1. Dr. Paul Nanda of Tampa General Hospital suggests putting candy at the end of the driveway, or at least away from the entryway, to avoid crowding around the door.
  2. Carolyn Retberg leads a cow to pasture after the morning milking at the Quill's End Farm, Friday, Sept. 17, 2021, in Penobscot, Maine. A ballot question in will give Maine voters a chance to decide on a first-in-the-nation "right to food amendment."AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)
  3. ZooTampa's new aluminum cups, which are made by the Ball Corporation, are "infinitely recyclable."
  4. Fresh-baked Cuban bread on racks at La Segunda Bakery in Tampa.
  5. A Cuban sandwich photographed on the banks of the Hillsborough River at the University of Tampa.
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  7. Hundreds of lights, holiday decorations and entertainers bring Christmas Town to life during the holiday season at Busch Gardens in Tampa.
  8. Pumpkin products found in grocery stores in 2021.
  9. Marketing director Darío Rodríguez, left, holds a tub of Salt Water Taffy while Florida Candy Factory owner Diego Ramírez holds a tub of Angel Mint candies at the company’s packaging area on Thursday, Oct. 14, 2021, in Clearwater.
  10. The meat and seafood counter at Hitchcock's Green Market at 6765 22nd Ave N, on July 30, 2020, in St. Petersburg.
  11. The team behind the popular chef's table dinner series Abandon Izakaya has opened a street food-themed brick-and-mortar restaurant in Seminole.
  12. Stormy Daniels and Justin Loupe, stars of the Spooky Babe Show, visit Safety Harbor eatery and movie theater Gigglewaters in September.
  13. Fresh stone crab claws are for sale at Frenchy's Stone Crab Co. in Palm Harbor. Crab season runs Oct. 15-May 1, two weeks shorter than in past years, and the state has upped the claw size minimum to combat overfishing.
  14. Noreen Kinney, left, traveled the world before returning home to Ireland, where she started teaching housewives to add new flavors to their dishes. 'I don't think she really got her due for the kinds of things she did,' said Janet Keeler, the former food editor for the Tampa Bay Times.
  15. The Battery, a new bourbon-focused restaurant and wine bar in Sparkman Wharf in Tampa, is now open.
  16. A look at the outdoor dinning at La Croisette, 7401 Gulf Blvd, on Thursday, Aug. 26, 2021 in St Pete Beach.
  17. Erica Ventura Catalan, 37, la dueña de Salinas Produce, trabaja en la tienda desempacando mercancías para colocarlas en estantes. Catalan y su esposo abrieron la tienda her husband hace cinco años. El negocio ha sido estable, pero desde la pandemia, dijeron, los clientes han dejado de hacer sus compras más importantes de la semana en la tienda, optando por grandes minoristas como Walmart, donde pueden comprar mientras reciben asistencia del gobierno. Quienes compran en Salinas Produce suelen pedir descuentos o créditos que Catalan no puede permitirse dar. "No pedirían eso en Walmart", dijo Catalan, el lunes 4 de octubre de 2021, en Clearwater.
  18. At Pho 813 in South Tampa, restaurant manager Richard May activates a robot server to deliver food to a customer. The restaurant is the first in the Tampa Bay area to start using robots to address staffing shortages.
  19. Mangosteen, one of a few new businesses opening this fall on Central Avenue, Monday, September 20, 2021 in St. Petersburg.
  20. The St. Pete Pier will bring back its fall pumpkin patch Oct. 9-17. In addition to the hay bales and pumpkins all around, there’s a free family photo booth set up.
  21. The sculpture of Walt Disney in front of Cinderella Castle in the Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World in Lake Buena Vista. The castle got a major makeover to celebrate its 50th anniversary and there are loads of attractions opening to mark the Oct. 1 anniversary.
  22. Healthy choices from eating disorder recovery can be more complicated.