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Chef Talk: Matthew Lewis of The Capital Grille

Sarasota’s Matthew Lewis, the executive chef partner at The Capital Grille (180 University Town Center Dr., Sarasota. 256-3647; thecapitalgrille.com) , helps bring a local feel to… Read more »

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Chef Talk: Rafael Manzano of Phillippi Creek Village Restaurant and Oyster Bar

Devoted father credits his mother for his passion for cooking…. Read more »

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Chef Talk: Giuseppe “Joe” Casadio of 15 South Ristorante Enoteca

Growing up near Portofino, Italy, Giuseppe “Joe” Casadio learned the culinary trade from his Tuscan mother and Genovese father. After moving to Sarasota and working… Read more »

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Chef Talk: J.R. Garraus of J.R.'s Old Packinghouse Cafe

J.R. Garraus has enjoyed longtime renown for his indulgent burgers and live music lineup at J.R.’s Old Packinghouse Café. But what some may not know… Read more »

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Chef Talk: Ezequiel “Ezy” Gramajo of the Riverhouse Reef and Grill

To Palmetto via Argentina…. Read more »

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Chef Talk: Oy Punyahotra of Drunken Poet Cafe

Aporni “Oy” Punyahotra has made the 2006-born Drunken Poet Café (1572 Main St., Sarasota. 955-8404; drunkenpoetsarasota.com) a downtown Sarasota mainstay. The restaurateur is known for her… Read more »

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Chef Talk: Ed Glennon of Back Eddy Bistro

From New York to Sarasota…. Read more »

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Chef Talk: Jeff and Travis Alday of Alday's Bar-B-Q

It’s a family affair…. Read more »

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Chef Talk: Gavin Pera of Maritana Grille

Chef of Maritana Grille at Loews Don CeSar Hotel is using Sarasota-Manatee-Charlotte farms to create new menu concepts…. Read more »

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Chef Talk: Bar Chef Matthew Serrano of The Table Creekside

Innovative cocktails at a great restaurant…. Read more »

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Chef Talk: Shane Keinz of Full Belly Stuffed Burgers

Learn to make the burger joint’s Italian Burger…. Read more »

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Chef Talk: Amy Nichols of Flour Parlor

Sarasota has come to know baker Amy Nichols as a cake pop master from the family-run Lollicake Queen in Southside Village. Now, she is branching… Read more »

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Chef Talk: Dy’Ante Reddick of Burger & Beer Joint

Dy’Ante Reddick, the corporate executive chef of Burger & Beer Joint, has been a kitchen wiz since age 15. Today, he is elevating the art… Read more »

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Chef Talk: Bill Shafer of the Seafood Shack

This Florida native knows Gulf Coast cooking…. Read more »

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Chef Talk: Denise May of Chutney's Etc.

Nearly three decades into entrepreneurship, chef and restaurateur Denise May of Chutney’s Etc. (1944 Hillview St., Sarasota; 954-4444; chutneysetc.com) has built up a family of Southside Village… Read more »

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Chef Talk: White House Chef John Moeller

We talk to the former White House chef before he comes to town this weekend…. Read more »

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Chef Talk: Yann Chupin of the Ritz-Carlton

The new chef at the Ritz likes to go fast…. Read more »

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Chef Talk: Klaus Roessler of Roessler's Restaurant

It’s a family affair…. Read more »

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Chef Talk: Harry Christensen of Harry's Continental Kitchens

Local restaurant icon talks about growing up in the business…. Read more »

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Chef Talk: Chris Lynch of Lynches Pub & Grub

Originally from County Cork, Ireland, Chris Lynch brings her Emerald Isle-style cooking to Lynches Pub & Grub (19B Boulevard of the Presidents, Sarasota. 388-5550; lynchespub.com) on… Read more »

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