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Category: Food

Where to Spend Mother’s Day in Tampa Bay During Quarantine

We’re still under quarantine but that is not stopping us from celebrating our mothers. A few options are available to switch up dinner plans to something fancier. Don’t worry, Mother’s Day in Tampa Bay is still a thing. Boca Order a pre-fixed dinner online before Thursday, 5/7 at 5pm and pickup between 9-11am on Mother’s […]

4 Rivers Smokehouse announces outdoor seating, “Gift of BBQ” packages

Starting today, all 4 Rivers Smokehouse locations (excluding Downtown Orlando and Coral Springs locations) and The COOP in Winter Park open for limited outdoor seating, following state, local, and CDC requirements for social distancing. Indoor seating isn’t a thing for now but their “pop-up” locations are still operating. Besides the new seating arrangement, the restaurant […]

Boca Tampa now offers dinner and brunch to-go

Boca Tampa announced yesterday it will offer Dinner To-Go every Thursday and Friday from 3pm-7pm alongside Brunch To-Go every Saturday and Sunday from 11am-3pm. “After a very successful takeout program for Easter, in terms of safety, operations and customer reception, we have decided to continue our takeout option for Boca (Tampa) each week, for select […]

Armature Works reopens for takeout and delivery today

Armature Works reopens part of its operations today according to several ordinances. Remember, the popular food hall decided to close its doors on March 16th. “After four plus weeks of full closure we are very happy to allow our vendors the opportunity to now use their kitchens for both takeout and delivery, with very strict […]

4 Rivers Smokehouse offers discounted family meals to First Responders, Healthcare Workers, and organizations

Family Meals are now available to-go at all 4 Rivers Smokehouse locations and The COOP. The oven-ready meals feed up to 6 and include their Homemade Lasagna, Chicken Enchilada Casserole, Broccoli and Chicken Casserole, Ziti and Italian Sausage, and Meatloaf and Chicken Alfredo dishes. All Family Meals dishes changed daily and vary by location. They’re […]

Naked Farmer switches to digital farmer’s market during Coronavirus pandemic

Naked Farmer owner Jordan Johnson wanted to open a healthy restaurant in Downtown St. Petersburg but the Coronavirus had other plans for him. He pivoted to a digital farmer’s market so farmers can still sell their products to consumers who weren’t able to get healthy foods at their local grocery stores. Johnson plans to open […]

11 Tampa Bay restaurants serving Easter to-go meals

Things are a little different this year but we all deserve a great meal sometimes. Tampa Bay restaurants prepare a variety of Easter to-go meals so we can take our minds off the craziness happening around us. American Social The waterfront restaurant gives us a couple options that we all can enjoy: brunch and/or dinner. […]

Epicurean Hotel offers Easter menu this weekend at curbside market

Epicurean Hotel opened its Gourmet Market to Go curbside pickup last week and now they’ve announced an Easter menu guests can opt to pick up. The Epicurean Hotel Easter menu includes three entrées: leg of lamb, honey baked ham, and prime ribeye. Each entrée is served with horseradish crema, black garlic red eye gravy, and mint […]

Epicurean Hotel debuts “Gourmet Market to Go” curbside pickup

As of March 28th, the Epicurean Hotel offers the public gourmet items to-go at curbside pickup. Several house-made specialties like chicken and turkey sausage, smoked fish dip and tuna, pasta, and potato salad. Scratch-made sauces and spices are up for grabs to add a little razzle dazzle to home-cooked meals. The service furnishes dairy products, […]

4 Rivers Smokehouse announces “Groceries 4R You ” limited service

The 4R Restaurant Group announces their launch of a new affordable grocery marketplace called Groceries 4R You. Customers have access to a limited list of items at 4 Rivers Smokehouses and The COOp during the Coronavirus pandemic. Groceries 4R You provides essential items that aren’t readily available in stores currently like paper products, ground beef, chicken, […]