If you are craving grouper, you can find it almost anywhere in the area at the many seafood restaurants. In fact, locavores will feel right at home here. From our dairy farm’s sustainable milk and cheese to our many farm-to-fork restaurants, there are lots of ways to enjoy eating local, including savoring snapper, mullet (the fish that jumps out of the water) and stone crab. But we don’t stop there. Anna Maria Island, Longboat Key, Lakewood Ranch, and Bradenton feature both fine and causal dining. In fact, there’s so much variety to choose from, each meal can be a completely different experience.
Delight in dishes with a side of sunset, locally grown produce and wine from the vine, tastes from around the world, seafood right off the boat and recipes designed around the season's best offerings -- all right here in Anna Maria Island, Longboat Key, Bradenton and Lakewood Ranch.
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Here, our chefs showcase some of their favorite recipes. Find one that makes your mouth water or evokes the memory of a meal you've had here -- or one that's so appealing, you can practically taste it.
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The culinary creations of chefs in Anna Maria Island, Longboat Key, Bradenton and Lakewood Ranch are an extension of their life experiences, creative philosophies and geographic backgrounds, all of which come together to form the delectable dishes on our tables.
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