Open Late

Sushi Ramen Is a Welcome Addition to Sarasota's Late-Night Dining Scene

Enjoy live music, karaoke, sushi and ramen until nearly 2 a.m. nightly.

06/10/2022 By Lauren Jackson

My Favorite Dishes

Food Writer Tanya Steel Shares Her Favorite Sarasota Dishes

A big-time food writer and recent New York transplant shares her favorite Sarasota meals, from burgers to sushi to ice cream.

12/01/2021 By Tanya Steel

Expanded menu

More Food and Drink Options Coming to Lakewood Ranch

The developers behind Waterside Place recently announced that the project will be home to Duck Donuts, Atria Bread + Coffee and CROP Juice.

06/23/2020 By Cooper Levey-Baker

On a Lighter Note

Sarasota's Five Most Mouthwatering Light Dishes

Chef Judi picks her favorite light bites for 2020.

01/23/2020 By Judi Gallagher

Mix it up

Four Cocktails That Will Boost Your Summer Pool Party

Four local bartenders picked their summertime favorites, and we took notes.

07/24/2019 By Hanna Powers

Show business

Your New Sushi Splurge: 'Ultimate Omakase'

Star Thai and Sushi on Siesta Key recently began offering the over-the-top sushi extravaganza.

06/03/2019 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Noodling around

Four Great Ramen Spots

Chef Judi goes on the hunt for quality broth and noodles.

03/26/2019 By Judi Gallagher

Rising Star

Star Thai and Sushi Brings Izakaya Style to Siesta Key

The eatery serves a long list of Thai and Japanese classics, but you’ll also find less common noodle dishes like lad na, a more inventive than usual sushi menu and an impressive pick of Japanese whiskies.

05/29/2018 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Eat This Now

The Best Things We Ate in March

All the food we're still dreaming about.

04/03/2018

Food Cruise

Three Restaurants Worth the Drive to Venice

Chef Judi highlights three Venice restaurants serving up seriously delicious fare.

03/19/2018 Photography by Judi Gallagher

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

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