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The Urban Canning Company to relaunch with St. Pete’s Brick Street Farms in 2020

Illene Sofranko, former owner of The Urban Canning Company, announced last month she was closing down the local business storefront. Little did we all know, she had other plans brewing behind the scenes. She’s partnering with Shannon O’Malley of Brick Street Farms to bring a new experience to St. Pete. The Urban Canning Company is […]

Restaurants Open on Christmas Day in Tampa Bay

After opening up all your gifts, there’s a chance you’ve worked up an appetite. Spots all over Tampa Bay are open with full spreads offering up a multitude of options for guests. No one feels like spending all day in the kitchen so why not go somewhere that does all the work for you? Here […]

Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa announces 2020 Wine & Spirits Collaborative Dinner Series

Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa officially rolls out their 2020 wine and spirits dinner series with more menu offerings in their fine dining restaurants. The series begins January 15th at Council Oak Steaks & Seafood, where they’ll collaborate with vintage prestige champagne Dom Pérignon. The 36-seat exclusive event begins at 6pm with a menu […]

The Karol Hotel announces Jon Atanacio as executive chef

The Karol Hotel announces Jon Atanacio as executive chef Tuesday. His duties including directing daily culinary operations at hotel signatures K Club Bar & Bistro and Vantage Rooftop Bar. He’ll also be in charge of overseeing the food and beverage options for various meetings, local caterings, corporate events, and other special occasions. “Jon’s passion for […]

My Tasteful Ventures’ Saba Ferdinand is the Travel Bestie We All Need

I met Sabatini “Saba” Ferdinand earlier this year on Instagram when we followed each other and met in-person shortly thereafter. What I enjoy most about Saba is her love of traveling. She knows all the tips, tricks, and hacks that save us coins and enhances our traveling experience. She perused all over Europe a couple […]