Foodie’s Notebook

Past Articles



Judi Gallagher holidays
December 17, 2014

Chef Judi Shares Her Hanukkah and Christmas Traditions

Chef Judi Gallagher shares her favorite holiday traditions, from Hanukkah to Christmas Eve.

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Kona Grill Sarasota
December 8, 2014

Kona Grill Opens in Sarasota

Chef Judi visits Sarasota’s new Kona Grill at The Mall at University Town Center.

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Jack Dusty Sarasota
December 4, 2014

The Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota Introduces New Pastry: The “Doussant”

Chef Judi flips for the doussant, a croissant-doughnut hybrid.

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Brio Mall at University Town Center
November 17, 2014

Brio and Capital Grille Open at Mall at University Town Center

Plus, more food news from around town.

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John Bancroft Sarasota Magazine
November 3, 2014

Remembering Sarasota Magazine Food Critic John Bancroft

Chef Judi remembers fellow Sarasota Magazine food critic–and friend–John Bancroft.

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Chef Judi Gallagher
October 21, 2014

Chef Judi Tells Us What and Where to Eat in Italy

Chef Judi’s sharing her foodie field notes from an Italian holiday.

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October 14, 2014

Cheesecake Factory Opens at Mall at University Town Center

Chef Judi gets the dish on the Sarasota’s new Cheesecake Factory at the Mall at University Town Center.

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September 30, 2014

Goichi Sushi Serves Up Ramen Noodles on Monday Nights

Chef Judi visits Goichi Sushi Cafe on Bee Ridge Road in Sarasota, which serves up authentic ramen noodles on Monday nights.

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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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