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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.
Updated: 2 months ago
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....
Updated: 2 months ago
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. ...
Updated: 2 months ago
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.
Updated: 2 months ago

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.
Updated: 2 months ago
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: 2 months 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. ...
Updated: 2 months ago
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....
Updated: 2 months ago
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.
Updated: 2 months ago
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.
Updated: 2 months ago