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Delectable Down Home Mexican Eats at Martha’s

Quesabirria Tacos (R) Chicken Tinga Empanada-(L)

There’s many times in our Facebook Restaurant Reviews Group when I see people requesting “Just regular Mexican food, and none of that darn fancy stuff!” Martha’s is your ticket. There’s nothing elegant, no fusion, or frilly plating. (We’ll talk about the décor later.) It’s just darn good Mexican food made and served by Mexicans. There’s […]

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10 Best Wings in St. Petersburg FL 2022

Wheelhouse Ma Brown's Extra Hot

First, A Little “Wingstory” I’ve been bingeing on food history, and gorging myself on culinary education for the past couple of years, and the more I learn and experience, the more I find out about disagreements and controversy everywhere. Should you use the water pan or not in your Weber Smoking Mountain Cooker? Chili with […]

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St Petersburg Foodies’ Downtown Happy Hour List September 2022 UPDATED

Happy Hour Food & Drink List for Downtown, The Edge District and The Grand Central District *Please note for purposes of this list we consider Downtown up to 22nd Ave N and to 22nd Ave S out to The Edge District at 9th St (MLK Jr. St). The Edge District is also included in this […]

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Get your BURGer fixings at The Burg Bar & Grill

The Burg Bar & Grill is a local’s spot dishing out an irresistible menu of bar food favorites with a Greek flair. This neighborhood spot in St. Pete brings the chill, laid back and casual atmosphere that everyone loves. The idea behind The Burg Bar & Grill was to have a place where you can walk […]

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Beach Drive’s Newest Eatery, Allelo Knocks it Out of the Park

Raditatori Lamb Bolognese

Beach Drive has a new restaurant to delight locals and tourists alike. Allelo is serving up dishes inspired by the regions near the Mediterranean and Aegean Sea, which leaves open a multitude of cuisines. Their name “comes from the word allelomimesis which is the phenomenon of a group, such as birds, coming together to form a […]

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La Segunda Bakery and Café: Sharing a Slice of Ybor City Flavor in St. Petersburg

Another shot of the toast and sandwich

There aren’t many places around town where you can grab a drip coffee, Cuban bread and a fresh-baked pastry every day at 6:30AM. In fact, La Segunda Bakery and Café may be one of the only places making those kinds of dreams come true, in general. The St. Pete bakery, which opened in March, is […]

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Spice up your Life at JinJu Korean Grill & Sushi

Kimchi_Fried_Rice_Galbi

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) […]

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Superstitious or Not, Everybody Needs Good Fortune in Their Life

Good Fortune Cash Money Signature Sushi Roll

Superstitious or not, everybody needs good fortune in their life and now you can get it with a side of dumplings, boozy cocktails, and a major vibe in downtown St. Pete. Good Fortune is situated where Ichicoro Ane used to be, right under Station House. The menu is Asian fusion with small plates, bowls, sushi […]

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The Island Grille & Raw Bar: Tierra Verde’s Ultimate Waterside Restaurant

1/2 order of the Ahi Tuna

The Island Grille & Raw Bar is to Tierra Verde what salt is to pepper, meatballs to spaghetti, and so on. It’s a staple restaurant for many island residents and locals and I’m certain that it gets its fair share of beach traffic, especially from those who have spent the day at Fort De Soto. […]

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10 Best Cuban Sandwiches in St. Petersburg FL 2022

Old Southeast Market Cuban

Best Authentic Cuban Sandwiches in St. Pete   Salami or No Salami? The Cuban Sandwich was invented in Ybor City in the late 1800s by Cuban immigrants with some influence from Italian immigrants. The original included a Spanish dried sausage that was later replaced with salami. Later, when Miami picked up on the Cuban Sandwich, […]

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

Signature_Cheesesteak_Buffalo_Philly

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 […]

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Best Italian Restaurants in St. Petersburg FL 2022

Eggplant Parmesan

I moved to St. Petersburg a little over 13 years ago, and it seems like we’ve had an average of two Italian restaurants open each year since then, if not more. Lately, it seems like two every few months. There’s definitely no shortage of Italian eateries to choose from here. We’re always interested in checking […]

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10 Best St. Petersburg Brunch Spots 2022

BEC - bacon, egg, American cheese

It’s the weekend and time to treat yourself to a terrific brunch, but where should you go? We have compiled a list of the best brunches in St. Pete to help with your decision. Before we get into the list, an important thing you should be aware of is that there are other publishers of […]

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Buona Ristorante: A True Locals Hidden Gem

The Rigatoni and the Gnocchi

Buona Ristorante has been serving up their Italian classics in St. Pete Beach for the past 14 years. The restaurant, that is ultra popular with locals and visitors alike, is tucked in the back corner of the Dolphin Village plaza on the busy main strip of Gulf Blvd. Because of its location in the plaza, […]

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Embark on an Enthralling Edible Journey at Roam Restaurant & Bar

Dinner and drinks at the bar at Roam on 34th St. in St. Pete

Situated on 34th St. N, in the Lealman vicinity of St. Pete, sits a new steakhouse concept which was opened by brothers Joshua and Christian Jackson. If those names sound familiar, that’s because the two gained popularity in the area with their food truck, Red’s BBQ. Presently, the restaurant is the main focus as this […]

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