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Spend Your Next Game Day at Localz Sports Bar and Grill

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Directly across the street from the Rowdies Stadium, in the former Courigans location, is Localz Sports Bar and Grill. Serving up elevated bar food, cocktails, and ice-cold beer in the perfect spot to watch your favorite team play or pregame for the Rowdies.

My friends and I decided to visit Localz for a football Sunday. Luckily, I did my research … Continue Reading

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Don’t Hide from Tommy’s Hideaway

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I’ll admit, I’ve lived in St. Pete for nearly six years and the last time I was in Gulfport was seven years ago… it was for a wedding, and I didn’t leave the venue. There are several restaurants and bars in Gulfport that I always say to my friends “we need to try that”, “we need to go there”, “let’s … Continue Reading

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More Than Just Brews at Bayboro Brewing

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From the outside Bayboro Brewing is quite unassuming. It almost feels like you’re discovering a secret watering hole when you find the entrance. Instead of being located on the front side of the building you enter through the back alley. The first time I visited Bayboro was about a year ago. My friends and I had gone to a couple … Continue Reading

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Rumba Island Grill & Bar Will Have Your Tastes Buds Dancin’

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Rumba Island Grill & Bar has been a staple in Clearwater and Pinellas County for decades. A few years ago, rumors started swirling that Baystar Restaurant Group was opening another Rumba location on 4th Street in the former Wing House location. It was uncertain if the restaurant would ever open, as it took three years for the location to finally … Continue Reading

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A Tidal Wave of Flavors & Fun at Kahuna’s Bar and Grill

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Kahuna’s is a local’s gem located on Gandy Blvd. across from the infamous Greyhound Dog Track. From the average passerby’s eye, it may seem like a divey bar not worth popping in to, even despite the daily full parking lot. I live just around the corner from Kahuna’s and have been a few times. The crowd is always interesting and … Continue Reading

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Breakfast, Brunch, and Lunch is Covered at Buttermilk Eatery

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Buttermilk Eatery is one of the latest restaurants to enter the North St. Pete scene. Living in North St. Pete, every time I notice a new restaurant coming to the neighborhood I get very excited. That was no different when I heard about Buttermilk Eatery. Being a breakfast lover, I was even more excited. Serving breakfast, brunch, and lunch, Buttermilk … Continue Reading

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Oaks on 4th Makes an Outstanding First Impression

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You may have blinked and missed the transition between the former Quickies BBQ and its replacement, Oaks on 4th. I feel like I remember one day hearing Oaks on 4th was coming and the next day it was open. Opening in early December by the owners of Bascom’s and former sous chef of Café Ponte, they have quickly made a … Continue Reading

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Shiver Me Timbers! Walk the Plank to Jolly Roger’s Grub & Pub

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Arrrgghhh ye thirsty or hungry?! Grab your hearties and head to Jolly Roger’s Grub & Pub, located in Tierra Verde, for a bounty of grub and grog’-tails.

Jolly Roger’s is an unexpected and welcome addition to St. Pete’s food scene. This cheeky bar and restaurant brings all the pirate flare you could imagine. From the moment you pull up to … Continue Reading

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More Than Just Pizza at Local Pizza Co.

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Local Pizza Co. has caught my eye many times as I’ve driven past it on 62nd Ave N, less than a mile off 4th St N. Its exterior boasts a big, bright green sign with its name and window decals with pictures of some example food offerings. You may be confused when you look closely at the pictures on the … Continue Reading

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Make Sure You Eat When You Drink at Mastry’s Brewing Co & Kitchen

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Mastry’s Brewing Co & Kitchen, a local hot spot in St. Pete Beach, is a family owned and operated business since 2014. Located on Blind Pass Road, you can’t miss Mastry’s as you drive by. With it’s lush landscaping and inviting atmosphere you will want to pull over and stop in for a beer. But, what you might not know … Continue Reading

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Cap’s Steamer Bar & Grill – The Best New Al Fresco Dining in Downtown St. Pete

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Update September 12, 2023: PERMANENTLY CLOSED

It was a sad day for many when the St. Pete MacDinton’s announced it was closing. But that quickly turned around, at least for me, when it was revealed that Cap’s Steamer Bar & Grill would be taking over the outdoor bar and sidewalk space of the former MacDinton’s. A new cocktail bar with … Continue Reading

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Stepping up the Game in Neighborhood Pizza Joints – Circo Italian Kitchen

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Circo Italian Kitchen is a hidden gem in Tierra Verde, serving robust pasta dishes and delicious pizza. The restaurant is unassuming from the outside, located in a strip mall. But don’t let that fool you, Circo is not your standard neighborhood pizza joint.

When you walk inside, it is quaint and homey with colorful umbrellas hanging from the ceiling. Adam, … Continue Reading

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Spice up your Life at JinJu Korean Grill & Sushi

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Korean food has a special place in my heart. While I do not claim to be an expert, I did grow up eating homemade Korean food that my aunt would cook for the family. When I decided to check out JinJu Korean Grill & Sushi, I knew I had to bring my aunt (and uncle) along for the meal.

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Cheesesteak Company in Brewer’s Tasting Room – A Lucky Find in North St. Pete

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Brewer’s Tasting Room has always been on my list of places to visit. Especially since I heard they served cheesesteaks from the Cheesesteak Company. Somehow, even though I’ve lived within two miles of the place for nearly four years, I never made it in…until now. As soon as I walked in, sat at the bar and was greeted with a … Continue Reading

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Original Flavor 1889 Packs a Flavorful Punch

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There is certainly not a shortage of great new restaurants opening in St. Pete and Original Flavor 1889 is no exception. Situated on Central Ave, just west of 4th Street Original Flavor is in the perfect location to draw a crowd. While there is also no lack of Italian restaurants in St. Pete, what sets Original Flavor apart is their … Continue Reading

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