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A Guide to the Sarasota Farmers Market

A Saturday morning at the downtown farmers market is a Saturday morning well spent.

09/06/2017 By Stephanie Isaac

Restaurant News

Connors Steak and Seafood Restaurant to Open at the Westfield Siesta Key Mall

Connors, a steak and seafood restaurant with an upscale bar, will open later this month. The original opening date was delayed due to Hurricane Irma.

09/06/2017 By Stephanie Hagan

Sunday Funday

Louies Offers a Modern Take on Sunday Brunch

Eggs Benedict, made-to-order omelets and frosé—oh, my!

09/06/2017 By Judi Gallagher

Weekly Planner

A Pioneer Homestead Party, a Pig Roast and Other Local Dining Events

Including a cake decorating class, Sarasota Opera's fourth annual Taste of Downtown and Let's Eat Englewood.

09/06/2017 By Stephanie Hagan

Weekly Planner

A Bacon and Beer Festival, a Back-to-School Pizza Party and More Local Dining Events

Including First Friday at Retrobaked, a campout celebration at Geraldson Community farm and Englewood's annual restaurant week.

08/30/2017 By Stephanie Hagan

Mall Madness

New Bravo Restaurant Opens in Sarasota

Bravo Coastal Bar & Kitchen is part of the restaurant group that operates both Bravo Cucina Italiana and Brio Tuscan Grille.

08/29/2017 By Stephanie Hagan

Weekly Planner

A Blues Brunch, a Cake Decorating Class and More Local Dining Events

Including a brown-bag lunch at the South Florida Museum, a happy hour at the Southgate Village Plaza and a movie night at Mandeville Beer Garden.

08/21/2017 By Stephanie Hagan

Recipe

Alinea's Jaryd Hearn Returns to Polo Grill

And he's sharing a delicious recipe for pickled beet salad with us.

08/16/2017 By Stephanie Hagan

Diner Dish

Chef Judi Visits Metro Diner

A new restaurant brings a true diner experience to Westfield Siesta Key.

08/16/2017 By Judi Gallagher

Weekly Planner

A Food Truck Rally, a Yoga Brunch Club and More Local Dining Events

Including a pasta making class, a pet happy hour and a Siesta Key rum pairing dinner.

08/15/2017 By Stephanie Hagan

Applause

Ophelia's on the Bay Named One of the Most Scenic Restaurants in America

The restaurant is the only one in Sarasota—and one of only five in the state—to make OpenTable's list.

08/11/2017 By Megan McDonald

Weekly Planner

A Beer Fun Run, a French Macaron Ice Cream Cart and More Local Dining Events

Including a shopping and coffee event with your dog and a wine walk in downtown Venice.

08/09/2017 By Stephanie Hagan

A View to a Chill

The Star of the New Westin Rooftop Bar? That View

Over the course of a couple hours, I must have uttered some variation of "Holy moly," "Wow" and "Golly" 12 dozen times.

08/09/2017 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Nitrogen Fixation

10 Bucks or Less: Krave n Joy

Tacos and ice cream? Deal me in.

08/02/2017 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Weekly Planner

A Sustainable Seafood Dinner, a Cupcake Eating Contest and More Local Dining Events

...including a celebration of National IPA Day, First Friday at Retrobaked and a movie night at JDub's Brewing Company.

08/01/2017 By Stephanie Hagan

Comfort Kitchen

Revisiting Millie's Restaurant

Chef Judi finds great breakfast and lunch option at Millie's on Clark Road.

07/31/2017 By Judi Gallagher

Mad for Mangoes

In Praise of Mangoes, the Ultimate Summer Fruit

In praise of summer’s ultimate tropical fruit.

07/26/2017 By Ilene Denton

Oodles of Noodles

State Street's Newest Offering: Monday Night Ramen

Mondays just became a little less hellish.

07/25/2017 Photography by Cooper Levey-Baker

Weekly Planner

A Funky Buddha Tasting Menu, Fourth Friday at the Downtown Village, and More Local Dining Events

...including a mac 'n' cheese bar at JDub's and macaron ice cream sandwiches.

07/25/2017 By Katherine Flanders

Super Smoker

10 Bucks or Less: Sea Smoke

A newish Cortez shop smokes its own fish and bacon, makes head cheese from scratch and serves up dope lunch grub.

07/24/2017 By Cooper Levey-Baker