1. The event space and restaurant Iberian Rooster in downtown St. Petersburg will close at the end of the month.
  2. Salmon With Creamy Mustard Sauce makes for a quick dinner with a French-inspired sauce, an easy and elegant dinner if you are abstaining from meat during the Lenten season.
  3. An architectural rendering for the second location of William Dean Chocolates, which will open later this year at Midtown Tampa.
  4. Chettinad chicken is served with fresh shredded coconut and aromatic spices along with basmati rice and garlic naan at Discovery Indian Cuisine in Palm Harbor.
  5. At Casa Santo Stefano in Ybor City guests can choose to dine in or opt for a Valentine's Day dinner to-go.
  6. Two Dads, a new restaurant in Gulfport, specializes in comfort food to-go.
  7. Similar to a large cinnamon bun, this king cake recipe from New Orleans chef Kelly Fields is easy to make and a delicious way to celebrate Mardi Gras at home.
  8. Chicken, sausage and shrimp gumbo. By Sharon Kennedy Wynne, Times staff
  9. Just yards from The Tempo at Encore apartment building, Zach Oak, 30, harvests carrots at Meacham Urban Farm. The farm opens to the public on Feb. 13.
  10. Michael Buttacavoli's meatball parm sandwich was the winning dish on Thursday's airing of "Beat Bobby Flay."
  11. A rack of ribs from Joe's Kansas City Bar-B-Que.
  12. Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams is now open at The Pearl in Tampa Heights.
  13. Three new restaurants have signed leases at Sparkman Wharf, the sprawling outdoor food and entertainment complex that's part of the Water Street Tampa development.
  14. Since last March, St. Petersburg's Bandit Coffee Co. has stayed closed to walk-in traffic. At the onset of the coronavirus pandemic, the owners of the popular cafe decided to reinvent their business model, pivoting instead to an online ordering system with contactless payment and pickup.
  15. Noel Cruz will open Gangchu in Tampa's Seminole Heights neighborhood by the end of January. The restaurant is one of six new concepts the local chef and restaurateur has planned for 2021.
  16. Taco Bell announced Thursday that it's bringing potatoes back to its menu in March.
  17. The lobster caprese at Paul's Landing in St. Petersburg is one of our food critic's best bites for January.
  18. The Seahorse Restaurant in Pass-a-Grille, pictured here in 2013, has reopened.
  19. The Instant Pot Duo Nova model
  20. 'Top Chef' host and chef /restaurant owner Tom Colicchio signed autographs  at the 2009 Taste of the NFL event at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg. Taste of the NFL will go virtual in 2021 due to the coronavirus pandemic.
  21. St. Petersburg restaurant Ceviche will close its current location at the end of service on Jan. 9. The Spanish tapas restaurant and bar will relocate to the space occupied by The Moon Under Water at 332 Beach Dr. NE in March.
  22. 7th + Grove South, from the owners of Ybor City restaurant 7th + Grove, will open at Tampa's Sparkman Wharf in January.
  23. Luke Talalaj of Worden Farms arranges a box of preordered produce at the retooled Saturday Morning Market on March 21 in St. Petersburg.