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Chris Davis Baltimore Orioles
January 2014

What to Eat in Sarasota: 9 Locals Share Their Favorite Foods

Cooper Levey-Baker asks, “What’s your favorite food fix?”

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Casey Key Fish House
January 2014

Behind the Bar with Casey Key Fish House’s Skeeter Williams

Bartender Skeeter Williams on serving drinks—and touching lives—at the Casey Key Fish House tiki bar.

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Marcella Hazan Longboat Key
January 2014

Her Husband, Victor, Remembers Marcella Hazan

Victor Hazan, husband of the late, great Italian cook Marcella Hazan, remembers his wife in a touching tribute.

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Sarasota's best muffins
January 2014

Sarasota’s Best Muffins

Our editors put their stomachs–and gluten tolerance–to the test to find Sarasota’s best muffins.

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Perq Coffee Bar Sarasota
January 2014

Perq Coffee Bar Serves Craft Coffee in Southside Village

Erin and Keith Zolner and Amy Nichols are bringing craft coffee to Sarasotans via their Perq Coffee Bar.

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January 2014

Polo Grill Gets a Makeover

Lakewood Ranch’s Polo Grill gets a facelift on both its building and its menu.

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PDQ Sarasota
January 2014

Good Deal: PDQ Opens in Sarasota

John Bancroft finds a good deal at Sarasota’s PDQ.

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The Usual Place restaurant Sarasota
January 2014

Restaurant Review: The Usual Place

Food editor John Bancroft gives us the dish on The Usual Place.

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Cafe Gabbiano Siesta Key
January 2014

Sarasota Restaurant News from Chef Judi Gallagher: February 2014

Bits and bites from contributing food editor Judi Gallagher.

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Perq Coffee Bar Sarasota
December 2013

Eat This Now: The 57 Best Sarasota Restaurant Dishes

Our food editors and Facebook fans pick 57 great tastes of the town.

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Sherry Gore Pinecraft Sarasota
December 2013

Pinecraft’s Sherry Gore Gains National Attention for Her Amish Cookbook Series

Pinecraft’s Sherry Gore is gaining national attention for a new cookbook series featuring comforting Amish favorites.

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S'macks Sarasota
November 2013

Dining Deal: S’macks Burgers and Shakes

Food critic John Bancroft finds a good deal at Sarasota’s new S’macks Burgers and Shakes.

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Sarasota dive bars
November 2013

An Ode to Sarasota’s Dive Bars

Novelist Tim Dorsey pens an ode to two of Sarasota’s most famous dive bars: The Crescent Club and the Bahi Hut.

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Jose's Real Cuban Food Bradenton
November 2013

Sarasota’s Best Cuban Sandwich

We scour the area to find Sarasota’s best Cuban sandwich.

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fw_ila_foodologist
November 2013

The Table Creekside’s Ila Edwards Creates Infused Cocktails

Ila Edwards, general manager of The Table restaurant in Sarasota, mixes up creative infused cocktails.

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Big Water Fish Market Siesta Key
November 2013

Sarasota Restaurant News from Chef Judi Gallagher

Bits and bites from contributing food editor Judi Gallagher.

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The Sandbar Anna Maria Island
November 2013

Restaurant Review: The Sandbar on Anna Maria Island

Food critic John Bancroft applauds Anna Maria Island’s refreshed Sandbar restaurant.

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Social Eatery & Bar downtown Sarasota
November 2013

Social Eatery & Bar Opens in Downtown Sarasota

Food critic John Bancroft finds First Street’s new Social Eatery & Bar in downtown Sarasota an excellent addition to the local restaurant scene.

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Mr. Beery's Sarasota
October 2013

Craft Beer at Mr. Beery’s; Plus a Good Deal at Hacienda Mexican Grill & Cantina

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Anna Maria Donuts Anna Maria Island
October 2013

Shawn and Cecilia Wampole Open Anna Maria Donuts on Anna Maria Island

Shawn and Cecilia Wampole bring top-your-own delights to Anna Maria.

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