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Category: Food

A Tailor'd Picnics

A Tailor’d Picnics plans the socially distant event of your dreams

Confession: I’m 31 and I’ve never been on a picnic before. Now sure, I live in Florida and picnic weather is pretty much everyday but I haven’t taken the opportunity to do so. Now with Coronavirus going on, finding socially distanced activities is a challenge sometimes. Picnics are great because they’re a simpler, inexpensive way […]

Fuzzy's Taco Shop

Fuzzy’s Taco Shop releases Baja-inspired family meals for the holidays

Fuzzy’s Taco Shop takes on the hard work of preparing meals for the entire family; no more standing over a hot stove or waiting for the oven to finish. Decrease the stress over the holidays with one of their Baja-inspired family meals, allowing more time around the dinner table and less in the kitchen. Family […]

7th + Grove

7th + Grove distributes turkeys throughout Tampa this Saturday

As we all watch 7th + Grove Hospitality Group’s continuous efforts to serve and strengthen the Tampa Bay community grow, the uber-popular Ybor City restaurant announces they’re hosting 3 drive-thru turkey distribution locations throughout the city this Saturday. 600 turkeys will be distributed that day, beginning at 9 a.m. at Hanley Place Apartments and continue […]

Bake'n Babes

Bake’n Babes and Muchachas coming soon to Armature Works’ Heights Public Market

Armature Works is definitely a hotspot in town. From the time the food hall/market opened its doors almost 3 years ago. Recently, the food hall announced it was gaining 2 new vendors: Bake’n Babes and Muchachas. Bake’n Babes is known all around Tampa for their elaborate Freak Shakes and amazing desserts. The bakery announced yesterday […]

Florida Black Restaurant Week

Florida Black Restaurant Week lands in Tampa Bay, other cities later this month

I remember earlier this year when 7th and Grove owner Jamaris Glenn and I were finished with our interview for A Soulful Taste. We talked about how there aren’t too many instances where Black-owned restaurants in Tampa Bay get the same shine as everyone else and we should create an event to highlight them all. […]

Jeni's Splendid Ice Cream

Jeni’s Splendid Ice Cream drops new holiday flavors this weekend

Holiday season is probably when we eat dessert the most. Between Thanksgiving, Christmas and other holidays, there are a bajillion holiday parties to attend. If you’re not into partying (plus it is Corona though) and would much rather cuddle up in a sweater somewhere, indulge in some new flavors for this season from Jeni’s Splendid […]

Fuzzy's Taco Shop

Fuzzy’s Taco Shop releases two new fried chicken tacos for fall

Fuzzy’s Taco Shop introduces two fried chicken tacos for the season, available for a limited time through Sunday, November 22nd. The Baja Hot Chicken Taco,  is a take on the popular Nashville hot chicken trend. Chicken tenders are dipped in Baja Hot Sauce, made with a Fuzzy’s Taco Shop Butt Burnin’ Hot Sauce, then topped […]

Tapas Spanish Cafe bridges the gap between old and new

Chef/Co-Owner Antonio Santiago and his wife Johanna took over Tapas Spanish Café last year, catering to many of the law enforcement and state employees that work in the area. The first thing everyone thinks of when they hear the word “tapas” is the small plates that go great with a couple glasses of sangria. In this […]

PDQ releases new, limited Fall menu lineup

Award-winning PDQ brings back its Fall menu, available at all locations right now. The Fall menu includes a mouth-watering turkey sandwich, made with double-stacked Butterball turkey with cranberry relish, herb-seasoned mayo and lettuce on a toasted potato bun. Sweet potato waffle fries with a spiced marshmallow dipping sauce and a hand-spun pumpkin spice milkshake completes […]

Fuzzy’s Taco Shop brings back popular taco

Taco Tuesdays are going to be a thing forever as far as I’m concerned. Yea, it’s getting cooler but that doesn’t mean you should miss out on some bomb tacos from Fuzzy’s Taco Shop, right? Fuzzy’s Taco Shop brings back a popular taco just in time for when the temperatures drop and hoodie season begins. […]