As many of you have already seen on my instagram I have recently started a health journey with Virtue of Health (Sarasota, Fl). In some upcoming blogs I will be sharing my experience with Virtue of Health. Everything from my hormone imbalance, autoimmune, adrenal issues, vitamin deficiencies, weight-loss and so much more.
For this blog I wanted to share with what Virtue of Health does and all of the services they offer.
Virtue Of Health is a medically supervised wellness c
One of the best events is coming to Sarasota again this year and you do not want miss out! March 28th from 12pm to 5pm at Nathan Benderson Park - My Hometown Fest will be throwing another epic event filled with amazing food, drinks, music and fun! Take a look at some of the amazing food and drink line-up for this year: https://myhometownfest.org/food-beers/ You get to sample tasty selections from nearly 40 area restaurants, as well as more than 20 different local and regional
Recently I had the pleasure of aligning with a brand that is a true inspiration. How did this happen you ask? I entered a contest on BSWANKY instagram a month ago to win a gorgeous sugar skull hand bag and I actually won! I was beyond excited. When I went to visit to pick up my bag I was blown away on the brands mission and quality of there products. I knew I wanted to be a part of such an amazing cause. One of my favorite things about BSWANKY is there workforce is made up of
It is my favorite time again! Where I get to try out the new Chef's Table menu at Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar - Sarasota. Every two months a new Chef's Table is created by one of my favorite local chefs, Chef Matt Nabor! As always it was another fabulous experience at Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar -Sarasota. It is one of my favorite places for a date night on the weekends. I started the night off with my favorite a dirty martini with blue cheese stuffed oliv
Are you looking for the perfect Valentine's Day date night? Look no further my friends! Love is in the air at TooJay's Deli! just in time for Valentine’s Day, the $25.99 Sweetheart “Dinner for Too” menu is back now through Sunday, February 16th. You get a choice of two soups or salads, two entrées from TooJay’s Dinner for Too menu, two non-alcoholic beverages (upgrade to beer or wine for $3) & a choice of a dessert to share. Redeem your dinner coupon HERE. Tell me where you c
Grab your besties and mark your calendars for Sunday, March 8th - 11:30am to 1:30pm! The Scout Guide Sarasota, Anna Maria, Boca Grande Presents: The 6th Annual Bestie Brunch in honor of International Women's Day! The 6th Annual Bestie Brunch is being held in celebration of International Women's Day, the Cambira way at Mote Marine Labratory & Aquarium! Tableseide Catering will create a delicious 4-course seated brunch each perfectly paired with tasty wines from the Cambria Wi
I had the pleasure last night of dining at Cassariano Italian Eatery at UTC Sarasota. Italian food is my favorite cuisine and being from New York I am always looking for new spots in Sarasota, Florida to find amazing Italian dishes! The restaurant’s name is a combination of both partners last names; Luca Cassani and Antonio Pariano, both born and raised in Northern Italy. After years working together in the restaurant business both Luca & Antonio made the decision to venture
It's that time of year again! The 13th Annual Forks & Corks had arrived and the weather was perfect! If you read my blog post from last year you know that the 12th Annual Forks & Corks had to be moved to a later date in May because of the dangerous thunderstorms. A ton of rain is something you do not want to have to deal with while at the Ringling Museum. There is plenty of marble and tile so you are bound to slip! This year we ended up with perfect weather! All sun and a bea
Do you have plans for the Super Bowl? Duffy's Sports Grill is auctioning off two of their Best “Big Game” Seats at their Tampa location (1580 N Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa) for the big game on February 2nd. The package is a $400 value, because of all the great add-ons and 100% of all proceeds will benefit Special Olympics Florida on behalf of Duffy's Foundation. Not only will you have a great time but you will also but donating to an amazing cause. What gets better than that?
As most of you know I am from New York and that is the capital for amazing pizza. Also my husband is from Chicago and to me is a close runner up for delicious pizza in the US. I have been in Sarasota for 5 years now and have explored a good amount of pizza places in the area. Have I had a chance to try every pizza place. No I wish! I wanted to share with you my top five pizza places in SRQ in no particular order! 1. Evie's Tavern Evie's has several locations around our area.
