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Sunday, Oct 26, 2014

Food News

WTFork: Take advantage of Tampa area’s best restaurant deals

WTFork: Take advantage of Tampa area’s best restaurant deals

Having been a Tampa Bay area restaurant blogger for the past several years, and an armchair food critic for even longer, I’m eager to share my substantial stash of foodie finds and happenings with fellow gastronomes.
Published: 10/24/14
Ruskin food truck offers unique menu options

Ruskin food truck offers unique menu options

Armed with a willingness to risk lunch on something new, I recently drove over to Ruskin to check out JP Dacey’s Original Spiedies – a new food truck on Shell Point Road.
Published: 10/21/14
Updated: 10/23/14
Starbucks announces chestnut praline latte, mobile ordering

Starbucks announces chestnut praline latte, mobile ordering

Pumpkin spice is old news. Now say hello to the chestnut praline latte.
Published: 10/22/14
How ‘Sweet Tweets’ it is

How ‘Sweet Tweets’ it is

If there is such a thing as a dessert conspiracy, then Sweet Tweets Cakery, at 11127 N. Dale Mabry Highway in Carrollwood, could be considered a front for a much larger operation. Owners Leticia and Scott Stovern opened the shop in 2011 as a way to e...
Published: 10/22/14
Gonzmart to resurrect Tampa’s historic Goody Goody restaurant

Gonzmart to resurrect Tampa’s historic Goody Goody restaurant

Richard Gonzmart remembers going to the downtown Goody Goody as a kid with his grandfather for burgers, and picking up pies on the way to family parties.
Published: 10/20/14
For hip, funky dining, try Seminole Heights

For hip, funky dining, try Seminole Heights Video

The Fodder & Shine building site is a frenzy of construction, with contractors of all sorts trying to make a deadline for a soft opening for the Florida Cracker cuisine restaurant in early December, thus adding yet another funky destination to the gr...
Published: 10/20/14
Love stone crabs? Try catching your own

Love stone crabs? Try catching your own

For most, a plateful of succulent stone crab claw meat, tender and dripping with drawn butter, comes with a soon to be flattened wallet.
Published: 10/15/14

Video: Castile offers foodie destination on St. Pete Beach

Published: 10/15/14
New Belgium Brewery’s Clips Beer & Film Tour coming to downtown Tampa

New Belgium Brewery’s Clips Beer & Film Tour coming to downtown Tampa Video

It has been just over a year since New Belgium Brewery beers, including the popular Fat Tire Amber Ale, became available in Florida. Now the Colorado-based craft brewer is bringing a treat to downtown Tampa for beer fans and indie film fans alike.
Published: 10/13/14
Dining Review: The Ocean Blue Sushi Bar is family friendly

Dining Review: The Ocean Blue Sushi Bar is family friendly

A sushi bar may not be the first place you think of when you’re heading out to dinner with the kids, but it may once you check out Ocean Blue in Carrollwood.
Published: 10/09/14