Sip & Savor Holiday Cocktails from the Uncorked Food, Wine & Craft Beer Festival

Mele Kalikimaka Mai Tai ( Christmas Mai Tai)

Toasting friends and family just get tastier with these amazing cocktail recipes from the upcoming sixth anniversary celebration of Clearwater Beach Uncorked, December 2-3, in a new location directly on Clearwater Beach (Right next to the official host hotel, Wyndham Grand Clearwater Beach), just south of Pier 60, Clearwater Beach.

From bubbly to vodka, hot toddies to cool sips, here … Continue Reading

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Eat These Words

Cold Beet Borscht Recipe

To me, spring break means curling up with a great book on the beach with a boat drink in hand, virgin style, from the local juice bar.

Here are some of my delicious recommendations, a savory selection of food writing from authors new and old. Some of my favorite authors include everything by M.F.K. Fisher, Calvin Trillin, James Beard, Julia … Continue Reading

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Eat Cheap in St. Pete January 2017

You can see our first Cheap Eats article here, so you have a bigger list to choose from. That lists includes; The Wharf, Rick’s Reef, Senor Taco, Tasty Pho, Shubee Shack, Bodega, Chi Town Beef & Dogs, Old Key West Bar & Grill, and Del Mar Gastro Lounge. Check it out.

Don’t confuse cheap with fast food. From small plates … Continue Reading

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From Dali to Batali: 4 Very Different Cookbooks

Easy Fish Tacos with Pico de Gallo from 100 Days of Real Food

“Les diners de Gala is uniquely devoted to the pleasures of taste … If you are a disciple of one of those calorie-counters who turn the joys of eating into a form of punishment, close this book at once; it is too lively, too aggressive, and far too impertinent for you.”-Salvador Dalí

Gala Dinner: Salvador Dalí’s Surrealist Cookbook

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Eat Cheap in St. Pete

Don’t confuse cheap with fast food. St. Pete foodies know that inexpensive quality homemade food (both sit down and take out) is an adventure like finding a Coach bag in a thrift shop. In my hungry meanderings, I’ve discovered delightful dishes with big taste for small clams. Tell me your favorite cheap chow joint; email me at We’re looking … Continue Reading

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Joanne Weir: Have Fork, Will Travel

Joanne Weir calls San Francisco home, but the world is her cauldron. The acclaimed writer and culinary artist offers cooking schools in San Francisco, Tuscany and Greece when she’s not appearing on television or gathering new recipes.

I interviewed Weir for the San Diego Union Tribune years ago when she debuted her Tapas to Meze cookbook, a smorgasbord of appealing … Continue Reading

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