April 2008

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FEATURES 10 BEST Su Byron gets up early to find the 10 top breakfast dishes in town. THE DEAL BEHIND THE DEAL Charlie Huisking unreels the story of how the Sarasota Film Festival, William H. Macy and a band of believers brought Macy’s latest movie to life. PIZZA WITH PANACHE A panel of hungry judges taste-tests […]


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FEATURES

10 BEST

Su Byron gets up early to find the 10 top breakfast dishes in town.

THE DEAL BEHIND THE DEAL

Charlie Huisking unreels the story of how the Sarasota Film Festival, William H. Macy and a band of believers brought Macy’s latest movie to life.

PIZZA WITH PANACHE

A panel of hungry judges taste-tests its way to Sarasota’s greatest gourmet pizza. By Megan McDonald

THE BOUNTY OF PINECRAFT

Sarasota’s little Mennonite community enriches us all with its heritage of hospitality and home cooking. By Kate Pursell 

NANCY AND THE REAL THING

Longtime Sarasotan Nancy Oliver gets an Oscar nod for her debut screenplay.

DEPARTMENTS

FROM THE EDITOR

Of food, wine and a great new diet. By Pam Daniel

STREET TALK

News and names to boost your civic I.Q.

* Street Smarts

* Hot Seat

SHOPPING

Carol Tisch shops our finest food emporiums, plus fashion finds by Jill Obrochta.

ARCHITECTURE

An ambitious new town is rising near Naples. Richard Storm heads to Ave Maria to take a look.

MR. CHATTERBOX

What does novelist Stephen King have to say about Sarasota in his latest thriller? Plenty–and it’s pretty scary. Mr. C gets the scoop.

LIMELIGHT

Rebecca Baxter snaps people and parties, and our “Social Detective” finds nature is fashionable at the Palm Ball.

* Fashion Statement

EVENTS

Kay Kipling’s calendar of arts and entertainment, plus On Exhibit by Mark Oromond.

* Art Buzz

VITAL SIGNS

Everything you wanted to know about sex after 60 but were afraid to ask. By Su Byron

FOOD & WINE

John Bancroft samples the new Fred’s and downtown’s Arosa, and chef Judi Gallagher picks flowers good enough to eat.

NATURAL SELECTION

Our artist’s sketchbook of Sarasota flora and fauna.