1. Canadian Maurice Harquail of Ottawa gets a couple of pecks on his cheeks from friends Heidi Watson, left, and Kerry Kinsalla, both of Port Richey, while attending Flanagan's Irish Pub's 2015 St. Patrick's Day Street Festival on Tuesday in downtown Dunedin. The annual party is celebrated with live music, bagpipers, Irish step dancers, traditional Irish food and beer.
  2. Publix's Tampa Bay Buccaneers sub is available for a limited time.
  3. Concrete Jungle, a new bar and restaurant from Hunger Thirst Group, is opening in the former Iberian Rooster space in downtown St. Petersburg.
  4. Champion Pizza in New York City. The restaurant is coming to Seminole Heights in Tampa.
  5. Morgan Zuch mixes up a cocktail at Mandarin Heights in Tampa.
  6. A standup paddle board yoga class moves into the Reverse Warrior pose while balancing on their boards as the towards the end of an evening on the water on Thursday, Sept. 22, 2022 in Gulfport.
  7. The Salty Donut opens its first Tampa location in Hyde Park Village on Sept. 15.
  8. Former City Council member and mayoral candidate Robert Blackmon owns the property at 2439 Fourth St. S with his mother. It's set to become at Pete's Bagels.
  9. Fleming's Prime Steakhouse and Wine Bar is offering a three-course filet mignon and lobster meal for Labor Day.
  10. Budae Jjigae - Kimchi soup with vegetables, pork, spam and ramen, with Korean side dishes at Dooriban, 600 66th St N. in St. Petersburg.
  11. Kimberly Platt, chef and owner of The Honu, a Tiki-themed bar and restaurant, attends to guests Thursday, April 20, 2023, in Dunedin.
  12. Norma Bauerschmidt visited the Sponge Docks at Tarpon Springs in December 2015 as part of her travels around the county. [Driving Miss Norma | Facebook]
  13. Check out the funky public art at WhimzeyLand, also known as the "bowling ball house," in Safety Harbor.
  14. The chain of 1,017 stores across the country is known for comfort food staples like mashed potatoes, rice and beans, soups, hoagies, breakfast bowls and crispy chicken sandwiches. Customers can also get their caffeine-fix from an extensive self-serve counter with different roasts of coffee, creamers and almond milk.
  15. The Cheesy Todd is served at Datz. (Courtesy of Datz Restaurant Group)
  16. Bern's Steak House is back open for business after being temporarily closed for upgrades and a renovation.
  17. Lunch traffic moves through the Hyde Park strip at Forbici Modern Italian in Tampa in 2019.
  18. Taco Bus founder Rene Valenzuela poses for a portrait at Rene's Mexican Kitchen in Tampa on Thursday, May 6, 2021. "I'm doing tacos on the edge. Chef-crafted tacos with very interesting ingredients from the Northern region of Mexico, and curating the best from the 1800s to the most modern cooking techniques," Valenzuela said.
  19. Julio Pagan, 40, owner and chef of the new restaurant Julio's Latin Twist, shows off what he calls Julio’s Dream: a sandwich stuffed with a crab cake, garden spinach empanada and coco rico chicken and pico de gallo salsa. The restaurant just opened at 7815 38th Ave. N in St. Petersburg, specializing in empanadas
  20. Playa Bowls opens in St. Pete Beach on July 15. It offers acai and pitaya bowls, smoothies, juices and cold brew.
  21. Entrees from Lona, the new Mexican restaurant opening in the Tampa Marriott Water Street on July 18.
  22. Mangoes sit on the street on 50th Avenue South in St. Petersburg's Bayou Highlands neighborhood.
  23. Cru Cellars is transforming its Westshore Marina District location into Vela, an Italian and Mediterranean restaurant and tavern.
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