Turn off the oven

Where to Dine Out on Thanksgiving Day

Don't feel like cooking this year? Here are some great Sarasota restaurants offering special meals and takeout options.

8:00am By Sarafina Murphy-Gibson

Pair well

How to Pick the Perfect Wine to Drink on Thanksgiving

There's no need to stress if you're tasked with selecting wine for the big meal.

11/12/2019 By Bob McGinn

Pie Time

What It's Really Like to Make Pies with the Yoder's Restaurant Bakers

Yoder's pumps out a whopping 7,000 pies each Thanksgiving.

11/20/2018 By Megan McDonald

Weekly Planner

Pub Crawls, Music Festivals and More Local Dining Events

Including Black Friday brunch and a Thanksgiving cruise.

11/20/2018 By Giulia Heyward

Retail

164 Million Americans Expected to Go Shopping Over Thanksgiving Weekend

Twenty-one percent of shoppers plan to shop on Thanksgiving Day and 71 percent plan to shop on Black Friday, according to new survey results.

11/19/2018 By Staff

Shop Talk

Seven Fabulous Outfits for Thanksgiving Dinner

No matter your holiday dress code, fashion blogger Heather Saba's got an outfit for you—plus, an extra cozy outfit for post-meal snuggles.

11/17/2018 By Heather Saba

Weekly Planner

A Plant-Based Thanksgiving Cooking Class, Cocktails with Designer Camilyn Beth, and Other Local Dining Events

Plus, the sixth annual Multicultural Festival and the Sarasota Garden Club's 90th anniversary.

11/15/2017 By Stephanie Isaac

Thanksgiving 2017

The Ultimate Guide to Thanksgiving in Sarasota 2017

Don't feel like preparing a Thanksgiving feast at home this year? Here's your guide to local restaurants serving Thanksgiving dinner.

11/14/2017 By Stephanie Isaac

Talking Turkey

Thanksgiving Cooking Tips from Chef Judi Gallagher

Plus, some tips for your mental health, too.

11/21/2016 By Judi Gallagher

Thanksgiving 2016

Your Guide to Thanksgiving in Sarasota 2016

Don't feel like making your own turkey or pumpkin pie this year? Here's your guide to dining out on Thanksgiving, including where to get perfect pie.

11/16/2016 By Lana Allen

Weekly Planner

Wine Dinners, Skeleton Art Walks, and More Local Dining Events

Plus, tickets go on sale for this year's Forks & Corks on Nov. 7.

11/02/2016 By Lana Allen

Eat This Now

Where and What To Eat This Week - 10/12/16

An iconic burger, perfect pancakes and a gourmet Thanksgiving spread: Here's what our panel of food experts ate and loved this week.

10/12/2016 Photography by Eat Beat Team

Holidays

Holiday Tabletop Tips from Norris Furniture and Interiors

The experts at Norris Interiors share their secrets for creating memorable holiday tabletops.

11/23/2015 By Ilene Denton

Article

Pho Cali Reopens in Downtown Sarasota

Pho Cali reopens in downtown Sarasota after renovations; plus, Chef Judi's tips for what to do with all those Thanksgiving leftovers.

11/23/2015 By Judi Gallagher

Article

Chef Judi's Thanksgiving Traditions

Chef Judi shares her favorite Thanksgiving dining traditions for before and after the big day.

11/25/2013 By Judi Gallagher

Article

An Ode to November (and Thanksgiving) in Sarasota

Chef Judi pens a love letter to November and Thanksgiving in Sarasota--plus, enter to win a $25 gift certificate by sharing your favorite holiday recipe!

11/07/2013 By Judi Gallagher

Article

Their Sarasota Wedding: Reggie and Lauren's Longboat Key Affair

Their Sarasota wedding: Reggie and Lauren Camille's Longboat Key wedding.

02/28/2013 By Megan McDonald