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Archive for January, 2010

01/25/2010

The New Trader Vic’s

At Trader Vic’s Island Time Bar and Grill, the appetizers wooed me.   By Judi Gallagher   When Ron and Margaret Cook (aka Cook’s Custom Cabinetry and designers of my own gourmet kitchen) tell me to go check out a new place, I listen. After all, they not only know specialty kitchens, Margaret Cook kept […]

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01/18/2010

Breakfast and More

From cupcakes to cute breakfast stops, Sarasota is expanding its dining options.   By Judi Gallagher     I usually take a month or so before I check out the new kid in town. I like to give them a chance to settle in before I bring out my critical fork and knife, but how […]

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01/12/2010

Bring Food

Coming from friends and family, food warms the soul. By Judi Gallagher      When I was pregnant with our son, I made it a point to make dinners for other friends who were expecting. I had just sold my first restaurant and had plenty of time to make stuffed veal roast and hazelnut cheesecakes. When […]

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01/4/2010

Lobster Love

By Judi Gallagher   2010 is going to be a great year for eating.     While 2009 was a year for budget-watching, 2010 appears to be beginning in a more promising way, with more diners and even more new dining establishments.   Look for an increase in deals on the casual dining scene, like […]

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