Goodfellas Café & Winery

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That’s right – Goodfellas Café & Winery. Not Wine bar, or Wine Cellar, or Winehouse. A true winery, right here on Clark Road in Sarasota! Who woulda thunk it? This terrific new hot-spot has an interesting backstory, and a remarkable M.O. when it comes to the cuisine. In short, Goodfellas is a by-product of the…read more

The Lobster Pot

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The GREATEST THING happened a few days back!  It rained cats and dogs, or maybe I should say buckets of cats and dogs, right as Mart and I were headed to dinner! Now that wouldn’t sound like “the greatest thing” to most folks, but to us Foodies it’s like the key to the kingdom!  While most folks use caution and…read more

Goichi Sushi Cafe

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“How do they taste? They taste like more.”  – H.L. Mencken (1880-1956) Okay, while old Henry Louis didn’t have the pleasure of enjoying this local treasure, he nailed the essence of this Foodie Fave, where we’ve been known order more, and more and more! In a sushi-rich town like Sarasota, Goichi’s (pronounced Go-EE-chees) is a…read more

The Columbia Restaurant

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On a recent Saturday, between running real estate related errands on Longboat and St. Armands Key,  Jill and I treated ourselves to lunch at this landmark establishment on “The Circle”, as St. Armands Circle is known to the locals.  It’s my belief that you can’t actually qualify for a Sarasota “local’s” license if you haven’t eaten at The…read more

Rincon Cubano

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Ok . . .  I admit it.  I cheated on Mart!  And I’m not ashamed.  In fact, I cheated on him twice in one day! No, not what you’re thinking, but to him, it may be just as bad.  You see . . . I went to a new restaurant, Rincon Cubano, without him.   And not…read more

The Greek Taverna

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On a recent weeknight, with nothing in the works for cooking at home, we decided to check The Greek Taverna in a strip mall on Beneva, just north of Clark Road.  We’d heard good things, after all, and from more than a few people! As we entered the unassuming dining room,  I was reminded of the…read more