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Thursday, Mar 05, 2015

Food News

South Shore residents buzzing about Massimo’s pizza, subs and salads

South Shore residents buzzing about Massimo’s pizza, subs and salads

RUSKIN – Even before Massimo’s officially opened Feb. 19, the community surrounding its Apollo Beach location, area residents were chatting about the new pizza place on Facebook. Many had already sampled slices of its pizza that owners ...
Updated: 2 hours ago
WTFork: Bourgeois Pig is a feast for the senses

WTFork: Bourgeois Pig is a feast for the senses

The Bourgeois Pig (housed in a tooth-achingly charming 1920s bungalow complete with wraparound porch on North Nebraska Avenue) debuted at the beginning of January.
Published: 02/26/15
Peruvian cuisine pleases the palate at Cazador Grill

Peruvian cuisine pleases the palate at Cazador Grill

TEMPLE TERRACE — Friends Naomi Fuentes and Rosa Rios are self-declared foodies.
Published: 02/25/15
Cuban sandwich fest reigniting Tampa vs. Miami food rivalry

Cuban sandwich fest reigniting Tampa vs. Miami food rivalry

The popular Cuban Sandwich Festival will stretch over three days for the first time when it returns to Ybor City on March 20 to 22.
Published: 02/24/15
Besito prepares to open at WestShore Plaza in March

Besito prepares to open at WestShore Plaza in March

Operators of the new Besito Mexican restaurant coming to Tampa have now set March 25 as their opening date, and they already know the first major challenge on opening day: Helping people understand what they mean by upscale or “white tablecloth...
Published: 02/23/15
Updated: 02/24/15
Sea Salt brings high-end seafood to Sundial

Sea Salt brings high-end seafood to Sundial

Sea Salt, an upscale seafood-oriented restaurant, is the latest addition to downtown St. Petersburg’s Sundial.
Published: 02/20/15
Updated: 02/26/15
Refinery chef Baker, Bern’s get James Beard award nods

Refinery chef Baker, Bern’s get James Beard award nods

The James Beard Foundation on Wednesday named Tampa chef Greg Baker a regional semifinalist for its prestigious annual food awards — making him the only local chef to receive the honor in 2015.
Published: 02/19/15
Noble Crust serves Italian favorites with a southern flair

Noble Crust serves Italian favorites with a southern flair

Traditional Italian cooking meets the south at Noble Crust, a new restaurant in St. Petersburg.
Published: 02/19/15
Gluten-free bakery enjoying sweet success

Gluten-free bakery enjoying sweet success

CARROLLWOOD — If it weren’t for her son, Stacy Hiles never would have thought to open Stacy’s Gluten Free Goodies, a shop that showcases a gluten-free twist on popular sweets. But by doing so, she has put back on the menu many of...
Published: 02/18/15
La Septima Cafe celebrates its 20th anniversary

La Septima Cafe celebrates its 20th anniversary

BRANDON — When A+E Networks’ lifestyle-based FYI channel filmed Chef Darlene Herrick at work in the La Septima Cafe on Feb. 5, it wasn’t because of the restaurant’s 20th anniversary, which is being celebrated throughout Fe...
Published: 02/18/15