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10 Best Pizza Places in St. Petersburg, FL 2019

10 Best Pizza Joints St. Pete Sometimes we get criticized for being biased to downtown locations since that's where we live. That might be true, and it might be because that's where many of the best restaurants are. Well, it's not true for pizza. There is only one place that made the list that is…
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10 Best Mac n Cheese in St. Petersburg, FL 2019

Best Mac & Cheese in St. Pete The origins of mac & cheese go back to 1769, supposedly from a recipe that Thomas Jefferson brought back from Italy. Kraft first packaged Mac n Cheese it in 1937.  It became a big hit during WWII. If you were a kid growing up in America (or Canada…
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Top 20 2019 Casual Dining Restaurants St Petersburg, FL by Locals

From Ramen and Charcuterie, to elevated pub fare and BBQ, in our city, noteworthy casual restaurants are quite abundant. What deems an eating establishment as casual? In my humble opinion, casual restaurants possess a welcoming, non-intimidating vibe, and are suitable for most any occasion. The restaurants on this particular list have the above qualities, and then…
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Best 2019 Upscale Casual Dining Restaurants St Petersburg, FL by Locals

It's no secret that our city is crawling with fabulous upscale dining options (and dining options, in general!). From the edge of downtown, to the shorelines of the beaches, most every inch of St Petersburg has a culinary treat in store. We've rounded up 12 of the top upscale-casual restaurants within St Pete as a…
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8 Best Fish n Chips in St. Petersburg, FL 2019

Best Fish & Chips in St. Pete Fish and Chips is thought to have come about in the early-to-mid 1800s in the U.K. It is theorized that Jewish immigrants may have originally brought the idea of frying fish in batter to the U.K. (There go those immigrants in another food origin story, again.) In 2003,…
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Top 5 Best Cuban Sandwiches in St. Petersburg FL 2019

I like to end all things on a good note, so this one will start with the somewhat negative. Everyone is going to hate me because Bodega didn't make the top 5 list of Cuban Sandwiches. People are going to go insane. I will probably have to go into the witness protection program, but Bodega's…
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5 Best Chilis in St. Petersburg FL 2019

The Best Chili to Eat in St. Pete Chili's geographic origins go back to what is the currently most talked about border ... unfortunately for no reasons having to do with this quite popular food. Chili was born in both Northern Mexico and Southern Texas - on the border and over the border. Its more…
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Where’s the Best Fried Chicken in St Petersburg, FL 2019?

I don't make fried chicken at home, but as a child my mother did, and from what I recall it was finger licking good. My mother is from Georgia so she knows southern cooking. Did she way over cook vegetables? Definitely, but I think most moms in her era did. So when I see fried…
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10 Best Wings in St. Petersburg FL 2019

10 Best Buffalo Wings–Chicken Wings and Duck Wings too! Chicken wings are not only one of the most popular restaurant and bar staples, but their popularity keeps increasing so much that there were shortages and price peaks in 2017 lasting into 2018. I read about it back then in The Wall Street Journal, but things…
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Best Pasta in St. Petersburg FL 2019

Mangia! Mangia! I remember my Sicilian grandmother always saying this to me as a kid - Eat! Eat! I ate so much pasta as a kid, that by the time I was a young adult, I swore off the stuff for several years. Now I am back in love with pasta, and I eat it…
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5 Best Cupcakes in St. Petersburg FL 2019

Cupcakes are a unique dessert! They're smaller, more delicious versions of cake! And who doesn't love cake? There are a lot of local bakeries in and around the burg to get gourmet cupcakes with all different cake and frosting flavors, sizes and toppings. I've put together a list of the 5 best cupcakes in St.…
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5 Best Hot Dogs in St. Petersburg FL 2019

The Best Hot Dogs to Eat in St. Pete We recently published the 10 Best Burgers in St. Pete, and included a +1 with a vegan burger. For this one, we have five hot dogs, with kind of a plus one—two versions of the dog at one place, but no vegan hot dog. (Sorry vegans.)…
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10 Best Burgers in St. Petersburg FL 2019

10 11 Best Hamburgers in St. Petersburg FL 2019 Everyone loves hamburgers! They almost always have cheese on them, so it's safe to say that a hamburger / cheeseburger is the epitome of almost everyones favorite American food. Here are three important questions I'd like to answer before proceeding with the list. 1. Why eleven?…
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Top 5 Places to Get Milkshakes in St. Pete

Think thick, creamy richness and bold flavors and what comes to mind? Milkshakes, of course! Whether your the adventurous or simplistic milkshake enthusiast, I've crafted a list of the best places to get a milkshake around the burg. 1. Mini Doughnut Factory 730 4th St N St. Petersburg, FL 33701 (727) 258-7531 http://www.minidoughnutfactory.com/ The best of…
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10 Best Taco Places in St. Petersburg FL 2018

As I sat down to write this, the first thoughts that popped into my head were, 1) Everybody loves tacos, 2) There sure are a lot of different types of tacos these days, and 3) what is the actual origin of the taco—is it really Mexican, and how close to the original are they to…
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