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PDQ releases new limited-time spicy menu items, milkshake today

Tampa Bay-based chicken restaurant PDQ (People Dedicated to Quality) released an updated menu featuring the new Spicy Chicken Sandwich, Spicy Nuggets, a signature sauce, and the Cap’n Crunch Berry shake. All these items are available now at all PDQ locations except Amalie Arena, PNC Arena, Raymond James Stadium, and Tampa International Airport. View this post […]

JW Marriott celebrates opening of JW Marriott Tampa Water Street, it’s 100th property

Yesterday, JW Marriott announced the JW Marriott Tampa Water Street hotel, its 100th property, is now officially open. Located in the Water Street area of Tampa, guests can do a little #selfcare and rediscover themselves. “The first JW Marriott opened in Washington DC in 1984 and was a tribute to my father, J.W., and a […]

Valentines Day outfit ideas

11 Valentine’s Day Outfit Ideas for Any Occasion

We’re still in the house because there’s a whole panorama out there but that doesn’t mean you can’t get a cute look off for the ‘gram. We’ve been wearing sweats and wearing our hair in messy buns for the longest. There are those times where I’m craving any occasion that requires an actual outfit and […]

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 […]