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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.

05/27/2014 By Judi Gallagher

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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.

04/15/2014 By Judi Gallagher

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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.

04/03/2014 By Judi Gallagher

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Tips for Eating Out During Season in Sarasota

Chef Judi shares her tips for dining out during season.

03/17/2014 By Judi Gallagher

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New Restaurant Alert: Sardinia Opens Where Cafe Bologna Once Stood

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

01/27/2014 By Judi Gallagher

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Chef Judi Visits Downtown Sarasota's Tsunami Sushi Restaurant

Chef Judi finds lots to love at downtown Sarasota's Tsunami Sushi and Hibachi Grill.

01/14/2014 By Megan McDonald

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Chef Judi Revisits The Cottage on Siesta Key

Chef Judi finds much to love when she revisits The Cottage--and Chef Larry Epler's creative fusion menu--on Siesta Key.

12/30/2013 By staff

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Chef Judi Visits Chianti Restaurant on Clark Road

Chef Judi visits Sarasota's Chianti restaurant for authentic Italian food prepared by former Michael's on East chef Al Massa.

12/10/2013 By Judi Gallagher

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Season of Eating

Chef Judi recaps a week that includes the Suncoast Food and Wine Fest, a South African wine tasting at Michael's On East, Brunch on the Bay, Il Panificio pizza and lunch at Eat Here.

11/12/2013 By staff

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Taste of Asia Opens in New Space on Tamiami Trail

Taste of Asia opens in a new, larger space on South Tamiami Trail in Sarasota.

10/17/2013 By Judi Gallagher

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French Culinary Association Village de Chefs Comes to Sarasota-Bradenton Next Week

The French culinary association Village de Chefs will come to Sarasota next week to work with Manatee Technical Insitute culinary students and host a public dinner.

10/04/2013 By Judi Gallagher

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Jalea, a Peruvian Restaurant, Opens in Downtown Sarasota

Jalea brings the flavors of Peru to downtown Sarasota in what was formerly the Sangria space.

09/23/2013 By Judi Gallagher

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A New Menu at Phillippi Creek Oyster Bar; Plus a Healthy New Sarasota Dining Option

Phillippi Creek Oyster Bar launches new fall menu; plus Get Fit Fuel and updates on Chef Judi's paleo diet.

09/16/2013 By Judi Gallagher

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New Restaurant Alert: The Usual Place

The Usual Place, an Italian restaurant, opens in Sarasota; Chef Judi gets the scoop.

09/03/2013 By Megan McDonald

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Piled Hi Roast Beef Sandwiches Pops Up on Main Street; Plus, Paleo Diet: Week Two

The Piled Hi food truck opens on Main Street in downtown Sarasota; plus, updates on the paleo diet: week two.

08/19/2013 By Judi Gallagher

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P.F. Chang's Opens in Sarasota

P.F. Chang's opens in downtown Sarasota, and Chef Judi says it's a welcome addition to the local restaurant scene.

07/29/2013 By Judi Gallagher

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Sarasota Restaurants Offer Summer Dining Specials

Chef Judi gets the scoop on three Sarasota restaurants' summer dining deals.

06/18/2013 By Judi Gallagher

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Chef Judi Kicks Off Savor Sarasota Restaurant Week with Caragiulo's New Menu

Chef Judi kicks off this year's Savor Sarasota Restaurant Week with a standout experience at downtown Sarasota's Caragiulo's.

06/03/2013 By Megan McDonald

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New Restaurant Alert: Kacey's Seafood and More

Chef Judi visits one of Sarasota's newest restaurants, Kacey's Seafood and More on Fruitville Road.

04/15/2013 By Judi Gallagher

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Sarasota Restaurant News: Cosimo's is Back!

Sarasota restaurant news: Cosimo's reopens at 5501 Palmer Crossing Blvd. in Sarasota.

04/01/2013 By Megan McDonald