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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.
Updated: 15 hours ago
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
Aloft gets off the ground in downtown Tampa

Aloft gets off the ground in downtown Tampa

For starters, the name of the hotel is pronounced “Ah-LOFT,” as in to take flight into the sky, not “A loft,” as in a cool loft apartment in Brooklyn.
Published: 07/16/14
Updated: 07/17/14
Dunedin blogger serves up monetizing hints at conference

Dunedin blogger serves up monetizing hints at conference

DUNEDIN — In July 2011, Isabel Laessig wrote her first blog post. In it, she told an emotional story about her daughter Alexandra being the first child to leave for college and how she would miss making her breakfast....
Published: 07/15/14