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Sarasota chef plots new Jewish-style deli

“It’s going to be totally authentic, authentic to the max,” says Sol Shenker, 51, describing his new venture, a non-kosher Jewish-style deli coming to south Sarasota… Read more »

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Gulf Gate Guide

Discover the most diverse dining and drinking destination in the area…. Read more »

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Bar Tab: Beulah

Drink, eat and be seen at this new restaurant and bar in downtown Sarasota. … Read more »


Asaro's Pizzeria opens

Sicilian dishes and gourmet pizza are the specialties of Asaro’s Pizzeria & Ristorante in Nokomis (2454 Laurel Road, East, 941-485-5959). Proprietor Frank Asaro, who owns… Read more »

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Sevandos to replace Darwin's on 4th

The owner of Blu Que Island Grille plans a new restaurant in 4th Ave. spot…. Read more »


Sample Sarasota

The second edition of the new monthly local food market will take over Mandeville Beer Garden on Thursday. Sip on a pint of locally crafted… Read more »

Chef Talk | Cooking | Restaurants 

Chef Talk: Keith Daum of Bridge Street Bistro and Island Time Bar and Grill

Keith Daum, the executive chef at Bridge Street Bistro (111 Gulf Dr. S., Bradenton Beach. 782-1122; bridgestreetbistroonline.com), has spent decades carving out his culinary signature… Read more »

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Liquid Love: Medusa

Fresh, seasonal $6 cocktails are on the happy hour menu at Apollonia Grill from 4 to 6:30 p.m. daily, including the cucumber-infused Medusa, as well… Read more »

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Revamped Ringling Museum restaurant opens to the public

Muse is the new concept by Tableseide…. Read more »

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Cheap Eats: La Brisa Tacos Y Mariscos

Great tacos in downtown Sarasota…. Read more »


Seafood Shack dinner celebrates new novel, raises money for nonprofit

Four renowned Manatee County chefs are pooling their resources to celebrate the debut novel of a native Floridian author and to raise money for the… Read more »

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Seafood Shack serving invasive pacu

Seafood Shack is serving scary-looking pacu fish. … Read more »

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BAR NEWS: Office Bar replaces Evie's in downtown Sarasota

New craft cocktail and craft beer bar replaces Evie’s Tavern on Ringling. … Read more »

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Chef Talk: Chelsea Elliott of La Dona Donuts

Chelsea Elliott, the owner/operator of La Dona Donuts (284-2889; ladonadonuts.com), is a longtime baker who turned a confectionary passion into a career. Her company’s moniker (pronounced… Read more »

Drinks | Liquid Love 

Liquid Love: Salted Caramel Martini

A glistening Manatee River view and a salted caramel martini are on deck at Tarpon Pointe’s tiki bar. Sip one of these drinkable desserts at… Read more »


Despite past troubles, Cafe Amalfi returns

One restaurant in Bradenton and another scheduled for Sarasota…. Read more »

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Bar Tab: Currents at Hyatt Regency

Hotel’s rich history of celebrity guests preserved by bartender. … Read more »

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Eat Near: Slow Foods Kitchen preps new commercial kitchen

Family business grows with local snacks…. Read more »

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Cheap Eats: Myakka City Grocery

Fried chicken in a desert…. Read more »

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UPDATED 8/17: Restaurants taking summer vacation

UPDATED 8/17: Add an iconic downtown Sarasota restaurant and Village of the Arts landmark to the list…. Read more »

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