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Thousands expected for blueberry festival at Keel & Curley Winery

Thousands expected for blueberry festival at Keel & Curley Winery

Fresh blueberries, blueberry shortcake, blueberry pie, blueberry muffins — and just about anything else made with the sweet little fruit, including three kinds of blueberry wine —will be featured at the 8th annual Tampa Bay Blueberry Fe...
Published: 04/23/15
WTFork: Chic and cozy Annata lights up scenic Beach Drive

WTFork: Chic and cozy Annata lights up scenic Beach Drive

Scooch over, everyone, and make room for my crush du jour! Annata — developed by Kurt Cuccaro, co-owner of Mazzaro’s Italian Market — opened late last summer and is a wine-and-small-plates lover’s dream come true. The in...
Updated: 5 hours ago
Iraqi treats now available at bakery

Iraqi treats now available at bakery

TEMPLE TERRACE — In 2008, Iraq native Lihadh “Lily” Abed and many of her family members immigrated to the United States to escape the upheaval in the Middle East.
Published: 04/22/15
Here’s a new twist on a classic treat

Here’s a new twist on a classic treat

I’m all about dessert. I can’t finish a meal without thinking about or eating one. So after a day out in the sun pulling weeds and muscles, we sat down to a lazy, but healthy dinner – salad and a turkey burger. Then came the big ...
Published: 04/21/15
Bloody Mary Festival bringing brunch to Tampa park

Bloody Mary Festival bringing brunch to Tampa park

The inaugural Tampa Bay Bloody Mary Festival will celebrate the “most beloved” of brunch beverages (sorry, mimosa) in Curtis Hixon Park on May 3.
Published: 04/21/15
N.C. wine trail just the ticket for a tasty getaway

N.C. wine trail just the ticket for a tasty getaway

MOUNT AIRY, N.C. — The lush vineyards and rolling green hills are giving me a sense of déjà vu. Memories of wine-tasting in Napa Valley. People laughing, chatting, sipping on an outdoor patio. Brilliant bluebird sky. Could this re...
Published: 04/19/15
Wesley Chapel’s Wolf’s Den packs them in

Wesley Chapel’s Wolf’s Den packs them in

WESLEY CHAPEL — Sausage sizzled on the grill at the Wolf’s Den restaurant, as a waitress called out three orders of shrimp po’boy sandwiches.
Published: 04/16/15
‘Restaurant: Impossible’ star Irvine brings his extreme cooking to St. Petersburg

‘Restaurant: Impossible’ star Irvine brings his extreme cooking to St. Petersburg

Being tasked with the seemingly impossible isn’t a daunting challenge for celebrity chef Robert Irvine — it’s actually preferred.
Published: 04/16/15
MOSI Festival of Chocolate lets visitors go cocoa crazy

MOSI Festival of Chocolate lets visitors go cocoa crazy

The Festival of Chocolate returns to MOSI this weekend, turning the whole museum into a feast for the senses.
Published: 04/16/15
Festa Italiana celebrates Ybor City’s roots

Festa Italiana celebrates Ybor City’s roots

YBOR CITY — Roz Hulburt and her husband Terry paused in the shade along Ninth Avenue in Ybor City Sunday, as hundreds of people milled around them.
Published: 04/12/15