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Foodie Charity Extravaganza July 15 @ The Birchwood

Get Tickets Now for the 3rd Annual PARC Top Chef It’s a foodie’s delight, and it’s only a few weeks away with tickets going fast. PARC, Inc., Turning Disabilities Into Capabilities, has announced the 3rd annual Top Chef event highlighting the Tampa Bay Area’s top chefs from The Birch & Vine, 12oo ChopHouse, Clear Sky […]

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Tryst Makes National Foodies Day
A HUGE Success for St Petersburg Foodies

Tryst National Foodies Day Event May 9, 2017

May 9th, 2017 was the inauguration of National Foodies Day and it was also the 2nd anniversary of our FaceBook Group: St Petersburg Foodies Restaurant Reviews. On May 9th, 2015, we formed the group and added about 150 people that we hand selected. It is still a closed group and we still have approval over […]

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Cinco de Mayo in St. Petersburg 2017

What to do for Cinco de Mayo in St. Petersburg, FL Cinco de Mayo is fast approaching and so are the accompanying parties and celebrations. I like to think of Cinco de Mayo as the “Mexican St. Patrick’s Day”—most people have no clue what it is really about except a good excuse to day drink. […]

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What Better Day For a Chili Cook-Off Than a Rainy One?

Gary Mayfield

The 12th Annual Grand Central District’s Chili Cook-Off Kevin and I were honored to be asked to be judges of this year’s Chili Cook-Off. The event took place in the 2400/2500 blocks of Central Ave on February 18th, 2017 from 12:00-4:00, with check-in in front of The Old Key West Bar & Grill. We were […]

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St. Petersburg Foodies Appointed Judges for Chili Cook-Off

Grand Central District Chili Cook-Off

The Grand Central District is planning their 12th Annual Chili Cook-off for Saturday, February 18, 2017, from 12 – 4 pm. Kevin Godbee & Lori Brown, Co-Founders of St. Petersburg Foodies to Be Judges To enter your chili and be a contestant is FREE. You need to make at least 3-gallons of chili to enter. To […]

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St. Petersburg Foodies Brunch at Gratzzi Italian Grille

On Sunday November 13, 2016 St. Petersburg Foodies had their first official get-together with a brunch at Gratzzi Italian Grille. We had 30 people in attendance with just about every age bracket represented. A few people had already left before we took the group photos. We had a Buffet that included: Gratzzi Eggs Benedict, Berkshire Bacon & Sausage, Gratzzi Home […]

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The St Pete Culinary Center – What exactly is it and how can you help?

More Lessons

In short, the mission statement for the The St. Pete Culinary Center is “a not-for-profit organization created to provide at-risk youth and young adults with top-notch culinary training, thereby empowering them to build successful careers and lead rewarding lives.” The project, which has been months in the making, was spearheaded by Chef Ted Dorsey and […]

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Parkshore Grill’s The Prisoner Wine Dinner was a Huge Success.

Serrano Cured Arctic Char

What an amazing dinner we attended on October 28th at Parkshore Grill prepared by Chef Tyson Grant and his staff. In September we wrote an article about the process that Chef Tyson calls the breakdown. This is the process of tasting the wines and then coming up with the food that will pair just right […]

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Parkshore Grill & The Prisoner Wine Dinner

We Beg the Mercy of the Court for a Life Sentence Please! Mark the date, as this wine pairing dinner will actually set you free! Parkshore Grill & The Prisoner Wine Company Present The 2015 Prisoner Release Wine Dinner Date: Friday, October 28, 2016 Time: 6:30 Reception, 7:00 Dinner $100++ per person By reservation only: […]

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Parkshore Grill Kenwood Vineyards Wine Dinner

Parkshore Grille Kenwood Vineyards Wine Dinner

On Wednesday night, August 3rd, 2016, we chose to attend the Kenwood Vineyards Wine Dinner at Parkshore Grill.  I am so thrilled that we did.  Our friends, Austin & Sarah Breen, joined us and it was absolutely amazing!

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