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Tag: Sarasota Dining

Waterfront Dining – What a delight

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 Read More

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

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 Read More

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

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 Read More

BluQue provides that smokin’ fix in Siesta Village

By Paul Roat   Blu Que Island Grill has it all: smokin’ hot barbecue, steamin’ live music daily, great food specials every day, plus a seven-hour-long drink happy “hour.” Just follow your nose down Avenida Messina in Siesta Village to find Read More

Bartender of the Month

We start off the year with a fresh face on the bartender scene.  Charlotte has been bartending for 6 months and already has a memorable experience worth sharing.  She says, "After the light up the Village parade, I had a Read More

Chianti offers bold, fresh Italian flavors to Sarasota dining scene

By Paul Roat A bright, shiny new year deserves a bright, shiny new restaurant. Chianti Ristorante Italiano on Clark Road has been open since March and is indeed a shiny new entree on the Sarasota restaurant menu. The restaurant is Read More

Village Cafe is place to see, be seen in

By Paul Roat Village Café is a perfect people watching place for breakfast and lunch. Perched at the intersection of Ocean Boulevard and “Eat Street” — nom de plume by foodies for Avenida Madera, so named due to all the Read More

Deli food galore at Corkscrew Deli in Landings Plaza

By Paul Roat The Sarasota region has a wealth of fine dining establishments. There is fine Continental cuisine, ethnic fare featuring everything from Italian to Spanish, Cuban to Peruvian, Mexican to Asian, and more. The food itself is myriad. Depending Read More