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05/30/2014

Foodologist: Mark Gabrick of Bricks BBQ

A new Farmer’s Market vendor offers Texas-style, slow-smoked meat.

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05/1/2014

Foodologist: Victoria and Michael Calore of Mozzarella Fella

The couple behind Mozzarella Fella’s sandwich genius.

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03/3/2014

Foodologist: Deb Lynch of Jackalope Meadows

Deb Lynch of Jackalope Meadows runs a successful cottage industry thanks to her honey-sweetened homemade yogurt.

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06/3/2013

Foodologist: Kathy Connett and Her Refitted Purple Belle Ice Cream Truck

Kathy Connett serves up icy sweet treats from her Purple Belle Ice Cream Truck.

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05/1/2013

Foodologist: Mark Negley of Negley & Son Honey

Arcadia-based beekeeper Mark A. Negley believes in the power of honey, which his company, Negley & Son, delivers in a variety of tastes and textures.

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04/1/2013

Foodologist: Leigh Growney of The Short Giraffe

Baker Leigh Growney of The Short Giraffe keeps her treats little but yummy.

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03/1/2013

Foodologist

By John Bancroft “If it sparkles, I like it,” confides pastry chef and wedding cake designer Lyndsy McDonald. We guessed as much from her conversation, which sparkles with enthusiasm for her art and her business, Pastries By Design, located at 10667 Boardwalk Loop in Lakewood Ranch. For The Record: The biggest wedding cake McDonald has […]

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02/1/2013

Foodologists: Pop Craft Pops

By John Bancroft Donna Tortorice, co-owner of Pop Craft Pops at 2245-A Bee Ridge Road, calls her partner and son, Martin Scott, “the popologist.” She handles sales and marketing while he dreams up and crafts their unique and seductive line of artisanal frozen treats on a stick. They make a good team. To Market: Tortorice […]

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01/1/2013

Foodologist: Ionie Bergs

Ionie Bergs’ raw food cafe serves much more than smoothies. Ionie Bergs, proprietor of ionie: Healing Center & Raw Food Cafe, eased into her passion for raw foods back in 2000 when, she says, she began to “dabble” in smoothies and juices. Her interest kicked into high gear five years later courtesy of a book […]

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11/1/2012

Foodologist: Sirard’s Chocolate Cafe

A new chocolate café offers sweet treats from morning to night. Carol Sirard, 48, is a homegrown chocolatier and proprietor of a unique culinary venture: Sirard’s Chocolate Cafe at 5170 Palmer Parkway Blvd., near Clark Road. In addition to handmade chocolates at retail and a morning coffee and pastry bar, Sirard’s sweet cafe serves lunch […]

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06/27/2014

CROPjuice’s Karen Odierna on the Reasons to Juice

Karen Odierna’s CROPJuice is a haven for juice lovers.

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06/26/2014

Sarasota Dining and Restaurant News from Chef Judi Gallagher

Chef Judi gives us the latest news from Sarasota restaurants, including a hot dish from Derek’s Rustic Coastal Cuisine and a new farmer’s market.

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