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Food News

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: 9 mins 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.
Published: 07/26/14

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.
Published: 07/27/14
Supper clubs add oomph to dining out

Supper clubs add oomph to dining out

TAMPA — When the table of eight begged to eat roasted eyeballs, chef Chad Johnson knew he had a lively bunch of diners at the Epicurean hotel’s new monthly supper club.
Published: 07/25/14
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.
Published: 07/25/14
New Aloft hotel in Tampa celebrates its opening

New Aloft hotel in Tampa celebrates its opening

The new Aloft hotel officially opens to the public today as a gleaming new boutique hotspot in the heart of the city.
Published: 07/23/14
Updated: 07/24/14
Scallops season is about to heat up

Scallops season is about to heat up

Summer — that sweltering sizzler of a season — is here.
Published: 07/20/14
Lowry Park’s WaZoo beer festival returning in August

Lowry Park’s WaZoo beer festival returning in August

The Lowry Park Zoo is bringing back its WaZoo beer festival for a 19th year on Aug. 2 at 7:30 p.m., the zoo announced today.
Published: 07/18/14
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. ...
Published: 07/18/14
Five Tampa area restaurants that make bingo night cool

Five Tampa area restaurants that make bingo night cool

From Drag Queen Bingo at Hamburger Mary's to Beer Bingo at World of Beer in SoHo, bingo nights are becoming more popular around the Tampa Bay area.
Published: 07/16/14
Updated: 07/17/14