Bivalve Bliss

Atlantic Beer & Oyster Opens on State Street

A modern seafood shack is opening on State Street in downtown Sarasota.

11/01/2017 By Stephanie Isaac

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

Eat This Now

The Best Things We Ate in September

Perfect pancakes, accolade-worthy chopped salad, sensational fish and chips—and more.

10/04/2017 By Staff

Review

Review: Seafood Stars at Downtown’s Duval’s

You'll get seafood with style at Duval’s on Main Street.

08/28/2017 By Marsha Fottler

Old Florida Flavor

Kick Back and Relax at These Waterfront Restaurants

These eight spots are filled with Old Florida flavor.

06/30/2017 By Ilene Denton

Gone Fishin'

Five Great Grouper Sandwiches

We made it our mission to find the best in town.

06/19/2017 By Eat Beat Team

Food News

Jack Dusty Debuts Its New Cocktail Menu, Just in Time for Summer

Plus, what it's like to attend a Spice Pop-Up dinner.

05/01/2017 By Judi Gallagher

Weekly Planner

A Crawfish Festival, BBQ Class and More

All of this week's best events for Sarasota foodies.

04/05/2017 By Riley Board

Shuckin' Good Time

The 7 Best Oyster Bars in Sarasota

Happy National Oysters on the Half Shell Day, y'all.

03/30/2017 By Eat Beat Team

Downtown Dining

Revisiting Downtown Sarasota's Duval's

Pro tip: Don't miss the po' boys.

03/23/2017 By Judi Gallagher

Weekly Planner

A Mobile Farmers Market, Oprah-Inspired Dishes, a Seafood Festival and More

The when and where of Sarasota's best weekly dining events.

03/22/2017 By Riley Board

Eat This Now

Where and What to Eat This Week - 2/22/17

This week: standout spinach, spicy grilled oysters, creamy, dreamy ice cream and more.

02/22/2017 By Eat Beat Team

Eat This Now

Where and What to Eat This Week - 2/15/17

This week: homemade pretzels, whole fish, noodle bowls and more.

02/15/2017 By Eat Beat Team

Best Restaurants 2017

Where (and What) the Chefs Eat

Here's where five local chefs go on their off days—and what they order, too.

01/31/2017 By Staff

Eat This Now

Where and What to Eat This Week - 1/10/17

This week: a sushi birthday cake, beer for cold nights and a perfect breakfast sandwich.

01/10/2017 By Eat Beat Team

Eat This Now

Where and What to Eat This Week - 1/4/17

This week: a great lunch buffet, ice cream and a tasty and unusual pasta topping.

01/04/2017 By Eat Beat Team

Weekly Planner

A Seafood Music Festival, Holiday Art Walk and More Local Dining Events

Including Michael's On East's annual Champagne tasting.

11/30/2016 By Lana Allen

Spirits of Sarasota

Cocktail of the Week: Veronica Fish and Oyster's Empress of India

This one mixes good ol' bourbon with some more exotic spices.

11/22/2016 By Hannah Wallace

Eat This Now

Where and What to Eat This Week - 11/16/16

This week: pumpkin cheesecake, chicken and waffles, empanadas and more.

11/16/2016 By Eat Beat Team

Food Lovers' Guide

5 "Food Fighters" Who are Making a Difference in Our Community

Christa Leonard, Ryan Boeve and Arthur Lopes, Ed Chiles, and John Matthews aim to change the way we think about food.

10/27/2016 Illustrations by Andrew Theophilopoulous By Staff