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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 […]

The Heights District welcomes Moxy Hotel to the neighborhood

The developers of The Heights District, a mixed-use destination located outside of Downtown Tampa along the Hillsborough River, announces the signed agreement with Marriott International to bring a new Moxy Hotel to the neighborhood. Their plan is to have the 153-room hotel occupy the first 7 floors inside of a new 25-story tower. Construction begins […]

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 […]

October Food Happenings in Tampa Bay

October has a lot of things going on from Halloween to Breast Cancer Awareness to even being National Pizza Month(had no idea that existed). Here’s some October food happenings in Tampa Bay to try out this month: 4 Rivers Smokehouse In honor of the smokehouse’s 10-year anniversary, 4 Rivers is offering up a few newbies […]