St. Petersburg Restaurant Reviews, Restaurant News, Recipes

Jimmy Hula’s brings food nirvana to St. Petersburg, FL

First 50 taco lovers will say aloha to Free Tacos for a Year on Oct 30th Jimmy Hula’s “surf-shack” themed restaurant will open it’s doors to their first St. Petersburg, FL location on Monday, October 30, 2017. In celebration, the award-winning burger and taco joint will honor their first 50 guests with Free Tacos for…
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Sea Salt Has Some Tasty New Menu Items – October 2017

Sea Salt St Pete is the baby of Chef Fabrizio Aielli and his wife, Ingrid Aielli. It is a fine-dining restaurant, featuring an 80-foot long raw bar, 20-foot-tall wine tower, some of Florida's freshest seafood and 130 different salts from around the world. The original Sea Salt is located in Naples, FL where the Aielli's reside. From Italy originally, Chef Aielli puts…
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Tryst Tuna Poké in Crispy Wonton Cups

Tryst on Beach Drive in Downtown St. Pete is one of our most visited hangouts to eat, drink, and people-watch. One of our favorite appetizers is the Tuna Poké. Executive Chef Jon Robben created a special version of his recipe for St. Petersburg Foodies. The Tuna Poké is usually served in a glass with a…
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FarmTable Kitchen Cucina!?!?!

FarmTable Kitchen is now an Italian restaurant because they translated the word Kitchen to Italian. Raise your hand if you think St. Pete needs another Italian restaurant. That's what I thought. Supposedly, FarmTable Kitchen Cucina got feedback on this, "... We continue to learn from our guests and we’ve evolved into a truly locally-driven restaurant –…
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October 2017 Caption Contest Sponsored by Hunger + Thirst Group

StPetersburgFoodies.com Cartoon Caption Contest Sponsored by Hunger + Thirst Group Welcome to the October 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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September 2017 Caption Winners Sponsored by Hunger + Thirst Group

We are pleased to announce the September 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 - Martin Brinkley, St. Petersburg FL FL $75 Gift Card…
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Review: VIP Mexican Restaurant & Lounge

We finally went to VIP Mexican Restaurant & Lounge on Thursday, September 28. Months ago, we had crossed them off of our list when a chef friend of ours, whom we greatly respect, said some unflattering things about the place—I'll leave the details out—and we believed him. As the months went by, we kept seeing more…
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The Galley Downtown St. Pete Continues to Impress

As restaurant reviewers, there are definitely times when we just want to eat our food, and not have to do a review—actually, most of the time. Other times, we go to a place with the main intent of doing a review. Last week, when we went to The Galley, it was the former. We just…
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Bite Squad & St. Petersburg Foodies Launch Photo Contest

Bite Squad and St. Petersburg Foodies have launched a fun and exciting monthly photo contest where contestants can win up to $100 credited to their Bite Squad food delivery account. Anyone that's been on social media has seen the explosion of selfies, food pics, and more. Food delivery has also been increasing in popularity with…
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Kobe Ichiban Japanese Steakhouse Opening in St. Pete

Kobe Ichiban Japanese Steakhouse is opening in St. Pete on December 15th, 2017 at 2773 66th Street North St. Petersburg FL 33710. Since 1984, Kobe has been delighting diners with their fun and unique Teppanyaki dining experience. Kobe Ichiban Japanese Steakhouse is Florida’s premier Japanese Steakhouse. They specialize in teppanyaki dining where their skilled chefs delight guests with…
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Low Country Boil…

Serving up a Low Country Boil for family and friends is a fun way to ride out those last days of summer...and there are only a few days left. Fresh corn, shrimp, potatoes and sausage commingle in a spiced-up broth, then are drained and dumped onto newspaper for fun--and easy cleanup; it is the perfect…
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