Best of SRQ Local TGIF Party


We’re hosting an incredible BEST OF SRQ LOCAL TGIF PARTY for the 4000+ readers who voted in SRQ Magazine’s biggest ever 2019 Best of SRQ Local Readers Competition on Friday, April 5, 2019 from 5-8pm at the Aloft Hotel in Downtown Sarasota. You are invited to to join us to taste and experience the best restaurants and cocktails voted by our readers and share a hip evening with the area’s passionate localvores and foodies.




Celebrating "Best Of" Live Local and Love Local


Join us to experience an evening of award-winning bites and imbibes as voted on by the readers of SRQ Magazine in this annual TGIF Best of SRQ Local Party. 15+ Restaurants. Cocktail Samplings. Live DJ in the Courtyard. Celebrating the best locally owned establishments in the region, every year SRQ MEDIA asks our astute readers to vote for their favorite local eats, shopping, arts, luminaries and hotspots culminating in the buzzworthy special "Best of SRQ Local" awards feature published in the April edition. Celebrate your TGIF with the best our region has to offer—we will highlight local experiences from new restaurants to the memorable theatre productions, from our community's best achievements to seriously talented chefs.



American Dream Restaurant Group Calusa Brewing El Toro Bravo Five O Donuts Innovative Dining JPAN Mattison's ofKors Bakery Ophelia's on the Bay Patrick's 1481 Pazzo Southside Peachey's Baking Co State Street Eating House The Overton Zildjian Catering & Consulting

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Aloft Sarasota Hotel 1401 Ringling Boulevard, Sarasota, FL 34236


Kira Forgash

Associate Producer, Events and Programs


Ashley Ryan Cannon

Associate Publisher

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