Author Archives: Q-tips

A Christmas Story

12/2021- Yes, see it again! Based on the humorous writings of author Jean Shepherd, this beloved holiday movie follows the wintry exploits of youngster Ralphie Parker (Peter Billingsley), who spends most of his time dodging a bully and dreaming of … Continue reading

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Connors Steak & Seafood Restaurant 12/3/21 –

Connors  Steak/Seafood – 3501 S Tamiami Trl., Sarasota, FL,  (941) 260-3232 , http://connorsrestaurant.com Q-tips say:  They offer the same menu to eat in/to go/take out Go and enjoy! Good food, drinks, service and nice ambiance. Went for a late lunch around 3:45 and enjoyed … Continue reading

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Peridia Golf & CC dining 12/2/2021

Peridia Golf & CC Dining —  4950 Peridia Boulevard East,  Bradenton, FL 34203   –  941-758-2582 – peridiagcc.net Q-tips say: Great service/drinks/nice buffet. Q – tips had: We began our dinner with our usual libations – An Old Fashion – up  & … Continue reading

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Sharky’s on the Pier

12/1/21 1600 Harbor Dr S, Venice, FL 34285 +1 941-488-1456 Q-tips say: Met long time friends for an early dinner at Sharky’s. The best part was visiting & catching up with good friends & the views. The others had a … Continue reading

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BRIO Italian Rest. Sarasota FL 11/30/2021

BRIO – 190 University Town Center Dr., Sarasota, FL 34243, (941) 702-9102brioitalian.comQ-Tips say: Go and enjoy, we did. I had:  Happy Hour Carpaccio – Shaved tender beef, field greens, capers, mustard aioli & a cup of the soup of the … Continue reading

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SWORDFISH GRILL – Cortez FL 11/29/21

SWORDFISH GRILL – 4628 119th St W., Cortez, FL 34215, (941) 798-2035swordfishgrillcortez.com Q-Tips say: If you are in the area, go and enjoy! It was a beautiful sunny day with a light breeze and had a table outside by the … Continue reading

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Oscar Scherer State Park 11/28/21

1843 S Tamiami Trl Osprey, FL 34229, (941) 483-5956 Q-tips say: YES, go. Entrance fee for a day $5.00. The park has walking trails, camping sites, lakes & so much peace & quite. After our visit, off to Rosebud for … Continue reading

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STONEWOOD REST. 11/26/21

STONEWOOD – 5415 University Pkwy., Sarasota, FL 34276, (941) 355-3315stonewoodgrill.com Q-tips say;  Go & enjoy!  Sit in the dining area and ask for Josh R- great/happy person.  Bar bites in the entire restaurant. Happy Hour:  Our drinks were:  $4.75. I … Continue reading

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Miguel’s

Last time we had: Great service, drinks, food. They offer FABULOUS Early Dinner Dining Deal! Early Dining Menu: CHOICE OF ONE APPETIZER Appetizer of the day – Soup du jour – Prepared Daily Garlic Soup – An old family recipe brought to … Continue reading

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OLLIE’S Bargain Outlet 11/16/2021

Ollie’s Bargain Outlet – Discount chain carrying a wide range of closeout merchandise, including food, housewares & toys.   5201 33rd St E, Bradenton, FL 34203, (941) 727-5222 Q-tips say:  You will be overwhelmed with what they have. They have food, flooring, house stuff, … Continue reading

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