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Tuesday, Sep 02, 2014

Food News

Besito Mexican restaurant takes Palm space at WestShore Plaza

Besito Mexican restaurant takes Palm space at WestShore Plaza

WestShore Plaza is trading upscale steaks for upscale tacos, with a restaurant backed by one of Tampa’s dining icons: Outback Steakhouse founder Chris Sullivan.
Published: 08/08/14
Dining review: Le Meridien's Bizou Brasserie offers French comfort

Dining review: Le Meridien's Bizou Brasserie offers French comfort

When you go to Bizou Brasserie at the new Le Meridien hotel, don’t go in through the side door.
Published: 08/07/14
Local brownie chef takes retail world by storm

Local brownie chef takes retail world by storm

CLEARWATER — It takes a small platoon to make brownies.
Updated: 1 months ago
The Sip: Celebrate IPA Day with a flavorful Tampa brew

The Sip: Celebrate IPA Day with a flavorful Tampa brew

Mark your calendar, beer lovers. The seventh day of August is National IPA Day.
Updated: 1 months ago
Coming soon to Tampa, Creole, Cajun dining a la Roux

Coming soon to Tampa, Creole, Cajun dining a la Roux

TAMPA — It’s a tricky prospect for a restaurant to create dishes with flavors reminiscent of New Orleans’ new-guard masters John Besh and Donald Link while honoring the beloved classics from the bayou....
Updated: 1 months ago
What’s old is brew again at local pubs

What’s old is brew again at local pubs

LAKELAND — Tim Schoen and Joey Redner pop a couple of cans of Cigar City Beer and pour them into tall glasses as they sit at a tall, sturdy wood table in the new tasting room at Brew Hub off Interstate 4. ...
Updated: 1 months ago
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: 1 months ago

May I ask a favor? Savor a fish of a different flavor

Once there was a fish, a big, ugly thing. One with freckles and stripes, a spiny finned king.
Updated: 1 months 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.
Updated: 1 months ago
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.
Updated: 1 months ago