Thanksgiving 2017

The Ultimate Guide to Thanksgiving in Sarasota 2017

Don't feel like preparing a Thanksgiving feast at home this year? Here's your guide to local restaurants serving Thanksgiving dinner.

11/14/2017 By Stephanie Isaac

Breaking News

UberEATS Comes to Sarasota

The service will launch tomorrow, Nov. 9.

11/08/2017 By Megan McDonald

Weekly Planner

Suncoast Food & Wine Fest, Cortez Stone Crab Festival and Other Local Dining Events

Including a kombucha-making class, high tea at Latte Luna and a white truffle menu at Cafe Amici.

11/08/2017 By Stephanie Isaac

Tiki Time

Plans for a New Restaurant and Tiki Bar at Lido Beach Spark Protest

Should the City of Sarasota partner with private businesses to add a 200-seat restaurant and tiki bar to Lido Beach?

11/07/2017 By Pam Daniel

Bivalve Bliss

Atlantic Beer & Oyster Opens on State Street

A modern seafood shack is opening on State Street in downtown Sarasota.

11/01/2017 By Stephanie Isaac

Turkey Tipples

The Best Wines to Pair With Your Holiday Dinner

A master sommelier's cheat sheet.

11/01/2017 By Megan McDonald

Thanks for the Memories

The 12 Best Dishes Our Food Critic Ate This Year

Marsha Fottler shares her 12 top bites of 2016 (in no particular order).

11/01/2017 Photography by Marsha Fottler

Mark Your Calendars

Heads Up: Forks & Corks 2018 Tickets Go on Sale Next Monday

The annual epicurean event is always a crowd-pleaser.

11/01/2017 By Megan McDonald

Cheers!

The i-Ride is Downtown Sarasota's Newest Ride-Sharing Option

The low-speed cruisers make for a fun way to let you pack as many destinations as possible into that narrow happy hour window, without having to drive with a buzz.

11/01/2017 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Cheers!

"Make Mine a Single Malt"

Novelist Adam Davies on his love affair with Scotch.

11/01/2017 By Adam Davies

Cheers!

The High-Proof Smarts of Lila's Low-Proof Cocktail Menu

You don't need high-proof liquors to fix a memorable cocktail.

11/01/2017 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Cheers!

How Sanitary Are Those Communal Bar Snacks?

We scooped up some nuts from a bowl at a local happy hour and had them analyzed. Here are the results.

11/01/2017 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Cheers!

10 Cocktails to Drink Right Now

Consider this the happy hour hot list.

11/01/2017 By Cooper Levey-Baker and Megan McDonald

Weekly Planner

Taste of Manatee, Safari Sarasota and Other Local Dining Events

Including Beer, Boats & Bacon, Pillar of Hope, Sunday Supper at Louies Modern—and more.

10/31/2017 By Stephanie Isaac

Cheers!

The Best Happy Hours in Sarasota

A dozen hotspots where the drinks, food and deals will elevate your late-afternoon attitude.

10/31/2017 By Cooper Levey-Baker and Megan McDonald

Masterpiece Theater

From a Fashion Empire to a Cherry Pie, Eugene Stutzman Lives to Create

Sarasota's Eugene Stutzman was the founder of a fashion company that dressed Whitney Houston, Elizabeth Taylor, Jane Fonda and many more.

10/30/2017 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Second Coming

Wicked Cantina Opens on the North Trail Next Week

Mike and Janice Dolan are bringing their hit Bradenton Beach spot to Sarasota.

10/30/2017 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Cocktails Ahoy!

Jack Dusty Debuts New Fall Menu

Jack Dusty hits a high note with its new, rum-heavy fall cocktails and seafood-forward dinner menu.

10/25/2017 By Judi Gallagher

Weekly Planner

A Latte Art Competition, Harvest Milkweed Festival and Other Local Dining Events

Including Hunsader Farms' Pumpkin Festival, Acropolis' grand opening and a taste-and-learn chef series at Andrea's.

10/24/2017 By Stephanie Isaac

'Tis the Season

Stone Crab Season is Here

It's the most wonderful time of the year.

10/18/2017 By Hannah Wallace