Foodie’s Notebook

Past Articles



Villa Toscana Sarasota
September 15, 2014

Villa Toscana Serves Up Italian Food in Downtown Sarasota’s Burns Court

Villa Toscana serves up tasty Italian food in downtown Sarasota’s Burns Court.

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LP2
September 4, 2014

The Lucky Pelican Serves Fresh Seafood in Lakewood Ranch

Chef Judi finds seafood that’s worth the hype at the Lucky Pelican in Lakewood Ranch.

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Tin Fish Sarasota
August 25, 2014

Area’s First Tin Fish Opens in Sarasota Commons

The area’s first Tin Fish opens in Sarasota Commons on Beneva Road; Chef Judi Gallagher investigates.

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Apollonia Grill Sarasota
August 11, 2014

Apollonia Grill Serves Up Modern Greek Cuisine

Chef Judi visits University Park’s Apollonia Grill, which puts a modern twist on Greek classics.

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La Primavera Mexican Sarasota
August 4, 2014

La Primavera (Formerly Bianca’s) Serves Up Authentic Mexican Food on U.S. 301

The former Bianca’s offers fresh, authentic flavors.

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July 16, 2014

New Restaurant Alert: Fast-Casual Russian Cuisine at The Russian House

Chef Judi Gallagher explores the concept of fast-casual Russian cuisine at the new Russian House restaurant.

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Chef Judi Gallagher
July 1, 2014

Where and What to Eat for the Fourth of July

Chef Judi’s picks for exactly where and what to eat on the Fourth of July in Sarasota, plus a recipe for corn with cilantro-lime butter.

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Wing House Sarasota
June 16, 2014

Wing House Opens in Downtown Sarasota

Plus, Chef Judi’s picks for where and what to eat when you’re watching the World Cup.

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The Table Creekside
June 9, 2014

Savor Sarasota: Meals at The Table, Cafe Americano and Oh Mamma Mia

Chef Judi savors Sarasota at The Table Creekside, Cafe Americano and Oh Mamma Mia.

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May 27, 2014

Savor Sarasota 2014 Prepares to Kick Off

Savor Sarasota 2014 kicks off June 1; plus, more barbecue news and where to find the best watermelon in town.

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