Holidays can be overwhelming. Some of us have family that is out of town and we are not able to get together with during Thanksgiving. Sometimes we just don't feel like cooking twelve courses. Maybe we just want to treat ourselves and our family to a fun night out and enjoy moms homemade cooking all together. Look no further my friends. I have already made your Thanksgiving resesrvations. Put that apron up and follow me over to Phillippi Creek Oyster Bar. I had the pleasure o
I had the pleasure of attending Savor St. Pete this year and this was the events first year. I was blown away how well it was put together and had so many options for delicious food and drinks. There was literally something there for everyone! The event was November 2nd and 3rd at Straub Waterfront Park (St. Petersburg, Florida) . Tons of great food, wine, cocktails and microbrews! A percentage of ticket sales from the event also benefited The Art Institute of Tampa. There we
It is that amazing time again my friends! Where I get to try out the new Chef's Table menu at Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar - Sarasota. Every two months a new Chef's Table is created by one of my favorite local chefs, Chef Matt Nabor! As always it was another fabulous experience at Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar -Sarasota. Everyone is always so nice and the atmosphere is very elegant. It is one of my favorite places for a date night on the weekends. I started t
I am sure most of you have been to Bonefish Grill before? I mean who doesn't love the Bang Bang Shrimp and fresh fish choices? Recently Bonefish Grill has launched a perfect date night meal. The Mixed Grill Dinner for two. You get to choose One Starter - Coconut or Bang Bang Shrimp, Two salads - House or Caesar, Three Signature Sides and you get Four Wood-Grilled Selections -Atlantic Salmon with chimichurri, Argentinian Red Shrimp, Filet Mignon skewer, and Key West Ahi Tuna t
A new restaurant has launched in the Tampa Bay area and I could not be more excited! Anchor & Brine located inside the Tampa Marriott Water Street Hotel (one of my favorite hotels) is where seafood and waterfront dining is brought to another level. I was so excited to get the invite to preview the menu/restaurant for Anchor & Brine. I was there when Garrison Tavern opened (one of the best sports bars in Tampa Bay) so I could not wait to try all of the delicious food and drink
Living in Florida we barely have a break from the heat. So that means constant pool parties, beach gatherings & BBQ's. Recently Buzz Pop Cocktails mailed me some of there flavors to give a try and I was very excited to receive the cooler on my door step! Buzz Pop Cocktails are a Florida based, chef inspired company that has turned signature cocktails, through its patent pending processes, into authentic top quality Italian Sorbets. Buzz Pop Cocktails are a fresh twist on two
Who is excited that football is back! I know I am and I am always looking for new sports bars and different menus to try out for the games during football season. Even if you are not a huge football fan..you can be a huge foodie fan and Duffy's Sports Grill hits the nail on the head for all the delicious food finds. Duffy's Sports Grill has always been one of my favorite restaurants and now they have upped their game. There football menu game that is! There new football menu
It is my favorite time of year my friends! When all of the beer fests begin! I was able to attend Busch Gardens Bier Fest opening day and let me tell you if you don't have plans the next few weekends you need to head on over and try out all of the amazing food and beers. On weekends from Aug. 17th - Sept. 8th, you can try amazing craft beers from around the world, including over 40 new brews! The Busch Gardens Bier Fest blends the local Tampa bay craft scene with time-honored
Great seafood, amazing views and a fun atmosphere? What gets better than that! If you are a local to Sarasota you probably have heard of Phillippi Creek Village Restaurant & Oyster Bar! I have gone to this restaurant since I moved down here 5 years ago. They always have fresh seafood and a great happy hour. The restaurant has been voted Best Raw Bar & Seafood Restaurant for 12 years in a row! I was invited in recently to test out there new menu that will be launching soon. Le
How many times have you craved moms home-cooking but didn't know where to go and find such a delicious meal? How about wanting breakfast for dinner but all of your breakfast places closed at 2:30pm? What about wanting to have a glass of wine or a mimosa with your meal and realizing they don't sell alcohol at the diner you are at? Well I have found the solution to all of your problems. I was able to dine at Metro Diner in Sarasota a few nights ago and it did not disappoint. I