Chef Rolf’s New World Cuisine

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It started with a fish and ended with an apple, while in between our recent dinner at Chef Rolf’s New World Cuisine was filled with eye-opening flavors and surprising twists on classic presentations.  But what else would you expect from a local chef who is as well known for his unconventional hairstyle as his unique approach…read more

H2O Bistro at Hotel Indigo

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Do we have an agenda? No . . . Yeah . . . Kinda . . . We seek out places to eat delicious food and share our experiences here on our blog and our FaceBook page. One thing that IS always on our agenda is visiting whatever restaurant where Chef Solomon Shenker is at…read more

Walt’s Fish Market & Restaurant

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Walt’s Fish Market & Restaurant, located on South Tamiami Trail near Trader Joes, is a Sarasota institution. A 100-year-old institution, that is!  Not many restaurants in the world can say that!  Walt’s is so popular it’s known its first name only, and everyone who has lived here any length of time knows not only what…read more

The Clever Monkey Craft Grill & Bar

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It seems like, in the blink of an eye, the “ugly duckling” strip plaza at the corner of Blackburn Point Road and South Tamiami Trail in Osprey has grown into a beautiful swan. And with this improvement, the latest and most recent addition to the Shops at Casey Key is the newly-minted “Craft Grill &…read more

La Fiamma Ristorante Italiano.

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Every so often Mart and I meet a restauranteur who just seems perfect for their profession.  That’s how we feel about Marco Sforza.  We’ve run across Marco when he managed Cafe Gabbiano and again when he was at Andrea’s, The Art of Food and Wine.  Every time we met him we were left with the same…read more

Screaming Goat Taqueria

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Full disclosure here . . . I was so excited when local legendary Chef Malin Parker opened Screaming Goat Taqueria back in February this year, that I was literally the first customer scratching at the door to get in.  And that enthusiasm resulted in my buying the first two tacos from Screaming Goat Taqueria! Fast…read more