La Dona Donuts

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“Oh. My. Word! They have La Dona Donuts!” Kat squealed, grabbing my arm and dragging me over to the sample table. “Aren’t these THE most beautiful donuts you’ve ever seen?  You have to feature them on SarasotaFoodies!” We were enjoying the Chocolate Sundae charity event benifitting United Cerebral Palsy Foundation, an event that takes place every spring and…read more

Mandeville Beer Garden

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Imagine a place where you can enjoy your pick of over 180 ice cold craft beers and superior bar food while playing a game of table tennis or bocce ball on the front lawn.  Now stop imagining, because that that place now exists! (Maybe some Kan Jam please?) Welcome to Mandeville Beer Garden, just north of 4th Street…read more

Brooklyn Biscuit Tortoni Company

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Usually our blogs focus on the menu of a specific restaurant, but today I want to gush about a particular dessert now available at a number of local restaurants in Sarasota. Oddly enough, that product hails NOT from balmy Florida, but from Brooklyn and before that; Paris – the one in France, not Texas. The origin of the…read more

Angers Garden Deli

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Everyone has an opinion where to get the best sandwich or salad in Sarasota. Or the most unique. Or who has the best deal, or the best view. How about we tell you about the only place where enjoying a fantastic lunch will make you feel better long after eating there? But before I get into all…read more

It’s Strawberry Season in Florida!

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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Fresh From Florida. All opinions are 100% mine. While our friends to the north are actively shoveling snow off their driveways, roadways, and even their roofs (?!!!), many folks lucky enough to live in Southwest Florida can be found picking strawberries at one of a dozen strawberry…read more