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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 […]