Have you visited Sarasota lately?

Known for their world-class beaches, wealth of cultural attractions and rich variety of shops, restaurants and fine galleries, Sarasota and Siesta Key are among Florida’s premier vacation spots. Whether you want to relax on the beach, enjoy a show after dinner, explore some of the state’s finest museums or anything else in between, Sarasota and…

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Visit us when you visit Sarasota

Step into the old country when you join us at Caragiulos for a taste of Italy in the heart of Sarasota. Wine and dine with us on Italian, culinary delights that are a treat to the tastebuds in a beautiful, cozy setting. You’ll have the authentic skills of an Italian baker and chef, transported from…

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The Sarasota Waterfront

The western edge of downtown Sarasota sports a thriving waterfront that engages locals and enchants visitors. The economy runs full-throttle, the natives are happy, and vacationers dream about making this Florida city their new home. Great shopping, exciting entertainment and outstanding restaurants make Sarasota a favorite destination for snow birds and seasoned southerners. Beautiful architecture…

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We would like to thank all of our friends and patrons on voting us the finalist for the Sarasota Herald Tribune Readers Choice, “Best Italian Restaurant” in Sarasota for 2012/2013.Thank you for your support.

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Sarasota's Marvelous Circus History

Almost everybody recognizes the name of Ringling Brothers in relation to that famous circus that puts on “The Greatest Show on Earth.” Yet, few people outside of Florida realize the storied history that this venerable circus has in shaping the city of Sarasota, Florida. Back in the early 1900s John Ringling was considered to be…

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Sarasota’s Marvelous Circus History

Almost everybody recognizes the name of Ringling Brothers in relation to that famous circus that puts on “The Greatest Show on Earth.” Yet, few people outside of Florida realize the storied history that this venerable circus has in shaping the city of Sarasota, Florida. Back in the early 1900s John Ringling was considered to be…

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Located on the western coast of Florida, Sarasota is the ideal destination for a winter getaway. While many areas of the country are blanketed under snow and ice or are otherwise experiencing the frigid chill of winter, the weather in Sarasota is pleasant almost year-round. In fact, even in the winter months, the average highs…

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At Caragiulos, family makes the family meal.

It started with a family car trip orchestrated by Tony Caragiulo, a longtime bakery owner from Brooklyn, and his five sons, Anthony, John, Mark, Paul and Rob. Two weeks of driving around Florida ended with the car squealing to a stop outside a simple stucco building on Palm Avenue in Sarasota and Tony’s flabbergasted exclamation…

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Every year, you have a couple of evenings when you and your family pile into the car to celebrate a milestone event. Perhaps you meet up with other loved ones or dear friends who you want to share the moment with. Inevitably, you struggle to decide which restaurant to head to in order to celebrate…

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Spending time in Sarasota at Selby Gardens

Whether you are making plans to visit Sarasota while on vacation this holiday season or you are trying to figure out how to spend some of your free time in your own hometown, you may consider spending a lovely afternoon exploring Marie Selby Botanical Gardens. This is one of the most beautiful and memorable attractions…

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