BRANDON — The mac 'n' cheese has carrots and veggies hidden in the sauce, and the brownies are made with a dried plum base.
CLEARWATER — When the renovated Capitol Theatre reopened for business last December, concertgoers were wowed by its acoustics, its lineup of shows, its state-of-the-art sound system, its wraparound exterior balcony and the cool bars in its lobby and mezzanine.
TOWN 'N COUNTRY — Two new Twistee Treat ice cream stands are opening in North Tampa in time to provide some tasty relief from the sweltering summer heat.
ST. PETE BEACH — There are those stores that are like clubs. Bass Pro Shops, Ron Jon Surf Shops, even Apple stores — yes, they sell stuff, but it's more aspirational than that. These are lifestyles on offer.
After 20 years in the business of chicken wings, beer and sexy waitresses, Ker's WingHouse has a new owner. But Big Daddy remains in charge.
you sit there, they bring you the food. Chew, swallow, pay, depart. Unless you're an exceptionally vigorous chewer, you're not breaking a sweat the whole evening. It's why most of us go out to eat: so we don't have to do the work. But when you think about it, it's a little passive. For you overachievers, what if …
TALLAHASSEE — Boiled p-nuts. Sometimes "boiled" is spelled wrong, too. There are stands that dot the back roads of the rural Florida Panhandle, fronted by hand-lettered signs that tout the glories of the green peanut. The outskirts of Tallahassee are P-nut Central, the stands' proprietors hunkered over burners at …
The Waterside Marriott closed its marquee restaurant, Il Terrazzo, in January. This moves its No. 2 restaurant, Waterside Grill, into the primary spot. The decor will underwhelm you, as will the service, but then the food comes and Kapow! you're shocked by how good it is. Longtime chef Rich Willerer is …
TAMPA HEIGHTS — Dinner one day last week for a lucky few — 40 or so — was a sampling of ice creams vying to make the menu of soon-to-open Ulele.
ST. PETERSBURG — Rococo Steak's efforts paid off.
TEMPLE TERRACE — One of the newest additions to the city's dining scene takes its name from the Roman god of wine and the goddess of beauty.
You drag the pool noodles back to your towel, futilely attempt to dislodge the sand from the thigh band of your swimsuit and wonder idly if SPF 50 is really any better than the 30. And then this happens: You realize a day at the beach has made you powerfully hungry. And thirsty, very thirsty. In Pinellas County, there …
CLEARWATER — The best key lime pie in America can be found on Sunset Point Road, according to some folks who ought to know.
NFL player-turned-restaurant chieftain Crawford Ker is selling his Largo-based sports-themed restaurant chain Ker's WingHouse to investors who have aggressive expansion plans on the menu.
ST. PETERSBURG — A celebrity sighting in a downtown coffeehouse on Tuesday was eventually debunked by the celebrity himself.