Artisan Cheese Company

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A couple years back Mart and I purchased the book “My Last Supper, 50 Great Chefs and Their Final Meals” by Melanie Dunea.  In the book, famous chefs like Bobby Flay, Nobu, Jamie Oliver, Jacques Pepin, Mario Batali, Lidia Bastianich and Anthony Bourdain share what they would eat if they knew their next meal would…read more

Giving Hunger the Blues

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For Jill and myself, the upcoming 18th annual Giving Hunger the Blues on March 24th this year, is like Christmas in March. Only with more food, awesome live music from noon until 8 p.m., and a feel good street dance party held on Hillview Street in the always happening Southside Village with several thousand friends…read more

Captain Curt’s Crab & Oyster Bar

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While we’re always grateful for the abundance of fine dining and the ever-expanding nouvelle cuisine scene in Sarasota, Captain Curt’s Crab & Oyster Bar on Siesta Key, basically at the foot of Stickney Point Road, always gives me the warm and fuzzies. It was, after all, the second restaurant I visited when I first came to…read more

M.A.D.E.

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March 1, 2013. Make a note of the date. It’s the night Modern American Delicious Eats made it’s spectacular debut in its first night open to the public. Now, while some may question whether my crystal ball on these matters is a bit cloudy, my taste buds and sensibilities are telling me that this place has…read more

Yoder’s Restaurant

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“Life expectancy would grow by leaps and bounds if green vegetables smelled as good as bacon.” — Doug Larson Or breakfast sausage. Or fried Chicken. Or any of the fresh baked pies from Yoder’s Restaurant. (Fast fact: they sell about 6000 of their signature pies on Thanksgiving!  Not pieces of pie.  Whole pies!) This legendary…read more

Pacific Rim

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“Do you think anyone would mind if I just lifted my dish up and licked it clean?” Mart asked in all earnestness.  “Or would that be rude?” I’m thinking this is about the best way to introduce readers of SarasotaFoodies to one of the most popular sushi Thai fusion restaurants in town, Pacific Rim. We…read more