Environment

Chef Lends Support to Sustainable Seafood Movement

Steve Phelps, the chef and owner of the Sarasota restaurant Indigenous, recently added his name to the Portland Pact for Sustainable Seafood.

12/06/2018 By Staff

High Five

An Out-of-Town Food Critic's Five Go-To Restaurants in Sarasota and Manatee

Tampa Bay Times food critic Laura Reiley shares her favorite local spots.

11/30/2018 By Laura Reiley

Bowled Over

Poke Is All the Rage Right Now. But What Is It?

Pro tip: it's pronounced "poh-kay."

10/29/2018 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Seafood Safety

Is Gulf Seafood Safe to Eat?

Which Gulf seafood is safe to eat—and which Gulf seafood you should avoid—during red tide.

08/21/2018 By Audrey Warne

First Bite

Spearfish Grille Serves Up Fresh Seafood on Siesta Key

Don't miss the grouper sandwich.

07/09/2018 By Judi Gallagher

Rolls That Rule

Six Great Local Lobster Rolls

Here are the town’s top lobster rolls.

07/02/2018 By Marsha Fottler

Best Bites

The Best Things We Ate in April

All the food we can't stop thinking about.

05/02/2018

Science

Ocean Acidification May Harm Stone Crab Population

New Mote research finds that widespread ocean acidification caused by climate change could damage Florida's stone crab population and industry.

04/13/2018 By Staff

Eat This Now

First Bite: Rimma Lee Seafood

Owner Errol Darville brings his family recipes to Whitfield.

04/11/2018 By Judi Gallagher

Eat This Now

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

Dip In

Five Great Restaurant Dips and Spreads

Dip into something good.

12/27/2017 By Marsha Fottler

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