Category Archives: News

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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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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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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“Just Baked” – Donut Freak Opens With Unique Gourmet Options.

Our Visit Last Saturday morning, August 5th 2017, Kevin and I had the distinct pleasure of meeting with Lou Albano who just opened and launched his brain child of ten years, Donut Freak, located at Genaro's Cafe on Central Avenue in St Petersburg's burgeoning Edge District. Kevin and I tried several of their many options.…
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Pin Wok & Bowl New Restaurant on Central Ave in DTSP

Two New Asian Eateries Makes Three in a Row on Central According to the American Community Survey (ACS) from the Census Bureau, St. Petersburg only has an Asian population of 3.1%. Luckily for us DTSPers, the Asian restaurant population is about to triple on the 400 block of Central Avenue. La V Vietnamese Fusion has…
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Copper Shaker Downtown St. Pete Grand Opening Tonight

Here's What's Shakin' at the Copper Shaker The greatly anticipated opening of the Copper Shaker by the former crew that ran The Cask & Ale is finally here! St. Petersburg Foodies were honored to be invited to the "Friends & Family" private opening last night, and we were certainly impressed, but not surprised. The Grand…
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Sea Dog Brew Pub Coming to Treasure Island-UPDATED Aug 2017

Sea Dog Brewing in St. Pete Area About to Open a Year Later It was originally announced almost a year ago, in August 2016 in a Tampa Bay Times article that a Sea Dog Brewery would be opening on Treasure Island. Now, with the help of Chris DiNeno, Broker/Owner of the EnterDine Group @ Main…
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The Hideaway Pizza Pub Coming to St. Pete’s Southside

Huge Tiki-Beach-Boat-Themed Pizza Hangout Coming Fall 2017 St. Petersburg's Southside is coming to life. There's no doubt about it. This is where there is the most room for growth in St. Pete. Late last year, Nueva Cantina opened and has been thriving. Old rundown buildings are being torn down. There is a new Dunkin Donuts…
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The Mill St. Pete to Become a Chain

New Fast Casual Concept, "Scratch", Will be Launched as Well Chain restaurants get a bad rap ... a lot of times because they deserve it ...and there's that old cliché, "you get what you pay for". The all-you-can-eat buffet at Golden Corral for $12 may or may not be as good as a frozen microwave…
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Ichicoro Ramen Opening in St. Pete

Ichicoro's Future St. Pete Location to Be Old Station House Space With all of the "fake news" these days, we have been struggling with publishing this for months. Since I live next to Station House, it's hard to miss that the former restaurant space in the basement has been completely gutted. We made inquiries in…
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