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Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa officially names Walter Apfelbaum as executive butcher at Council Oak Steaks & Seafood

Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa announces Walter Apfelbaum as executive butcher at Council Oak Steaks & Seafood. As executive butcher, he’s in charge of butchering for the other dining options at the property. Renowned butcher Walter Apfelbaum has been in the meat industry for 30 years. Born and raised in Asbury Park, New […]

Walter Apfelbaum takes the reins at Tampa Hard Rock’s Council Oak Butcher Shop

Walter Apfelbaum’s passion for butchery began when he was a kid in Asbury Park, NJ. He says he was most interested in going to the meat section to see what kinds of interesting cuts were available at the store. Fast forward a bit to 2019 when he’s now the executive butcher at Seminole Hard Rock […]

September Food Happenings in Tampa Bay

A whole bunch of food-related events and debuts are happening all over the Tampa Bay are. From brunches to monthly classes, indulge while also learn about the effects of food on mental health. DRG Dough In honor of the new Star Wars’ Galaxy’s Edge park opening at Disney World and the upcoming movie release, Dough […]

4 Rivers Smokehouse locations in Florida open Sunday to benefit Hurricane Dorian victims

All 4 Rivers Smokehouse locations in Florida (excluding the Downtown Orlando location) and The COOP are opening their doors Sunday, September 8th to benefit relief efforts in the Bahamas post-Hurricane Dorian. Contributions are donated to non-profit World Central Kitchen, an organization providing meals to victims of natural disasters. Each 4 Rivers Smokehouse opens from 11am-3pm. […]

Armature Works launches relief drive for Hurricane Dorian victims

Hurricane Dorian swept through the Bahamas and devastated the entire population. Imagine having huge waves crashing against the windows and the subsequent flooding that occurs. We’ve seen all the photos, videos, and social media posts all over the internet. A few Tampa restaurants decided to create an effort to help out victims in need. Armature […]