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  1. Jeff Mount poses for a portrait at Wright's Gourmet House in Tampa.
  2. Cans of Big Storm Brewing's Wavemaker Amber Ale flow through a conveyor system at the company's Clearwater brewing facility in 2018. The company has announced it has purchased Bradenton's Darwin Brewing for an undisclosed sum.
  3. For eight years, Bruce and Pat Harting have been setting up an elaborate, animated Christmas Village at 3 Daughters Brewing, owned by their son. These are some closeup scenes from the large warehouse display.
  4. All assets from St. Petersburg’s iconic Biff-Burger are set to be sold at auction next week.
  5. A float and a balloon in the Holiday Parade during a nighttime preview event of Christmas in the Wizarding World of Harry Potter and Universal's Holiday Parade featuring Macy's.
  6. Paloma Mejia, 34, adds hops into the whirlpool while brewing Jai Alai IPA at Cigar City Brewing in Tampa. The local craft beer industry — still a heavily male-dominated field — is attracting more women to the profession.
  7. Nick Vojnovic, president of Little Greek Fresh Grill and Green Market Cafe.
  8. There are many, many ways to use up that leftover turkey.
  9. Ferg's Sports Bar & Grill is one of several St. Petersburg's Central Avenue businesses accepting Bitcoin as payment.
  10. A shopper is seen leaving the Publix Super Markets store located along U.S. 19 in Tarpon Springs Wednesday, July 8, 2020.
  11. We tried different stuffings for Thanksgiving. This is Slow Cooker Sausage Stuffing.
  12. A Thanksgiving plate
  13. This photo collage (left to right) shows the Cuban sandwich on the menu at Dirty Laundry in St. Petersburg, the payphone where guests get a password and outdoor seating.
  14. A decline in frozen turkey stock and supply chain lags mean diners are likely looking at a pricier holiday meal this year.
  15. A rendering of the new Portillo's opening in St. Petersburg in 2022.
  16. You can order a Thanksgiving meal pack with baked ham or roasted turkey for pickup from Metro Diner.
  17. Thousands of lights decorate Busch Gardens as part of their annual Christmas Town event.
  18. For those looking to purchase locally this holiday season, artisanal bakeries like St. Petersburg's The Crumb Factory are selling gift cards and assorted holiday baskets.
  19. The Bestia pizza at Pizzeria Gregario features tomato sauce, mozzarella, basil, 'nduja and arugula. The popular Safety Harbor restaurant recently reopened for limited takeout service and outdoor dining.
  20. Willa's, a new neighborhood restaurant in North Hyde Park, is one of Tampa's hottest new restaurants to open this year.
  21. A product image of Publix Quick Picks on the Instacart app. Express delivery can reach shoppers as quickly as 30 minutes, the grocery platform announced Thursday Nov. 3, 2021.
  22. The Pearl, which will open in downtown Tampa in fall of 2022, specializes in seafood dishes like fish and chips, oysters and shrimp boils, pictured here.
  23. Italian restaurant Timpano has reopened in Hyde Park with a new chef at the helm and an all-new menu.
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