Food & Restaurant Reviews

Review: Bacco and Venere

Review: Bacco and Venere

I visited Bacco and Venere in Temple Terrace today for lunch and loved it. I haven’t heard much about them before and saw them listed for Festa Italiana. A quick Facebook search revealed they are having a Grand Opening next week with the Temple Terrace Chamber of Commerce so I decided to check them out. The […]

April 7, 2015 | By | 2 Replies More
Top 3 Boba Tea Shops in Tampa

Top 3 Boba Tea Shops in Tampa

1. Naga Tea Naga Tea appeared out of nowhere and quickly has become a leader on the map of bubble tea or boba shops in Tampa. Although the tea menu is still small and growing, Naga Tea dedicated themselves to having quality ingredients and flavors that put them above the other shops in town. Their […]

February 27, 2015 | By | Reply More
Best Meal of 2014: Kappo at East End Market

Best Meal of 2014: Kappo at East End Market

2014 was a crazy year filled with tons of food. Now as the year is about to end, I have to say my best meal of the year was in Orlando at Kappo at East End Market with Droolius. We both ate the chef’s Omakase and Kappo is simply a place one cannot forget – […]

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Saki Endless Sushi & Hibachi Eatery

Saki Endless Sushi & Hibachi Eatery

I first heard about Saki Endless Sushi & Hibachi Eatery one day while searching for all-you-can-eat (A.Y.C.E.) sushi on Yelp. Saki embraces the made-to-order model made popular in Tampa by Koizi Endless Sushi & Hibachi Eatery. The restaurant is essentially an endless meal served table-side, with items made-to-order including appetizers, entrees, sushi, and dessert. When […]

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Food Related Events

MOSI Festival of Chocolate this weekend!

MOSI Festival of Chocolate this weekend!

The MOSI Festival of Chocolate is this weekend on April 18th and 19th from 10AM-6PM. The event will feature a Jr. Cocoa Couture Fashion Show will allow designers ages 7–17 to showcase their very own chocolate-inspired designs. Live professional competitions and cooking demonstrations will be held. Full Disclosure: MOSI has provided 2 tickets for giveaway on this […]

April 14, 2015 | By | 2 Replies More
Giveaway: Tampa Bay Bloody Mary Festival

Giveaway: Tampa Bay Bloody Mary Festival

Love Sunday Funday? Big City Events is hosting the first Tampa Bay Bloody Mary festival presented by Tito’s Handmade Vodka on Sunday, May 3rd, 2015 from 11AM-3PM at Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park. Read about the event on Carlos Drinks. Full Disclosure: I have received tickets to the Blood Mary Festival for this post which I will […]

April 13, 2015 | By | 1 Reply More
Taste the Best of Tampa Bay this Saturday!

Taste the Best of Tampa Bay this Saturday!

Best of Tampa Bay is back for another year of delicious food this Saturday, April 11th. General Admission Tickets are $90 include all inclusive food and beverage offered by the area’s finest restaurants and caterers, open bar and live music on four stages. VIP Tickets are $150 and include all inclusive food and beverage offered by the area’s finest […]

April 10, 2015 | By | Reply More
Festa Italiana this weekend!

Festa Italiana this weekend!

The 18th Annual Festa Italiana will occur this weekend in Ybor City. The event started in 1997 as a one-day event that benefited the Italian Club of Tampa (L’Unione Italiana) and continues to honors Italian culture by showcasing Italian cuisine from Tampa Bay’s top caterers and restaurants, world-renowned performers, premier wine and spirits, and a […]

April 7, 2015 | By | 1 Reply More

Other Recent Posts

America Loves Bacon Festival coming 4/11

America Loves Bacon Festival coming 4/11

What word makes every foodie drool? BACON. Bacon has become so embedded into the food culture of this society that some restaurants have gone as far as to have exclusive bacon menus. A whole new level of bacon love has appeared with the America Loves Bacon Festival in Tampa, which promises 5,000 lbs. of bacon consumption […]

April 4, 2015 | By | Reply More
9th Ybor Aficionado Days Tapas Trail this Saturday!

9th Ybor Aficionado Days Tapas Trail this Saturday!

The Ybor Aficionado Days Tapas Trail will return for its 9th year this Saturday, April 4th, 2015 and showcase 12 restaurants throughout Ybor City. This event celebrates the 129th anniversary of the manufacture of the first cigar on April 13, 1886 and offers a taste of Ybor City. The event is presented by the Ybor City Chamber […]

April 3, 2015 | By | Reply More
Flicks & Food Trucks Tampa Thursday 3/19

Flicks & Food Trucks Tampa Thursday 3/19

Flicks & Food Trucks is coming back to Downtown Tampa’s Channel District on Thursday, March 19th, 2015 from 6PM-10PM at Grand Central at Kennedy (1208 East Kennedy Blvd, Tampa, Florida 33603). The event was previously on hiatus due to construction occurring in Downtown but is starting back up with an impressive food truck line-up and will […]

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