1. Focaccia bread made from scratch
  2. Brothers Steven, Paul, and Vinny DeCosmo pose for a portrait during a soft opening at the new DeCosmo Italian Market on Saturday, Sept. 17, 2022 in Pinellas Park.
  3. Two Graces in St. Petersburg is being sold to new owners and has closed.
  4. Lucas Ebert holds up a freshly gathered scallop while on a chartered boat trip with tourists in Crystal River on Aug. 8.
  5. Fish a la Spetsiota, made with a local catch.
  6. Big Green Egg cookers, created by Ed Fisher in the early 1970s, are now sold in more than 3,000 stores in the United States and in 50 other countries.
  7. The meat from bone-in pork butt can be purposed in a number of ways.
  8. Prep makes Death by Chocolate an easy treat.
  9. A Gorgonzola salad is served at Bonu' Taverna, a new Italian restaurant in St. Petersburg.
  10. Easy lobster bisque
  11. Basque Burnt Cheesecake is among the desserts served at Cafe Gala in the Dali Museum.
  12. Celebrity chef Alton Brown is bringing his live comedy and cooking show, "Alton Brown Live: Beyond the Eats," to the David A. Straz Jr. Center for the Performing Arts on Wednesday. He has been tweeting for restaurant recommendations in the Tampa Bay area.
  13. An assortment of chocolates and chocolate flavored wine on display at Sweet Divas Chocolates in St. Petersburg on Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2022.
  14. Cru Cellars' Croque Madame, a French bistro dish
  15. Chef Jada Vidal, right, works a popup event at Willa's in Tampa. Vidal, 20, has hosted a series of tasting menu dinner events since competing — and winning — on "Guy's Grocery Games" last fall.
  16. Dec. 6, 2021• Bay Magazine
    Jeff Mount poses for a portrait at Wright's Gourmet House in Tampa.
  17. 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.
  18. 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.
  19. A tailgater tends to hamburgers outside Raymond James Stadium in Tampa before a Tampa Bay Buccaneers Monday night game against the Pittsburgh Steelers in 2018. After taking a year off because of the coronavirus, tailgating has returned this season for fans of the Bucs and the University of South Florida Bulls.
  20. Peruvian-born Christian Salinas, 46, opens a new restaurant this week at a Marathon gas station in Riverview, replacing an old Subway location. Salinas also has a food truck and a free-standing restaurant.
  21. Lee Williams, in a photo from 2007, was the second generation to run Felton's Market in Plant City. “He knew how to talk with his meat cutters, he knew how to talk with the customer and ask what are you making? How are you going to be making this? At what temperature? What are you serving it with?" said niece Kayla Davis. "And it’s amazing because the guy couldn’t fry an egg.”
  22. Cake designer and Wandering Whisk Bakeshop owner Jennifer Jacobs' recipe for Mini Piña Colada Pavlovas is easy to replicate at home.
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