Trash Fish Dinner

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When it comes to the content on the SarasotaFoodies blog, Jill and I are reluctant to write about events after they’ve taken place, unless it’s an annual event our readers can enjoy in the future. After all, our mission is to promote Sarasota’s incredible restaurant scene, which includes no shortage of annual dinners, festivals and tastings. So…read more

Harry’s Sports Bar & Grille

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Ahhh, sports bars. My first love.  (Sorry, Jill!) As a self described sports junkie, there’s just something about going to a sports-centric mecca, and talking trash/comparing notes/commiserating with other like minded fans. (Per mirriamwebster.com the origin of the word “fan” in this case, is probably “Short for fanatic, First Known Use: 1682″.) Every fanatical sports…read more

Mi Sitio Mercado y Restaurante Latino

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In a FIFA-fueled dining choice, Jill and I decided there was no better place to watch a World Cup soccer game than the tiny Colombian hot spot, Mi Sitio Mercado and Restaurante Latino. Our hopes of witnessing some fabulous futbol, whilst enjoying our very first local foray into truly authentic Colombian cuisine was quickly validated, as we grabbed the…read more

Giuseppe’s Ristorante

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With a premium location across from Sarasota’s popular Hollywood 20 on upper Main Street, it’s no surprise that some famous folks in the movie industry have dined at Giuseppe’s Ristorante. Previously known as The Super Nova Café, Giuseppe’s is, after all, the official Film Maker’s Lounge for the ginormously successful Sarasota Film Festival. Proprietor Giuseppe Prestia - yes, there is…read more

Cheese 101 – Or . . . How to Become a Cheese Aficionado

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Before starting this blog, I googled “cheese aficionado” to see if there was an alternative word for a cheese expert.  Affineur, I learned, refers to someone who ages cheese and/or purveys it.  Not the word I was looking for.  However, in my search I was left dumb struck by an on-line poll that asked; “What is your favorite cheese?”,  and “How do you like…read more

An Epicurean Adventure at Michael’s on East

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A few of our fellow Realtors asked Mart and I if we were “depressed” today. “Why would we be?” was the obvious answer. “Well, Savor Sarasota is over! You two seemed to be eating out at fantastic places every day.  What are you going to do with yourselves NOW?” Ah!  I understand the concern. We did…read more