1. Palmetto leaves create the signature split on the top of baking loaves at La Segunda Central Bakery in Ybor City.
  2. Walk-On's Sports Bistreaux at Midtown Tampa held its grand opening on Monday. The chain is planning at least five more locations in Tampa Bay in the coming years.
  3. The main entrance to The Michelin Guide restaurant star ratings reveal seen at the Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes, in Orlando on Thursday, June 9, 2022.
  4. Customers shop at Hitchcock's Green Market at 6765 22nd Ave N in July 2020 in St. Petersburg. Hitchcock's has announced it will close this month, just two years after replacing the former Lucky's Market at Tyrone Square Mall.
  5. David Fischer, the entrepreneur behind ZaZoo'd and the Saint, is opening an LGBTQ+ friendly hotel and a rooftop pool in the same building as his popular gay bar, COCKtail St. Pete. Here he poses at COCKtail on Wednesday, June 8, 2022 in St. Petersburg.
  6. If your father loves meat, take him to Eddie V's for an 11-ounce Wagyu steak for Father's Day.
  7. Ferrell Alvarez, right, awaits the Michelin announcements Thursday in Orlando.
  8. Walk-On's Sports Bistreaux at Midtown Tampa features 84 TVs all over the restaurant. The fast-growing chain backed by Drew Brees will open in June.
  9. A Gorgonzola salad is served at Bonu' Taverna, a new Italian restaurant in St. Petersburg.
  10. Good Fortune, a new Asian fusion restaurant, will open on the ground floor of the Station House in downtown St. Petersburg this summer.
  11. Blueberries and other fresh berries make for tasty summer treats.
  12. Richard Gonzmart, fourth-generation caretaker of the Columbia Restaurant Group, speaks to attendees of the April 28 Familia Martinez Bujanda wine dinner at the Columbia Restaurant in Ybor.
  13. Easy lobster bisque
  14. Munch's has been serving customers at 3920 6th St. S in St. Petersburg since 1952. The restaurant was started by the late Dean and Clariece Munch. It is known for it's burgers, fried chicken, fried green tomatoes and hand spun milkshakes.
  15. Where's Jubes, a new Australian brewpub and restaurant, opens Thursday in downtown St. Petersburg.
  16. Krate at the Grove, a Wesley Chapel shopping park made of shipping containers, will celebrate a grand opening June 4.
  17. Richard Gonzmart, left, is the fourth-generation caretaker of the Columbia Restaurant Group. His daughter Andrea Gonzmart Williams, 43, is taking on a greater role in the family business.
  18. A rendering shows 3 Daughters Brewing's new pub at St. Pete-Clearwater International Airport. Announced in 2019, the bar and restaurant officially opened Wednesday.
  19. Young guests enjoy seeing Winnie The Pooh, and Tigger, too, at the Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World in May 2021 shortly after guests were allowed to go maskless in outdoor areas of the parks, but characters still maintained a social distance.
  20. To celebrate the Magic Kingdom's 50th birthday, Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse are dressed in sparkling new looks custom made for the 18-month event, highlighted by embroidered impressions of Cinderella Castle on multitoned, irridescent fabric punctuated with pops of gold.
  21. Early in the pandemic, Outback Steakhouses like this one in Palm Harbor quickly pivoted to delivery and takeaway, though many reopened just a couple of months later. Outback's parent company, Tampa-based Bloomin' Brands, is planning to open 100 new restaurants in the coming years, said CEO David Deno.
  22. At the opening of Iron Gwazi in February, passengers ride to a 206-foot-tall peak, the tallest in Florida, and then plunge into a 91-degree drop before it reaches 76 miles per hour.
  23. Sunda New Asian offers spins on South Asian, Japanese and Chinese fare, like this dish of crispy rice with spicy tuna. The restaurant will open at Midtown Tampa in late 2022.
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