Shore Diner

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With another real estate deal successfully closed, it’s decision time on where to celebrate. Like the proverbial light bulb going off over our heads, we head to the recently opened Shore Diner on St. Armand’s, which is located above Shore clothing store right as you enter St. Armand’s Circle, just past Foxy Lady. While I’m not saying we…read more

Dining with Your Best (4-Legged) Friend

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So many of us have a pet that’s a part of the family!  We just love to include our well behaved pets when we can, whether at the Downtown Farmer’s Market, a dog park, and sometimes when we’re out for a bite to eat.  Not only is this enjoyable for us humans, but it helps make your…read more

Michael’s On East (Piano Bar)

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It’s not every day we celebrate the latest book launch of a close friend, but when that friend is business woman Kimberly Martenez, it’s not than unusual.  So when her second book, Women Who Mean Business, hit Amazon and raced up towards the Best Seller’s List of Amazon.com, we couldn’t wait to get out and celebrate while…read more

Fresh Start Cafe

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It wasn’t all that long ago it seemed there were only a handful of notable breakfast and lunch spots around town, outside of a slew of ” diner-style” places.  You know . . . the ones that feature the 2-2-2 specials for $3, where counter seating was the preferred norm. Thankfully we now have an abundance of…read more

Pomona Bistro & Wine Bar

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** Note from SarasotaFoodies  – Pomona Bistro recently sold to new owners.  This post is from our visit in 2012.  We will revisit the bistro after it has been opened a few months and post a new review at that time.  Mart & Jill, June, 2017 A few days ago our Broker, Pauline Bennett, and…read more

Nancy’s Bar-B-Q

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Nancy’s Bar-B-Q hit the scene in 2011, but we heard the legend of Barbeque Goddess Nancy Krohngold long before then. Imagine. . . a nice, Jewish girl from Sarasota reads an article about Carolina barbeque in the New York Times and decides to give it a try.  Wow!  It’s great, so she makes some for friends!  Sharing with friends leads to catering parties. …read more