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Experience Sarasota: The Spice and Tea Exchange

Experience Sarasota: The Spice and Tea Exchange

If there’s one store on Armand’s Circle that can guarantee to heighten your senses, it’s The Spice and Tea Exchange. Visually, it’s a treat. With carefully arranged glass jars replete with teas, salts and colorful spices lining the walls you can’t help but assume you’ve entered a bygone era.

Experience Sarasota: Daiquiri Deck

Experience Sarasota: Daiquiri Deck

The World Famous Daiquiri Deck is located at the heart of Siesta Key Village in Sarasota Florida. A favorite restaurant and raw bar for locals, and a genuine treat for visitors!

Experience Sarasota: Sarasota Tea Company, The Tea House

Experience Sarasota: Sarasota Tea Company, The Tea House

I approached the Tea House, not quite sure what to expect... I am a Brit, so tea is in my nature but this place certainly took me by surprise and far exceeded my expectations. This is not the kind of teahouse that your granny would go to and sip a cup of earl gray, this place is COOL- uber cool!

Experience Sarasota: Balanced Health & Fitness

Experience Sarasota: Balanced Health & Fitness

Expert knowledge mixed with years of experience offering a plethora of services all under one roof. Isn’t it time for you to get Balanced?

Experience Sarasota: Bijou Cafe

Experience Sarasota: Bijou Cafe

Situated on the site of a former Twenties-era Texaco gas station, the Bijou Cafe, on First Street, has proved a resilient member of Sarasota’s business community.

Experience Sarasota: Painter's Palate

Experience Sarasota: Painter's Palate

All through Chef Marc Brediger’s travels, from his native France, to Thailand and finally to Sarasota, an eclectic curiosity has always driven him to search beyond the merely satisfied.

Experience Sarasota: Pecky

Experience Sarasota: Pecky

They wanted a space to show what could really be done with their custom pieces. The name 'Pecky' just seemed to fit.

Experience Sarasota: American Shave

Experience Sarasota: American Shave

Described as a barber shop and spa, American Shave, according to Justin Rosado, will, “be a place just for men, created by men. Here, no-one is going to judge you or criticize you about what you want. This is an exclusively male environment.”

Experience Sarasota: Geckos Grill & Pub

Experience Sarasota: Geckos Grill & Pub

Gecko’s is a place for Sarasotans to go and be Sarasotans. It’s truly a part of the community.

Experience Sarasota: Nessentials

Experience Sarasota: Nessentials

A brush is a brush is brush, right? Well that’s what I thought until I stepped foot into Nessentials on Pineapple Ave. I can only describe this store as totally unique, there's literally nothing else like it in Sarasota.

Experience Sarasota: Vatican City Vinyl

Experience Sarasota: Vatican City Vinyl

Our Father, who art in Heaven Vinyl be thy name.

Experience Sarasota: T. Georgianos

Experience Sarasota: T. Georgianos

The nouveau-Venetian store is located in the heart of downtown Sarasota where it has instantly become a go-to haven of the best of Italy's most coveted names, a brick and mortar complement to the stunningly successful online boutique.

Experience Sarasota: Carats Fine Jewelry & Watches

Experience Sarasota: Carats Fine Jewelry & Watches

Warning: Not for the faint of heart. Walking into Carats may result in swooning, increased heartbeat and shortness of breath.

Experience Sarasota: Fresh Salon.Spa.Style

Experience Sarasota: Fresh Salon.Spa.Style

“I think most women want to feel sexy but classy, and current but age appropriate. I always keep this in mind when choosing our clothing and accessories, in addition to considering quality, price, and practicality.”

Experience Sarasota: I-Fix-A-Phone

Experience Sarasota: I-Fix-A-Phone

Although there are plenty of homespun remedies that promise to miraculously repair your smart phone, I-Fix-A-Phone owner Greg Nadeau has no time for such scams.

Experience Sarasota: Get Fit Fuel

Experience Sarasota: Get Fit Fuel

With three different locations throughout Sarasota, Get Fit Fuel possesses a foodie philosophy that stems from Gentile’s realization that life is much easier when life doesn’t revolve the drudgery and expense of grocery shopping.

Experience Sarasota: Fuzzy's Taco Shop

Experience Sarasota: Fuzzy's Taco Shop

The fresh homemade food is great. The drinks are flowing. The restaurant space is open and perfect for late night hangouts. Don’t let the name fool you; Fuzzy’s Taco Shop is serious business.

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