POP, POP, POP November 21st ushered in the latest vintage of Beaujolais Nouveau. You could almost hear the corks popping all over town! Seriously, if you would like to enjoy this years quick fermented crop you can pick up a bottle at any of our fine Sarasota wine retailers. | Mortons Gourmet Market & Michaels Wine Cellar.
INDIAN CUISINE DIY Have you ever wished you could just whip up some of your own delicious Indian food? I know I have. What you need is some expert training. Thats where Casa Italia (2080 Constitution Ave.) can help. Theyre now taking enrollments for Nitas Indian Cooking Class, FRI. DEC 6th, 6pm, $55PP | 941-924-1179.
CELEBRITY CHEFS RETURN TO SARASOTA For the second year some great culinary names will be descending on Sarasota. The James Beard Celebrity Chefs Tour makes a stop at Darwins on Fourth (1525 4th St.). Last years dinner was sold out. But, its not too late to get in on this years happening. DEC 11th, 6:30pm, $200PP | CLICK HERE TO BUY TICKETS.
FORKS & CORKS Are you bummed out that youll be sitting home on Jan. 26th while some other lucky people will be sipping and sampling at the Forks & Corks Grand Tasting? Well, even though that super popular event is sold out, there is still an opportunity to participate in the F&C festivities. Some tickets still remain for Forks & Corks University. Learn from the pros the ins and outs of wine pairing and selections. Take your wine knowledge to the next level.| CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS.
PIZZA, PIZZA Are you living and loving life out in the Lakewood Ranch/U. Park area? Well, things are about to get just a little better for your daily existence. Demetrios Pizza (4410 S. Tamiami Trl.) is about to open a new location right in your backyard. Thats correct, the beloved South Trail Italian restaurant and pizza joint will open their doors on University Parkway in the very near future. Keep an eye out.
HALF RIGHT A couple of weeks back we posed the question, would a Buffalo Wild Wings occupy the old Half Shell space on Main?. Well, the answer is not exactly. A wing style restaurant will indeed be opening in FEB 2014. Its Kers Winghouse. They currently operate 22 other Winghouses and downtown Sarasota will be be the latest addition to their growing collection. Cant wait? Want a sneak peek at the menu? Here you go. More details as available
BLACK FRIDAY, WINE? You saw that correctly. I am now convinced that nearly everything is available with the Black Friday label. Via Michaels Wine Cellar (1283 S. Tamiami Trl.), some nice post Thanksgiving savings on vino. Cabernet Sauvignon “Red Label”, Newton, Napa County, CA, 2009 | Sparkling “Brut”, Roederer Estate, Anderson Valley, CA, NV | Chardonnay “Red Label”, Newton, Napa, CA, 2011. Go get em.
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