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Tuesday, Jun 30, 2015

Food News

McDonald’s: Fewer Happy Meal orders opting for soda

McDonald’s: Fewer Happy Meal orders opting for soda

NEW YORK — McDonald’s says fewer people are picking soda for Happy Meals after it stopped listing the drinks as an option on its menu boards.
Published: 06/25/15
Restaurants open their doors the same day

Restaurants open their doors the same day

SOUTH TAMPA — Two eateries, one new to South Tampa diners and one familiar, opened on the same day recently — both Cask Social Kitchen Craft A’Fare and Yeoman’s Cask & Lion unsealed their respective casks on June 15....
Published: 06/24/15
El Rico Frappe a place to beat the summer heat

El Rico Frappe a place to beat the summer heat

The quest for cool tasty treats becomes an important to-do item when Florida’s daily temperatures reach their summertime peaks. A relatively new place where you can find chilled drinks and light meals is El Rico Frappe in north Tampa.
Published: 06/24/15
Foil packets can make you one happy camper – or backyard griller

Foil packets can make you one happy camper – or backyard griller

Gosh, I loved taking my girls camping when they were young.
Published: 06/23/15
WTFork: Break the chain with these great, locally owned restaurants

WTFork: Break the chain with these great, locally owned restaurants

Tampa Bay is awash in a sea of national restaurant chain outposts … some great, some OK and a few that fall into the arguably abominable category.
Published: 06/18/15
Florida cattle industry inspires new beer

Florida cattle industry inspires new beer

TAMPA — Nearly a decade into the craft beer boom, the trend shows no signs of slowing down. Breweries keep popping up across the state and country, beer keeps flowing, and people keep sidling up to the bar.
Published: 06/18/15
Iconic Chicago restaurant consoles Lightning fans in Tampa location announcement

Iconic Chicago restaurant consoles Lightning fans in Tampa location announcement

Local fans may still be reeling from the Lightning’s loss to the Blackhawks in the Stanley Cup Final, but a famous Chicago restaurant is extending an olive branch south with a letter reading “Cheer up Tampa, there’s good news fro...
Published: 06/17/15
No passport needed for these cool dinner destinations

No passport needed for these cool dinner destinations

I imagine Hades has nothing on us during the summer. It’s so hot a brief walk around the block with the pups and I melt like Muenster cheese in the microwave (and so do they).
Published: 06/17/15
New restaurants spicing up South Tampa

New restaurants spicing up South Tampa

TAMPA – Madras, masala, cumin and coriander are spicing up new South Tampa eateries.
Published: 06/17/15
The gift of menus: Restaurant.com says thank you to Ybor pizzeria

The gift of menus: Restaurant.com says thank you to Ybor pizzeria

YBOR CITY — When a small business is ripping up flooring and replumbing an old building, creating a new logo and menu design gets pushed down the to-do list.
Published: 06/16/15
Updated: 06/17/15