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July 2014

The Blue Rooster’s Southern Pecan Pie

To accompany our July issue review of Sarasota’s Blue Rooster, we asked Chef Michael Yoder to give us the recipe for the restaurant’s delicious pecan pie. The secret to the house recipe, Yoder revealed, is Steen’s cane syrup, which gives it that unique down-home taste. Pecan pie is a quintessential Southern treat—and now you can […]

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May 2014

Mother’s Day Brunches in Sarasota

  Selby Gardens Celebrate among the tropical flora with live music and a full meal from Michael’s On East. Three seatings. $48 for nonmembers; $38 for members; $18 for children 4-11 (children under 4 are free). Hyde Park Prime Steakhouse Three courses for $27.95 per person, plus a $25 gift card to be used at a […]

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January 2014

WEDU Celebrates Return of “Downton Abbey” at Cafe L’Europe

WEDU celebrates the return of Downton Abbey with a sumptuous dinner at Cafe L’Europe.

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October 2013

South African Wine Tasting at Michael’s On East to Raise Awareness for All Heart Fund

The event will be held at Michael’s on East on November 7.

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Sarasota Yacht Club
August 2013

Fresh Catch: How to Cook Fresh-Caught Fish (Recipe)

Sarasota Yacht Club executive chef Anthony Puccio shares his recipe for fresh-caught fish with simple aioli.

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August 2013

RECIPE: Fresh Fish with Aioli

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June 2013

Four Tips for Throwing a Summer Party from Jack Dusty and Napa Valley’s Newton Vineyards

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April 2013

Sarasota’s Whiskey Obsession

I’m a decent fan of bourbon—an interest I picked up from my father. So Friday’s first annual Sarasota Whiskey Obsession Festival at Michael’s On East made for a great father-daughter outing.

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Today correspondent Sara Haines with Pinecraft's Sherry Gore.
April 2013

Thanks to Today Show Segment, Pinecraft Takes National Stage

DVR alert! The Today show takes a loving look at Pinecraft for an upcoming segment. A Today crew toured the little Amish-Mennonite community off Bahia Vista Street in Sarasota in late March and taped our friend, Sherry Gore, cooking Amish pot-pie stew with correspondent Sara Haines. (That’s Sara and Sherry hamming it up in the […]

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Roy Reig, Jack Dusty mixologist.
April 2013

Tax Day Cocktail Relief

Just filed your taxes and need some relief? We’ve got just the thing for you, thanks to Jack Dusty mixologist Roy Reig, who’s sharing two recipes for cocktails that we’re sure will either alleviate the pain or be perfect for toasting to your good fortune. Tax Man-Up A hard, stiff cocktail served over one large […]

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