A restaurant and bar principle with two existing Sarasota spots has now produced its Manatee County debut.
Food stuff + Beer is now open up at the previous Mahana Contemporary space in Bradenton’s Fountains plaza, which also involves brewery Great Liquid Brewing Co. It is really the 3rd place overall for Foods + Beer, alongside with Gulf Gate and Fruitville Highway in Sarasota.
Co-operator Mike Whalen stated they will use the more substantial, 4,200-square-foot Bradenton spot to residence a barcade location, as nicely as a phase for live audio.
“We’re likely to test some new matters out, and we’re fired up just to be in type of a various place and see how the model does someplace else,” Whalen stated.
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Foods + Beer’s menu capabilities a assortment of creative normally takes on comfort foods such as tin can nachos, peanut butter-and-jelly chicken wings and the You Jel? burger with chipotle product cheese, jalapeño pepper jelly and bacon. Whalen explained the Bradenton area will also give some new menu items that will eventually be additional to the other destinations, this sort of as a hand-battered corn puppy, a fontina cheese-stuffed burger and various bowls.
The Bradenton locale will supply 19 beers on draft, which include local craft alternatives, along with a wide range of cocktails. Its joyful hour operates 11 a.m.-7 p.m. every day and consists of $3 Narragansett Lagers and wells, $3.50 mimosas and $4 house wines.
Barcade choices will include things like pinball, Skee-Ball and numerous arcade games, with ideas to host trivia as perfectly as are living new music. The Bradenton Food stuff + Beer seats 150 altogether, Whalen mentioned, 120 within and 30 in an outdoor patio.
The authentic Foods + Beer opened in Gulf Gate in 2018, and plans to rejoice its three-yr anniversary Aug. 23 by offering prospects a complimentary Narragansett or glass of champagne, Whalen mentioned. The Fruitville Road locale opened in 2019 while the sister restaurant Seabar, motivated by the collective cultures of the Pacific Ocean, opened next to the Gulf Gate Food stuff + Beer past year.
Foods + Beer’s Bradenton area is at 4808 14th St. W. and will be open 11 a.m.-1 a.m. Monday by means of Thursday, 11 a.m.-2 a.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-2 a.m. Saturday and 10 a.m.-1 a.m. Sunday. For far more details, call 941-751-2675 or stop by eatfooddrinkbeer.com.
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