A Guide To Sarasota’s Tastiest Lunch Locations: Part 1

A Guide To Sarasota's Tastiest Lunch Locations: Part 1 What’s for lunch? Leave the decisions at home on your vacation and feast on one of the many favored Sarasota flavors below. With these top Sarasota lunch locations on the list, a dash of deliciousness is on the menu! LilaIf you’ve been searching for an exclusive vegan adventure for your palate, Lila is the place! Lila, meaning “fun, whimsical and creative”, is that and much more. A pioneer of Sarasota’s vegan restaurants, they offer many different vegan or vegetarian options, and use all locally-sourced organic ingredients. MADEFor a classic take on American comfort food, enjoy your lunch break in MADE’s cozy atmosphere. Taste Florida’s finest foods at this unique, old-timey restaurant, serving all fresh produce from local farmers. Be sure try their award-winning Duck Club with a side of spicy cheesy tots! Mediterraneo Famed for being the first authentic Italian style cuisine to Sarasota and rated as Best of the Best in Sarasota...
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Where to Dine on the Water Near Palmetto

Where to Dine on the Water Near Palmetto

Where to Dine on the Water Near Palmetto, FLWith the long weekend upon us, there’s plenty of extra time to dine on the water near Palmetto!Our area boasts beautiful waterfront restaurants offering everything from tropical drinks to the freshest seafood entrees and more. You don’t want to miss all of the delicious places to dine on the water this Memorial Day Weekend and during the upcoming summer months!Here are 4 restaurants that offer magnificent waterfront dining:The Crow’s Nest After a day on the water, pull your boat up and finish the day in the Venice Inlet at The Crow’s Nest, where you will find a casual, yet fine dining experience. Enjoy offerings from the raw bar, soups and salads, the daily fresh catch and a plethora of steaks cooked to perfection. Dockside Waterfront GrillThe name says it all at Dockside Waterfront Grill! A local gem, enjoy views of the bay while dining in the open air atmosphere. For lighter fare, try...
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7 Things We Love About Sarasota, FL

7 Things We Love About Sarasota, FL

7 Things We Love About Sarasota, FLFrom secret shops to manatees, what's not to love about Sarasota, FL? Whether it's your first visit to Sarasota or your fiftieth, there are many things to discover about this beloved county.Here are our top seven things we love about Sarasota:1. Foodie paradiseCatering to everyone from the vegans to the meat lovers, Sarasota has it all. If you're looking for the freshest vegetables in season, there are also plenty of local farmers markets where you can find delicious, artisanal goods. Our local Sarasota Farmers Market is open every Saturday from 7 a.m.–1 p.m. at Main Street and Lemon Avenue.2. Scenic adventures at the riverThe Manatee River is the perfect place to embrace nature and get up-close with wildlife for the afternoon. Go on nature tours, swim with manatees and have a picnic, among many more exciting opportunities to get some fresh, Florida air while at the river.3. The boat lifeOne of our top things to love about Sarasota,...
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Where to Eat, Shop & Play in Sarasota, FL

Where to Eat, Shop & Play in Sarasota, FL

Where to Eat, Shop & Play in Sarasota, FLJust a short drive away from Riviera Dunes Marina is Downtown Sarasota with many places to eat, shop and play! From galleries to Vietnamese cuisine, here’s a list of fabulous recommendations when you’re thinking about taking a day trip to Sarasota.Where to EatDowntown Sarasota offers a splendid variety of cuisine, from Vietnamese to seafood. Enjoy a mouthwatering seafood stew or more casual bites at Marina Jack. Accompanied by live music, it’s a fun place to spend some time even after dinner’s well over.Pho Cali Vietnamese Noodle House is perfect for chillier days when you want to be comforted by a bowl of one of their homemade, signature noodle soups. They also have authentic dishes including rice vermicelli bowls and boba tea for an after-meal treat.For Latino cuisine, you won’t want to miss Selva, a modern spot where you can lounge and enjoy exquisite tapas, a variety of ceviche and other sensational bites.Where...
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