Bavaro’s Napoletana & Pastaria

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I thought I knew a lot about pizza.  I’ve had NY Style Pizza, Chicago Deep Dish, Chicago Thin Crust, Detroit Style, Sicilian, California Style, and even Greek Style Pizza.  And, over the years, I believed I’ve had Neapolitan Pizza, only to discover that I probably haven’t . . . at least not while dining in…read more

Luna Rossa Osteria Italiano

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One of the questions we often hear is “How many restaurants can Sarasota possibly support?” A: One look round will confirm that, with downtown booming and going vertical with new hotels, condos, and rentals, and the surrounding area sprouting new home construction and a steady stream of incoming transplants and tourists, well the short answer…read more

Bushido Izayaki Japanese Restaurant

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The intersection of Webber Street and Beneva has turned into a popular foodie destination that many people in the Southgate area have been hoping for.  With Mexican, Italian, Argentinian, Colombian, Peruvian, fresh seafood and even good ol’ American hot dogs and burgers, the only popular cuisine that seemed to be missing was Asian . .…read more

Taste of Asia

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A few years back, Mart and I were weekly guests on the Nilon Report, a Newstalk show on WSRQ Radio. It was a fun gig that lasted a couple years and ended when the station was sold and shifted to music vs Newstalk. During our weekly segment, we would bring in a local chef or…read more

Viento Kitchen + Bar at Zota Beach Resort

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Living as we have on the shore of the Gulf of Mexico, we can’t help but pinch ourselves every day and appreciate the incredible beauty that surrounds us.  And when the weather is right, there is nothing we enjoy more than dinner and/or drinks at a waterfront restaurant. When the publicist for Zota Beach Resort…read more

Guess Where We Ate?

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OK, we’re going to do this a little differently from now on. In order to win, subscribe to our blog, (you’ll see a little envelope icon in the top right corner, or click on the “Subscribe via Email” right below the title,) make your guess using the “comment” link, and voilà, you’re in. This is for a…read more