WEEKLY PLANNER

A French Wine Dinner at Mattison's, a 'Shark Awareness' Party and Other Fun Food and Drink Events

Also happening this week: a wine tasting at D'Corato Ristorante and a vegan "cheese" class.

07/10/2019 By Giulia Heyward

Rawsome

What's a Raw Vegan?

Raw vegan restaurants are popping up around Sarasota, touting impressive health benefits. So what's the deal?

06/18/2019 By Hanna Powers

Food Drive

Food Bank of Manatee to Distribute 120,000 Summer Meals to Students This Summer

According to Manatee County Schools, more than 60 percent of Manatee County students qualify for the federal Free and Reduced Lunch program.

06/13/2019 By Staff

Lettuce eat

Trend Report: The Kale Caesar

Dressed up with egg or dressed down sans oil, the kale Caesar is a delicious twist on an old-fashioned salad.

05/02/2019 By Giulia Heyward

Clean Sweep

The Hottest Food Trend in Sarasota? Nutrition

The word of the year on the Sarasota dining scene is “clean.”

04/30/2019 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Flower Child

Myakka Herbalist Debbie Blount Makes a Living From Her Floral and Herb Potions

Plus, tips on how to start your own herb garden.

04/29/2019 By Megan McDonald

Eat up

An Adult Easter Egg Hunt, a Cheese Seminar and More of This Week's Best Dining Events

The 29th annual Florida Winefest Auction and a brewery drum circle are just some of this week's fun food happenings.

04/03/2019 By Giulia Heyward

Buzzed

All About Beekeeping From Alma Johnson at Sarasota Honey Co.

It’s a labor of love for Johnson, who affectionately refers to the bees as her “little girls.”

02/04/2019 By Megan McDonald

The Vegan Way

Nine Great Vegan Lunches

Local restaurants where eating vegan is a treat.

02/04/2019 By Isaac Eger

Trendspotting

I Tried It: Celery Juice

Our digital editor jumped onboard the celery juice craze.

01/28/2019 By Megan McDonald

Oh, Shoot!

Packed with Flavor and Nutrition, Tiny Microgreen Shoots Are Urban Farmer-Friendly

The innate desire of these seeds to exist is enough that even the brownest of thumbs shouldn’t have trouble.

10/02/2018 By Isaac Eger

A Nutty Idea

A Pharmacist's Quest for Better Almond Milk Led Her to Start Her Own Company

Totally Nuts—whose base recipe includes only water, California almonds, salt and a probiotic—is the brainchild of Vicki Gregory.

07/25/2018 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Get Buzzed

Sarasota Honey Co. Starts Free Beekeeping Classes

It's a labor of love for beekeeper Alma Johnson.

03/28/2018 By Megan McDonald

Cabbage Queen

Sharon Juraszek Runs a Thriving Sauerkraut Company

Juraszek is an evangelist for the power of cabbage.

03/28/2018 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Nonprofits

Food Bank Unveils New Look, Tagline

All Faiths Food Bank recently launched a new logo and tagline, "Ending Hunger," intended to clarify its new emphasis on offering a variety of health services.

03/01/2018 By Staff

Diet Dilemma

Are Superfoods Really Super?

Sarasota Memorial Hospital registered dietitian Julie Calmes breaks it down for us.

08/04/2017 By Katherine Flanders

Best Burgers

We Put a Much-Hyped New Veggie Burger to the Test

Beyond Meat claims its Beyond Burger looks and tastes like fresh ground beef. Does it?

06/27/2017 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Eat Your Veggies

5 Ways to Kickstart a Healthy School Year

Sarasota Memorial Hospital dietitian Amanda Kinney shares her five top tips for starting the school year off right for kids and parents.

08/11/2016 By Alaina Upman