Spirits of Sarasota

Cocktail of the Week: Yuniku's Lychee Saketini

An Asian-inspired beverage at a cool sushi hideaway.

05/03/2017 By Hannah Wallace

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

Sushi News

Yuniku, With Its Endless Sushi Menu, Opens on Lockwood Ridge Road

Chef Judi finds a great deal at Yuniku, a new restaurant in a nondescript plaza at University Boulevard and Lockwood Ridge Road.

02/15/2017 By Judi Gallagher

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 - 12/13/16

This week: flaky apricot croissants, life-affirming olive oil and the ultimate crab and lobster sushi roll.

12/13/2016 By Eat Beat Staff

Mi Kasa Es Su Kasa

Roll Up to Kasa Sushi, the North Trail's Newest Eatery

Visiting a space that's been an Ethiopian restaurant, a dim sum destination and a KFC. Does Kasa have what it takes to outlast those earlier incarnations?

12/07/2016 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Kimchi Chronicles

Sick of Turkey? Here are Two Great Asian Restaurants to Cleanse Your Palate

Chef Judi checks out Shilla, a new Korean restaurant, and revisits downtown's Tsunami Sushi & Hibachi Grill.

12/05/2016 By Judi Gallagher

Mashup

All Hail the Sushi Burrito

Sushi on my left. Burrito on my right. Bring 'em both together and you're eating all right.

11/16/2016 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Spirits of Sarasota

Cocktail of the Week: JoTo's Flaming Fujiyama

A ridiculous beverage ablaze to match the surreality of the North Trail.

10/12/2016 By Hannah Wallace

Cheap Eats

5 Great Inexpensive Asian Restaurants

Discover outstanding and well-priced cuisine at one of these spots.

05/31/2016 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Eat This Now

The 5 Best Things We Ate This Week - 5/18/16

From steamed pork buns at J-Pan to bibimbap in Gulf Gate, here are the 5 best things our panel of food experts ate this week.

05/18/2016 By Eat Beat Team

Eat This Now

The 5 Best Things We Ate This Week - 4/13/16

From bento boxes to Benedicts, here's the food we ate and loved this week.

04/13/2016 By Eat Beat Team

Eat This Now

The 5 Best Things We Ate This Week - 4/5/16

Giant pretzels, classic eggs Benedict, garlicky bruschetta and more food we loved this week.

04/05/2016 By Eat Beat Team

Biz Bites

Downtown Sarasota's Utamaro Offers Sushi and Other Japanese Favorites

Enjoy sushi and other Japanese favorites at Utamaro.

01/11/2016 By Hannah Wallace

Article

Spirits of Sarasota: Yume Sushi's Lychee Martini

With everything else going on here, it’s amazing that the lychee flavor still stars.

01/07/2016 By Hannah Wallace

Article

The 5 Best Things We Ate This Week - 10/15/15

Our panel of experts share their top five picks on the local dining scene this week.

10/15/2015 By Megan McDonald

Article

Restaurant Review: World of Beer and Mandeville Beer Garden

Marsha Fottler reviews World of Beer and Mandeville Beer Garden in downtown Sarasota, and finds fresh sushi at Ahi Sushi on Clark Road.

09/30/2015 By Marsha Fottler

Article

Kiyoshi Sushi Opens in Gulf Gate

Kiyoshi Sushi opens in Sarasota's Gulf Gate neighborhood; plus, a great offer for wine lovers from The Capital Grille.

08/17/2015 By Judi Gallagher

Article

How to Eat Sushi Like a Pro

J-Pan's Daniel Dokko shares his tips.

01/29/2015 By Hannah Wallace

Article

Goichi Sushi Serves Up Ramen Noodles on Monday Nights

Chef Judi visits Goichi Sushi Cafe on Bee Ridge Road in Sarasota, which serves up authentic ramen noodles on Monday nights.

09/30/2014 By Judi Gallagher