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Category: Food

COPA in St. Pete fuses world travels with wine-based cocktails

COPA isn’t your typical lounge. Yes, there’s going to be a laid-back vibe where everyone can go to relax and chill. The difference is guests can clearly see how influential are the world travels of the Thuriere brothers. Sebastien recently ended his professional soccer career where he played in domestic and international teams for 9 […]

How to Spend Labor Day Weekend in New Orleans

Listen, New Orleans is my favorite city in the world. I’ve opined so many times on this blog about how different the culture is in the city. I swear every corner has some kind of historical significance and it’s like I’m in a alternate world. The people are so friendly and welcoming it’s like I’ve […]

Epicurean Hotel’s √Člevage to host Hurricane Dorian Relief Dinners

Hurricane Dorian ravaged parts of the Caribbean earlier this month and relief efforts are still underway at a lot of places. Epicurean Hotel’s Élevage extends its hand to help out those affected by the storm with a 2-night dinner event. The event is a curated dinner and includes 4-courses of prix fixe Bahamian-themed foods to […]

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 […]