On Saturday, Nov 19, Great Music and Great Food simmered together to create a memorable event at Fogartyville in downtown Sarasota. EmpaCurious joined The Viva Cal Sextet for a sold-out performance. EmpaCurious presented a menu offering stuffed delights, bowls, sweets and lattes with cuisine inspirations from Latin America, Argentina, Brazil, Spain, New Orleans, The West Indies, and Asia.
Among the honors that can be bestowed on a gastro business is when a premier media brand boasts about your food. Earlier this week, Sylvia and I had the chance to cook up some love for the staff at the SRQ headquarters, located in the Burns Court area of Sarasota. We had such a good time; the crew was a delight, and both conversation and food flowed freely. Our sincere thanks for the love.
EmpaCurious ran it's first for-pay ad on Taste, Dining & Travel Magazine's 25th Anniversary issue, Distribution for this issue is expected to exceed 48,000 units printed. Neal Finnelli, Editor and Publisher, covered our arrival on the scene.
Right on the heels of the Online Bistro launch, EmpaCurious announces a mobile-first capability as an extension of it's Online Bistro service. As part of a partnership with ChowNow, a high-tech company based in Silicon Valley and focused on the restaurant industry, EmpaCurious now offers free mobile Apps for iOS (iPhone and iPad) and Android.
After a highly touted and well received maiden launch in September, EmpaCurious continues excite with the announcement of the Online Bistro. With this service, customers are able to order for pick-up at The Center of AMI Mon-Fri 5pm-9pm, or for delivery on Anna Maria Island Mon-Sat 6pm-10pm. The Online Bistro will accept orders on the day of or days in advance.
EmpaCurious was serendipitously featured in the Cravings Blog by Bradenton Herald. "Stuffed Delights in a Sheet of Heaven" was tagged and starts to gain traction.
Bradenton Herald by Janelle O'Dea
Sylvia Noguera and Alfonso Abreu offer food with an international flair.
ANNA MARIA – Alfonso Abreu and Sylvia Noguera have spiced up the café at The Center of Anna Maria Island with an international flair featuring such delights as empanadas, chipas and yucca fries.
For almost two months, the owners of EmpaCurious, a Latin-style culinary team, have been setting up behind the scenes, preparing a new home base at the Center of Anna Maria Island.