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National Taco Day, "Dine to the Nines" and More Local Dining Events

Including the Bradenton Area CVB's Restaurant Month and A Taste of Sarasota.

10/02/2018 By Ashley Cooper

10 Bucks Or Less

Tamiami Tacos Offers Budget-Friendly Mexican Food Inside an Exxon Station

This tiny four-table restaurant serves both drivers cruising by on 41 and boaters puttering along on nearby Bowlees Creek.

08/23/2018 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Taco Crazy

The Best Tacos in Sarasota-Manatee

We admit it. We’re addicted to this humble Mexican street food.

03/28/2018 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Mezcal Mania

Forget Tequila—Mezcal is Tacos' New Best Friend

Mezcal has a smokiness that comes from roasting the agave leaves in pits and a minerality that comes from the soil in which the plant grows.

03/28/2018 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Taco Crazy

Life Inside a Sarasota Tortilleria

97 million tortillas and counting.

03/28/2018 By Isaac Eger

Taco Crazy

The 11 Best Tacos in Sarasota-Manatee

Plus a bunch of honorable mentions we couldn't leave out.

03/28/2018 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Goat Meal

Now Open: Screaming Goat Taqueria

The outstanding pick of condiments elevates the food at this new Gulf Gate eatery.

02/27/2018 By Cooper Levey-Baker

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

Hut check

10 Bucks or Less: Tacos - To Go

A newish Bee Ridge taco shack gets it right.

10/03/2017 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Super Smoker

10 Bucks or Less: Sea Smoke

A newish Cortez shop smokes its own fish and bacon, makes head cheese from scratch and serves up dope lunch grub.

07/24/2017 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Smoke Shop

Brick's Smoked Meats Plans to Open Downtown

The new restaurant is billed as an homage to the cuisine of central Texas, with brisket, tacos and a bar that emphasizes bourbons and tequilas.

04/18/2017 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Eat This Now

Where and What to Eat This Week - 3/1/17

Gooey enchiladas. Crispy yucca fries. Sardinian ravioli. It's a good week to be hungry in Sarasota.

03/01/2017 By Eat Beat Team

Eat This Now

Where and What to Eat This Week - 12/28/16

Capping off 2016 with tacos, cinnamon rolls, burgers and more.

12/28/2016 By Eat Beat Team

Eat This Now

Where and What To Eat This Week - 10/5/16

Doughnuts, tacos and fried green tomatoes round out this week's roundup of the 5 best things we ate this week.

10/05/2016 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

Eat This Now

Where and What To Eat This Week - 8/31/16

Ahi tuna taco salad, tacos al pastor, pizza and more in this week's roundup of the best things we've eaten recently.

08/31/2016 By Eat Beat Team

Bodega bites

10 Bucks or Less: La Sabrosura

Meat me at the market.

07/27/2016 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Cheap Eats

5 Hot Spots for Latin American Specialties

From amazing tacos to fresh-made empanadas, here are our picks for the best local deals on Latin American favorites.

05/31/2016 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Cheap Eats

Our 8 Favorite Tacos in Sarasota-Manatee

Here are our reigning favorites.

05/31/2016 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Eat This Now

The 5 Best Things We Ate This Week - 5/10/16

From strip-mall ramen noodles to a food truck masterpiece, here are the five best things our food writers ate this week.

05/10/2016 By Eat Beat Team