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Category: Food

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#CLChefs: Meet the Chefs 2018 samples Tampa Bay’s food scene

For those who don’t know, I’ve been writing for Creative Loafing for a year now. I interned in the food section last summer and started freelancing the following semester. Besides learning about what’s new and poppin with the food scene here in Tampa Bay, one of the great things about writing for the weekly magazine […]

7 Facebook Watch Food Channels to Binge Watch

I don’t know how many food videos I see all day everyday on my newsfeed. Yes, I do watch them because what else am I supposed to do when a crazy dessert or possible dinner idea appears right in front of me while I’m casually scrolling? Last year, Facebook launched Facebook Watch, where users can […]

Made Coffee gains statewide buzz with canned cold-brewed cup of joe

Last month I interviewed Michael Rideout and Taylor Prater, co-founders of St. Pete’s own Made Coffee, for the latest issue of St. Pete Life Magazine. Here’s an excerpt from the article: Every morning millions of people can’t (and won’t) start their day until they’ve had their routine cup of coffee. No matter if it’s straight […]

How to Eat Yourself Through Las Vegas Food in a Week

One of the things I enjoy doing before going on a trip is writing a list of where I want to eat. I get a kick out of eating all the local foods to get a feel of what that culture and scene is about. I scrolled through all of the Las Vegas food Instagrams […]

Ciccio Restaurant Group opening new concept Taco Dirty

Last week, I had the pleasure of meeting up with David Pullman, partner in the Ciccio Restaurant Group(CRG). The restaurant empire owns most of the hotspots in the Soho District in Tampa and are consistently opening fresh, new concepts. Earlier this year, they opened Sweet Soul and next month they’re scheduled to open its newest concept […]