When joining a group of people for someone’s birthday, you never know where the night will take you. In most cases, it’s out of your hands. It’s all about the birthday celebrant, so you’re often just going with the flow. So when my gal pal, Michele, was celebrating her big 4-0 and wanted to go to…read more
Quick! Name your favorite 5 fine dining destinations in Sarasota. . . Chances are Café L’Europe is on that list, if not at the top of the list for many of you. After all, this romantic bistro has been a local destination restaurant for over 40 years (!) on historic St. Armand’s Circle. F-O-R-T-Y YEARS. Think about that. Café L’Europe been…read more
A common perception shared by folks who’ve never taken advantage of the $15 lunch and $29 dinner prix fixe menus featured during Savor Sarasota is this: “Participating restaurants must be dialing back the serving sizes of their featured menus so they can still make a profit during the 2 week long event.” Wrong!!!!! I am here to tell you, tummy so…read more
It wasn’t even 10 am this morning before the SarasotaFoodies answered our first phone call asking for recommendations for dining destinations during the next 14 days of eating euphoria — also known as Savor Sarasota. Then we started getting a number of texts and emails asking the same question . . . “With 44 restaurants to choose from, which…read more
Foodies of the world, unite! This is definitely something to celebrate: It’s National Eat What You Want Day. (And here we thought that was everyday!) Without further ado, copy and paste this link in your browser… http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/05/10/decadent-recipes-eat-what-you-want-2013_n_3247403.html#slide=2429455 P.S. As a wise person once told me, anything worth doing, is worth over-doing.
It’s hard enough to decide on where to dine in Sarasota when we have a craving for a great pizza or sushi. . . but what do you do when the craving turns to the quintessential American comfort food – the hamburger? On this night, the light bulb went on over my head, and we headed to…read more