1. An example of some of the Valentine's Day offerings at Bulla Gastrobar. Make your reservations at area restaurants today.
  2. Kids hang on to their ride at the 2022 Florida State Fair, which will return Feb. 9-20. It was founded more than 100 years ago and now sports the nation's largest midway.
  3. Rescuers search for victims and survivors in the rubble of buildings in Turkey. International organizations are rushing to provide relief.
  4. The exterior of Pups Pub Tampa is seen in this Google Street View photo taken in 2022.
  5. Pedestrian-friendly downtown Tarpon Springs has many shops and restaurants serving a variety of cuisines.
  6. Texas-based taco chain Torchy's Tacos opened Wednesday in St. Petersburg.
  7. Raising Cane's has hired more than 130 people to staff the Clearwater location, according to the company.
  8. The dining area of Rocca Italian restaurant in Tampa, Florida on Thursday, December 12, 2019.
  9. Boulon Brasserie, a new modern French American restaurant, opened Tuesday at Water Street Tampa.
  10. A prime 14-oz New York strip, served with garlic green beans, is available at Roam Steakhouse and Bar in St. Petersburg.
  11. Owners Kendra and Mike Conze pose for a portrait inside of Common Dialect Brewery on Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2023 in Tampa.
  12. Pastina pasta, pictured above, is a favorite for children.
  13. A make-your-own-bao dish with roasted duck is served at Sarasota's Meliora, our critic's pick for the best new restaurant to open in 2022.
  14. A “surf and turf burger” at The Helm on St. Pete Beach, Wednesday, May 11, 2022 in St. Pete Beach.
  15. Tacos at Martha's Mexican Restaurant in Kenneth City were among some of the best dishes our food critic had in 2022.
  16. Louis Kinney is pictured here with his wife, Cheryll Kinney. The couple have two children and own Safety Harbor's Whistle Stop Grill and Bar. Louis Kinney died in December at 42 of cardiac arrest.
  17. El Cap is known for its hamburgers, including the "World Champ" Cheeseburger, shown, and original red neon sign with a baseball and bat.
  18. The Saturn, left, and Frankie Goes to Dollywood drinks are displayed at Good Intentions in St. Petersburg. Frankie Goes to Dollywood is a mocktail made with pineapple, orgeat, Monin blue curacao, lime and club soda.
  19. In the weeks leading up to Epiphany, Hellas Bakery in Tarpon Springs will sell hundreds of loaves of the sweet yeasted New Year’s Day bread called vasilopita. There is a coin hidden inside the loaf, and like the cross divers, the finder of the coin is endowed with extra blessings.
  20. Busch Gardens Tampa Bay opened Springs Taproom, a new casual and laidback lounge located in the Bird Gardens area of the park. Springs Taproom replaces Garden Gate Café, an evolution of what once was the iconic Hospitality House, available to guests when Busch Gardens made its grand opening to the public in 1959.
  21. The Mill's downtown St. Petersburg location opened in 2015.
  22. Royal Caribbean’s Wonder of the Seas is the world's largest cruise ship, holding nearly 7,000 passengers and 2,300 crew members.
  23. St. Petersburg's Dr. BBQ has closed. [Courtesy of Dr. BBQ]
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