Tag: Food events

Don’t miss: Orlando’s First Filipino Feast Food Event “Kamayan”

September 5, 2014 | By | Reply More
Don’t miss: Orlando’s First Filipino Feast Food Event “Kamayan”

Orlando will have it’s first Filipino feast food event called Kamayan on Monday, September 22nd, 2014 at East End Market (3201 Corrine Drive Orlando, FL 32803) from 7PM-9PM and it is one event that you DO NOT want to miss. MasterChef Top 15 contestant Francis Biondi is partnering up with Kappo at East End Market [...]

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National Cuban Sandwich Festival 2014

March 15, 2014 | By | Reply More
National Cuban Sandwich Festival 2014

The 3rd annual National Cuban Sandwich Festival will occur on Saturday, March 22nd and Sunday, March 23rd of 2014 from 10:30AM-5:30PM and will be held at Centennial Park in historic Ybor City @ 1800 E. 8th Street. The event is presented by Latin Times Media. City of Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn has named March “Cuban Sandwich Month”. The [...]

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Taste of Westshore – 10/6

October 6, 2013 | By | Reply More
Taste of Westshore – 10/6

Join the Westshore Alliance, HCI, and more for the Taste of Westshore this Sunday, October 6th, 2013 from 1PM-4PM at HCC Dale Mabry Campus. VIP tickets are $60 (Adults 21 & over only), General Admission-$45 ($35 for under 21), and this event is FREE for kids 10 & under. The event will feature unlimited restaurant tastings, beer [...]

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Brews and Bites: Food Trucks, Beer, and Music – August 9th

August 6, 2013 | By | Reply More
Brews and Bites: Food Trucks, Beer, and Music – August 9th

Brews and Bites is this Friday, August 9th, 2013 from 6:00PM-11:00PM at The Sail Pavilion on the Riverwalk (333 South Franklin St. Tampa, FL 33602) in Downtown Tampa.  Free admission! The event will feature 12 food trucks and 4 SweetWater Brewing Company drafts on tap in addition to live music. Visitors should Tweet/Instagram photos from the [...]

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World’s Biggest Cuban Sandwich and Festival Winner Awards – 07/27

July 25, 2013 | By | Reply More
World’s Biggest Cuban Sandwich and Festival Winner Awards – 07/27

Last year Tampa made history when it made the world’s biggest Cuban sandwich at Hillsborough Community College (HCC) in Ybor City (read my post from last year on 813area.com) and they are back this summer to break the record again. The 2nd Annual Cuban Sandwich Festival was a huge success and attracted thousands of people to [...]

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D1 Sports Tampa Food Truck Festival – 07/13

July 12, 2013 | By | Reply More
D1 Sports Tampa Food Truck Festival – 07/13

Generation Food Truck’s monthly event at D1 Sports in Citrus Park will occur this Saturday, July 13th, 2013 from 5:00-9:00PM. The proceeds of this month’s dodgeball tournament will go to Mother’s Against Drunk Driving (madd). Any dollar donation signs up a team of 6 to 10 players. This event is sponsored by Ace High Printing and [...]

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Dunedin Orange Festival – 07/06

July 2, 2013 | By | Reply More
Dunedin Orange Festival – 07/06

Dunedin’s annual Orange Festival will occur this Saturday, July 6th, 2013. Dunedin’s history with oranges goes back to the 1880′s. The event will run from 10 AM to 10 PM at Edgewater Park (51 Main St. Dunedin, FL 34698). Event features include live music, the annual Mojo cookoff (which was incredibly delicious last year),  a [...]

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Chocolate Sunday!

May 26, 2013 | By | Reply More
Chocolate Sunday!

Don’t miss Chocolate Sunday today! The event runs from 12PM-5PM at Sea Dog Brewing Co.!

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4th Friday Food Truck Festival at Corey Avenue – St. Pete Beach

May 23, 2013 | By | Reply More
4th Friday Food Truck Festival at Corey Avenue – St. Pete Beach

This Friday, May 24th, 2013 is the last 4th Friday Food Truck Festival at 400 Corey Avenue at St. Pete Beach from 5:00-9:00PM. Enjoy live music provided by Dixieland Jazz. The following food trucks will be present at the food truck festival: PAO Truck Smoothin & Shaken Killer Samich Keepn It Reel Tasty Stacy Gone [...]

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Taste of Brandon & 25th Brandon Business Expo

May 16, 2013 | By | Reply More
Taste of Brandon & 25th Brandon Business Expo

Today is the Taste of Brandon, showcasing over 25 restaurants and caterers from the Brandon area. It is also the 25th Annual Brandon Expo, showcasing plenty of local businesses in the Brandon area. Last year more than 1,300 attended the expo according the Brandon Chamber’s blog.  Tickets are $10 in advance and $15 at the [...]

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18th Annual PhilFest This Weekend in Tampa!

April 1, 2013 | By | Reply More
18th Annual PhilFest This Weekend in Tampa!

The 18th Annual PhilFest will occur this weekend in Tampa at the Bayanihan Center Festival Grounds (14301 9 Eagles Dr.,  Tampa, FL 33626). Come out for delicious Filipino food that you will not find anywhere else in Tampa Bay and even the PAO Filipino Food Truck. There will also be a market selling unique Filipino [...]

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Strawberry Shortcakes and Food Trucks at Parkesdale Market

April 1, 2013 | By | Reply More
Strawberry Shortcakes and Food Trucks at Parkesdale Market

Parkesdale Farm Market in Plant City will be hosting food trucks on Sunday, April 7th, 2013 from 11AM to 4PM. Come out and enjoy their world-famous strawberry shortcakes before they are gone and also check out some great local food trucks. This event will be all about local. Parkesdale Farm Market is the largest family-operated Strawberry [...]

