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Food News

Instead of thinking ‘diet,’ focus on real food

Instead of thinking ‘diet,’ focus on real food

I’ve never like diets. In my 20 years of practice, I can’t say there was ever one I recommended. That’s because diets alone don’t contribute to longevity; it’s about lifestyle, habit, balance, activity (not necess...
Published: 04/12/14
Egg whites work magic to make filling omelet for 2

Egg whites work magic to make filling omelet for 2

Leaving aside anything made with powdered eggs (which don’t really count as eggs at all in my book), I’ve never met an egg dish I didn’t like. But at the tippy top of my list of favorites is the edible magic trick known as the so...
Published: 04/12/14
Best Bets: Fun stuff to do in the Tampa Bay area this week

Best Bets: Fun stuff to do in the Tampa Bay area this week

Not sure what to do this week? Don't worry, we've got you covered. Here are our editors' picks for things to do near Tampa, from blues and soul legends on the St. Pete waterfront to high-jumping horses at the Forum.
Published: 04/10/14
Updated: 04/11/14
Dozens of Tampa restaurants booked for Mac & Cheese Throwdown

Dozens of Tampa restaurants booked for Mac & Cheese Throwdown

TAMPA — The date is set. The contestants are preparing. Soon, a winner will emerge.
Published: 04/11/14
The Sip: Maddon gives his batting order of wines

The Sip: Maddon gives his batting order of wines

In March 2006, Joe Maddon was just starting his first spring training as the manager of the (then) Tampa Bay Devil Rays. After a morning workout at the team’s former spring training home in St. Petersburg, Maddon met with the media. I lingered...
Published: 04/11/14
Operating eateries is challenge for museums

Operating eateries is challenge for museums

When state health inspectors closed the cafe inside the Museum of Science and Industry last month due to unsanitary conditions, the incident highlighted the challenges museums throughout the Tampa Bay area face while running revenue-generating food operations.
Published: 04/09/14
Houck: Restaurateur Gonzmart passionate about prostate cancer

Houck: Restaurateur Gonzmart passionate about prostate cancer

Men can talk all day about the NFL Draft, the best day of fishing they ever had or how their child in Little League hit a ground ball through the gap to win the game.
Published: 04/06/14
Saving carrots from their usual sugary Easter fate

Saving carrots from their usual sugary Easter fate

Though carrots often make it into the Easter feast lineup, I’ve never understood why. Maybe it’s a nod to the Easter bunny.
Published: 04/05/14
Best Bets: Fun stuff to do in the Tampa Bay area this week

Best Bets: Fun stuff to do in the Tampa Bay area this week

Not sure what to do this week? Don't worry, we've got you covered. Here are our editors' picks for things to do around the Tampa Bay area, from the Festa Italiana in Ybor City to the final weekend of the Bay Area Renaissance Festival.
Published: 04/04/14
Buckhorn to host Mac & Cheese Throwdown

Buckhorn to host Mac & Cheese Throwdown

Bob Buckhorn continues to cement his title as Tampa's “foodie mayor.”
Published: 04/02/14
Updated: 04/03/14