Foodie’s Notebook

Past Articles



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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May 5, 2014

Yoder’s Restaurant Serves Up Tasty Barbecue Ribs

Chef Judi and her five-year-old grand-nephew sample the tasty barbecue ribs at Yoder’s Restaurant.

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Derek's Bradenton
April 15, 2014

Two New and Noteworthy Sarasota Dining Finds

Chef Judi Gallagher gets the dish on the new Derek’s Coastal Cuisine in Bradenton and Off the Hook Seafood Co. in Gulf Gate.

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One of the new menu offerings at downtown's Cafe Americano.
April 3, 2014

Sarasota Restaurants Revamp Menus for Spring

Chef Judi gets the scoop on the Sarasota restaurants that are revamping their menus for spring, plus more dining news from around the city.

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yoder's fresh market
March 17, 2014

Tips for Eating Out During Season in Sarasota

Chef Judi shares her tips for dining out during season.

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Don Cesar Hotel St. Petersburg
March 4, 2014

A Weekend Away at the Don Cesar Hotel in St. Petersburg

Chef Judi Gallagher spends a luxurious weekend at the famed Don Cesar Hotel in St. Petersburg.

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February 10, 2014

Chef Judi Shares Her Favorite Sarasota Valentine’s Day Treats

For those who love savory treats like she does, Chef Judi pens a love letter to her favorite Sarasota Valentine’s Day foods.

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Sardinia restaurant Sarasota
January 27, 2014

New Restaurant Alert: Sardinia Opens Where Cafe Bologna Once Stood

Chef Judi visits the new Italian restaurant, Sardinia, on the South Trail.

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