Award-winning Oysters Camille

This award-winning dish is even tastier than it is attractive! It was among the featured goodies at celebrity-chef Camille Manella Johnston's annual Mardi Gras Party. If you like oysters, cheese, bacon and all good ingredients, you'll love Oysters Camille. Here's the prized recipe: 1 quart shucked fresh......more

How to Open Wine with a Shoe

Great wine, no corkscrew? You don't need to know French to understand these instructions. But do they really work? Sommeliers and oenophiles, can you attest? After viewing this video, I'm guessing that spike heels won't quite cut it.........more

Flying Gets Fresh: Virgin America Introduces New Seasonal Menu

Are you hungry? You will be after reading the new menu selections from Virgin America Airlines. Très gourmet. I want to fly somewhere just for one of their meals! Delicious details courtesy PRNewswire: Award-Winning Airline Offers New First Class Menu with Help of Famed Pastry Chef David......more

Dining Discounts for Carrabba’s Amici Club Members

Want to be the first to know what’s cooking at Carrabba’s? Sign up for a FREE membership to the Amici Club and receive: Exclusive Offers: Receive valuable offers for complimentary menu items, special prix fixe menus and more. Flavorful Rewards: Be the first to learn about Carrabba’s delicious......more

Brunch Anyone?

Brunch (brunch) n. [Colloq.] a meal that combines a late breakfast and an early lunch According to Webster’s, “brunch” is a noun, but common usage suggests otherwise and we’ve been brunching for more than a century. Englishman Guy Beringer coined the portmanteau (combination of words) in 1895......more

Fresh, Not Frozen

Every Saturday morning, a farmers' market blooms along Lemon Avenue at Main Street. Colorful umbrellas and tents pop up before 7 a.m., the stands underneath bursting with organic produce, fresh cut flowers, beautiful bromeliads and orchids, homemade cookies and an imaginative array of arts and crafts.......more

Lite Bites

When you're hungry for quality but not quantity, savor a myriad of morsels at Sarasota's award-winning restaurants. Sampling hors d'oeuvres, antipasti or tapas is a playground for the palate and easy on the purse in any language.......more

Lasting Impressions

Art appreciation may be subjective, but at The Bijou Café, the reviews are always unanimous. For more than 20 years the restaurant has elevated food to fine art status, presenting award-winning fare with universal appeal. In an industry with a national success rate of just 15......more

Nautical and Nice

There may be no better way to work up a healthy appetite than by spending a sunny day cruising our shimmering waters, inhaling the salty sea air and feeling the constant caress of balmy breezes.......more