Author Archives: Q-tips

Sam & Kate

 Dustin Hoffman and Sissy Spacek, Sam & Kate takes place in a small town in the heart of the country. Hoffman plays Bill, the larger-than-life father to Sam (Jake Hoffman), who has returned home to take care of his ailing … Continue reading

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BRIO Italian Rest. Sarasota FL 2/3/23

BRIO – 190 University Town Center Dr., Sarasota, FL 34243, (941) 702-9102brioitalian.comQ-Tips say: Go and enjoy, we did. Happy Hour begins at 3:00 to 7:00 in the bar/or outside sitting. Also specials on Weds. & Thurs. Libations: Their Manhattan. We … Continue reading

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Fireflies in the garden

Successful novelist Michael (Ryan Reynolds) visits his family in the Midwest, only to learn that his mother, Lisa (Julia Roberts), has died in a tragic accident. Along with his father, Charles (Willem Dafoe), a college professor, and his sister, Ryne … Continue reading

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To Leslie

Leslie (Andrea Riseborough) is a West Texas single mother struggling to provide for her son (Owen Teague) when she wins the lottery and a chance at a good life. But a few short years later the money is gone and … Continue reading

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PIER 22 – 2/2/23

PIER  22 -1200 1st Ave W., Bradenton, (941) 748-8087,     pier22dining.com   Q-tips say: Great service, ambiance, drinks, & water view.  Indoor/ outdoor seating. Happy Hour begins at 3:00. Went for an late lunch. Mrs. Q’s had: Old Fashioned Bourbon, bitters, garnished … Continue reading

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STONEWOOD REST. 2/1/23

STONEWOOD – 5415 University Pkwy., Sarasota, FL 34276, (941) 355-3315stonewoodgrill.com Q-tips say: Go & enjoy!  Bar bites in the entire restaurant. Happy Hour:  I had my usual Old Fashion w/ their Happy Hour Bourbon with dirty ice on the side.  … Continue reading

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Anna Maria Oyster Bar – Landside 1/31/23

Anna Maria Oyster Bar – Landside | 6906 14th Street West (941) 758-7880   Bradenton.   anna-maria-oyster-bar-landside-bradenton Both Q’s had: Special of the day – Main Lobster –  & shared the onion straws.  My side: brussel sprouts & red potatoes.  He had … Continue reading

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The Mulligan

Paul McAlister is a success at everything–except what really matters. Separated from his wife and estranged from his son, Paul keeps his focus on his next boardroom mega-deal. Like an errant tee-shot on a difficult hole, Paul’s life could use … Continue reading

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Gigi & Nate

Gigi & Nate is the story of Nate Gibson, a young man whose life is turned upside down after he suffers a near-fatal illness and is left a quadriplegic. Moving forward seems near impossible until he meets his unlikely service … Continue reading

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Rosebud’s Steak & Seafood –

2215 S Tamiami Trl, Osprey, FL 34229 (941) 918-8771 www.rosebudssarasota.com Q-tips say: YES, to Rosebud. Go in the Dining Room. During “snow bird & spring break time,” make a reservation for the dining room. Dine in – Take out. Early … Continue reading

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