Recent Posts by Haley Haman

Immerse Yourself in Italy With a Visit to Italy Bottega

If you're hankering for authentic Italian food, a stellar wine selection, and a mini market to gather ingredients to prepare Sunday's pasta sauce, look no further than Italy Bottega in downtown St. Pete. This quaint storefront on Central Avenue has a focus on impeccably crafted paninis, Nutella filled donuts, and so much more! Being from…
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Get your Caffeine and Wine Fix at The Blend in St. Petersburg

Whether you're craving a decked-out oat milk latte or a simple glass of bubbles, The Blend is a perfect one-stop-shop! The Blend specializes in coffee and wine in a trendy shop with a chic aesthetic. With two locations, one in downtown St. Petersburg in the Tampa Bay Times building, and one in Old Northeast on…
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Fuel your Body at Greenstock with Fresh Salads & Wraps in Downtown St. Pete

If you're looking for a superb salad that'll make you feel good and keep you coming back time and time again, head over to Greenstock in downtown St. Pete. Greenstock is a chef-driven, ingredient-focused salad eatery right on the 400 block of Central Avenue. When you're looking for something on the healthier side, Greenstock is…
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Where to Order a Birthday Cake During Quarantine in St. Pete, FL

While we're all hunkering down at home, there's still birthdays and special occasions to be celebrated! Let's not forget the excitement of blowing out the candles or indulging on your favorite sweet treat on your special day. With the uncertainty of the coronavirus outbreak, there is one thing I am 100% certain about and that…
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Poppo’s Taqueria: A Poppin’ Spot for Northern Cali Inspired Mexican Street Food

Poppo's Taqueria is a popular fast-casual restaurant on Central Ave serving delicious tacos, burritos, bowls and quesadillas with fresh and organic ingredients. There are multiple locations around Florida and aren't we glad they popped up here?! An eye-catcher are their wholesome and delicious menu items from protein to toppings and their homemade tortillas. Poppo's is…
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Craft Kafé: Delectable Gluten Free Eats & Treats in Downtown St Pete

Picture this: a sweet vanilla latte with house-made almond milk, a gluten-free, savory quiche with fresh ingredients, and a perfect outdoor seating area on the corner of the hustling and bustling Central Avenue. Welcome to Craft Kafé. This local cafe sits at a great location in downtown St. Pete with an outstanding gluten-free menu. Craft…
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Baba on Central Brings Mediterranean Flair to the Grand Central District

Baba is a Greek-Lebanese inspired restaurant and bakery in the Grand Central District brought to us by the owners of local favorite, Bodega on Central, Debbie and George Sayegh. They set out to honor their family through the food and recipes of their childhood. Debbie grew up in Greece and George in Lebanon. Baba which…
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5 Best Frosé Cocktails in St. Petersburg, FL 2019

Sure, summer is behind us but the warm temperatures that still remain make it socially acceptable to order a frozen drink in November, right? Frosé is a frozen rosé cocktail that everyone has been raving about this summer. These trendy, boozy adult slushies are great for cooling off and sippin' on something sweet. Here are…
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Plant + Love Ice Cream: A Place for Vegans to Scream for Ice Cream

Plant + Love Ice Cream is a vegan ice cream shop in St. Pete that makes it possible for vegans to also scream for ice cream. This plant-based ice cream shop is located on Central Ave by Grassroots Kava House and The German Knodle. The atmosphere isn't what you'd expect from a traditional ice cream…
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Sauvignon Wine Locker & American Trattoria Coming Soon to St. Pete

Attention all wine enthusiasts: Sauvignon Wine Locker & American Trattoria is coming soon to Central Avenue in downtown St. Pete. Think, 200 bottles of the most delightful wines, temperature-controlled wine lockers, a full-service kitchen with homemade pasta, mac & cheese, charcuterie boards, desserts and more, themed parties & events, and much more. [caption id="attachment_17470" align="alignnone"…
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Grassroots Kava House: That One Cool Spot to Chill in St. Pete

Equal parts trendy and authentic, Grassroots Kava House in St. Pete shares a creative and vintage-like space where locals go to enjoy kava, kratom, coffee, tea and good vibes. You're instantly invited into a creative space with a unique interior from a vintage phone booth leading you upstairs to a collection of saved mirrors and…
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