Are you listening?
Because Sleigh Bells are certainly ringing. The indie-pop-metal duo has risen through the ranks with an explosiveness befitting their titanic wave of sound. And get this: The group has roots in Florida. Score one for the Sunshine State! We chat with bandleader Derek Miller on Page 28.
Steak house smackdown
Ah, the Brazilian steak house. Where would the gluttons of the world be without your spicy pork and peppery picanha? Two new Brazilian/Portuguese steak houses have opened in Tampa Bay in recent months — Texas de Brazil in Tampa and Lulu's in Safety Harbor. Both pile on the meat with reckless abandon. We, of course, love it. See how they stack up against one another on Pages 54-55.
Paint your palate
Most people go to art museums to see what's hanging on the walls, not what's cooking in the kitchen. But you might be surprised to learn how many area restaurants are turning out great food. We check out Tampa Bay's top museum cafes on Pages 52-53.