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Pour Taproom: Now Offering Bites with their 85 Beverage Taps

What's better than sampling a variety of 85 different kinds of beer and wine on tap? Sampling a variety of 85 different kinds of beer and wine on tap whilst indulging in eats from the on-site food truck. That's right folks, the experience at Pour Taproom in downtown St. Pete just got even better with…
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Prime Rib with Roasted Garlic Horseradish Cream Sauce

Forget the Turkey and Ham this holiday season, and take your Christmas up a notch with this mouth-watering (and easy to prepare) Prime Rib recipe! For most, Prime Rib can seem a bit intimidating and overwhelming; however, I'm here to change your mind. Minimal prep and two hours of set it and forget it cook…
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Grab a Dose of Vibrant Puerto Rican Fare from the Latin Lunchbox

When I think of Latin food, my brain wanders to distinctive flavor marriages, the freshest ingredients and a wide array of unique dishes that appease the stomachs and taste buds of folks all over the planet. Empanadas, Asado and Ceviche are popular creations that stem from Latin cuisine, just to name a few. When you…
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Drink AND Eat Your Way Through 3 Daughters Brewing

3 Daughters Brewing Adds New Food Truck Approximately how many beers does it take to provide 3 daughters with a college education? I'm willing to bet that Mike and Leigh Harting, the owners of 3 Daughters Brewing, could give you a rough guesstimate. Who are the 3 Daughters? Well, they're Mike and Leigh's children. About…
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Shakshuka Recipe

To date, I have made Shakshuka more times than I can count. Each time, I make additions that feel right and tweak the recipe, in hopes of reaching the status of can't get enough, lick the plate-good. Recently, I added a can of Chipotle Peppers in Adobo Sauce (a pantry staple in our household) and…
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Anju Korean Gastrotruck: Temptation, Spice and All Things Nice

Fried Chicken. In the last couple of years, it has practically become a religion. In nearly every corner of the world, a different rendition has been carefully crafted. From Nashville Hot, to a classic bucket from the Colonel- we, as a society, love our Fried Chicken. Here in St Pete, Anju Korean Gastrotruck is serving…
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Pedal Your Way Over to Cycle Brewing for Your Next Beer Fix

No Matter what corner of the world you reside in, if you know and appreciate craft beers, there is a substantial chance that Cycle Brewing has crossed your radar. In less than a decades's time, Cycle has become a brewery that some would argue is among the best on the planet. In fact, in 2017…
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Ramen and Waffles: Unique and Alluring Eats That Deserve Your Attention

When you take a moment to think about standard food truck cuisine, the first handful of items that come to mind are probably Tacos, Pizza, French Fries, Burgers and Sandwiches (or something along those lines). However, a handful of food trucks today are leaping away from the norm. We're now seeing an array of food…
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Inoculum Ale Works: One Sour Step Above the Rest

Matcha Man, Parthenocarpic, Mother Ursa, Kuebiko, Cyclotron, Zingiber. What might all of those titles have in relation to one another? If your guess was names of different beers from Florida's first 100% sour brewery, Inoculum Ale Works, you would be correct. In the world of craft beers, sours are positively trending. They have a fascinating…
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Smokin Bowls: A Colorful Culinary Experience with the Best From the West

Passion and satisfaction undoubtedly go hand-in-hand and to say that chef Brian Lairby and his wife, Ashley, are passionate would be an understatement. A few years ago whilst residing in California, the couple desired a change in location. In turn, they threw some sticks at a map and landed on a different kind of west…
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Rotisserie Done Betta’ From Vanchetta

What's succulent, savory and heavenly all over? Porchetta! For those unaware as to what Porchetta (properly pronounced as Por-ketta) is, let us get you up to speed. Porchetta, in short, is traditional in Italian cuisine and is typically comprised of boneless Pork, Herbs and Garlic, and other varietals, which may differ from location to location. The…
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Flavors of India with Aptitude:
The Twisted Indian is Spicing Things Up

There's something about Indian cuisine that undoubtedly appeals to all palates: a meld of sweet, spicy, tangy, earthy, and robust flavors. How could that flavor lineup possibly become even more desirable? Americanize it! And that's precisely what chef Lokesh Vale did whilst bringing The Twisted Indian to life almost 3 years ago. Lokesh serves up…
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