Tag: Spanish cuisine

Mata Monchies – quality Puerto Rican food at an affordable price

August 30, 2012 | By | 2 Replies More
Mata Monchies – quality Puerto Rican food at an affordable price

You love Puerto Rican food? Mata Monchies has you covered. They have a diverse set of options on the menu from sandwiches to mofongo to juices. The restaurant itself is quite small, so don’t bring a huge crowd unless you’re planning to take-out. The owner is very friendly and always makes it a point to […]

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Cuenelli’s Peruvian Restaurant revisited

April 17, 2012 | By | Reply More
Cuenelli’s Peruvian Restaurant revisited

I spent many days in South Korea dreaming of the delicious chicken sandwiches at Cuenelli’s. I even visited a Peruvian restaurant in Seoul hoping for a similar dining experience, but failed to find anything like it. Now I’m back in Tampa and can enjoy Cuenelli’s once again! I ran into the owner a few weeks […]

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El Puerto Argentinean Grill

June 27, 2011 | By | 5 Replies More
El Puerto Argentinean Grill

El Puerto Argentinean Grill may be the first Argentinean restaurant I have dined at in my life and I was completely impressed with the food at this hidden gem in Ybor City. The restaurant is found on 5th Avenue near a cigar shop and various housing, nestled away behind the 7th Avenue strip. My family […]

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La Guaguita – Puerto Rican Cuisine Food Truck

May 10, 2011 | By | 12 Replies More
La Guaguita – Puerto Rican Cuisine Food Truck

A friend and I went on a ethnic market hunt and just as I started complaining that there are basically no Puerto Rican food spots in Tampa, I turned around and saw a food truck called La Guaguita waving a Puerto Rican flag. My friend and I decided to investigate. Click the photo for a […]

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The Columbia Cafe

February 25, 2011 | By | 3 Replies More
The Columbia Cafe

My family and I dined at The Columbia Cafe tonight. It is located next to the Tampa Bay History Center. The outdoor patio doesn’t seem to be part of the restaurant at first glance. A branch of the famous Columbia chain, this cafe offers are more simplified menu and a beautiful waterfront view of Tampa Bay. Channelside […]

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