Applause

Ophelia's on the Bay Named One of the Most Scenic Restaurants in America

The restaurant is the only one in Sarasota—and one of only five in the state—to make OpenTable's list.

08/11/2017 By Megan McDonald

Lionfish Safari

This Weekend's Lionfish Derby Combines Hunting and Environmental Conservation

Mote is hosting a derby this weekend to help clean our reefs of this invasive species.

07/07/2017 By Rick Morgan

Awards

'Wonder Women' Honored at Luncheon

The Women’s Resource Center recognized three local women as “Wonder Women” at the organization’s annual luncheon last week.

05/11/2017 By staff

Honors

Cortez Bottarga Wins National Food Award

The Anna Maria Fish Company's Cortez bottarga recently won a 2017 Good Food Award in the Preserved Fish category.

02/20/2017 By staff

Best Restaurants 2017

Old Florida Takes the Stage at Owen's Fish Camp

This fish place looks like it's been in business since at least 1950. And that's a good thing.

01/31/2017 By Michael Riedel

Spirits of Sarasota

Cocktail of the Week: Duval's Highland Cure

This week: A sweeter sip of Scotch.

01/04/2017 By Hannah Wallace

Spirits of Sarasota

Our Top 5 Cocktails of 2016

Our five favorite flavors from the past year of beverage, ahem, research.

12/27/2016 By Hannah Wallace

Spirits of Sarasota

Cocktail of the Week: AMOB's Pam's Patron Margarita

Tequila and nostalgia at a south Bradenton stalwart.

12/07/2016 By Hannah Wallace

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

Spirits of Sarasota

Cocktail of the Week: O'Leary's Ultimate Planters Punch

Sometimes you just need a fruity rum drink in a plastic cup on a picnic table.

11/09/2016 By Hannah Wallace

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

Food Lovers' Guide

Stock Your Kitchen with These Locally Grown and Made Products

Our region boasts milk, honey, bottarga, jellies and more.

10/27/2016 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Eat This Now

Where and What To Eat This Week - 10/26/16

The return of Polpo Pizza Co., excellent eggs Benedict and a seriously indulgent burger--here's what our food writers ate and loved this week.

10/26/2016 By Eat Beat Team

Spirits of Sarasota

Cocktail of the Week: Seafood Shack's Rum Punch

This week: a tropical standard at an iconic Cortez spot.

10/26/2016 By Hannah Wallace

Unplugged

What Do Working Women Really Want?

Eight high-powered women put down their smartphones and pair up for candid conversations.

10/20/2016 By Susan Burns and Sylvia Whitman Photography by Matt Holler

Eat This Now

Where and What To Eat This Week - 10/19/16

A secret shake, lobster rolls, pumpkin smoothies--here's what our panel of food experts ate and loved this week.

10/19/2016 By Eat Beat Team

Eat This Now

Where and What To Eat This Week 9/14/16

Flavorful tortellini at Valentino, a sweet treat at last weekend's IndiaFest and addictive little doughnuts were our food writers' favorite eats of the week.

09/14/2016 By Eat Beat Team

Eat This Now

Where and What to Eat This Week - 9/7/16

This week: flatbread at the new Boca Kitchen Bar Market, supreme seafood at Star Fish Co., a can't-miss happy hour appetizer at Selva--and more.

09/07/2016 By Eat Beat Team

The Feed

C'est La Vie and Jpan Open Second Locations Out East

Plus, news on downtown's new Lila and Boca Kitchen and Bar and the sudden glut of burgers in this town.

08/30/2016 By Cooper Levey-Baker