1. People stand in line waiting to enter Trader Joe's to buy groceries in Pembroke Pines, Fla., on March 24, 2020. More than 61,000 pounds of steamed chicken soup dumplings sold at Trader Joe's are being recalled for possibly containing hard plastic, U.S. regulators announced Saturday, March 2, 2024.
  2. Zach Pace, left, and Ro Patel will soon open Ten Rooms, an ambitious new dining and retail destination inside El Centro Español in Ybor.
  3. Char siu lechon, coconut-ginger braised greens and chicken adobo bao buns are served at Lucky Tigre in South Tampa. The restaurant is moving to a new address at 1713 N Albany Avenue soon.
  4. Robert DuBoise at a news conference on Sept. 14, 2020, following a hearing to exonerate him 37 years after he was arrested for a 1983 murder.
  5. The Pearl restaurant is among six new Tampa restaurants highlighted in Michelin's 2024 Florida guide.
  6. Metro Diner is one of many places serving a fish special. Here is a list of ways you can eat fish during Lent.
  7. A strip steak is served with a black garlic demi-glace sauce at The Estuary in downtown New Port Richey.
  8. Interior view of The Huntsman in Tallahassee. The restaurant is set to open in St. Petersburg in the former location of the Mill in 2024.
  9. The sign at Applebee's on U.S. 19 in Clearwater on Feb. 5.
  10. Take your valentine to American Social Bar and Kitchen in Tampa and share chateaubriand for two.
  11. Eat Art Love, a new cafe and art gallery, opens next week in St. Petersburg's Warehouse Arts District.
  12. In this Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019 photo, chef Amir Ilan prepares a lab-grown steak during a presentation by the company Aleph Farms, in Jaffa, Israel.
  13. Webb's City Cellar at Green Bench Brewing Co. in St. Petersburg is a semifinalist for a 2024 James Beard Award in the Outstanding Bar category.
  14. Tampa Bay Times food critic Helen Freund reflects on returning to the dining beat in 2024.
  15. Ingredients for soup are seen in St. Petersburg in 2020.
  16. Roasted brisket tacos on a table with vintage Mexican comics in the dining area at Streetlight Taco, which is at 4004 Henderson Blvd. in Tampa.
  17. The Tampa Bay Times investigation about kratom earlier this month spanned more than 16,000 words.
  18. Fireworks go off in the Vinoy Yacht Basin in St. Petersburg as part of the city’s New Year’s Eve celebration. Here is a list of nearly 100 things that are happening around the Tampa Bay area.
  19. A rendering of Cheeky's, a raw bar and fried chicken restaurant coming to St. Petersburg's Grand Central district in 2024.
  20. Short rib marsala and an Italian cookie martini are among the holiday offerings at Carrabba's Italian Grill.
  21. Ella's Americana Folk Art Cafe in Tampa has been listed for sale.
  22. The Bill Edwards Foundation of the Arts collaborated with Imagine Museum to bring an art installation depicting the moon, by artist Luke Jerram, to the Mahaffey Theater pictured on Sunday, Dec. 3, 2023 in St. Petersburg. The sculpture is made from a balloon-like material.
  23. A Times investigation found more than 580 fatal kratom-related overdoses in Florida.
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