The Frugalista Life

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Category: Food

Armature Works “Dinner on the Lawn” series launches next month

The Dinner on the Lawn series launches next month featuring an Autumn Harvest dinner curated by James Beard Award-winning Chef Anne Kearney of Oak & Ola and Chef Nathan Hardin of Steelbach. The two popular chefs are collaborating on a unique dinner menu to partake in. Guests can enjoy their lawn experience underneath the stars […]

Luv Child centers Cuban cuisine in SOHO

If you’re from the Tampa Bay area, the name “Ciccio” is very familiar. Everyone in the 813rd knows the Ciccio Restaurant Group runs all of SOHO. Their newest concept “Luv Child” opens in a couple weeks. This is the first restaurant in the group fully-centered around CRG Executive Chef/Partner Luis Flores and his favorite cuisine, […]

Evan Leutwiler to helm Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino’s Pool Bar & Grill

Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino announces Evan Luetwiler as chef de cuisine at it’s new Pool Bar & Grill, one of the newest additions unveiled at the resort’s expansion. Leutwiler was born in Hilton Head, South Carolina and began cooking in fine dining restaurants as a teenager while growing up in Chattanooga. His love […]

Make-A-Wish Foundation’s 23rd annual Dishes and Wishes event gives kids a fighting chance

I had no idea how large the Make-W-Wish Foundation is in Florida. The Southern Florida chapter serves 22 counties from Hernando to the north all the way down south to Ft. Lauderdale and even the Virgin Islands. Make-A-Wish puts on an annual event to raise money to provide wishes to children called Dishes and Wishes. […]

Life Farms CSA lets families, individuals have their pick at fresh, harvested produce

Earlier this summer, I worked with the Enoch D. Davis Urban Youth Farm so I guess I can say I have a little bit of farming experience. A couple weeks ago I drove out to Life Farms in Clearwater to interview Managing Partner Rowland Milam. Before I could start with my questions, he told me […]