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The Best Things We Ate in January

Spicy pizza, veal sweetbreads, creamy quiche—here's what our editors ate and loved last month.

02/06/2018 By Eat Beat Team

Thanks for the Memories

The 12 Best Dishes Our Food Critic Ate This Year

Marsha Fottler shares her 12 top bites of 2016 (in no particular order).

11/01/2017 Photography by Marsha Fottler

Rolling in Dough

Firenza Wants to Be the Chipotle of Pizza

A Sarasota entrepreneur takes a slice of a growing $46 billion pizza market.

03/03/2017 By David Hackett

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Where and What to Eat This Week - 2/1/17

This week: macaron ice cream sandwiches, a great Cuban and a modern twist on a classic Irish duck dish.

02/01/2017 By Eat Beat Team

Nice Slice

New Pizza Joint Opens Monday

California Pizza Kitchen is entering the Sarasota 'za market, with a new location set to open out near the University Town Center mall on Monday.

01/18/2017 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Slice of life

10 Bucks or Less: Origin Craft Beer + Pizza Café

Man, Sarasota sure loves it some pizza.

12/14/2016 By Cooper Levey-Baker

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Where and What To Eat This Week - 10/26/16

The return of Polpo Pizza Co., excellent eggs Benedict and a seriously indulgent burger--here's what our food writers ate and loved this week.

10/26/2016 By Eat Beat Team

First Bite

Cafe Barbosso Opens in Former Cosimo's Space on Clark Road

At Cafe Barbosso, you'll find Italian favorites with a modern twist.

10/03/2016 By Judi Gallagher


10 Bucks or Less: Michelangelo Pizzeria & Italian Restaurant

A neighborhood pizza joint that specializes in four-sided pies.

09/07/2016 By Cooper Levey-Baker

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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

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The 5 Best Things We Ate This Week - 8/10/16

Tacos, pizza, fried green tomatoes--here are the 5 best things we ate this week.

08/10/2016 By Eat Beat Team

Cheap Eats

6 Mighty and Affordable Mediterranean Restaurants

From pizza to gyros, here are our favorite places to score inexpensive Mediterranean meals in Sarasota-Manatee.

05/31/2016 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Slice Slice Baby

Il Panificio Celebrates 25th Anniversary with 25-Cent Pizza Slices

On May 23 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m, Il Panificio will offer pizza lovers 25-cent slices in honor of its 25th anniversary.

05/17/2016 By Megan McDonald

That's Amore

Valentino's Serves Up Classic Italian Favorites on University Parkway

Chef Judi finds Italian-American comfort food at Valentino's on University Parkway.

05/11/2016 By Judi Gallagher

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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

Pie High

10 Bucks Or Less: Palermo Pizza

Excellent 'za in a tucked-away South Trail strip mall.

04/25/2016 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Pizza Pizza!

Chef Judi Finds Perfect Pizza at New York Slice Company

In what may be a controversial opinion, Chef Judi says New York Slice Company offers some of the best cheese pizza outside of New York.

04/19/2016 By Judi Gallagher


Mercato Pizzeria + Bar Opens in Southside Village

Mercato serves up Italian food on Hillview Street.

04/01/2016 By Marsha Fottler


10 Bucks Or Less: Village Pizzas By Emma

Amish pizza, anyone?

03/16/2016 By Cooper Levey-Baker

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The 5 Best Things We Ate This Week - 3/11/16

From perfect pizza to oysters with a view, here are the 5 best things we ate this week.

03/11/2016 By Eat Beat Team