It’s Stone Crab Season! at Phillippi Creek Restaurant & Oyster Bar

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Birthdays. Thanksgiving. Christmas. These are some of the yearly milestones that are eagerly time-stamped into our lives. For Foodies in Florida, I would humbly submit that Stone Crab Season is deserving of such recognition. October 15th  marks the beginning of our annual celebration of arguably the sweetest, tenderest, most succulent treat the coastal waters have…read more

Curry Up King

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With the word ‘curry’ in the name of this German restaurant, I feel it’s necessary to say, right off the top, to forget any preconceived notion of the flavors of Indian curries, and that all-American staple, ketchup. Trust us . . . even though both of us have been to Berlin, until we had lunch…read more

Something New at SarasotaFoodies.com!

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To all our subscribers, we’d like to point out a few changes to SarasotaFoodies food blog. The first change is the new Banner Ad at the top of the landing page.  This ad will rotate between 4 restaurants, typically featuring a dining special or upcoming event. We’ve added this feature to help those of you looking…read more

Overture Restaurant at Art Ovation Hotel – ACT II

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Picking up from Jill’s previous blog on the Art Ovation Hotel and all its activities, may I now announce: ACT II – Overture Restaurant “If music be the food of love, play on.” William Shakespeare, Twelfth Night, 1602. Not to trivialize the Bard’s depth of intellect, but at the Overture Restaurant, I might suggest that if food be the music of life, pick…read more

Art Ovation Hotel – ACT I

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It used to be that you had to own a downtown waterfront condo to enjoy a rooftop view of Sarasota, “THE” Cultural Capital of Florida. Now there are a couple of hotels with rooftop bars, with more on the horizon.  (wink! wink!)  One of the most exciting new “see and be seen” destinations is The…read more

Boca Sarasota

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Labor Day weekend could have been a downer this year,  except it wasn’t.  A friend I’ve known over 25 years came into town from Los Angeles, with the promise of moving here to be closer to myself and fellow gal pal, Kimberly.  I have one thing to say about that . . . “Oh, Nora!” Flying in…read more