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

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

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