Category: Business Highlights

New Partner Program offered by Siesta Key Fitness Center

New Partner Program offered by Siesta Key Fitness Center

November 1, 2017 | Comments (0)

By Diana Colson  The Siesta Key Fitness Center is a family run business. It serves not only locals, it also provides over 25,000 visitor workouts annually. In their ten years of operation, owners Bruce and De Day have served some quarter-million fitness-minded tourists, enthusiasts delighted to find high-quality, state of the art equipment offered in […]

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Start Your Morning on the Right Track at Station 400

Start Your Morning on the Right Track at Station 400

October 1, 2017 | Comments (0)

  There once was a time when all businesses were family businesses, where relatives worked together and as a matter of pride gave their customers/neighbors the very best they possibly could provide. There was no anonymous “they” hovering in some other state making decisions in a corporate office that knew nothing of the towns where […]

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Island Fish Market serves fresh-off-the-boat seafood

Island Fish Market serves fresh-off-the-boat seafood

December 1, 2015 | Comments (0)

Big Water Fish Market is rated #3 of the 843 Restaurants in Sarasota by Trip Advisor By Alan Cannestra We have all seen new businesses and especially restaurants come and go as it is a competitive corporate world these days. Although we cheer and support them, small business owners who are lucky enough to stay […]

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Thai cuisine Northeast style offered at Isan Thai Restaurant

Thai cuisine Northeast style offered at Isan Thai Restaurant

June 1, 2015 | Comments (0)

You can visit Northeast Thailand simply by going to the South Trail in Sarasota. Isan Thai Restaurant offers traditional Thai food of the northeast region of Thailand bordering Cambodia and Laos known as Isan. Hailing from Sisaket province, known for its traditional methods of rice farming, owner P’Koong brings her home cooking to Sarasota along […]

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Chianti Celebrates Second Anniversary

Chianti Celebrates Second Anniversary

June 1, 2015 | Comments (0)

In the two years since opening in March of ’13, Chianti Ristorante Italiano on Clark Road has become a Sarasota favorite for delicious Italian food and for being a fun place to “hang out”. Manager Angelo DiFiore and Chef Stefano Castaldo, both natives of Italy, have been wowing the guests with Dinner Shows, entertainers, Daily […]

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Lobster Pot serves up more than just lobster dishes

Lobster Pot serves up more than just lobster dishes

February 1, 2015 | Comments (0)

If you love lobster New England style and fresh local seafood, this is one restaurant you simply must try when coming to Siesta Key. Fresh fish is purchased daily from local fishermen and their lobsters are delivered live straight from Bar Harbor and Boothbay in Maine. Owner, Glen Medeiros continues to use some of his […]

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A Taste of Germany has German food on Siesta Key

A Taste of Germany has German food on Siesta Key

January 1, 2015 | Comments (0)

Somehow mixing German/Bavarian food and the beach just doesn´t seem right, but A Taste of Germany Bakery & Cafe and Siesta Key end up being a perfect match. A Taste of Germany is in Siesta Village. Owner Tanja Hofmann opened the establishment in 2011. If the line of patrons on a recent weekday was any indication, […]

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Dining on the Water at Boatyard Waterfront Bar & Grill

Dining on the Water at Boatyard Waterfront Bar & Grill

November 1, 2014 | Comments (0)

By Diana Colson & Emy Stein Waterfront dining has a charm all its own and The Boatyard Waterfront Bar & Grill does not disappoint. The outdoor bar has that casual laid-back atmosphere where you can soak up the sun with a drink in hand while watching the boats go by. Where outdoor dining allows Mother […]

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Oh Mamma Mia!

Oh Mamma Mia!

October 1, 2014 | Comments (0)

Family, food hallmarks at Oh Mamma Mia! Restaurant By Paul Roat/Bob Stein Although you may expect to enjoy a fine Italian meal when you go to Oh Mamma Mia! Restaurant, you will leave as a member of an extended Italian family. Chef Giuseppe Urbano will offer a hello from his post at the open kitchen. […]

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Waterfront Dining - What a delight

Waterfront Dining – What a delight

July 1, 2014 | Comments (0)

By Diana Colson Waterfront dining has a charm all its own. The scent of saltwater permeates the air. Manatees lumber through sea grass while seagulls caw their raucous song. Pelicans plunge beneath the water’s surface, hunting for seafood delight. An osprey devours its catch on the uppermost branch of a tree, while—in the waters below— […]

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The Grasshopper-El Chapulin brings you Tex-Mex from the Mid-West

The Grasshopper-El Chapulin brings you Tex-Mex from the Mid-West

April 1, 2014 | Comments (0)

By Sky Rose This Tex-Mex Restaurant & Lounge traveled from the Mid-West to bring you their family tradition of Tex-Mex flavors.  A little history here, “The Grasshopper Lounge” opened its doors in 1971 by owners Jesse and Cleo Rosales in the historical 1873 US Armory building of downtown Adrian, Michigan.  Thereafter in 1978, the family […]

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Mayta's authentic Peruvian cuisine is truly an adventure to be had

Mayta’s authentic Peruvian cuisine is truly an adventure to be had

March 1, 2014 | Comments (0)

By Sky Rose  “Home is where the heart is..”  And their heart is put into everything they do at Mayta’s Peruvian Restaurant to honor their Home country and you.  They even chose the name of their restaurant, “Mayta’s”, to honor their Peruvian culture. Through the flavors of their traditional cuisine, you will sense the rich […]

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