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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: 9 hours 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.
Published: 08/15/14
All we are saying ... is give Tampa a chance

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

It feels close, doesn’t it?
Published: 08/10/14
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.
Published: 08/03/14
The Sip: Celebrate IPA Day with a flavorful Tampa brew

The Sip: Celebrate IPA Day with a flavorful Tampa brew

Mark your calendar, beer lovers. The seventh day of August is National IPA Day.
Published: 08/01/14
Coming soon to Tampa, Creole, Cajun dining a la Roux

Coming soon to Tampa, Creole, Cajun dining a la Roux

TAMPA — It’s a tricky prospect for a restaurant to create dishes with flavors reminiscent of New Orleans’ new-guard masters John Besh and Donald Link while honoring the beloved classics from the bayou....
Published: 08/01/14
What’s old is brew again at local pubs

What’s old is brew again at local pubs

LAKELAND — Tim Schoen and Joey Redner pop a couple of cans of Cigar City Beer and pour them into tall glasses as they sit at a tall, sturdy wood table in the new tasting room at Brew Hub off Interstate 4. ...
Published: 07/27/14
Updated: 07/28/14
New eatery will harken back to true Old Florida

New eatery will harken back to true Old Florida

Michelle Baker and her chef husband, Greg, became amateur culinary historians after they decided the menu for their upcoming restaurant, Fodder & Shine, would draw inspiration from the cooking style of Florida's pioneers, from pre-Civil War to the Depression.
Published: 07/26/14

May I ask a favor? Savor a fish of a different flavor

Once there was a fish, a big, ugly thing. One with freckles and stripes, a spiny finned king.
Published: 07/27/14
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.
Published: 07/25/14