Tag: Carlos eats

Dining Waterside @ The SAIL in Downtown Tampa

May 16, 2016 | By | Reply More
Dining Waterside @ The SAIL in Downtown Tampa

Full disclosure: I was invited to the The Sail for a complimentary tasting of their new lunch menu in exchange for my opinion. The opinions written below are my own and represent myself based on my visit and impressions of the food and atmosphere. The SAIL on the Riverwalk recently contacted me to come and […]

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Tampa Grilled Cheese Festival Sunday April 24th!

April 21, 2016 | By | Reply More
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 […]

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Carrollwood Burger Festival – 3/5

February 29, 2016 | By | Reply More
Carrollwood Burger Festival – 3/5

This Saturday, March 5th, 2016 come out to the Carrollwood Burger Festival from 12PM-8PM at Harley-Davidson of Tampa located at 6920 North Dale Mabry Highway Tampa, FL 33614. Enjoy FREE admission to the event. The event is presented by Burger Culture Tampa which is parked daily at this location. Need a ride? Use LYFT code […]

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New Year’s Eve 2016 at Rooster & the Till

December 28, 2015 | By | Reply More
New Year’s Eve 2016 at Rooster & the Till

Rooster & the Till located at 6500 North Florida Avenue in Seminole Heights has a 5-course New Year’s Eve menu available for hungry diners to ring in 2016. On the list: sous vide lobster tail, acorn squash bisque, crispy gnocchi, braised duck, short ribs, Valrhona chocolate ganache, and plenty of other exciting food creative ingredients. Dinner costs $65 per […]

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Local Deals: $5 Burger Wednesdays – Graffiti Junktion USF

December 2, 2015 | By | Reply More
Local Deals: $5 Burger Wednesdays – Graffiti Junktion USF

Most people know my blog was founded on the roots of being frugal. As a college student and even as an adult, it’s always nice to find a good deal and save some money whenever possible. One great deal is at Graffiti Junktion near the University of South Florida located at 11401 North 56th Street in […]

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Seminole Heights BBQ Fest this Saturday!

October 8, 2015 | By | 1 Reply More
Seminole Heights BBQ Fest this Saturday!

Generation Food Court brings you so much BBQ you wont know what to do with yourself this Saturday in Seminole Heights next to Red Star Rock Bar (5210 N. Florida Ave. Tampa, FL 33603) from 5PM-11PM. ITS A BBQ FESTIVAL featuring some of the best BBQ in town. Date: October 10, 2015 from 5pm – 11pm […]

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Best Meal of 2014: Kappo at East End Market

December 31, 2014 | By | Reply More
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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Food Truck Fridays Interview: Tasty Stacy Food Truck

November 22, 2013 | By | 1 Reply More
Food Truck Fridays Interview: Tasty Stacy Food Truck

This is a weekly segment for Carlos Eats where I will interview food trucks around town for their behind the scenes stories. This week’s interview is with Tasty Stacy Food Truck. What made you start up your food truck? How did you come up with the design for your truck? Tasty Stacy: We started a […]

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Review: Hong Kong House

November 20, 2013 | By | Reply More
Review: Hong Kong House

Hong Kong House is a fairly new establishment serving up tasty Hong Kong style cuisine. The dim sum there is the talk of the town, we stopped in for dinner a few weeks after their opening for dinner and were pleasantly surprised. The inside is certainly fancier than plenty of the dives in town and […]

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The World’s Largest Food Truck Rally EVER! – 08/31

August 30, 2013 | By | Reply More
The World’s Largest Food Truck Rally EVER! – 08/31

The World’s Largest Food Truck Rally EVER is upon us. Lots of planning and effort has gone into this event and it will all come to light tomorrow on August 31st, 2013 at the Florida State Fairgrounds from 11AM-8PM. FREE Admission – you only pay for the food at the food trucks you choose to […]

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Westchase Food Truck Festival – 06/29

June 27, 2013 | By | 1 Reply More
Westchase Food Truck Festival – 06/29

Looking for something to do this weekend? The Westchase Food Truck Festival is this Saturday, June 29th, 2013 from 4:00-8:00pm at Westwood Reserve Apartment Homes (8801 Citrus Village Drive). Carlos Eats is sponsoring Generation Food Truck’s Westchase Food Truck Festival. Admission and Parking are free. All ages as well as pets on leashes are welcome […]

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National Paella Day

March 27, 2013 | By | Reply More
National Paella Day

Today is National Paella Day! I’ll be going to Cafe Ole for paella, tapas, and sangria tonight with Jennifer B., Blaire O., and Megan W. This photo was taken at the Taste of New Tampa on Sunday. Post coming soon! Look for updates from tonight on Twitter and Facebook. Also instagram! Sorry for the lack […]

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Giveaway: $25 Giftcard to Cafe Ole Tampa

February 10, 2013 | By | Reply More
Giveaway: $25 Giftcard to Cafe Ole Tampa

You may have recently read about my new social media business in a recent post. One of my first clients is a restaurant called Cafe Ole Tampa, which offers Spanish cuisine such as tapas, paella, sangria, and more. Of course, it wouldn’t be ethical for me to write a review of a business that I […]

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Carlos Eats is seeking sponsors!

April 10, 2012 | By | Reply More
Carlos Eats is seeking sponsors!

Carlos Eats is seeking sponsors. Are you interested in having your business promoted and help with promotion of upcoming food-related events? Carlos Eats has a growing network that you can connect with through this website and social media. The goal of this effort it to help me reach more people (possibly due a site re-design […]

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Carlos Eats Seoul: Paris Baguette in Namdaemun

September 4, 2011 | By | 4 Replies More
Carlos Eats Seoul: Paris Baguette in Namdaemun

Paris Baguette is a chain you’ll find throughout Seoul and South Korea (2,900 stores) and has been established since 1986. The headquarters for the company is in Seongnam (성남). It has a few locations in big urban places such as New York and California (with expansion plans through the U.S.A.), but it is located on nearly every […]

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Carlos Eats 2.0: Expansion to Seoul, South Korea

August 11, 2011 | By | 4 Replies More
Carlos Eats 2.0: Expansion to Seoul, South Korea

As I was updating my food blog last Monday in Miami I smelt a peculiar burning smell in my hotel room. I began to wonder if it was the Colombian BBQ I had earlier for dinner that night, but after almost an hour of sniffing for smoke I couldn’t find the source. Suddenly as I […]

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Carlos Eats Miami!

July 30, 2011 | By | 6 Replies More
Carlos Eats Miami!

I will be vacationing in Miami starting this Sunday the 31st until next Friday the 5th. Despite living in Florida since 1998, I have never been to Miami and I am excited to try all the restaurants food spots out in Miami (looking forward to checking out their food truck scene!). I will be staying […]

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Mel’s Hot Dogs

December 21, 2010 | By | 3 Replies More
Mel’s Hot Dogs

Mel’s Hot Dogs is a part of my USF Dining Guide. Mel’s Hot Dogs is well-known as one of Tampa’s best places to have a Chicago-style hot dog since 1973. The menu has a number of quality hot dogs, corn dogs, chicken choices, and burgers to choose from. Once you decide what main entree you […]

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Samurai Blue after David Choi Concert

October 22, 2010 | By | 1 Reply More
Samurai Blue after David Choi Concert

Five friends and I stopped by Samurai Blue after having a good time at the David Choi concert. It was around 11:30pm so the place wasn’t busy. We were seated promptly. It took about thirty minutes to get through putting in our orders because the waitress kept going into the back…after that it took about […]

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