Savoring Sarasota

Mark your calendars, folks, and save up some money to gas up your cars. June 1 marks the start of the Second Annual Savor Sarasota Restaurant Week (actually, it runs for 10 days, but a "week" sounded better). A few months back, I talked about the great dining available south of the Skyway, so here's your chance.

All of the participating restaurants will be serving multicourse lunches and dinners for a mere $15 and $25, respectively. My favorites? Derek's, Bijou, Canvas Cafe, Vernona and Selva Grill, but almost all of the places on the list are worth a visit at these prices.

Don't want to make the trip? How about a provocative statement to rile up the Tampa scene and drag you down south? When it comes to innovative and exciting fine dining, Sarasota has a better core group of chefs than the Bay Area.

Ooohh, snap!

WE LOVE OUR READERS!

Since 1988, CL Tampa Bay has served as the free, independent voice of Tampa Bay, and we want to keep it that way.

Becoming a CL Tampa Bay Supporter for as little as $5 a month allows us to continue offering readers access to our coverage of local news, food, nightlife, events, and culture with no paywalls.

Join today because you love us, too.

Scroll to read more Food News articles

Join Creative Loafing Tampa Bay Newsletters

Subscribe now to get the latest news delivered right to your inbox.