Sunday, June 24, 2018

Food

tbt* craft beer of the week: The Woodpile ESB, Flying Boat Brewing Co.

tbt* craft beer of the week: The Woodpile ESB, Flying Boat Brewing Co.

You may not have known it, but we’ve just come out of American Mild Month, an obscure but growing celebration of domestic mild ales during May. This year, 19 breweries around the country participated by tapping mild ales of their own throughout the m...
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Enjoy broccolini the Italian way: ‘dragged’

Enjoy broccolini the Italian way: ‘dragged’

By KATIE WORKMANOne of the amazing things about Italian food is that the best dishes are often so completely, refreshingly simple. Like, four-ingredient simple. (We don’t count olive oil and salt. Or water. Or air.) I love broccoli. I can roast brocc...
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The classic Cobb salad lightens up

The classic Cobb salad lightens up

America’s Test KitchenStunning presentation aside, Cobb salad has all the markers of a powerhouse meal, including eggs, avocados, tomato, and lean chicken—we just had to do something about all that bacon and cheese. We were sad to sacrifice bacon’s s...
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These grab-and-go meal prep standbys make assembling salads a cinch

These grab-and-go meal prep standbys make assembling salads a cinch

You meal prep long enough, and you realize there are just some things you’re never going to do. I’m never going to successfully make full lunches for every day of the workweek, tidily assembled in their own containers. For one thing, it’s a lot of wo...
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Restaurant review: El Chapo Taco fills a need with fun, friendly Mexican spot in Gulfport

Restaurant review: El Chapo Taco fills a need with fun, friendly Mexican spot in Gulfport

GULFPORTWhat do we know about El Chapo, a.k.a. Mexican drug lord Joaquín Guzmán? He ran the Sinaloa Cartel, even from prison, and first appeared on Forbes’ billionaires list in 2009. He’s 5 feet 6. He’s the father of 12 or 13 children. He has a talen...
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Soho juice company opens second location in South Tampa

Soho juice company opens second location in South Tampa

A second Soho Juice Company has made its way to South Tampa, but this time with a few changes.The popular, health conscious eatery, already with a location at 500 S Howard Ave., has added exclusive items such as homemade, soft serve vegan ice cream a...
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These Ybor City themed sneakers are being released this weekend

These Ybor City themed sneakers are being released this weekend

Burn Rubber is a sneaker boutique in Ybor City that opened last October. The shop is the second location for the decade-old Detroit-based brand. Tampa resident Omar Ghanem, originally from Detroit, had been a supporter of the brand and partnered with...
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Deal alert: Hard Rock Cafe has 71 cent burgers for its birthday

Deal alert: Hard Rock Cafe has 71 cent burgers for its birthday

SAVE THE DATE: HARD ROCK B-DAYOn June 14, 1971, the founders opened their own American-style diner in an old Rolls-Royce dealership and called it Hard Rock Cafe. They had a vision to combine music, memorabilia and all-American fare. Here’s a tip: To ...
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‘Blind Side’ star is at Tampa Theatre for a screening this weekend

‘Blind Side’ star is at Tampa Theatre for a screening this weekend

BLIND SIDE: Summer Classic Movie SeriesAll summer long, Tampa Theatre is showing classic Hollywood movies. Sunday features not only a screening of 2009’s The Blind Side, but also actor Quinton Aaron, who played Big Mike in the film, for a Q&A. Based ...
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Best in sports this week: World Cup, Tampa Bay Rays Pride Night, Rowdies

Best in sports this week: World Cup, Tampa Bay Rays Pride Night, Rowdies

WORLD CUP: ALMOST TIMEThe world gathers with some big names missing — paging the United States — but there’s plenty to attract our attention in the global soccer tournament. Can Brazil recover from its 2014 disaster? Can any of the European powers de...
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