to Catalonia

Michael's on East Food Truck Brings Spanish Cuisine to Selby Gardens

The truck is setting up throughout the gardens' "Salvador Dalí: Gardens of the Mind" exhibit, which concludes in June.

03/02/2020 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Doing good

Three-Day Event Raises Money for Rural Schools in South Africa

Safari Sarasota participants can listen to wildlife stories, taste wine and sample South African cuisine while supporting South Africa's Good Work Foundation.

10/10/2019 By Shelby Schwartz

Go Fourth

Here's Everything You Can Do in Sarasota on the Fourth of July

From rooftop parties to barbecue extravaganzas, there are plenty of ways to celebrate Independence Day this year.

07/02/2019 By Giulia Heyward

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

Set the Stage

Catering Captain Tracey McCammack on How to Make a Party Stand Out

If you’ve been to a party catered by Michael’s on East in the past 25 years, you’ve met Tracey McCammack.

01/24/2019 By Ilene Denton

Design

Michael's on East Renovates Ballroom Space

The changes overseen by Anne Folsom Smith Interior Design include new carpeting and molding.

09/24/2018 By Staff

In the Glow

Michael's On East Director of HR Kimberley Mancini Shares Her Beauty Routine

Mother, wife and HR director of Michael's On East, Kim Mancini has a real-world approach to beauty and aging gracefully.

12/27/2017 By Heather Dunhill

Honors

Bayfront 20:20 Leader to Be Recognized as 'Boundary Crosser'

Michael's on East co-proprietor Michael Klauber will be honored with the 2017 Boundary Crosser leadership award by SCOPE.

09/20/2017 By staff

Honors

Sarasota Restaurant Picks Up 28th Straight Award From AAA

Sarasota's Michael’s on East was recently awarded its 28th consecutive Four Diamond Rating by AAA.

03/13/2017 By staff

Best Restaurants 2017

These 5 Restaurants Have Stood the Test of Time

Others rise and fall, but these five remain.

01/31/2017 By Staff

Weekly Planner

New Restaurant Openings, a Blues Festival, and a Michael's On East Wine Tasting

All this week has to offer for foodies and festival-goers.

01/25/2017 By Riley Board

Party Time

How to Choose the Perfect Bubbly for Your Holiday Party

Michael Klauber of Michael's On East and Michael's Wine Cellar shares his tips for choosing the perfect Champagne for your holiday gathering.

12/27/2016 By Megan McDonald

Weekly Planner

Taste of Gulf Gate, Chef Series & Wine Pairing Event, a Craft Beer Tour, and More Local Food Events

Plus, "wine down" after the election this week at Historic Spanish Point.

11/09/2016 By Lana Allen

Weekly Planner

Tailgating for a Good Cause, an Oktoberfest-Inspired Beer Tour and More Local Food Events

Including a beer dinner at Ruth's Chris and Mattison's "Salute to Summer" wine dinner.

09/21/2016 By Lana Allen

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