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Buddy Brew’s joe to go will start serving military at MacDill

Buddy Brew’s joe to go will start serving military at MacDill

TAMPA — Personnel working at MacDill Air Force Base will have another way to get a morning jolt starting Monday, when Buddy Brew Coffee rolls its new truck onto the base for service.
Updated: 7 hours ago
Cigar City beers to be part of traveling fest

Cigar City beers to be part of traveling fest

This summer, Sierra Nevada Brewing of Chico, Calif., is putting on Beer Camp Across America, a traveling beer festival taking place in seven U.S. cities. More than 700 breweries and 1,300 craft beers will be on tap during the extravaganza. ...
Published: 07/18/14
Dunedin blogger serves up monetizing hints at conference

Dunedin blogger serves up monetizing hints at conference

DUNEDIN — In July 2011, Isabel Laessig wrote her first blog post. In it, she told an emotional story about her daughter Alexandra being the first child to leave for college and how she would miss making her breakfast....
Published: 07/15/14
Miller named corporate chef at The Melting Pot

Miller named corporate chef at The Melting Pot

TAMPA — The Melting Pot fondue restaurant chain on Monday named chef Jason Miller as its corporate chef and culinary development leader for North America.
Published: 07/14/14
Brew Hub to boost Bay area craft brewers' output

Brew Hub to boost Bay area craft brewers' output

Cigar City Brewing's beer is in such high demand it's a struggle to fill new orders from the Tampa brewery. Brew Hub will let those beers, and others, keep flowing.
Published: 07/12/14
Thank global neighbors for our all-American eats

Thank global neighbors for our all-American eats

Nice job, ’Merica.
Published: 07/03/14
Updated: 07/04/14
Bonefish partners reunite for new St. Pete eatery

Bonefish partners reunite for new St. Pete eatery

ST. PETERSBURG — John Mays and T.J. Thielbar get the same jolt of excitement from building their new Noble Crust restaurant on Fourth Street as they felt while they were helping build the first Bonefish Grill restaurant on the same road 14 yea...
Published: 07/03/14
Italian flavors, ambiance inspire SoHo restaurant Ava

Italian flavors, ambiance inspire SoHo restaurant Ava

TAMPA — The black, hulking, Italian-made Acunto oven will stand front-and-center in the restaurant like a 900-degree, fire-breathing pizza dragon. Walk through the angled, 14-foot-tall front door and you can take a seat at the bar on an A-shap...
Published: 06/30/14
Restaurants have fallen hard for soft openings

Restaurants have fallen hard for soft openings

“Soft opening. Grand opening. When they opened The Flamingo, one day it was closed, the next it was open. End of story. I know, I was there.”
Published: 06/29/14
Tampa Bay Brewing Co. breaking ground with Bad A** Beerfest

Tampa Bay Brewing Co. breaking ground with Bad A** Beerfest

In May, Ybor City-based Tampa Bay Brewing Co. announced it would build a second brewery and restaurant in Westchase to keep pace with customer demand for its Old Elephant Foot India pale ale. ...
Published: 06/26/14