Sarasota Magazine celebrates the area's "Best of" with a party

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Posted: Tuesday, April 23, 2013 11:10 pm | Updated: 6:35 pm, Tue Apr 22, 2014.

SARASOTA - You could find all of Sarasota's best in one place Tuesday night, as Marie Selby Botanical Gardens played host again this year to Sarasota Magazine's "Best Of" party.

Party-goers had a chance to enjoy this year's themed event – “Glamor in the Garden” -- while enjoying the best bites from Sarasota's favorite restaurants and some giveaways from some of the winners this year.

For 34 years, Sarasota Magazine has highlighted some of what the Suncoast has to offer. For the second year, ABC 7's Scott Dennis, Bob Harrigan & Lauren Dorsett swept the "Best Local TV Personality" category.

Proceeds from the event also went to Selby Gardens.

List Of Editor's Picks:

Artisan Cheese Company

Best New Reason To Celebrate Cheese

Editor's Pick

As Good As It Gets

Best New Gourmet Shop

Editor's Pick

Bradenton Riverwalk

Best New Public Space

Editor's Pick

Brown Jordan at Home Resource

Best New Outdoor Furniture

Editor's Pick

Camilyn Beth

Best New Local Clothing Line

Editor's Pick

Circusoul Yoga

Best New Exercise Class

Editor's Pick

Coquillage

Best New Bed Fashions

Editor's Pick

Costco

Best New Bargain Shopping

Editor's Pick

Eat Here

Best New Addition To Siesta Key

Editor's Pick

Evelyn & Arthur

Best New Figure Flattery

Editor's Pick

Farm to Table Dinners at King Family Farms

Best New Healthy Dining

Editor's Pick

Florida Studio Theatre

Best New Theater

Editor's Pick

Fogartyville Community Media & Arts Center

Best New Music Venue

Editor's Pick

Gucci shop at McCarver & Moser

Best New Shop Within A Shop

Editor's Pick

Ionie Raw Food Café

Best New Reason To Try Raw

Editor's Pick

iPads at Carmel Café

Best New Restaurant Tech

Editor's Pick

J. McLaughlin

Best New Preppy-Chic Fashion

Editor's Pick

Jack Dusty

Best New Restaurant Reinvention

Editor's Pick

June Simmons Jewelry at The Met

Best New Shop Within A Shop

Editor's Pick

Manatee Performing Arts Center

Best New Theater

Editor's Pick

Marcello Sport

Best New Fashion Makeover

Editor's Pick

Martin Freeman

Best New Men's Specialty Store

Editor's Pick

McKechnie Field

Best New Facelift For A Landmark

Editor's Pick

Melange Sandwich Counter

Best New Late-Night Food

Editor's Pick

Mozzarella Fella

Best New Sandwiches

Editor's Pick

Old Miakka Farmer's Market

Best New Farmer's Market

Editor's Pick

Out In Front

Best New Work of Art

Editor's Pick

Phillippi Creek Village Oyster Bar

Best New Menu Expansion

Editor's Pick

Reason's

Best New Boutique Design

Editor's Pick

Seaside Chic Boutique

Best New Venice Store

Editor's Pick

Shore

Best New Stargazing

Editor's Pick

Sirard's Chocolate Café

Best New Place For Chocolate

Editor's Pick

State Street Eating House

Best New Urban-Chic Restaurant

Editor's Pick

Table Creekside

Best New Brunch

Editor's Pick

Tequila Cantina

Best New Reason To Study Tequila

Editor's Pick

The Blue Rooster

Best New Southern Roadhouse

Editor's Pick

The Coffee Loft

Best New Reason To Stay Caffeinated

Editor's Pick

The New  Publix

Best New Addition To Longboat Key

Editor's Pick

The Short Giraffe

Best New Sweet Treats

Editor's Pick

Trader Joe's

Best New Grocery Store

Editor's Pick

Tree-Umph Adventure Course

Best New Athletic Challenge

Editor's Pick

YachtSea Grille

Best New Waterfront Dining

Editor's Pick

Yummy House

Best New Ethnic Restaurant

Editor's Pick

 

