cake walk

This Rosemary District Bakery Lets You Make Your Cake and Eat It, Too

Discover your inner cake boss at Make It Swirl.

3:09pm By Olivia Epstein

Weekly Planner

A Taco Festival, a Friendsgiving Potluck and More of This Week's Top Food and Drink Events

Also on the menu: lessons on how to prepare holiday treats and a class in the subtle art of food photography.

11:32am By Sarafina Murphy-Gibson

Ugly Delicious

'Ugly Produce' Delivery Company Begins Shipping to Florida

Misfits Market brings food that's not aesthetically pleasing enough for the grocery store right to your doorstep.

11/18/2019 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Storage

New South Sarasota Detwiler's Farm Market Opens Wednesday

The store will hold a ceremonial "cutting of the pie," and the first 500 customers will get a gift card worth between $5 and $500.

11/18/2019 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Openings

Blasé Bistro Brings French-Mediterranean Food to Southside Village

Blasé Café & Martini Bar's second location will open its doors on Nov. 14.

11/14/2019 By Shelby Schwartz

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.

11/14/2019 By Sarafina Murphy-Gibson

Weekly Planner

A Murder Mystery Dinner Party and More of This Week's Best Food and Drink Events

Also on the menu: a food track rally at JDub's and a special wine dinner at Grove.

11/13/2019 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

10 Bucks or Less

Rincon Cubano Excels at the Basics of Habanero Cuisine

Rincon Cubano translates as “Cuban corner,” and that gets right to the heart of what this restaurant is all about.

11/06/2019 By Staff

Weekly Planner

Bacchus on the Beach, a White Truffle Festival and More of This Week's Top Food and Drink Events

Also on the menu: Cortez's stone crab music festival and a charitable tasting hosted by the Rotary Club.

11/06/2019 By Sarafina Murphy-Gibson

Liquid diet

Five Spectacular Sarasota Soups

Chef Judi goes looking for comfort food as the holiday season approaches.

11/04/2019 By Judi Gallagher

Sip, baby, sip

Forks & Corks Tickets Go on Sale Monday

The 2020 Forks & Corks Food & Wine Festival is scheduled to take place Jan. 23-27.

10/31/2019 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Eastward bound

New Libby's in Lakewood Ranch Opens Today

The new eatery will ape the menu and ambiance of the Sarasota location and seat 189 between its indoor and outdoor spaces.

10/31/2019 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Restaurant Review

The Reborn Libby's Improves on the Original

This is French comfort food par excellence—delicious and satisfying.

10/30/2019 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Weekly Planner

A Coffee Shop Hangout, an Italian Wine Dinner and More of This Week's Best Food and Drink Events

Also on the menu: a cooking class with Giuliano Hazan and a jam session at The Mable (formerly Growlers).

10/30/2019 By Sarafina Murphy-Gibson

Let's give 'em something to taco 'bout

New Mexican Eatery in Old Two Senoritas Spot to Open Next Month

The owners of El Melvin Cocina Mexicana are putting the finishing touches on its ambiance and menu.

10/30/2019 By Sarafina Murphy-Gibson

Sound Wave

Restaurants Are Getting Louder. Not Everyone Loves the Trend

Let's hope restaurant owners are listening.

10/29/2019 By Cooper Levey-Baker

It's Showtime!

At One of Sarasota's Oldest Restaurants, Great Service Matters

Columbia Restaurant assistant manager Richard Appelgren shares the secrets to the restaurant's success.

10/29/2019 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Best Restaurants

The Best Restaurants in Sarasota

Where to eat right now.

10/29/2019 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Au naturale

What Are Biodynamic Wines?

A primer on a winemaking trend that has become a hit in big cities.

10/28/2019 By Bob McGinn