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Posts Tagged ‘restaurant review’

10/30/2014

Restaurant Review: Apollonia Grill in University Park

Plus, India Palace lives up to its name and a sweet treat from Bonefish Grill.

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10/1/2014

Restaurant Review: Fins at Sharky’s on the Pier

Food critic Marsha Fottler says the new Fins at Sharky’s on the Pier is a great place for visitors and locals alike.

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06/30/2014

Restaurant Review: Tide Tables Restaurant and Marina

Where and what to eat and drink right now.

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05/30/2014

Restaurant Review: St. Armands Circle’s Columbia Restaurant

John Bancroft savors classic Cuban at Columbia on St. Armands Circle and tasty Italian at Venice’s Made in Italy.

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05/1/2014

Restaurant Review: Mediterraneo in Downtown Sarasota

Our food critic says Mediterraneo is just as good as the day it opened; plus, what’s new at Siesta Key’s Flavio’s Brick Oven and Bar.

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04/1/2014

Rustic Redefined at the New Derek’s

Plus, a review of Soma Creekside and a preview of this year’s Florida Winefest.

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03/3/2014

Good Deal: Lolita Tartine in the Rosemary District

John Bancroft finds a good deal at the Rosemary District’s newest restaurant.

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03/3/2014

Restaurant Review: Roast Restaurant & Bar in Downtown Sarasota

Plus: Why everyone goes to Rick’s French Bistro.

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01/6/2014

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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01/6/2014

Polo Grill Gets a Makeover

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

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01/6/2014

Restaurant Review: The Usual Place

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

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10/1/2013

Restaurant Review: P.F. Chang’s

P.F. Chang’s delivers.

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07/1/2013

Restaurant Review: Downtown Sarasota’s Louies Modern

Food editor John Bancroft applauds downtown Sarasota’s new Louies Modern.

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06/3/2013

Restaurant Review: Downtown Sarasota’s Made

John Bancroft finds comfort and cocktails in a prime Main Street location.

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05/1/2013

Food & Wine: Clasico Cafe + Bar

Plus, dining news from Chef Judi, a good deal at the Coffee Loft and summer-ready cocktail recipes.

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04/1/2013

Restaurant Review: Jack Dusty at The-Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota

By John Bancroft | Photography by Chad Spencer Here’s the very first thing you need to know about The Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota’s new restaurant, Jack Dusty: It would be a shame, if not a crime, to pass up the local caviar starter ($21). Imagine a chilled black oblong platter on which are seated two perfect little […]

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03/1/2013

Restaurant Review: Harry’s Continental Kitchens

By John Bancroft Harry’s Continental Kitchens, long a stalwart on Longboat Key, is at the heart of what has become a mini gourmet empire at the corner of Gulf of Mexico Drive and St. Judes Drive. Catering services, a corner store (not your average convenience store), deli and wine shop now complement a restaurant that […]

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02/1/2013

Restaurant Review: Yummy House

Yummy House opens to much fanfare in Sarasota.By John Bancroft The marvelously well-named Yummy House on the North Trail is first and foremost an excellent restaurant serving delicious dishes, both familiar and exotic, in a pleasant, upbeat dining room done in understated earth colors and with tables dressed in white cloths. That its primary fare […]

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01/1/2013

Restaurant Review: Melange

We were crazy about chef Lan Bradeen’s eponymous Main Street restaurant before she retooled her menu, redesigned her dining room and changed the name to Melange, or, as she spells it, mé*Lan*ge. Now we like it even better. The revamped enterprise capitalizes on two trends in fine dining: a menu of snacks, soups, salads and […]

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11/1/2012

Restaurant Review: Selva Grill

Founding chef Darwin Santa Maria established Selva Grill on Main Street as one of the hippest destinations on a street resplendent with good eats. Chef Darwin moved on to new ventures a while back, but Selva remains a culinary destination of distinction, its dining room still one of the coolest around with its color-swirled and […]

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