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Category: Food

Datz celebrates 12th birthday with National Cheat Day contest

Datz is one of the quirkier restaurants in Tampa Bay. A menu with items like The Cheesy Todd, Pork Shank Redemption, and Dumb Cluck, you’re for sure gonna have a good time. They’ve even done special, limited-time items like their Wonder Woman-inspired Amazon Warrior Burger. Datz has been busy the last few years, opening their second […]

Escobar Restaurant and Tapas

6 Cool Places to Eat in Atlanta on a Weekend Getaway

So last I flew out to Atlanta to visit my folks and, of course, eat some good food. Now, as someone who watches food shows religiously and will follow a restaurant on Instagram in a heartbeat, I already had a list of spots I wanted to go to during my stay. It was a challenge […]

4 Rivers Smokehouse

4 Rivers Smokehouse debuts new BBQ-inspired “John Rivers Originals”

4 Rivers Smokehouse, deemed “The South’s Best BBQ Joint” by Southern Living magazine,  released photos today of their new “John Rivers Originals” and they don’t disappoint AT ALL. John Rivers and the Smokehouse team created three all-new BBQ-inspired dishes, available at all 14 of its Florida locations, from fan favorites: Burnt Ends Melt: Smokehouse Burnt Ends […]

7th + Grove

7th + Grove announces new Sparkman Wharf concept “7th + Grove South”

In less than 2 years since it officially opened, 7th + Grove is out here flourishing and changing the game. From the time I first wrote about the Ybor City restaurant, they’ve become one of the hottest spots to eat and be seen in Tampa. Yesterday, they announced their taking their “EAT, VIBE, and FLOURISH” […]

Pasta Packs is serving up fresh ingredients and easy cooking times during the pandemic

We all love pasta but one thing about it is sometimes it can be kinda weird when it’s reheated the next day. Brothers Greg and Nicolaas Bryon have a solution to that: their new venture Pasta Packs. The packs are basically an all-in-one kit. Everything you need to make dinner for yourself or with someone […]