Kiss Kiss

Beso, a New Tapas Restaurant, Opens June 10

Dive into Spanish tapas and loads of sangria at this highly anticipated spot from the owners of State Street Eating House.

06/08/2023 By Lauren Jackson


The New Owen's Fish Camp in Lakewood Ranch Is Open

If you like the downtown Sarasota Owen's, you'll find plenty to enjoy here, too.

05/26/2023 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Hot Hot Hot

Sarasota's Best New Restaurants

The past year has a big one for new restaurants in Sarasota and Manatee counties. Here are the ones that stand out.

04/18/2023 By Lauren Jackson

Recipe For Success

Osteria Southside, a New Italian Restaurant, Opens Today

The new spot replaces Reef Cakes in Southside Village.

04/10/2023 By Lauren Jackson

Sneaky Tiki Peeky

A New Tiki Bar Has Opened on Palm Avenue

The minds behind pan-Asian restaurant Kojo are bringing tiki flair to Bar Hana, right next door.

04/06/2023 By Lauren Jackson

Lager Than Life

Yard House Opens on April 2 at University Town Center

The restaurant boasts 110 beers on tap.

03/30/2023 By Lauren Jackson

Cheese the Day

Andrea Bozzolo's New Wine Shop, Malmosto, Opens on Siesta Drive

With wines starting at $20 and a comprehensive food menu—including great pizza—there's a little something for everyone.

03/22/2023 By Lauren Jackson

Restaurant Review

Modern Middle Eastern Cuisine Finds a Home at Florence and the Spice Boys

As friendly as the vibe is, as funky and cool as the interior is, it’s the food that will keep you coming back. 

02/15/2023 By Lauren Jackson

Viva Tequila

Rocco's Tacos Will Open at University Town Center on March 6

The long-anticipated restaurant will feature traditional Mexican favorites, more than 300 tequilas and a generous happy hour.

02/14/2023 By Lauren Jackson

Food Famous

The Château Sarasota Has Opened on Siesta Drive

You might recognize owners Buddy Foy, Jr. and Jennifer Foy from the Food Network show "Summer Rush."

02/07/2023 By Lauren Jackson

Hella Vibes

Food + Beer Has Opened Its Fifth Location in the Rosemary District

The restaurant has moved into the former Blue Rooster space on Fourth Street.

01/19/2023 By Lauren Jackson

Shiso Good

A New Restaurant Is Opening Next Month Inside the Art Ovation Hotel

Chef Ken Shiro Lumpkin will draw from Israeli, Mediterranean and Japanese influences at Tzeva.

01/17/2023 By Lauren Jackson

Wicked Good

Kelly's Roast Beef, a New England Favorite, Lives Up to the Hype

Straight from the Massachusetts coast, Kelly's Roast Beef serves up sandwiches, chowder and memories on University Parkway.

12/21/2022 By Lauren Jackson

Deja Brew

Project Opens in the Rosemary District

The new Rosemary District location features a refreshed menu alongside the shop's excellent coffee.

12/15/2022 By Lauren Jackson

Turf War

Del Taco Has Opened in Bradenton and Sparked a War of Words With a Nearby Taco Bell

Del Taco is a California-based chain that serves terrific fast food tacos, burritos and more.

12/09/2022 By Lauren Jackson

🥙 🥙 🥙

Florence and the Spice Boys Has Opened a Brick-and-Mortar Location

Modern Middle Eastern fare mixed with warm hospitality make for an ideal meal.

12/02/2022 By Lauren Jackson

Hot Noods

DalMoros Serves Up Pasta To Go on St. Armands Circle

The Venice, Italy-based franchise opened on John Ringling Boulevard last Wednesday.

12/01/2022 By Lauren Jackson

So Fresh

Tampa's Naked Farmer and Punta Gorda's Fat Point Brewing Are Coming to UTC

Naked Farmer will bring farm-fresh food while Fat Point Brewing will offer sunshine-inspired brews.

11/17/2022 By Lauren Jackson

Crazy Delicious

At Meshugana Deli in Gulf Gate, Jewish Food Reigns Supreme

Adam and Liz Woldman do Jewish deli right.

11/14/2022 By Lauren Jackson

🎶 There Goes My Hero 🎶

Faicco's, a 120-Year-Old New York Sandwich Shop, Opens in Sarasota

It's the first non-New York location for the Greenwich Village stalwart.

11/02/2022 By Lauren Jackson