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Saturday, Oct 25, 2014

Jeff Houck

Belly up to the local bar again

Belly up to the local bar again

Of the many cool food trends emerging today — I’m looking at you, waffle tacos and cheese-stuffed Doritos — one of my favorites has a simpler tone: The resurgence of neighborhood bars.
Updated: 1 months ago
Appliances make tailgating a lot more fun

Appliances make tailgating a lot more fun

Now is the season when we combine our avid interest in drinking adult beverages with our white-hot passion for watching millionaires, hundredthousandaires and athlete scholars chase an oblong hunk of inflated leather.
Updated: 1 months ago
Ulele's debut adds glitz to Florida flavors

Ulele's debut adds glitz to Florida flavors

The restaurant opens for dinner tonight at 5 p.m. A formal ribbon-cutting for the renovated 112-year-old former municipal water works building along the Hillsborough River north of downtown will take place at 4 p.m.
Updated: 1 months ago
Checking out Tampa’s ‘best chicken’

Checking out Tampa’s ‘best chicken’

I’ll admit the sign got my attention.
Updated: 2 months ago
Tampa Theatre seeks help to purchase new popcorn popper

Tampa Theatre seeks help to purchase new popcorn popper

Everybody loves popcorn. Nobody loves burned popcorn.
Updated: 2 months ago
Tailgate Taste Fest means food and football in Curtis Hixon park

Tailgate Taste Fest means food and football in Curtis Hixon park

Football games without tailgating are like ... football games without footballs. Half the fun comes from the eating and drinking before kickoff and after the final whistle.
Updated: 2 months ago
Oysters, frog legs find place on Ulele's menu

Oysters, frog legs find place on Ulele's menu

The highly anticipated Ulele restaurant in the former Tampa Water Works in Tampa Heights released its first menu online on Tuesday, showcasing its lineup of “native-inspired” dishes.
Updated: 2 months ago
The Sip: Cool down dog days with some tasty libations

The Sip: Cool down dog days with some tasty libations

It’s hot outside. You’re an adult. You’re thirsty. You might as well drink something delicious.
Updated: 2 months ago
All we are saying ... is give Tampa a chance

All we are saying ... is give Tampa a chance

It feels close, doesn’t it?
Updated: 2 months ago
Local brownie chef takes retail world by storm

Local brownie chef takes retail world by storm

CLEARWATER — It takes a small platoon to make brownies.
Updated: 2 months ago