Kid-Friendly Cuisine

Eight Great Restaurants to Take Your Kids

Want a great dining experience that won't bore your kids? They can be themselves at any of these eight restaurants.

07/26/2017 By Rick Morgan

Queue Up for 'Cue

Review: Sublime Smoked Meats at Brick’s

Brick's Smoked Meats is making its mark on State Street.

07/26/2017 By Marsha Fottler

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

Food & Wine

The Best Siesta Key Beach Eats

Follow sun and fun with a sublime little something in Siesta Village.

07/26/2017 By Marsha Fottler

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

Weekly Planner

A Rosé Wine Dinner, a Beach Market, Sustainable Seafood and More Great Local Dining Events

...including a beer-and-cheese pairing and the debut of Libby's street fare menu.

07/19/2017 By Staff

Don't Want None Unless You Got Bundts, Hon

Nothing Bundt Cakes Opens on Fruitville Road

Kelly Erdmann's new business celebrates—and elevates—the humble bundt cake.

07/19/2017 By Megan McDonald

Travelogue

Where to Experience a Taste of the Northeast in Sarasota

Chef Judi savors the tastes of the northeast and reminds us where we can get them right here in Sarasota.

07/18/2017 By Judi Gallagher

Mad for Mangos

Recipe: Mango Chutney

Just in time for mango season, a treasured family recipe from retired USFSM Chancellor Arthur Guilford.

07/12/2017 By Ilene Denton

Diner Leagues

New Diner Opens at Westfield Siesta Key Mall

Metro Diner, a burgeoning chain born in Jacksonville in 1992, recently opened its first Sarasota location in a revamped space inside the Westfield Siesta Key mall.

07/06/2017 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Weekly Planner

Lionfish Cooking Derby, Bell Cow Float Day and More Local Dining Events

...including First Friday at Retrobaked and Anna Maria Oyster Bar's upcoming Summer Fest.

07/05/2017 By Eat Beat Team

Things to Do

Find a Restaurant

Your guide to the best restaurants in the region.

06/30/2017

Old Florida Flavor

Kick Back and Relax at These Waterfront Restaurants

These eight spots are filled with Old Florida flavor.

06/30/2017 By Ilene Denton

Cheers to Beer

A Tour of Sarasota's Craft Brewing Scene

From JDub's to Calusa, dive into the region's thriving world of craft beer.

06/30/2017 By Hannah Wallace

Weekly Planner

Ribfest at Darwin Brewing Co., Garden Party Brunch at Geraldson Community Farm and More Local Dining Events

...including food for a good cause at Metro Diner and the Funky Fusion food truck's grand opening.

06/28/2017 By Eat Beat Team

Summer Sips

Local Restaurateurs Share Their Favorite Summer Wines

Try these cool pours for hot days.

06/28/2017 By Marsha Fottler

Review

Restaurant Review: Summer Fun at Farlow’s

Tropical flavors shine at Farlow’s.

06/28/2017 By Marsha Fottler

Summer Scoops

Cool Off at These Six Local Ice Cream Parlors

Our picks of cool licks.

06/28/2017 By Megan McDonald