Tag: Things to do in Tampa

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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Tampa Beer, Bourbon, and BBQ Festival – February 22, 2014

February 18, 2014 | By | Reply More
Tampa Beer, Bourbon, and BBQ Festival – February 22, 2014

If you love beer, bourbon, and BBQ then this Saturday you will want to head to Curtis Hixon Park for the Beer, Bourbon, and BBQ Festival from 12:00-6:00PM. Featuring 60 beers, 40 bourbons, and plenty of BBQ. VIP includes an extra 2 hours of early admission time (General admission begins at 2:00PM) and a whole-hog [...]

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Florida State Fair 2014: What To Eat

February 13, 2014 | By | Reply More
Florida State Fair 2014: What To Eat

The Florida State Fair has been dazzling crowds for decades and each year brings excellent and dangerously tasty food for Tampa foodies to enjoy. Here are my picks that I enjoyed during my visit to the Florida State Fair that I can recommend to you! Most of the vendors are located by Gate 3 on [...]

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MOSI Einstein on Food & Wine Festival Saturday Feb. 1

January 30, 2014 | By | Reply More
MOSI Einstein on Food & Wine Festival Saturday Feb. 1

MOSI will host their 19th Annual Einstein on Food & Wine Festival this Saturday, February 1st, 2014 at 7:00PM (VIP access begins at 6:00PM). Einstein on Food & Wine Festival is presented by ABC Fine Wine & Spirits and the Tampa Bay Times. ABC Fine Wine & Spirits will feature over 120 vintners with a [...]

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Smoke+Mirrors Party Thursdays @ Anise Gastrobar

January 30, 2014 | By | Reply More
Smoke+Mirrors Party Thursdays @ Anise Gastrobar

Downtown Tampa has a new weekly event happening every Thursday night at Anise Global Gastrobar (777 N. Ashley Dr.) called Smoke+Mirrors. A sister event to a party across Tampa Bay in St. Petersburg called Cloak+Dagger, Smoke+Mirrors features resident DJ Kayla “Whiskey Business” Radics as well as new weekly performances by a wide variety of local producers and [...]

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Labor Day Food Truck Rally @ Famous Tate in Oldsmar

September 2, 2013 | By | Reply More
Labor Day Food Truck Rally @ Famous Tate in Oldsmar

Hungry on Labor Day 2013 and want something to eat? Check out PAO Truck, Pitas on the Run, Tropiccool, and Hot Box’d Steamed Cheeseburgers at Famous Tate in Oldsmar (3790 Tampa Rd. Oldsmar, FL) from 11AM-4:30PM!

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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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Summer of Rum Festival 2013 in Tampa

August 8, 2013 | By | Reply More
Summer of Rum Festival 2013 in Tampa

Happy National Rum Month! If you love rum, you won’t want to miss the Summer of Rum Festival this month on Saturday, August 24th, 2013 from 4:00PM-10:00PM at The Heights Waterfront (1910 N. Ola Ave. Tampa, FL). General admission tickets cost $15 in advance and $20 at the door if available. You can also purchase [...]

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Anise Global Gastrobar Grand Opening! 07/24

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Anise Global Gastrobar Grand Opening! 07/24

Today is the grand opening of Anise Global Gastrobar. Anise focuses on high quality cocktails, drinks, and food. Owners consulted with Ciro’s Speakeasy and Supper Club prior to their soft opening. They offer global flavors from countries such as South Korea and Thailand and have been influenced by the travel of the owners. The stunning [...]

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Filipiniana Philippine Café Opens in Tampa

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Filipiniana Philippine Café Opens in Tampa

Every year at the annual PhilFest, I stop by the Ice Ice Boba stand for some bubble tea and Halo-Halo, a Filipino dessert that comes from tagalog meaning “mix-mix”. The owners of this stand have finally opened a retail store in Tampa named Filipiniana Philippine Café and opened today for their soft opening. I stopped by [...]

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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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Generation Food Truck Festival: Citrus Park 04/27

April 24, 2013 | By | Reply More
Generation Food Truck Festival: Citrus Park 04/27

Join your favorite local food trucks for the Generation Food Truck Festival in Citrus Park this Saturday! Event name: Generation Food Truck Festival Address: 8134 Colonial Village Drive Tampa, FL Date & Time: Saturday, April 27th, 2013 – 12PM-5PM Phone: (813) 562-9599 Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/GenerationFoodTruck Twitter: http://twitter.com/GenFoodTruck

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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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Valentine’s Day Lunch at The Oxford Exchange Tampa

February 15, 2013 | By | 1 Reply More
Valentine’s Day Lunch at The Oxford Exchange Tampa

Being so active in the food world can be tough at times. You hear about all these awesome new places all the time and want to check them all out. However, reality tends to get in the way of whether you can actually visit a place or not – work, school, bills, and other commitments. [...]

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Burger Showdown – Best Burger in Tampa Bay

May 2, 2012 | By | Reply More
Burger Showdown – Best Burger in Tampa Bay

This Friday, May 4th is the first Burger Showdown in Downtown Tampa at Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park from 6:30-9:30PM. Restaurants will battle to decide who has the best burger in Tampa Bay. The event is a benefit fundraiser for The Tampa Riverwalk. There will be live music at this great event as well. Restaurants competing include [...]

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