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Taste of New Tampa 03/24

March 21, 2013 | By | Reply More
Taste of New Tampa 03/24

The 20th Annual Taste of New Tampa will occur on March 24th, 2013 from 12-6PM and is presented by the New Tampa Chamber of Commerce. The event will feature local restaurants and small businesses as well as artists, art exhibits, live entertainment, kid activities, and plenty of fun. The event proceeds support the chamber and local [...]

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Generation Food Truck Rally at First Baptist Church of Brandon

March 4, 2013 | By | 1 Reply More
Generation Food Truck Rally at First Baptist Church of Brandon

After hanging with my parents for a drink at Lee Roy Selmon’s yesterday, my Mom told us she wanted to go on an adventure. We weren’t sure what she meant, but after scrolling down my Facebook feed I saw that the PAO Filipino Food Truck was at First Baptist Church of Brandon just a few [...]

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24th Annual Temple Terrace Business Expo & Taste of Temple Terrace

March 1, 2013 | By | Reply More
24th Annual Temple Terrace Business Expo & Taste of Temple Terrace

The Greater Temple Terrace Chamber‘s 24th Annual Business Expo and Taste of Terrace will occur on Tuesday, March 5th, 2013 from 3:00PM to 6:00PM at TPepin’s Hospitality Centre.  Local restaurants will be providing tastes from their menus accompanied by samples of Budweiser beer products provided by the TPepin’s Hospitality Centre. The event is sponsored by The [...]

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Dishcrawl Palma Ceia Food Tour 2/5

January 29, 2013 | By | Reply More
Dishcrawl Palma Ceia Food Tour 2/5

Join Dishcrawl for a taste tour of Palma Ceia on February 5th, 2013 with local food blog, My Other City By The Bay. Palma Ceia is a well-known dining destination for local foodies and always a safe bet when you are hungry. The taste tour will consist of 4 mystery restaurants in the area. Dining [...]

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Pizza Squared Celebrates 1st Anniversary 1/12

January 7, 2013 | By | Reply More
Pizza Squared Celebrates 1st Anniversary 1/12

Pizza Squared will celebrate its 1st anniversary on January 12, 2013 from 5:00PM-9:00PM at its location on 30th Street, just a few minutes from the University of South Florida and Busch Gardens. Visitors who participate in the celebration will enjoy free pizza, face painting, prizes and more. The Detroit-Style eatery enjoys popularity on local food reviewing website Yelp and [...]

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Epcot International Food & Wine Festival 2012

November 10, 2012 | By | 1 Reply More
Epcot International Food & Wine Festival 2012

The Epcot International Food & Wine Festival in Walt Disney World Orlando was a great experience on Friday. Epcot itself is rich with representation of culture around the world and the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival expands on that in numerous ways. I loved the attention to detail throughout the massive event. From Canada [...]

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The Taste of North Pinellas

August 17, 2012 | By | Reply More
The Taste of North Pinellas

Prepare to be wowed because tomorrow is The Taste of North Pinellas at The Centre in Palm Harbor. 25 local eateries will show off their delicious eats with samples of  appetizers, entrees, desserts and wine. Vendors at the event include Henry’s, Positano’s Ristorante Italiano, Beso Del Sol, Tarpon Turtle, Lee Roy Selmon’s, Dimitri’s on the Water, Joey’s Italian Ice, Tiffany’s [...]

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Madonna’s Birthday Party at Timpano Chophouse

August 13, 2012 | By | Reply More
Madonna’s Birthday Party at Timpano Chophouse

Do you love Madonna? The superstar has made of a bit of a comeback with her return at the Superbowl earlier this year. Timpano Italian Chophouse will celebrate her birthday for the 2nd year in a row on Tuesday, August 14th from 6 p.m. to midnight (Madonna’s actual birthday is August 16th). Mix 100.7 will [...]

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Happy 7th Anniversary to Kaleisia!

April 26, 2012 | By | Reply More
Happy 7th Anniversary to Kaleisia!

This Friday is Kaleisia Tea Lounge’s 7th Anniversary Celebration from 6:30-9:30PM. I have been visiting since about 2008 and have always had a great time there and been treated well by their employees. There will be live music, raffles, a slideshow, and FREE cake!  Special music performances will be made by Algorhythm Sky (more here). Here [...]

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Asia Fest 2012 – Saturday April 28

April 23, 2012 | By | Reply More
Asia Fest 2012 – Saturday April 28

The 29th Annual Celebration of Asian-Pacific American Heritage called Asia Fest will occur on Saturday, April 28th, 2012 at 11:00 AM inside  Cotanchobee Park located in the Channelside District. Entrance is FREE and there will be a number of performances and cultural shows at the event. Local Asian food vendors normally set up shop around the [...]

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Flicks and Food Trucks next Thursday – 04/19

April 12, 2012 | By | Reply More
Flicks and Food Trucks next Thursday – 04/19

Flicks and Food Trucks is next Thursday, April 19th, 2012 from 6PM-10PM at The Grand Central at Kennedy (1208 E. Kennedy Blvd 33602). Parking is available at the parking garage located at the Grand Central at Kennedy. The event is sponsored by Tampa Bay Markets. Make sure to bring cash in case some food trucks are cash-only. [...]

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The Generous Pour Event @ The Capital Grille – #TCGPour11

July 13, 2011 | By | 6 Replies More
The Generous Pour Event @ The Capital Grille – #TCGPour11

I attended the Capital Grille’s Generous Pour Preview Event on Monday night. The Generous Pour Wine Event will occur from July 12th to September 4th, 2011 at Capital Grille locations. This event will feature a collection of nine wines from around the world, each hand-selected by The Capital Grille’s Master Sommelier, George Miliotes, one of only 173 Master Sommeliers [...]

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