Holidays

Here's Where to Eat in Sarasota on Father's Day

From carnivore-friendly meals to complimentary beer, these are the best places to celebrate Dad this weekend.

06/12/2019 By Giulia Heyward

Lunch-out!!

Downtown Restaurant Element Adds Lunch Service

The new menu includes a smattering of salads and sandwiches, plus heartier fare like pork belly and scallop entrées.

06/11/2019 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Bubble Bus

The Wandering Whale Offers a Boutique Bar Experience on Wheels

A new business brings the booze to you.

06/10/2019 By Hanna Powers

Salad days

Leaf & Lentil Serves Inexpensive Vegetarian Fare in a Cute North Trail Space

The café serves a mix of salads and "small" and "main" plates that rotates frequently.

06/10/2019 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Wheels of fortune

New Mexican Food Truck Hits the Streets of Bradenton

Rincon Mexicano serves tacos and quesadillas stocked with pork al pastor, beef or chicken.

06/06/2019 By Cooper Levey-Baker

See you there

Bar Karaoke, a Wine Tasting and More of This Week's Best Food and Drink Events

Plus: It's time to hit the books again for Bar School at The Sarasota Modern.

06/05/2019 By Giulia Heyward

Instant hit

A Sarasota Gas Station Boasts a Surprisingly Impressive Selection of Instant Ramen

The North Trail Mobil features a soup spread that will put your grocery store to shame.

06/05/2019 By Giulia Heyward

Brunch Fitness

Five Great Sarasota Brunches

Chef Judi searches for the perfect Sunday morning meal.

06/04/2019 By Judi Gallagher

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

Summertime and the Living is Easy

Five Reasons to Love Sarasota Summers

Yes, it's hot—but the crowds have waned, too.

05/30/2019 By Staff

Hot Chicken

Daily Bird Specializes in Ultra-Crunchy Fried Poultry

The restaurant serves sandwiches with either grilled or fried chicken; three- and five-piece fried baskets; a salad and even poutine.

05/30/2019 By Cooper Levey-Baker

One of a Kind

Here's What Makes the Piada, an Italian Street Food, So Special

Chef Sara Valeri and her husband, Ken Doyle, opened Piada Mania in a small south Sarasota space last year.

05/30/2019 By Cooper Levey-Baker

#PIZZA

Hashtag Pizza, a New Food Truck, Wants to Be Trending Among Your Friends

The Venice-based food truck is the latest mobile cuisine to hit the area.

05/22/2019 By Giulia Heyward

WEEKLY PLANNER

St. Armands Seafood and Music Festival, SRQ Margarita Festival and More Local Dining Events

Including a food prep class and a Memorial Day pub crawl.

05/22/2019 By Giulia Heyward

Salt Flat Acid Heat

Four Great Flatbreads (And One Great Flatbread Recipe)

Flatbreads might be trendy today, but they've been around for centuries. Chef Judi goes hunting for some of the city's best.

05/21/2019 By Judi Gallagher

Get with the program

Here Are All 16 Restaurants Participating in Savor Sarasota for the First Time This Year

Bavaro's, Rudolph's, Reyna's and Speaks are just some of the new eateries offering Savor Sarasota deals beginning next week.

05/20/2019 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Market forces

New Detwiler's Farm Market Will Open in South Sarasota

The new store will be located at 2881 Clark Road, Sarasota.

05/20/2019 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Health

First Watch Recognized as a 'Food Allergy Champion'

The restaurant has undergone extensive training initiatives.

05/20/2019 By Staff

So Fresh, So Clean

New 'Fresh-Casual' Restaurant Coming to Downtown Sarasota

The new location will be SoFresh's sixth, following openings in Tampa and Lakewood Ranch.

05/20/2019 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Stone cold beer awesome

New Oak & Stone Opens Monday

After this location opens, look for two more to open soon: one in Bradenton and one in Naples.

05/17/2019 By Cooper Levey-Baker