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Arroz con pollo rivalry continues at Ybor festival

Arroz con pollo rivalry continues at Ybor festival

Sabor, in Spanish, means flavor, so food remains at the heart of the Festival del Sabor. And what would the leading celebration of Hispanic heritage in the Tampa Bay area be without an arroz con pollo contest?
Updated: 1 hour ago

Groups prepare for beinnial fashion event

DOWNTOWN — The biennial Chiselers-Plant Museum Luncheon and Neiman Marcus Fashion Show will have some firsts this year, the seventh staging of the fundraiser.
Published: 09/17/14
Plant-based restaurant about to take root

Plant-based restaurant about to take root

SEMINOLE HEIGHTS — A locally owned vegan restaurant is coming in October to Seminole Heights. Delicious Surprise – Food for Thought is set to open in about six weeks at 5921 N. Nebraska Ave., in the site of a former pizza shop....
Published: 09/17/14
New wheelchair makes sports possible for boy

New wheelchair makes sports possible for boy

David Crosby, 11, spun around in his new wheelchair.
Published: 09/17/14

Sabor once again brings ‘flavor’ to Ybor

Spanish music, traditional dances and the aroma of Spanish foods will engulf Ybor City on Saturday during the ninth edition of the Festival del Sabor.
Published: 09/17/14

Johnson Brothers steps up for education

TAMPA — For a lot of Hills- borough County students, the holiday season is already underway.
Published: 09/17/14
A career full of experiences overseas

A career full of experiences overseas

During his military career, Bill Farrow found himself stationed in places of conflict and devastation.
Published: 09/17/14
Artist’s work is going to the dogs

Artist’s work is going to the dogs

TAMPA – For Tampa artist John LaFree, it truly is a dog’s life.
Published: 09/17/14
Chicken with rice rivalry this Saturday at Festival del Sabor

Chicken with rice rivalry this Saturday at Festival del Sabor

Almost every family I know has it’s own recipe for arroz con pollo – aka chicken with rice – and each thinks that theirs is the best.
Published: 09/16/14
For those who remember rhubarb

For those who remember rhubarb

Quite likely people who have lived in Florida all or most of their lives have never tasted rhubarb, though it’s sometimes seen at the grocery store in the produce section. Its red stems are the part that taste so good (or bad to some).
Published: 09/16/14