The Starlite Room

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If you want to go to “dinner and a show,” especially a performance at the Van Wezel, the West Coast Black Theatre, Players Theater or any of the other fabulous live performance venues in the Arts District of Sarasota, the place to be is The Starlite Room, located on the corner of Cocoanut and 10th Street, a…read more

Yoders Celebrates 40 Years

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The term “landmark” is reserved for only a chosen few restaurants in Sarasota, with Yoder’s Restaurant certainly being one of them. Levi and Amanda Yoder opened Yoder’s Restaurant in 1975, and what started as a unpretentious restaurant known for serving delicious comfort food became so successful that it now takes a whole bunch of Yoders to operate…read more


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It was almost a year ago that I stuck my head in the back patio of the space formerly occupied by Divino Restaurant, only to find co-owner Harva Cristofoli up to her elbows in dust and splattered with paint.  She told me she was working on a vision. . . a dream that would take over a…read more

Tandoor Fine Indian Cuisine

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What is it about Indian food that makes me so happy?  I can’t quite summarize how much I enjoy the kaleidoscope of flavors in Indian cuisine. . . it’s always a delectable feast every time we head out in search of great Indian food. We’d known that Tandoor Fine Indian Cuisine had moved to the Cooper Creek Shopping Plaza over two years…read more