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Archive for 2012

12/13/2012

Win a Copy of “Hazan Family Favorites”

Still looking for the perfect gift for the foodie in your life? Enter to win one of three (3) signed copies of famed chef Giuliano Hazan’s new cookbook, Hazan Family Favorites, featured in our December issue. Entries must be received by midnight on Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2012; winner will be selected and notified on Wednesday, Dec. 19, […]

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12/11/2012

Holiday Gift Guide: Spirits of the Season

Create good cheer with these holiday cocktails. A holiday cocktail can add festive spirit to any event. Nobody knows that better than Maeve Persquera, the national food and beverage director of Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar, whose enviable job includes testing and selecting signature cocktails for the restaurants every Christmas season. We persuaded Persquera […]

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12/6/2012

What To Do in Sarasota This Weekend: 12/6/2012

Your Weekend Top 5 1. The Van Wezel opens its Broadway season tonight and tomorrow with the national touring production of Catch Me If You Can. The Tony Award-nominated musical relates the wild adventures of con man Frank Abagnale, who, in pursuit of the good life, poses as an airline pilot, a doctor and a lawyer. […]

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12/5/2012

Holiday Gift Guide: Gifts for Foodies

By Heather Dunhill Make-it-yourself gift ideas from chef Christian Hershman. Chef Christian Hershman’s State Street Eating House feels like an alchemist’s lab as well as a chic neighborhood bistro. The bar shelves are lined with Mason jars of Hershman’s edible infusions, which he uses in many of the menu items, including specialty cocktails. We asked […]

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11/30/2012

The Sea Lions Are Here!

“Sea Lions: On the Water’s Edge” opens Dec. 1 at Mote Aquarium.

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11/29/2012

What To Do in Sarasota This Weekend: 11/29/2012

Your Weekend Top 5 1. Kitty, the Patagonian sea lion,above, is all smiles because she and her BFFs, Rose and Stella, will be wintering at Mote Aquarium.  The special exhibit, “Sea Lions: On the Water’s Edge,” opens Saturday, after a rollicking Sea Lion Soiree Friday night in the Mote courtyard. (Get your tickets for the cocktail […]

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11/28/2012

Capturing Camelot: A Q&A with Kitty Kelley

By Megan McDonald Kitty Kelley will visit the Women’s Resource Center next week to discuss and sign her new book. Kitty Kelley, the writer known for her popular—and often controversial—biographies of American celebrities, has just published a new book: Capturing Camelot: Stanley Tretick’s Iconic Images of the Kennedys, which features more than 200 photos of […]

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11/27/2012

Holiday Gift Guide: The Perfect Present

Gifts both gorgeous and practical for the loved ones in your life. 1. Uniquely individual jewelry pieces are designed by Orlando Orlandini and entirely handmade in his old-world atelier in the Chianti hills of Tuscany. This one, with 18K gold and brilliant diamonds, is from the Fuego Collection and numbered five of 100. $4,640 at Diamond […]

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11/20/2012

Limelight Fashion I.Q. at Wine, Women & Shoes 2012

  Check out Heather Dunhill, Sarasota Magazine‘s Fashion I.Q. columnist and blogger, as she interviews the stylish attendees of Wine, Women and Shoes 2012.

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11/20/2012

Seven Questions with Clay Aiken

By Megan McDonald The former American Idol star brings his Joyful Noise 2012 tour to the Van Wezel on Nov. 24.

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