Wednesday, July 18, 2018

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Taste test: New snacks from Klondike, Quaker, Planters and Lay’s

Taste test: New snacks from Klondike, Quaker, Planters and Lay’s

Every parent knows the need to stock up the snack cupboard when their children are around for the summer. I am not sure whether they get hungrier in the hot weather or just bored. But judges said their children always want something to eat when they ...
Published: 07/16/18
This Florida burger joint is one of the 10 best in America, travel website says

This Florida burger joint is one of the 10 best in America, travel website says

A 2½-hour drive south could land Tampa residents at one of America’s best burger joints, according the review and travel website TripAdvisor.com.The website released a list of the "10 Most Delectable Burger Joints" in America on Wednesday, placing Na...
Published: 07/14/18
Epicurean to host fourth annual Epic Chef Showdown for Feeding Tampa Bay

Epicurean to host fourth annual Epic Chef Showdown for Feeding Tampa Bay

The Epicurean Hotel, 1207 S Howard Ave., plays host to the seven-week Epic Chef Showdown Feeding Tampa Bay benefit from 6:30 to 9 p.m each Monday starting July 16 running through to Aug. 27.Local celebrities and notable food writers will judge the fo...
Published: 07/12/18
Updated: 07/14/18
Recipe for Roasted Peach and Chicken Salad With Bacon Vinaigrette

Recipe for Roasted Peach and Chicken Salad With Bacon Vinaigrette

I adore a hearty salad for summer, and this one came about as a result of having to use some leftovers in my fridge. Roasted peaches are a staple this time of year: slowly roasted in the oven for about 30 minutes on 350 degrees, drizzled with honey, ...
Published: 07/16/18
Bar review: New St. Pete breweries have sour power

Bar review: New St. Pete breweries have sour power

It took a few years, but downtown St. Petersburg is officially ready for a pair of manageable brewery crawls, thanks to the recent openings of Overflow Brewing Company and Inoculum Ale Works.The two breweries bridge the gap between Green Bench, Cycle...
Published: 07/12/18
Keke’s fourth site in South Tampa thrives among locals

Keke’s fourth site in South Tampa thrives among locals

Popular up-and-coming Orlando chain, Keke’s Breakfast Cafe has recently opened the doors to its fourth Tampa location in South Tampa on June 18. The restaurant’s name Keke’s, originates from its owners Keith and Kevin Mahen who started the chain in 2...
Published: 07/12/18
Bundt cake shop coming to Wiregrass

Bundt cake shop coming to Wiregrass

LUTZ — Even though it’s not open for business yet, Tammy Mencia has been getting e-mails on a daily basis from excited customers wanting to know when Nothing Bundt Cakes is opening."That’s a great sign," said Mencia, co-owner.In March 2017, husband a...
Published: 07/12/18
Vivian’s Cajun Crawfish Pies found in Fresh Markets across Tampa Bay

Vivian’s Cajun Crawfish Pies found in Fresh Markets across Tampa Bay

TAMPA — Vivian Clark’s passion for Cajun cooking originated from her roots as a Louisiana native. She shared her specialty, Cajun crawfish pies, at a friend’s party back in 1998 and ever since they have been in high demand. She began making them for ...
Published: 07/12/18
RAYSREPORT

RAYSREPORT

Tonight: at Twins8:10, Target Field, MinneapolisTV/radio: Fox Sports Sun; 620-AM, 680-AM (Spanish)Probable pitchersRAYS: LH Blake Snell (12-4, 2.09)e_SClBTWINS: RH Kyle Gibson (3-6, 3.59)e_SClBOn Snell: Majors’ best pitcher not to appear on an All-St...
Published: 07/11/18
Local craft beer of the week: Butterfly Effect from Motorworks Brewing

Local craft beer of the week: Butterfly Effect from Motorworks Brewing

Bradenton’s Motorworks Brewing has two interesting summer releases. The first is its wonderful Lavender Ale, a lush, lavender-infused scotch ale that’s going from draft-only to a full distribution run in 16-ounce cans. The second is an on-site exclus...
Published: 07/12/18