Head “Up To The Creek” This Summer!

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Jill and I recently joined a group of local foodies to visit two of our favorite waterfront restaurants to see, and taste, what’s new. The Table Creekside Restaurant & Lounge has been a favorite of ours since opening back in 2012.  We’re always quick to recommend The Table to people new to Sarasota, as well as to friends looking for one of Sarasota’s…read more

Andrea’s – The Art of Food and Wine

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On balance, Jill and I like most every style of cooking and ingredient you can imagine.  Call our palates “easy to please,” as we are often thrilled with the restaurants surrounding us on the Suncoast. However, being absolutely blown away by a Chef’s creations is quite a bit more infrequent. It was the allure of…read more

Drunken Poet

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If you’re looking for an exciting and affordable new lunch menu, you’ll want to check out the delicious Thai Street Food at Drunken Poet. One of the most popular Thai and sushi restaurants in town, Drunken Poet has attracted the young, hip set of Sarasota for years.  After recently undergoing a makeover of the restaurant’s interior,…read more


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I walked away from a recent media lunch at Smashburger, hosted the day they opened in Sarasota, with three thoughts weighing heavy on my mind. First, who would have ever thought that smashing could make food taste so much better that you’d name your restaurant after it?  Obviously, I had some juicy details to learn. Rod…read more


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Sometimes our intuition leads us through the doors of our next great dining adventure. . . Call it a “sixth sense,” if you will. Our visit to Yuniku reminded us to listen to that intuition, because rarely have our other five senses been treated to what we were about to experience at this recently opened Asian Fusion…read more

Grind & Dine Pop-Up Restaurant – June 27, 2016

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Even the most traveled foodie can learn a thing or two by attending pop-up dinners, where you’ll experience food parings, ingredients and flavors unlike any you’ll find on most restaurant menus.   Fortunately for us, Chef Louis Robinson, known for his plating and innovative menus, is a personal chef in the Sarasota/Lakewood Ranch areas, and he’s recently…read more