Recent Posts by Kevin Godbee

Red Mesa’s Cantinita & DeSanto Debut in Downtown St. Pete

The much anticipated opening of the new Red Mesa spaces is finally here! Red Mesa Cantina opened in the historic McNulty firehouse in early 2009 on the ground floor. The second and third floors were occupied by the Push Ultra Lounge night club until Red Mesa took over the rest of the building last March.…
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NuMex Serves Up Delicious Traditional New Mexican Fare

NuMex specializes in New Mexican cuisine where the chile peppers are the star of the show. Specifically, Hatch chiles from the Hatch Valley in New Mexico, which is like the "Napa Valley of Chiles". The soil and growing conditions in the Hatch Valley create a unique terroir which contributes to the flavor of chiles grown…
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Seafood Brodetto at IL Ritorno Downtown St. Pete

Everyday the type of seafood incorporated into this dish changes according to what is fresh. On this evening, the seafood was Clams, Mussels and charred Octopus accompanied by Preserved Tangerine, Celery Hearts and a dash of Chili. Poured table side over the dish was the sauce which Chef Dave describes as, "almost like a creamless,…
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November 2017 Caption Contest Sponsored by Hunger + Thirst Group

StPetersburgFoodies.com Cartoon Caption Contest Sponsored by Hunger + Thirst Group Welcome to the November 2017 Cartoon Caption Contest. Cartoonist Jerry King creates foodies cartoons exclusively for StPetersburgFoodies.com every month. Each month, one of the cartoons will be published without a caption so contest entrants can submit their own entries. Hunger + Thirst Group co-sponsors the…
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October 2017 Caption Winners Sponsored by Hunger + Thirst Group

We are pleased to announce the October 2017 winners for the StPetersburgFoodies.com Cartoon Caption Contest Sponsored by Hunger + Thirst Group, which includes these locations: The Avenue Eat + Drink, King's Street Food Counter, Proper Kitchen & Cocktails, and Park & Rec DTSP. 1st Place - Cary Shaw, Dunedin FL $75 Gift Card that can…
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Jimmy Hula’s Nov 13th Grand Opening – $19,700+ Free Tacos in Giveaways!

UPDATE: This has been postponed until further notice.... Over $19,700 in Free Tacos to the First 50 taco lovers on Nov 13th Jimmy Hula's "surf-shack" themed restaurant will open its doors to their first St. Petersburg, FL location on Monday, November 13th, 2017.  In celebration, the award-winning burger and taco joint will honor their first…
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Sea Dog Brewing Treasure Island Finally Opens!

Sea Dog Treasure Island - It Was Worth the Wait After years in the making, and 9-months of construction, today at noon, Sea Dog opened to the public. Last night, St. Petersburg Foodies attended the private ribbon cutting, and we were quite impressed in several ways. Back in June we published a piece showing the…
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Brick Street Farms Brad Doyle Video

Brad Doyle, Co-Owner of Brick Street Farms in St. Petersburg, FL gives us an introduction to his new business which is a vertical hydroponic farm in the middle of the city. More on Brick Street Farms ... Brick Street Farms – The Tastiest Tech in St. Pete Brick Street Farms New Dedicated Consumer Farm &…
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Nueva Cantina Guacamole Video

Here's the table side guacamole being made at Nueva Cantina in St. Petersburg, FL More on Nueva Cantina .... Nueva Cantina – That Mexican Place is Muy ¡Delicioso! Nueva Cantina’s New Menu is Scrumpdillyicious  
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National Seafood Month at Maritana Grille

The Maritana Grille at The Don CeSar is serving, in honor of October’s National Seafood Month, a prix fix menu October 20-31. It will be a three-course, $62 National Seafood Month menu from the mind of new Executive Chef Michael Molloy to celebrate the special month. 1st Course Butternut Squash & Apple Espuma Jumbo Lump…
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Foodimentary: The Ultimate Food Holiday & Recipe Book

The Famous Food Holiday Website is Now a Beautiful Hardcover Book What's your favorite food holiday? As I write this on October 17, it is National Pasta Day. I like that one. Coming up on November 6 is National Nachos Day. I don't know anyone that doesn't like nachos. Did you know that there is…
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Bite Squad Announces Charitable Partnership with Feeding Tampa Bay

Food Love partnership supports mission to end hunger in our community. Bite Squad yesterday announced a partnership with Feeding Tampa Bay to support the nonprofit organization’s mission to change lives one meal at a time by leading the community in the fight against hunger. The Food Love partnership, which provides the food bank with charitable…
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