Whether you're a burgeoning foodie, a pro in the kitchen, or just someone who enjoys stuffing their face on the reg, check out Edible Sarasota! Featuring a quarterly magazine, a lively website, and a growing social media community, Edible Sarasota is your one-stop shop for the latest in local food news, delicious recipes, and an inside look at a wide range of local eateries. They celebrate fresh, local ingredients from the farm and Gulf Coast. 

Edible Sarasota is part of the Edible Communities family of regional, food-focused networks, which includes publications and websites dedicated to the best eats of Orlando, Nashville, Charleston, Northeast Florida, and of course, New Orleans. Promoting the enjoyment of fresh local ingredients direct from the farm and the Gulf, Edible Sarasota also celebrates our community's efforts towards sustainable, organic farming, and the creative artisans who bring our area the best in hand-crafted, unique flavors. 

One of the best things about Edible Sarasota is their quirky and informative articles about the best places to hang out, eat, drink, and be merry in our community. Local favorite Bird Rock Taco Shack in Bradenton's colorful Village of the Arts was recently featured, and the piece offers an interesting look at the background and history of the tasty taco emporium tucked into a little cottage down by the beach. While Bird Rock's duck bacon and pork carnitas are wildly appreciated, this top taco joint also offers vegetarian and vegan options, and proudly features only the best locally sourced produce. Since you're in the neighborhood, Edible Sarasota also recommends that you pop around the corner to Motorworks Brewing, a 27,000-square foot craft beer brewery and beer garden with two bocce ball courts and its own three-hole putting green. 

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Did someone say "craft beer"? Heck yes, and thankfully Sarasota is finally embracing craft beer tourism and new breweries are popping up everywhere! Edible Sarasota is committed to this field, and Edible authors Sara Stovall and Elizabeth Snlegocki encourage you to get out there and enjoy your favorite brewed beverages, as "breweries lift up a community around them: independent musicians, fleets of food trucks, and deserving causes tap into much-needed sustenance at these energized hubs... the local brewery is a place to gather, play games, make art, converse, connect." Check out new offerings from Big Top Brewery on Porter Way, JDub's Brewing Company and Tap Room on Mango Avenue, and Calusa Brewing on Derek Avenue.

Edible Sarasota also has an extensive recipe library - whether you're looking for a killer brunch recipe, homemade bread guidance, or a secret family gem from one of our area's top local chefs, you're sure to find the perfect dish for your needs. Feeling extra creative? There are tons of really useful ideas on Edible Sarasota - you'll find a collection of homemade superfood recipes, like Chocolate Almond Bark, Super Salt, and Lavender, Rose & Raspberry Tea, which all make excellent, heartfelt gifts for a variety of occasions. It's a great way to celebrate fresh, local ingredients from the farm and Gulf Coast. 

Our area is blessed in so many ways - great weather, awesome beaches, and an abundance of award-winning restaurants, culinary traditions, and top-quality local ingredients. Don't miss a single new dining experience or the perfect Bloody Mary recipe.

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