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Category: Food

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 […]

Shula Burger in SOHO mixes sports and shakes this fall

The first time I ever heard of Shula Burger is last year when it re-opened in the SOHO area of Tampa after being at Tampa International. I remember wanting to go to the grand opening but I didn’t making it because of a prior engagement. In those instances, I’ll just save it on Yelp for […]

COPA in St. Pete fuses world travels with wine-based cocktails

COPA isn’t your typical lounge. Yes, there’s going to be a laid-back vibe where everyone can go to relax and chill. The difference is guests can clearly see how influential are the world travels of the Thuriere brothers. Sebastien recently ended his professional soccer career where he played in domestic and international teams for 9 […]