Review

Restaurant Review: Summer Fun at Farlow’s

Tropical flavors shine at Farlow’s.

06/28/2017 By Marsha Fottler

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Restaurant Review: Prime Serious Steak

Prime is, indeed, serious about steak.

05/24/2017 By Marsha Fottler

Restaurant Review

Restaurant Review: Little Italy, Big Taste at Cafe Barbosso

The food at Cafe Barbosso has attitude.

03/01/2017 By Marsha Fottler Photography by Chad Spencer

Restaurant Review

Restaurant Review: Oak & Stone

Oak & Stone is a modern tavern that aims at a wider audience.

09/28/2016 By Marsha Fottler

Siren Call

Restaurant Review: Veronica Fish & Oyster

At Veronica Fish & Oyster, seafood shines.

08/30/2016 By Marsha Fottler

Restaurant Review

At CinéBistro, Have Dinner and a Movie in High Style

CinéBistro is the modern way to enjoy dinner and a movie.

07/29/2016 By Marsha Fottler

Live from New York

Review: Sol Meyer NY Deli Opens on Main Street

Sol Meyer NY Deli on Main Street offers Jewish soul food like pastrami sandwiches, latkes, matzoh ball soup and more.

01/25/2016 By Marsha Fottler Photography by Chad Spencer

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Restaurant Review: Marcello Ristorante Italiano

Our food critic finds lots of Italian flavor at Sarasota's Marcello Ristorante Italiano and a revamped menu at Lakewood Ranch's Polo Grill and Bar.

01/01/2016 By Marsha Fottler

Review

Restaurant Review: Muse at The Ringling

Our food critic reviews the new Muse restaurant at The Ringling Museum and visits downtown Sarasota's new Beulah.

11/04/2015 By Marsha Fottler

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Restaurant Review: Euphemia Haye

Our food critic says Euphemia Haye is an intimate restaurant in a romantic seaside cottage that showcases classic dishes prepared with care and great expertise.

07/01/2015 By Marsha Fottler

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Restaurant Review: Downtown Sarasota's MoZaic

Plus, a visit to The Mall at University Town Center's Brio Tuscan Grille.

05/04/2015 By Marsha Fottler

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Restaurant Review: Apollonia Grill in University Park

Plus, India Palace lives up to its name and a sweet treat from Bonefish Grill.

10/30/2014 By Marsha Fottler

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Restaurant Review: Fins at Sharky's on the Pier

Food critic Marsha Fottler says the new Fins at Sharky's on the Pier is a great place for visitors and locals alike.

10/01/2014 By Marsha Fottler

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Restaurant Review: Tide Tables Restaurant and Marina

Where and what to eat and drink right now.

06/30/2014 By John Bancroft

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Restaurant Review: St. Armands Circle’s Columbia Restaurant

John Bancroft savors classic Cuban at Columbia on St. Armands Circle and tasty Italian at Venice's Made in Italy.

05/30/2014 By John Bancroft

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Restaurant Review: Mediterraneo in Downtown Sarasota

Our food critic says Mediterraneo is just as good as the day it opened; plus, what's new at Siesta Key's Flavio's Brick Oven and Bar.

05/01/2014 By John Bancroft

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Rustic Redefined at the New Derek’s

Plus, a review of Soma Creekside and a preview of this year's Florida Winefest.

04/01/2014 By John Bancroft Photography by Chad Spencer

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Good Deal: Lolita Tartine in the Rosemary District

John Bancroft finds a good deal at the Rosemary District's newest restaurant.

03/03/2014 By John Bancroft

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Restaurant Review: Roast Restaurant & Bar in Downtown Sarasota

Plus: Why everyone goes to Rick's French Bistro.

03/03/2014 By John Bancroft

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Perq Coffee Bar Serves Craft Coffee in Southside Village

Erin and Keith Zolner and Amy Nichols are bringing craft coffee to Sarasotans via their Perq Coffee Bar.

01/06/2014 By Megan McDonald Photography by Cat Pennenga