List Of Winners Below:

5 O'Clock Club

Place to Hear Local Bands

Winner

Anna's Deli

Sandwich - The Surfer

Winner

ArtisTree Landscape Maintenance and Design

Landscaper

Winner

Asolo Repertory Theatre

Performing Arts Group

Winner

Bangkok

Thai Restaurant

Winner

Beneva Flowers and Gifts

Florist

Winner

Black Bird Home Gallery

Furniture Store

Winner

Black Bird Home Gallery

Home Accessories

Winner

C'est la Vie

French Restaurant

Winner

Children's World

Store for Kids

Winner

Coffrin Jewelers

Jeweler

Winner

Crunch

Place to Work Out

Winner

Dabbert Gallery

Art Gallery

Winner

DaRuMa

Japanese Restaurant

Winner

Dillard's

Men's Clothing

Winner

Dillard's

Place to Buy Women's Shoes

Winner

Dillard's

Women's Clothing

Winner

Evie's Tavern

Place to Meet Singles

Winner

First Watch

Breakfast

Winner

First Watch

Brunch

Winner

Foxy Lady

Women's Formal/Cocktail Attire

Winner

Jack Ivins

Citizen

Winner

Kay Jewelers

Jeweler

Winner

L. Boutique

Women's Clothing

Winner

L. Spa

Skin Care

Winner

Libby's Café + Bar

Happy Hour Menu

Winner

Longhorn Steakhouse

Restaurant for Steak

Winner

Marina Jack

Waterfront Dining

Winner

Mi Pueblo

Mexican Restaurant

Winner

Michael's On East

Caterer

Winner

Michael's On East

Restaurant for Steak

Winner

Michael's On East

Restaurant Wine List

Winner

Michael's On East

Upscale Restaurant

Winner

Miller's Sarasota Ale House

Sports Bar

Winner

Morton's Gourmet Market

Specialty Food Market

Winner

Mote Aquarium

Place to Take Your Kids

Winner

Mr. Beery's

Restaurant/Bar for Craft Beer

Winner

Nancy's Bar-B-Q

Barbecue

Winner

Nuovo Salon & Spa

Hair Salon

Winner

Ophelia's on the Bay

Romantic Restaurant

Winner

Owen's Fish Camp

Seafood Restaurant

Winner

Pacific Rim

Sushi Restaurant

Winner

Pastry Art

Coffee Shop

Winner

Paul Mattison

Chef

Winner

Pizza SRQ

Pizza

Winner

Primo's

Italian Restaurant

Winner

Publix

Bakery

Winner

Rooms to Go

Furniture Store

Winner

Saks Fifth Avenue

Women's Formal/Cocktail Attire

Winner

Sarasota Animal Hospital

Veterinarian

Winner

Sarasota Chalk Festival

Festival

Winner

Scott Dennis

Local TV Personality

Winner

Selva Grill

Latin Amerian Restaurant

Winner

Square 1 Burgers & Bar

Burger

Winner

State Street Eating House

Cocktail (The Bramble)

Winner

State Street Eating House

New Restaurant

Winner

Swim Mart

Women's Swimsuits

Winner

Take Care Home Health Care

Home Health Care

Winner

The Glenridge on Palmer Ranch

Retirement Community

Winner

The Met Fashion House, Day Spa & Salon

Men's Clothing

Winner

The Met Fashion House, Day Spa & Salon

Spa

Winner

The Old Salty Dog

Outdoor Doggie Dining

Winner

Total Wine

Place To Buy Wine

Winner

Toy Lab

Store for Kids

Winner

Veg

Vegetarian Restaurant

Winner

Wine, Women and Shoes

Fund-raising Gala

Winner

Woman's Exchange of Sarasota

Consignment Shop

Winner

Yoder's Restaurant

Amish Restaurant

Winner

Yoder's Restaurant

Dessert - Peanut Butter Pie

Winner

 

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