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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

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

More Than Coffee

Pastry Art Café Is Hosting Weekend Pop-Ups

Owner Jon Raynor offers a space for up-and-coming chefs to feature their food.

11/03/2022 By Lauren Jackson

Hurricane Ian

Three Sarasota Chefs Are Hosting a Fundraiser to Support Farms Damaged by Hurricane Ian

The event is sold out, but the organizers are accepting silent auction bids and cash donations.

10/21/2022 By Lauren Jackson

Earthly Delights

There's a New Ethiopian Pop-Up at Pastry Art Café

Adey excites the palate with complex flavors that still feel familiar.

10/20/2022 By Lauren Jackson

Big Easy

Rise & Nye's is Hosting a Beignet Eating Contest This Weekend

How many beignets can you eat in four minutes?

10/12/2022 By Lauren Jackson

Must Try

Sage Restaurant and Bijou Garden Café Have Reopened

The sister restaurants each showed off new seasonal menus with influences from around the world.

10/05/2022 By Lauren Jackson

Round of A-Paws

Celebrate National Guide Dog Month at the Daiquiri Deck

Daiquiri Deck is hoping to raise $50,000 for the nonprofit organization, which breeds, raises and trains guide dogs.

08/30/2022 By Lauren Jackson

See Ya Later, Alligator

Weird, Wonderful Linger Lodge Has Reopened

The Manatee County icon—once named one of the top five weirdest restaurants in America by Al Roker—continues to serve up Southern delicacies in a memorable environment.

08/23/2022 By Lauren Jackson

Eggscellent News

Louie's Bistro Opens Tomorrow in Wellen Park

The restaurant will join the growing list of new Wellen Park businesses.

07/28/2022 By Lauren Jackson

Fin-tastic News

Sandwich Night Is Returning to Indigenous

James Beard-nominated chef Steve Phelps is bringing his delicious seafood sandwiches to Indigenous on Wednesday nights—and highlighting the importance of sustainability.

07/20/2022 By Lauren Jackson

Believe the Hype

Meliora Is One of Sarasota's Best New Restaurants

The restaurant is led by a chef who worked at Michelin-starred Washington, D.C., restaurants like The Dabney, Plume and Rose's Luxury.

07/13/2022 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Listeria Outbreak

Big Olaf Has Issued a Recall for Its Products

Following a CDC food safety alert recommending all Big Olaf products be discarded, the creamery has issued a recall.

07/12/2022 By Lauren Jackson

Food Safety

A Sarasota Ice Cream Maker May Be Linked to a Listeria Outbreak

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is recommending that consumers and retailers dispose of Big Olaf Creamery products.

07/07/2022 By Lauren Jackson

The After After Party

The Best Late Night Restaurants in Sarasota

Night owls, take note.

07/06/2022 By Lauren Jackson

Main Squeeze

A Fancy New Lemonade Stand Is Coming to Fruitville Road

It will be the chain's first location in Florida.

07/01/2022 By Lauren Jackson

Deli Belly

The Overton Has Closed, and a New Deli Will Take Its Place

Chef Solomon "Sol" Shenker is bringing his New York-style deli cuisine to the Rosemary District space.

06/30/2022 By Lauren Jackson

Best Restaurants

The Best Restaurants in Sarasota

Where to eat right now—and what to order when you're there.

06/29/2022 By Cooper Levey-Baker and Lauren Jackson

Tropical Paradise

Sarasota's New Summer Tap Juice Bar Will Help You Beat the Heat

If you're looking for a healthy treat, this new Sarasota spot is the place to be.

06/24/2022 Photography by Lauren Jackson

Pedal Pusher

The Caragiulo Family Is Planning to Build a New Restaurant on the Legacy Trail

The brothers will add a new venture to their growing list of successful restaurants in Sarasota.

06/23/2022 By Lauren Jackson