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Sunday, Jan 25, 2015

Food News

Cafe serves up tastes of the Philippines

Cafe serves up tastes of the Philippines

NORTH TAMPA — PAO Cafe in North Tampa offers diners a chance to explore Filipino food in a casual atmosphere with menu choices that can be familiar, like the PAO burger — or not — such as the entrée lechon kawali, which is d...
Published: 01/21/15
Deep-fried Oreo burger? Poll could put it on Florida State Fair menu

Deep-fried Oreo burger? Poll could put it on Florida State Fair menu

How does a burger topped with a maple cinnamon apple compote sound? Or a burger with a Thanksgiving twist, featuring sweet potato fries and a cranberry orange marmalade sauce?
Published: 01/16/15
WTFork: Enjoy dinner and a show at Rolling Pin Kitchen Emporium

WTFork: Enjoy dinner and a show at Rolling Pin Kitchen Emporium

I don’t always cook, but when I do, I trash the kitchen like a drunken rock star. Which is why I generally prefer to leave food preparation to the professionals.
Published: 01/15/15
WTFork: Tampa area restaurants to try in 2015

WTFork: Tampa area restaurants to try in 2015

Coming up with 12 (and only 12) dining recommendations for 2015 was a tough homework assignment. Unless you've been stranded on a deserted island for the past couple of years, you already know who the “cool kids” on the block are, and any...
Published: 01/08/15
Updated: 01/09/15
Tampa bakery Dough competes on Cooking Channel’s ‘Donut Showdown’

Tampa bakery Dough competes on Cooking Channel’s ‘Donut Showdown’

Tina Contes, the general manager of Dough, has been keeping a secret for more than a year.
Published: 01/07/15
Fast-food resolution: Transform junk food image

Fast-food resolution: Transform junk food image

NEW YORK — Fast-food chains have a New Year’s resolution: Drop the junk.
Published: 01/02/15
WTFork: Tampa Bay's best seafood shacks, shanties and holes in the wall

WTFork: Tampa Bay's best seafood shacks, shanties and holes in the wall

I have a soft spot for all the no-frills fresh seafood dining options we are blessed with in the Tampa Bay area.
Published: 01/01/15
Florida cuisine Shines at new eatery

Florida cuisine Shines at new eatery

There’s little doubt putting “Fried Livers and Gizzards” on the menu gives a restaurant a certain rural ethos, particularly for one that’s nowhere near the countryside.
Updated: 1 months ago
Tasty treats await visitors to Annata

Tasty treats await visitors to Annata

Stepping through the doors at Annata you are immediately transported to another place and time entering a cozy nook filled with love.
Updated: 1 months ago

Oxford Exchange closing Taco Takeover market

The petite, yet high-profile Oxford Exchange corner market will close its doors for good on Jan. 1, the victim of success at its much larger next-door parent.
Updated: 1 months ago