Archive for January, 2011

01/1/2011

Fashion

The It List Go West, Young Man For the hottest cowboy shirt ever, Just a Cheap Shirt’s newest is form-fitting with hip patches (check out the fortune cookie messages) typifying the trend to rugged, All-American styles. Stitch Boutique, 1463 Main St., (941) 366-7268   A Step Beyond The celebrity brand that was launched with glamorous stilettos […]

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01/1/2011

Lost World

Imagine a place where nature abounds, where the sun rises over expansive prairies and green pinelands, where wildlife of all description delights the naturalist and the hunter. Here schools of fish are so dense that some are squeezed right out of the bay and land gasping in your boat. Crystal springs gush from the earth, […]

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01/1/2011

The New Abnormal

Sarasota isn’t normal, but I didn’t always know that. Growing up here, I never wondered why so many people at the mall had gray hair. I thought that every American town had a beach where people talked in funny accents and a hospital the size of a military base. These things are normal, if you […]

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01/1/2011

10 Best

Fresh Fodder 1. Feel like a culinary stroll in an octopus’ garden? At Café Epicure, Chef Stefano Sasso’s Insalata Di Polpo features tender raw octopus, potatoes and green olives. It’s light, satisfying and looks great, too. 1298 N. Palm Ave., Sarasota (941) 366-5648. 2. Slow-braised beef short ribs are the ultimate comfort food. Chef Stephen […]

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