Bulgogi Bonanza

New Korean Barbecue Restaurant Opens

A popular food truck has pulled into the space that once housed La Dona Donuts.

08/17/2018 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

Food

Former Popeyes Executive Joins First Watch

The University Park-based restaurant chain First Watch recently hired Mel Hope as its new chief financial officer.

08/02/2018 By Staff

Menu makeover

Goodbye Tea House, Hello Eatery 84

New owners have transformed The Tea House into an upscale restaurant.

07/18/2018 By Vanessa Blankenship

Hello, Mellow

New Pizza Spot Mellow Mushroom Opens on the South Trail

Whether you’re stoned and starving or just starving, check it out.

07/18/2018 By Cooper Levey-Baker

🍞🥓🍞⬅⬅⬅ 🏃

'Sandwich Night' Comes to Indigenous

Wednesday nights are getting much more exciting.

06/19/2018 By Megan McDonald

Food

Restaurant Chain Named One of America's Best Places to Work

First Watch was recently honored by Business Intelligence Group, which uses crowd-sourced research to recognize top businesses.

05/30/2018 By Staff

Eat Your Heart Out

Savor Sarasota Details Unveiled

Close to 90 eateries are participating in the restaurant promotional campaign, offering multi-course meals for just $16 at lunch and $32 at dinner.

05/15/2018 By Vanessa Blankenship

Construction

Venice Restaurant Undergoing Renovations

Venice's J.E. Charlotte Construction Corp. last month began remodeling the Perkins Restaurant & Bakery located in Venice.

05/15/2018 By Staff

Food

Almost 90 Restaurants Participating in Savor Sarasota Promotion

Visit Sarasota County's annual Savor Sarasota event runs June 1-14.

05/10/2018 By Staff

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

Technology

Uber's Restaurant Delivery Service Comes to Bradenton

The ride-sharing service Uber this week expanded coverage for its Uber Eats app and website to Bradenton and Palmetto.

05/03/2018 By Staff

New hires

Restaurant Chain Names New Chief Legal Officer

First Watch recently hired Jay Wolszczak as its new chief legal officer and general counsel.

05/02/2018 By Staff

Construction

Jimmy Buffett-Themed Hotel and Restaurant Coming to Bradenton

Margaritaville Holdings and Minto Communities plan to build a Margaritaville hotel and a LandShark Bar & Grill in Bradenton.

04/18/2018 By Staff

Technology

Restaurant Delivery App Adds New Loyalty Program

Bite Squad recently launched a new loyalty program, Bite Club, that offers customers rewards for using the service.

03/02/2018 By Staff

Goat Meal

Now Open: Screaming Goat Taqueria

The outstanding pick of condiments elevates the food at this new Gulf Gate eatery.

02/27/2018 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Restaurants

Two New Metro Diners Opening Next Month

The two new restaurants are the chain's 50th and 51st locations.

02/21/2018 By Staff

Meat and Three, Coming This Fall

Builders Break Ground on New Nonprofit Newtown Restaurant

"This is the exact opposite of gentrification," said Terrill Salem, whose company, T. Salem Construction, LLC, will be building Miss Susie's Newtown Kitchen.

02/20/2018 By Cooper Levey-Baker

French Twist

10 Bucks Or Less: Brasserie Honoré

Find tasty sandwiches and salads at the café inside the new Whole Foods Market.

02/14/2018 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Hospitality

Turnover in the Restaurant Industry Remains High

The turnover rate for employees in the restaurant industry exceeded 70 percent for the second straight year, according to a new report from Upserve.

01/26/2018 By Staff