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#SoloTripPart2: Where to Eat in Naples

Like previously mentioned in a blog post from last month, I was invited down to Naples by the Naples/Marco Island/Everglades Convention and Visitor’s Bureau for a trip to ride airboats for the first time(that was an insane experience). Any time I’m going out of town, the main thing I look forward to is the food. […]

Samurai Blue brings sushi to Carrollwood

Samurai Blue is about 10 minutes from my house so I was able to watch the construction of the building from the first time I noticed it earlier this year. It’s funny how we never notice much when old things disappear and new things appear. I’ve been eyeballing it for a few months now and […]

Sekushi on the Beach brings “sexy” back to Clearwater Beach

I’ve known Chef Viet Vo for a while now. I first met him a couple years ago when he had his Ox and Fields restaurant in Seminole Heights(RIP). Right now, he’s a busy man all over Tampa opening up new concepts and whatnot. Currently, he runs Frankie’s Lobstah Trap at International Mall and is involved […]

#SoloTrip: My First Time Riding an Airboat in Naples and Chillin at the Zoo

It’s funny how this trip started. A couple months ago I wrote an article for Creative Loafing about my summer travel bucket list with things I was interested in doing. The next morning I woke up to an email inviting me to Naples to scratch one thing off my travel bucket list. That was the […]

Expansion plans underway at Green Bench Brewing Co.

The last time I went to Green Bench Brewing Co. was back in December of last year to chat about their annual Tampa Bay Beer Week event Foeder for Thought. This occasion is a little different. Currently, the folks over there are in the process of constructing expansion plans that are in the works after […]