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Jeff’s: super casual, seriously chopped salads and more

July 24th, 2014 | by Jack Littman-Quinn

Seeming contradictions aside, Jeff’s Neighborhood Grill & Bar is the place to go for a quick casual meal. Whether you decide to “eat-in or take-out,” you will find many healthy, fresh, flavorful choices on the menu...


Sardinian specialties stand out at new Sardinia Restaurant

July 12th, 2014 | by Jack Littman-Quinn

If you are looking for something different from traditional Italian cuisine, Sardinia might be the place for you. All the ingredients are fresh, the specialty Sardinian bread, Pane Carasau, is fresh baked daily. For Italian with a twist, try it...


Summertime meals and deals

July 7th, 2014 | by Jack Littman-Quinn

Although this time of year may seem quiet around town, it is anything but quiet for Sarasota restaurants. Many plan new menus, there are all types of summer specials, and of course there are openings and closings. Check out the current happenings...


Derek’s: A Sarasota favorite reopens in Bradenton

June 13th, 2014 | by Jack Littman-Quinn

With a promise to open in Bradenton, Derek’s Rustic Coastal Cuisine is indeed now open and serving up some old fan favorite’s, along with new and exciting dishes. The dining concept is fresh, focused on food, casual, and relaxed...


Beauty of Sprouts: The joys of organic food

May 16th, 2014 | by Jack Littman-Quinn

Are you looking for a change of pace when it comes to dining out? Perhaps you want a healthier cuisine or a raw food, vegan, culinary adventure? Then the Beauty of Sprouts might just be a place for you to try...


Apollonia Grill: Something old is something new

February 14th, 2014 | by Jack Littman-Quinn

With a balanced approach, Apollonia Grill seems perfectly suited for the UTC area. Repurposing a former chain restaurant’s location into a successful, independent one can be challenging. Seems to me Apollonia Grill is on its way to making it happen...


Marcello Ristaurante: A cozy Italian stand-out

January 16th, 2014 | by Jack Littman-Quinn

When I think of the quintessential Italian restaurant a few “must have” attributes come to mind. Located in the corner location of a small, nondescript strip mall, does Marcello Ristorante Italiano have what it takes...





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