Tag: "Siesta Key Dining"

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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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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Bartender of the Month

Bartender of the Month

January 1, 2014 | Comments (0)

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 mischievous elf come to the bar and order a beer.  It was pretty entertaining watching […]

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Chianti offers bold, fresh Italian flavors to Sarasota dining scene

Chianti offers bold, fresh Italian flavors to Sarasota dining scene

January 1, 2014 | Comments (0)

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 a family enterprise. Owners Josie and Edward Pizzuti met in Buffalo, N.Y. They moved to […]

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Village Cafe is place to see, be seen in

Village Cafe is place to see, be seen in

December 1, 2013 | Comments (0)

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 restaurants on the street —outdoor dining and picture windows allow ample opportunities to watch the […]

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City Pizza - A Southern Italian Restaurant

City Pizza – A Southern Italian Restaurant

August 1, 2013 | Comments (0)

by Jaye Clements Fresh tomatoes, garlic & basil are just a few of the fresh ingredients in authentic Italian cuisine…  “All fresh ingredients” are the key to great homemade Italian food says Frank, owner of City Pizza.  His wife and co-owner MaryLou states that “quality ingredients are what make the difference”.   They both agree making […]

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Turtle's Restaurant on Little Sarasota Bay

Turtle’s Restaurant on Little Sarasota Bay

June 1, 2013 | Comments (0)

Turtles Restaurant: dining done right By Paul Roat Turtle’s On Little Sarasota Bay does it all right: good food, great service, plus a spectacular bayfront dining vista. With 26 years of experience, the south Siesta Key landmark has endured and surpassed the test of time. The restaurant/bar/pub/outside dining locale is located on Little Sarasota Bay […]

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