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Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa officially names Walter Apfelbaum as executive butcher at Council Oak Steaks & Seafood

Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa announces Walter Apfelbaum as executive butcher at Council Oak Steaks & Seafood. As executive butcher, he’s in charge of butchering for the other dining options at the property. Renowned butcher Walter Apfelbaum has been in the meat industry for 30 years. Born and raised in Asbury Park, New […]

Walter Apfelbaum takes the reins at Tampa Hard Rock’s Council Oak Butcher Shop

Walter Apfelbaum’s passion for butchery began when he was a kid in Asbury Park, NJ. He says he was most interested in going to the meat section to see what kinds of interesting cuts were available at the store. Fast forward a bit to 2019 when he’s now the executive butcher at Seminole Hard Rock […]

September Food Happenings in Tampa Bay

A whole bunch of food-related events and debuts are happening all over the Tampa Bay are. From brunches to monthly classes, indulge while also learn about the effects of food on mental health. DRG Dough In honor of the new Star Wars’ Galaxy’s Edge park opening at Disney World and the upcoming movie release, Dough […]

Opera Tampa, Armature Works, and The Straz Center kick off 2019-2020 season with Opera Live! concert tonight

Armature Works, Opera Tampa, and The Straz Center partner up to present Opera Live! To celebrate Opera Tampa’s 25th anniversary, the 2019-2020 season begins with the free pop-up concert at Armature Works tonight. The hour-long free concert begins at 7pm in The Gathering. Performances from the Opera Tampa Singers introduce audiences to the opera world […]

The Karol Hotel to open in Clearwater this fall

Tampa-based hospitality company Mainsail Lodging & Development announces the fall opening for The Karol Hotel, the first Tribute Portfolio hotel in Pinellas County. Located right in the center of Feather Sound between Clearwater, Tampa, and St. Petersburg, the boutique hotel features 123 guest rooms and suites, the signature lobby bar & restaurant K Club Bar […]