Yo! Sushi

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Sometimes a restaurant knocks me off my high horse, the one where I think I know more than I actually do.   A trip to Yo! Sushi is the perfect example. When I first saw the restaurant’s conveyor belt system of delivering sushi direct to the table, it reminded me of those ‘all you can eat” sushi joints where I…read more

1st Annual Food & Travel Festival

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As one might guess, your SarasotaFoodies love food festivals . . . especially those that support charities like All Faiths Food Bank’s “Campaign Against Summer Hunger.” Did you know there are local children who get most of their weekly nutrition through the local school system instead of at home? The “Campaign Against Summer Hunger” insures that…read more

Fandango Mediterranean Café

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Some people are culinary adventurists, while some folks are not. My parents fall into the latter category.  They tend to frequent the same restaurants over and over, knowing exactly what they’ll order before they sit down.  I suppose they’re playing it safe . . . never trying anything new but never being disappointed.  I am…read more

Brasa & Pisco

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After two straight months of hearing nothing but sensational things about Brasa & Pisco, the newest Peruvian rotisserie and craft drink destination, Jill and I joined a group of friends and fellow food writers/bloggers for dinner last week. And just like that, this hot spot has a new group of raving foodie fans! (Apparently, dining…read more

A Surprise Venue at Creekside Trader

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The Table Creekside and Phillippi Creek Oyster Bar are two favorites of your SarasotaFoodies.  With Chef Pedro Flores and his team of talented chefs at the helm of both restaurants, you can always count on a delicious meal, tasty appetizers and desserts, and cocktails that tempt you to try “just one more!” However the one thing both…read more

Opa! Opa! Authentic Greek Restaurant

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I woke up dreaming about dinner.  Actually, it was the amazing dinner Mart and I enjoyed last night at Opa! Opa! a wonderful family owned restaurant in Gulf Gate that just smacks you over the head with the mouthwatering flavors of authentic Greek food.  Would anyone notice if we went back again tonight? Maybe using…read more