Archive for June, 2012

Patch Readers Choice Awards 2012 Nominations

June 29, 2012 | By | Reply More
Patch Readers Choice Awards 2012 Nominations

Nominations close on July 8th for Patch Readers Choice Awards 2012. Make sure you vote for some of the great restaurants and small businesses in your local area. Vote for your favorites by neighborhood: Brandon Bloomingdale-Riverview Carrollwood-Northdale Clearwater Dunedin Palm Harbor Pinellas Beaches Land O’ Lakes Largo New Port Richey New Tampa Old Northeast – […]

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RaceTrac’s #Sodapalooza 365 Twitter Contest

June 29, 2012 | By | 1 Reply More
RaceTrac’s #Sodapalooza 365 Twitter Contest

Everyone is joining the ranks with social media today and RaceTrac isn’t an exception. RaceTrac is rewarding 30 of their most engaged Twitter followers with one year of free fountain drinks as a part of their Sodapalooza promotion. I normally grab my gas from RaceTrac, I personally find their gas station to be cleaner and […]

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Father’s Day Dining in Dunedin

June 18, 2012 | By | 5 Replies More
Father’s Day Dining in Dunedin

My family trekked west to Dunedin for Father’s Day Sunday. Reservations were made at Mezze On Main, a local Mediterranean restaurant and our table was promptly ready upon arrival. We sat outside so we could enjoy the live music (family favorite Cleo Heart was in the house) and the beautiful blue skies that Florida was […]

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USF Taco Bus Grand Opening Recap

June 7, 2012 | By | 2 Replies More
USF Taco Bus Grand Opening Recap

I have attended quite a few restaurant openings in my time. I was one of the first customers to enter the Taco Bus USF location today for their Grand Opening. The new location looks great inside, they kept some things from the former Taqueria Monterrey, but added some fine Taco Bus finishes around the restaurant […]

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Bar Louie’s Rock the Tot – June 7th

June 4, 2012 | By | Reply More
Bar Louie’s Rock the Tot – June 7th

June 7th is Bar Louie’s annual tater tot eating contest at the International Plaza. This year they will have a single competitor and 4 man relay team! They will also be giving away prizes for the most creative costume and the contestant that has the most groupies! The Solo winner receives a $250.00 Bar Louie gift […]

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USF Taco Bus Grand Opening June 7th

June 4, 2012 | By | Reply More
USF Taco Bus Grand Opening June 7th

The wait is over for the Taco Bus to come to the University of South Florida. June 7th – USF students will be right next to a great new Mexican option, replacing Taqueria Monterrey on Fletcher Avenue. This location will offer beer specials and a 10% discount to USF students (with a valid student id). […]

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Alaska Copper River Salmon Tasting @ Seasons 52 in Tampa

June 2, 2012 | By | 7 Replies More
Alaska Copper River Salmon Tasting @ Seasons 52 in Tampa

Salmon is one of my favorite fish. Salmon roll? Salmon sashimi? Tempura salmon? Smoked salmon? I love them all and was recently invited to Seasons 52 at the WestShore Plaza in Tampa for a tasting of their new Alaska Copper River Salmon. Available for a limited time at Seasons 52 starting May 29th and for 7 […]

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Taste the Best of Tampa Bay presented by The Straz Center

June 1, 2012 | By | Reply More
Taste the Best of Tampa Bay presented by The Straz Center

For 27 years, The Straz Center has hosted its annual fundraiser: Taste the Best of Tampa Bay sponsored by Raymond James. I was lucky enough to attend the fundraiser this year and try some new restaurants. The event promised to “tantalize” taste buds and it certainly delivered with a crazy delicious array of over 40 restaurants […]

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Luna’s Mexican Restaurant

June 1, 2012 | By | 1 Reply More
Luna’s Mexican Restaurant

One of the cuisines that Brandon residents are highly deprived of is Mexican food. Head north and you’ll find plenty of great Mexican restaurants in Tampa. Head east and Plant City is a haven of Mexican cuisine. Head south to Wimauma or Ruskin and you will find several Mexican restaurants and shacks filled with delicious […]

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