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
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
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.
Have you been to the Florida Botanical Gardens before? It is absolutely gorgeous there! How about have you been there during the holidays? If not you need to mark this on your calendar! I was able to preview Holiday Lights in the Garden and I was blown away. This event goes from November 29, 2019 thru January 4, 2020. 5:30 - 9:30 p.m. nightly with a suggested donation $5 per person. (12 & under free) The gardens were sparkling from head to toe! Every where you turn there were
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
Who doesn't love a good happy hour and/or brunch? One of my favorite hotels in downtown Sarasota is having some amazing events for the next few months. The first event is on every Wednesday at Art Ovation Hotel called "Step It Up Wednesdays". This is the perfect event to grab your girlfriends for happy hour after work! Every drink purchased between 5pm - 9pm you will receive one raffle ticket that will be applied for your chance to win a brand new pair of Christian Louboutin
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
If you are looking for the ultimate vacation look no further then Edgewater Beach Hotel in Naples, Florida. I have always been a huge fan of Naples, Florida with there amazing beaches and fun downtown area you can not go wrong. I had the luxury of staying in one of of the most elegant hotels Naples, Florida has to offer. The Edgewater Beach Hotel which is located on the beach and has the most amazing views. The hotel is minutes from Old Naples, Fifth Avenue South, and Third S
Chocolate, Desserts and Wine..OH MY! Better Than Sex - A Dessert Restaurant is a full-service dessert only restaurant that also features something unique; chocolate and caramel rimmed wines, beers and cocktails. Plus a numerous array of speciality desserts for everyone's palate. Everything is all wrapped up in an intimate speakeasy atmosphere which makes your dining experience even more enjoyable. I have been going to Better Than Sex - Key West for 10 years now. We always go