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Category: Food

Beyond Burnt Ends expands to all 4 Rivers Smokehouse locations

4 Rivers Smokehouse debuted Beyond Burnt Ends last month at all Central Florida locations to help celebrate their 10th anniversary. After a huge amount of feedback from their carnivorous, vegan, and vegetarian fans, the 4 Rivers Restaurant Group expanded the dish to all 14 of its locations in Florida and Georgia. “The 4 Rivers culinary […]

2019 Thanksgiving Plans in Tampa Bay

Unfortunately, I have to work on Thanksgiving Day *sad face* but for y’all who have the luxury of being able to relax and chill eating all the fixings. The one thing I don’t look forward to on Thanksgiving is the cleanup process so, if you’re anything like me, I’d suggest finding other plans to make […]

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers O-Line provides Thanksgiving meals to local families

Interviewing the Tampa Bay Buccaneers is definitely the hugest moment of my food writing career. I don’t get too excited about my stories but this is a highlight. Getting to go to 1 Buc Place to talk to the players is something I never thought I’d be doing. It’s funny the players are so huge but […]

Epicurean Hotel announces new hires, “New American” menu, and new looks

Epicurean Hotel announced two new additions to the hotel’s award-winning culinary team: Executive Chef Jason Bamford and Restaurant General Manager Vicente Lavayen. “We couldn’t be happier to welcome Jason and Vicente to the Epicurean table,” said Kevin Scott, general manager, Epicurean Hotel. “Their respective talents, skills and creativity in the kitchen and at the bar […]

4 new concepts now open at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa

Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa announces the opening of four new concepts within the resort. The new concepts are: Cipresso, a contemporary Italian trattoria; fast-casual coffee spot Constant Grind; the new Pool Bar & Grill serves lunch and dinner; and The Cellar, an upscale wine and retail space. These new spaces join the […]