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Tampa area Oktoberfest celebrations offer beer, brats and competition

Tampa area Oktoberfest celebrations offer beer, brats and competition

When Munich, Germany’s famous Oktoberfest celebration wraps up this weekend — some 16 days and 14 million pints of beer after it began — the Tampa Bay area will just be getting started.
Updated: 13 hours ago
Tampa Bay arts, music venues offer cuisine with their culture

Tampa Bay arts, music venues offer cuisine with their culture

If your favorite night out is dinner and a show, the travel time between the two has narrowed considerably.
Published: 09/25/14
Updated: 09/26/14
Epcot food and wine festival features ‘80s, ‘90s pop stars

Epcot food and wine festival features ‘80s, ‘90s pop stars

It’s officially fall, and that means wine is in the glass, food is on the plate and music is in the air at Walt Disney Resort’s Epcot theme park through November 10.
Published: 09/25/14
Rooster & The Till to double in size

Rooster & The Till to double in size

Rooster & The Till, one of Tampa’s newest restaurants opening just nine months ago, will soon double the size of its petite Seminole Heights location..
Published: 09/24/14
Staff reflects on the making of Brandon landmark ‘Beef ‘O Brady’s

Staff reflects on the making of Brandon landmark ‘Beef ‘O Brady’s

BRANDON — Construction had just begun on the Interstate 75 link west of Brandon; Westfield Brandon mall was only a blueprint on an architect’s drawing table; and buffalo wings were still a novelty when Jim Mellody opened his first Beef ...
Published: 09/24/14
Arroz con pollo rivalry continues at Ybor festival

Arroz con pollo rivalry continues at Ybor festival

Sabor, in Spanish, means flavor, so food remains at the heart of the Festival del Sabor. And what would the leading celebration of Hispanic heritage in the Tampa Bay area be without an arroz con pollo contest?
Published: 09/17/14
Updated: 09/19/14
Arigato Japanese restaurants go out of business

Arigato Japanese restaurants go out of business

Arigato Japanese Steak House, a longtime staple with locations in Tampa, St. Petersburg and Clearwater, has gone out of business.
Published: 09/18/14
Dining Review: Castile offers fine dining on St. Pete Beach

Dining Review: Castile offers fine dining on St. Pete Beach

“Happy Birthday! You’re going to love it.”
Published: 09/18/14
Celebrate Hispanic food, music at Festival del Sabor in Ybor

Celebrate Hispanic food, music at Festival del Sabor in Ybor

Spanish music, traditional dances and the aroma of Spanish foods will engulf Ybor City on Saturday, Sept. 20, during the ninth edition of the Festival del Sabor.
Published: 09/18/14
Plant-based restaurant about to take root

Plant-based restaurant about to take root

SEMINOLE HEIGHTS — A locally owned vegan restaurant is coming in October to Seminole Heights. Delicious Surprise – Food for Thought is set to open in about six weeks at 5921 N. Nebraska Ave., in the site of a former pizza shop....
Published: 09/17/14