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Category: Food

St. Pete’s Florida Chefs Workshop lets food entrepreneurs share the wealth

People in the food industry usually find their passions for it early on. Lisa Prather, owner of A Fresh Connection Catering, Café, and Bakery and the Florida Chefs Workshop commercial shared kitchen, discovered her passion for cooking while working as a teenager. A career change left her with the opportunity to finally follow her passions. […]

7th+Grove feeds Southern cuisine to Tampa Bay creatives

It’s not too often I’m down in Ybor City for something. I’m down there in the day walking around or going to grab a bite to eat. The vibe of Ybor is different; it’s not polished like Downtown Tampa or bohemian like Seminole Heights. Ybor City is a mix of grunge and alternative. On one […]

Where to Celebrate Father’s Day in Tampa Bay

Father’s Day weekend is upon us and it’s time to celebrate the old man. This year we aren’t having Dad grilling in the backyard for everyone else or him opening up the box to a random tie. It’s 2019 and there are so many other ways to let him know he matters. Pack the car […]

Shelter Farm Sanctuary gives all animals the right to live freely

Sanctuaries provide a “forever home” to animals that are neglected and mistreated. They arrive and end up feeling all the love and care they deserve in life. Mike and Jenni Presley of Shelter Farm Sanctuary in Arcadia(near Sarasota and Bradenton) are opening up their arms and welcoming any animal they can to their 5-acre farm. […]

Tampa Bay Brewing Company highlights rare fish at Ora King TYEE Salmon Dinner

Lately I’ve been craving fish, specifically salmon. I’m not entirely sure why but I know it’s weird. Last week, my opportunity came true when fellow Tampa foodie Carlos Hernandez of the popular Carlos Eats blog invited to the Ora King TYEE Salmon dinner at Tampa Bay Brewing Company. It’s been a couple years since the […]