Podcast Episode 43: The Usual Place in Sarasota, Florida

An interview with Laura Raymond


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Laura Raymond

In this episode of the Find Dining Podcast, Laura Raymond of Destination Cuisine recommends The Usual Place in Sarasota, where Chef Chef Alessio serves up Italian dishes like Pork Shank. We discuss tightrope walkers, the plural of “octopus,” and the virtues of a cucumber cocktail.

Laura recommends:

  • Tagliere di formaggi e marmellate
  • Pork Shank (a.k.a. the “Stinco al Forno”)
  • Sampler of Italian Desserts

Sarasota Dining Districts to Explore:

Sarasota Food Events:

Food for Thought:

  • Q: What seafood delicacy is only available eight months of the year?
  • A: Stone crab.

Out of the Frying Pan Picks:

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