Cevichela at Señor Siesta

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Chef Darwin Santa Maria and Tom Golen, chef/owner of Señor Siesta are on a mission.  Donning chef jackets like culinary superheroes, these two like-minded lovers of Latin fare have paired together to bring affordable Latin street food to the Siesta Key ‘hood.  Which means not just the homes, condos and businesses on Siesta Key, but…read more

Valentino Pizzeria Trattoria

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Mart and I ask ourselves how it’s even possible to still be amazed by how delicious the food is at Sarasota’s locally owned restaurants.  I can’t tell you how often our meals exceed expectations, as it did at Valentino Pizzeria & Trattoria, a family-friendly restaurant off Clark Road, just east of Sawyer. Take something as simple as a bowl…read more

Casey Key Fish House

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A cool thing happened the other day.  My baby brother, Shawn, who is twelve years younger than me, invited Mart and I out to eat at Casey Key Fish House.  Now this is cool for multiple reasons . . . First, it’s always a pleasure to hang out with siblings, but when your younger sibling is…read more

World Of Beer

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When Jill and I go out to eat, the script is pretty much the same; pick a fabulous appetizer or two to share, chose entrees that strike our fancy and then indulge in a shared dessert.  (That is . . . if we’re still hungry.)  Not complaining at all, mind you, as we’ve enjoyed countless unbelievable meals in Sarasota this…read more

Daily Eats

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Oh, Daily Eats. How do we love thee? First, there’s the straightforward, simple marketing brilliance in the name itself.  Who doesn’t want to eat daily? But while a great name and an attractive décor can get you in the door – Daily Eats nails everything it takes to keep you coming back on a regular – make that…read more