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Wednesday, Sep 17, 2014

Food News

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....
Updated: 14 hours ago

Sabor once again brings ‘flavor’ to Ybor

Spanish music, traditional dances and the aroma of Spanish foods will engulf Ybor City on Saturday during the ninth edition of the Festival del Sabor.
Updated: 14 hours ago
Nicola’s Donuts a delicious Carrollwood tradition

Nicola’s Donuts a delicious Carrollwood tradition

As soon as you walk into the shop, the sweet aroma of fresh doughnuts overwhelms your senses, and your taste buds immediately start demanding their turn. The difficulty comes when trying to decide which of the 30 or so varieties of doughnut treats at...
Updated: 14 hours ago
Tampa in running for ‘Best Beer Town’ award

Tampa in running for ‘Best Beer Town’ award

Tampa’s growing craft beer scene continues to get national attention as one of the best in the U.S., this time with a shout-out from USA Today. ...
Published: 09/15/14
Pasco baker never imagined business would be so sweet

Pasco baker never imagined business would be so sweet

NEW PORT RICHEY — Jessica Beebe never intended to open a cupcake shop.
Published: 09/14/14
Wine lovers may say ni, but not no, to Tampa Theatre's 'Monty Python' theme

Wine lovers may say ni, but not no, to Tampa Theatre's 'Monty Python' theme

Tampa Theatre has set the stage for weekend revelry fit for royalty, the refined and the not-so-refined: “Monty Python and the Holy Grape,” the historic theater's annual wine festival, begins Friday. ...
Published: 09/11/14
Tampa’s new Perk’s Donut Bar lets customers customize their pastry

Tampa’s new Perk’s Donut Bar lets customers customize their pastry

Customization has been a trend in restaurants for a while now, with places such as Chipotle, Your Pie and Little Greek opening or expanding their presence in Tampa in recent years.
Published: 09/08/14
Updated: 09/11/14
Hidden cafe offers calm dining retreat

Hidden cafe offers calm dining retreat

Caffeine deprived and craving something sweet, I recently decided to check out The Landing Cafe in Waterset.
Published: 09/10/14
Updated: 09/11/14
Oxford Exchange’s OE Market relaunching with all-taco menu

Oxford Exchange’s OE Market relaunching with all-taco menu

The OE Market is undergoing a taco takeover.
Published: 09/09/14
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.
Published: 09/07/14