Food & Restaurant Reviews

Pacific Fiesta Mart Filipino market now open

Pacific Fiesta Mart Filipino market now open

Filipino food fans assemble: Pacific Fiesta Mart opened over the weekend next to Naga Tea in Temple Terrace at 10944 N. 56th Street. They are selling tons of Filipino and Asian snacks as well as Magnolia Ice Cream and Goldilocks baked goods! Another great addition to the growing Filipino Food Movement in Tampa. Be advised: […]

April 26, 2016 | By | Reply More
Training at Elite Strength and Conditioning with Tim

Training at Elite Strength and Conditioning with Tim

One of the toughest parts of being a food writer and being involved in the food industry is trying to manage your weight. Ask Adam Richman, the former Man vs. Food, who literally quit his job because of the damage food challenges were doing to his body. Most food critics adhere to strict diets and […]

April 26, 2016 | By | Reply More
Korean BBQ Taco Box hits all the right taste buds

Korean BBQ Taco Box hits all the right taste buds

Yesterday I was in Orlando at Full Sail University for the Van’s Warped Tour 2016 announcement and stopped by the Korean BBQ Taco Box (KBBQ Box) food truck before getting in line for the event for a bite to eat. I wasn’t sure what to expect and was blown away with how great their food […]

March 23, 2016 | By | 1 Reply More
Mini Doughnut Factory takes sweetness fans by storm

Mini Doughnut Factory takes sweetness fans by storm

Full disclosure: I was invited to Mini Doughnut Factory for a complimentary tasting. The opinions displayed here are my own and are my honest analysis of my experience and the menu at Mini Doughnut Factory. Mini Doughnut Factory is pretty hard to miss online. Scroll on Instagram, Facebook, or a friend’s Snapchat story and BAM! […]

March 22, 2016 | By | 1 Reply More

Food Related Events

Tampa Grilled Cheese Festival Sunday April 24th!

Tampa Grilled Cheese Festival Sunday April 24th!

Get pumped because this Sunday, April 24th of 2016, is the Tampa Grilled Cheese Festival at Centro Asturiano de Tampa in Ybor City from 11AM-6PM. Over 30 food trucks will meet with vendors to serve you their own creative grilled cheese sandwiches and delicious food fare. The event is sponsored by Burger Culture Tampa which is […]

April 21, 2016 | By | Reply More
Ybor City Latin Food Festival this Sunday, April 17

Ybor City Latin Food Festival this Sunday, April 17

If you love Latin food, you definitely will want to come out on Sunday, April 17th from 11AM to 6PM to Centro Asturiano de Tampa located at 1913 N Nebraska Ave. Tampa, FL for the Ybor City Latin Food Festival. The event will feature a mixture of local food trucks and vendors serving various Latin cuisine and also […]

April 11, 2016 | By | Reply More
GM SoundLounge 2 @ CL Event Space this Friday!

GM SoundLounge 2 @ CL Event Space this Friday!

This Friday, April 8th, come out to the Creative Loafing Space in Ybor City for Gold Mined Productions 2nd SoundLounge from 10PM-1AM. DJ Bootron and DJ Yen will be spinning live mixes. Admission is FREE and the event is 18+. The event is a night for DJs to share their love for music. The CL space […]

April 6, 2016 | By | Reply More
LIVE: Eating around PhilFest Tampa 2016!

LIVE: Eating around PhilFest Tampa 2016!

I spent a few hours yesterday interviewing some of the food vendors at PhilFest 2016! The event is on-going until Sunday. Here are the videos. Here with Filipiniana Philippine Cafe at Philfest Tampa! Posted by Carlos Eats on Friday, April 1, 2016 Here with Mata's CarinDeria at Philfest Tampa! They are selling Filipino entrees, desserts, […]

April 2, 2016 | By | Reply More

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PhilFest Tampa 2016 this weekend April 1-3!

PhilFest Tampa 2016 this weekend April 1-3!

The annual PhilFest Tampa will happen this weekend in Tampa from Friday, April 1st to Sunday, April 3rd at The Philippine Cultural Enrichment Complex, which is located at 14301 Nine Eagles Drive, Tampa FL 33626. Admission tickets are $5 in advance and $7 at the door. This is the 21st annual celebration of Philippine culture. […]

March 31, 2016 | By | Reply More
Datz Dough offering Doughnut Ice Cream Cones 3/24

Datz Dough offering Doughnut Ice Cream Cones 3/24

It’s not often that you see your food dreams come to life off the internet. Datz Dough located at 2602 S. MacDill Avenue in South Tampa is offering foodies a special experience tomorrow on Thursday, March 24th, 2016. Dough will be serving Doughnut Ice Cream Cones beginning at 12PM – the photos of them should certainly put […]

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St. Patrick’s Day Fest @ Centro Asturiano de Tampa

St. Patrick’s Day Fest @ Centro Asturiano de Tampa

Looking for something fun to do on Thursday for St. Patrick’s Day in Tampa? Come out to Centro Asturiano de Tampa (1913 N. Nebraska Ave. Tampa, FL 33602) and enjoy food trucks, drink specials, live music, and more from 4PM-10PM. Drinks will be served at the bar inside Centro Asturiano de Tampa. Live music will […]

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