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

The Bazaar on Apricot and Lime

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Lunchtime can be a challenge.  Do I want to bring my lunch and eat in the office where I’ll never get an actual break from work?  Or, should I go out to lunch with a coworker, rush to a restaurant, wait to be seated and gobble down lunch in a rush to get back to…read more