From a distance, the waterfront bars and restaurant scene at I.C. Sharks and the Getaway off Gandy Boulevard look like a Shangri-la of boats, beer, seafood and sand. But the owner of the Getaway and Pinellas County are both in litigation against popular beach bar, seafood market and bait shop …
They're still talking about the chicken.
"It was perfect," said Theresa Bloise, a food blogger at She Bites, who was one of about 20 people at a private dinner last weekend catered by the soon-to-debut Ybor City restaurant Clementine Café.
Downtown Tampa is starting the year with a heap of restaurant news. Fusion Bowl just opened at 504 E Jackson St., owned by Michelle Vuu, whose family has been in the restaurant business in St. Petersburg for years (currently Edo Japanese Steakhouse). As one might expect, the menu is an Asian-fusion concept that …
LITHIA — FishHawk residents Jennifer Adamo and Joel Granata felt inconvenienced having to drive more than 4 miles in any direction to enjoy a hearty breakfast.
Beach Drive restaurants garnered most of the hubbub in 2014, but 2015 might be the year of First Avenue S. Construction is going great guns on Hofbrauhaus (which has other locations in Chicago, Pittsburgh, Las Vegas and Munich), World of Beer folks are working on opening pizza restaurant POW (WOB to …
CLEARWATER — Monday drink specials were posted on social media, but by night Yard of Ale Gastro Pub in Feather Sound had closed its doors for good. What happened?
TAMPA — Michael Stewart and Joe Maddon's hot restaurant Ava, which debuted in November, quietly began lunch service Monday.
The Moscow Mule, a mix of ginger beer, lime juice and vodka, hit the Tampa Bay scene about two years ago in a shiny copper mug not long after it was named one of Oprah's favorite things. But as the cocktail has become more popular so have the mugs, worth about $20 each. Now a growing number of proprietors are forced to …
Foodstagramming was not among the Oxford English Dictionary's words of the year. (The big prize went to "vaping." Eh.)
The gifts are unwrapped, but your guests are still camped out and hogging the hot water. Give them an extra stocking stuffer by guiding them to some of Orlando's many allures, including a couple of brand new dining spots, one at Disney's BoardWalk and the other at Universal's CityWalk. Equip them with the …
Rodney Rodriguez was a professor of Spanish at Manhattan College. But in September he and his brother, Ricky, launched Café Martí at the site of a former Papa John's on Gandy Boulevard. As second acts go, it's a pretty big flying leap. But for this Tampa native, it made its own kind of sense.
It's a growing menace. Without vigilance, St. Petersburg may soon be overrun. The peril? Tacos. And burritos. Also, very solid salsa and chips. St. Petersburg already had Tijuana Flats, Chipotle, Burrito Boarder, Nitally's, Red Mesa and its Cantina, and then Casita Taqueria and Taco Bus crowded in, …
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A year of planning and dreaming and today's the day, said Lysa Bozel, co-owner of the Bourgeois Pig restaurant with her husband, Michael.
On the opening day of Locale Market, a Pop Craft artisanal popsicle stand offered free samples to the more than 200 people waiting in line Wednesday. Most of the would-be shoppers were saving their calories for what lay inside. A good call.