Recent Posts by Kevin Godbee

St. Petersburg Foodies Podcast Episode 7

Chef Nate Bohn & Samm Boyle from Cider Press Café Welcome to the St. Petersburg Foodies Podcast. In this episode, we will introduce our new monthly recipe segment with home cook extraordinaire, and St. Petersburg Foodies writer, Abby Allen. Abby will tell us about her recipe for Shakshuka, and we will be eating it fresh…
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St. Petersburg Foodies Podcast Episode 6

Chef Chris Fernandez & Andy Jay from Red Mesa Interview Welcome to the St. Petersburg Foodies Podcast. In this episode, Kevin & Lori will discuss the use of the word "Authentic" in describing food. We will have an interview with Executive Chef Chris Fernandez of the Red Mesa restaurants, and Andy Jay, the Beverage Director…
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October 2018 Caption Contest Sponsored by Hunger + Thirst Group

StPetersburgFoodies.com Cartoon Caption Contest Sponsored by Hunger + Thirst Group Welcome to the October 2018 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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September 2018 Caption Winners Sponsored by Hunger + Thirst Group

We are pleased to announce the September 2018 winners for the StPetersburgFoodies.com Cartoon Caption Contest Sponsored by Hunger + Thirst Group, which includes these locations: The Avenue Eat + Drink, and Park & Rec DTSP. 1st Place - Ryan Anderson, St. Petersburg, FL $75 Gift Card that can be used at The Avenue, or Park…
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The Left Bank Bistro Opens in St. Pete

The Left Bank Bistro is a new St. Pete restaurant in the Historic Uptown / Crescent Heights area of town. It's located on MLK a couple of blocks north of Hook's. It's best described as "accessible French cuisine, coffee & cocktails in an intimate, inviting setting." They are now open for business in phase 1, which…
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New Menu Items at Hawkers Asian Street Food

Hawkers Asian Street Fare Launches Fall Menu As of yesterday, October 2, fans of Hawkers Asian Street Fare can experience seven new menu items that will debut on the restaurant's fall/winter menu. "Our inspiration for the dishes come from our desire to curate a menu that closely reflects what one might find on the streets…
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Sea Dog Brew Pub to Host First Annual Locals’ Fest in Treasure Island

Local Bands Seranation, SOWFLO, DJ Badda Skat, DJ Rollin to Perform Sea Dog Brew Pub in Treasure Island is hosting a community-centered event coined "Locals' Fest". The event is an effort to highlight the neighborhoods by the gulf beaches as well as to raise funds for coastal clean-up; a portion of ticket sales will benefit…
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St. Petersburg Foodies Podcast Episode 5

Chef Ted Dorsey & Jason Griffin from The Mill Interview Welcome to the St. Petersburg Foodies Podcast. In this episode, Kevin & Lori will discuss the ramifications of publishing Top 10 Lists for food and restaurants—the good, the bad, and the ugly. We will have an interview with Managing Partners of The Mill, Chef Ted…
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St. Petersburg Foodies Podcast Episode 4

Louie Spetrini from Nueva Cantina Interview Welcome to the St. Petersburg Foodies Podcast. In this episode, Kevin & Lori will discuss weird, unorthodox ways some people use Ketchup. We will have an interview with Louie Spetrini, the Co-Owner and Managing Partner of Nueva Cantina. The Chris Walker Band will be our featured local music artist.…
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Saké 23 Takes Over Souzou Space – Grand Opening Fri Sept 21

Quietly, back in April 2018, 23 Restaurant Services, while in town for their buildout of Ford's Garage and Yeoman's Cask & Ale, stumbled upon Souzou Asian Kitchen and bought it. They've been running it as Souzou for months. The transformation is now complete, and Saké 23 debuts this weekend with their Grand Opening Events: Friday, 9/21…
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St. Petersburg Foodies Podcast Episode 3

Dan Bavaro from Bavaro's Pizza Napoletana & Pastaria Interview Welcome to the St. Petersburg Foodies Podcast. In this episode, Kevin & Lori will discuss local chains, and why the word "chain" isn't always a bad word for a foodie. We will have an interview with Dan Bavaro, the owner of Bavaro's Pizza Napoletana & Pastaria. Geri…
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September 2018 Caption Contest Sponsored by Hunger + Thirst Group

StPetersburgFoodies.com Cartoon Caption Contest Sponsored by Hunger + Thirst Group Welcome to the September 2018 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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St. Petersburg Foodies Podcast Episode 2

Chef Marlin Kaplan of Grace Restaurant Interview Welcome to the St. Petersburg Foodies Podcast. In this episode, Kevin & Lori will discuss childhood foods, and how they influence your eating habits as an adult. We will have an interview with Chef Marlin Kaplan and Sommelier Ashley Troyli of Grace Restaurant. Gloria West & The Gents…
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