Monday, September 24, 2018

Food

Whatís new in food: The Artisan, Big Rayís Fish Camp, Joe and Sonís Olive Oils

Whatís new in food: The Artisan, Big Rayís Fish Camp, Joe and Sonís Olive Oils

COMING SOON: THE ARTISANGulfport is heating up. Iíve been hearing raves about Golden Dinosaurs vegan deli, and now it seems that seasoned restaurateurs Michael Stewart, left, and Tom Golden will open an art and food collective called the Artisan in G...
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Are tacos the new burgers? A slew of new taco-centric places in Tampa Bay make the case

Are tacos the new burgers? A slew of new taco-centric places in Tampa Bay make the case

One thing has remained constant. Ketchup may give way to salsa as the dominant condiment, with sriracha nipping at its heels, but for decades the hamburger has been the No. 1 most-purchased menu item in food service. There it is, the hallowed beef pa...
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Bar review: At Top Shelf Sports Lounge, beer comes with side of hockey rinks

Bar review: At Top Shelf Sports Lounge, beer comes with side of hockey rinks

Of all the implausible locations Iíve visited for a night at the bar, a hockey rink in Wesley Chapel is one of the most unique. A few months back, I caught wind of a new sports barís grand opening, located in the upper deck of Florida Hospital Center...
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Craft beer of the week: Barrel-Aged Hazelnut Imperial Stout with Cacao Nibs, Cycle Brewing

Craft beer of the week: Barrel-Aged Hazelnut Imperial Stout with Cacao Nibs, Cycle Brewing

St. Petersburgís Cycle Brewing has built its name on a series of rich, robust and decadent barrel-aged imperial stouts, earning it an international ó yes, international ó reputation as one of the top stout breweries out there. In years past, getting ...
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Taste test: Boxed cheesecake mixes

Taste test: Boxed cheesecake mixes

As a child, it was always exciting to return home from school to find a homemade dessert prepared for after dinner. It didnít take much ó I remember the joy of seeing instant chocolate pudding chilling in the fridge. These days, food manufacturers ma...
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From the food editor: These Orange Ricotta Bars make for a light, easy dessert

From the food editor: These Orange Ricotta Bars make for a light, easy dessert

It was one of those serene kitchen days when everything just kind of works out. My husband and I were home on a Sunday, tending to our new puppy (!) as storm clouds gathered outside, and I set out to prep for dinner. Two of our friends were coming o...
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Want to make sushi at home? Tips and recipes for beginners

Want to make sushi at home? Tips and recipes for beginners

Sushi was introduced to the United States through Los Angelesí Little Tokyo in 1966. A classic staple in Japanese households, sashimi (raw fish), sushi (raw fish with sticky rice) and sushi maki (sushi rolls) took off in America. Youíd be surprised h...
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Chick-fil-A is giving away free nuggets for the next month. Hereís how to get them.

Chick-fil-A is giving away free nuggets for the next month. Hereís how to get them.

Free nuggets, anyone?Chick-fil-A will give away eight nuggets to any customer who downloads its Chick-fil-A One app through Sept. 29, the company announced Thursday.Customers can choose between pressure-cooked or grilled chicken nuggets, Chick-fil-A ...
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Scientists found new truffles in Florida, but — woo! — they stink

Scientists found new truffles in Florida, but — woo! — they stink

Florida may be entering the truffle scuffle. This fruiting body of a subterranean fungus — similar to a mushroom— is Fed Exed around the world, shaved over pasta, swirled into risotto and soft scrambled eggs, infused into fragrant oils t...
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Ruskinís Fish House facing bank foreclosure

Ruskinís Fish House facing bank foreclosure

RUSKIN ó A popular Ruskin restaurant is facing foreclosure due to loan default.The Fish House, according to lawsuit documents filed Aug. 8 by Wells Fargo in Hillsborough Countyís 13th Judicial Circuit Court, has stopped making payments on two loans a...
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