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Thursday, Mar 05, 2015

Food News

La Septima Cafe celebrates its 20th anniversary

La Septima Cafe celebrates its 20th anniversary

BRANDON — When A+E Networks’ lifestyle-based FYI channel filmed Chef Darlene Herrick at work in the La Septima Cafe on Feb. 5, it wasn’t because of the restaurant’s 20th anniversary, which is being celebrated throughout Fe...
Published: 02/18/15
Peck’s Flame Broiled Chicken returns to Brandon

Peck’s Flame Broiled Chicken returns to Brandon

BRANDON — Brandon residents soon will be able to treat themselves to an eclectic menu at the new Peck’s Flame Broiled Chicken & Catering Co., 2020 W. Brandon Blvd., Suite 140. They will serve items such as herbed, flame-broiled chicken,...
Published: 02/18/15
WTFork: 5 ways to do brunch in the Tampa Bay area

WTFork: 5 ways to do brunch in the Tampa Bay area

Now that football season is behind us — and weekend tailgating and game-gatherings are no longer the single most viable reason to justify day-drinking and carb-snarfing — allow me to present the first runner-up:
Published: 02/12/15

Venezuelan, Lebanese cuisines meet at Are Pitas

UNIVERSITY AREA — Diners who enjoy the flavors of Latin America and the Mediterranean can find a bit of each to savor at Are Pitas.
Published: 02/11/15
Website gives two local brewers reason to raise a toast

Website gives two local brewers reason to raise a toast

It’s no secret that Tampa Bay brewers are gaining a national reputation for quality, and a website is helping to spread the word.
Published: 02/06/15
Tampa’s new Del Frisco’s Grille serves ‘comfort food with a twist’

Tampa’s new Del Frisco’s Grille serves ‘comfort food with a twist’

There’s a new hot spot in Tampa.
Published: 02/06/15

Newly-relocated Ashworth Artisan Chocolate prepares for ‘busiest week of the year’

Published: 02/05/15
Dining Review: The Bricks serves up fancy comfort food in Ybor City

Dining Review: The Bricks serves up fancy comfort food in Ybor City

The charmingly hip restaurant on the corner of Seventh Avenue and 14th Street’s laid-back atmosphere and prompt friendly service made our last visit for lunch remarkable before we’d had a bite.
Published: 02/05/15
Community flocks to The Hot Tomato cafe and bakery

Community flocks to The Hot Tomato cafe and bakery

RUSKIN – Old-timers will tell you if a parking lot is full of locals, an eatery’s food must be good. Based on recent breakfast and lunchtime traffic, The Hot Tomato cafe and bakery is proving that adage true.
Published: 02/03/15
Updated: 02/05/15
Florida State Fair introduces funnel cake burger, more new food for 2015

Florida State Fair introduces funnel cake burger, more new food for 2015

Sorry, iron-gutted fair food enthusiasts. The votes are in, and you will not be eating the Deep Fried Oreo Burger at this year’s Florida State Fair. But fear not, there is another unholy marriage of meat and sweet on the menu for those willing...
Published: 02/03/15
Updated: 02/04/15