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Best Taco Places in St. Petersburg FL 2023

Taquitos Tacos - Chorizo, Carnitas, Barbacoa

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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10 Best Mexican Restaurants in St. Petersburg FL 2023

Chicken Taquitos

Must Eat Mexican Treats in St. Pete If you search this site for “Mexican”, you may notice that I do all of the Mexican restaurant reviews. Why? It’s because I love Mexican food so much that I could literally eat it every day for a week straight. (I actually have done that before.) Two and […]

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10 Best St. Petersburg Brunch Spots 2023

Noble Crust Fried Green Tomatoes

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. The difference in this year’s list is that The Mill came off as they closed, and Good Fortune has been added […]

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St Petersburg Foodies’ Downtown Happy Hour List September 2023 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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Best Wings in St. Petersburg FL 2023

Wheelhouse Ma Brown's Extra Hot

There area a TON of places offering chicken wings in St. Pete, and this year our list has expanded from 10 to 18. They are not ranked, but are listed in random order. First, A Little “Wingstory” I’ve been bingeing on food history, and gorging myself on culinary education for the past few years, and […]

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More Than Just Brews at Bayboro Brewing

Bayboro_Beer_Garden

From the outside Bayboro Brewing is quite unassuming. It almost feels like you’re discovering a secret watering hole when you find the entrance. Instead of being located on the front side of the building you enter through the back alley. The first time I visited Bayboro was about a year ago. My friends and I […]

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A Culinary Journey at Sandra’s German Restaurant on St. Pete Beach

PERMANENTLY CLOSED Whether you’re craving bratwursts or golasch, Sandra’s German Restaurant on St. Pete Beach is the place to get your comfort food cravings satisfied. Germans have been guzzling beer for long enough to know what soaks it up best: Wiener Schnitzel, pretzels, bratwursts and other comfort foods, all of which are divine at Sandra’s. […]

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Yaki-mono Japanese Kitchen: Alluring & Vibrant Fare with Flair

Lunchbox option E. The lunchboxes are served 11:00AM- 3:00PM

St. Pete Beach is loaded with just about every type of cuisine that you can imagine: Mexican, Mediterranean, Italian, Thai, standard American and so on. Whatever you’re craving, you’re likely to find it. This includes one of my new favorites in that part of town – Yaki-mono, a Japanese Kitchen. It’s nestled just off of […]

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Best Places for Sushi in St. Petersburg FL 2023

Ora Salmon from New Zealand

Having recently completed my Foundations of Sushi Masterclass with the Master of Japanese Cuisine Academy, I thought it would be a good time to create the list for the best sushi in St. Pete. Technically, sushi means sour rice that is served with raw fish. Even though this is a sushi list, we also took […]

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10 Best Coffee Shops in St. Petersburg, FL 2023

St Pete Foodies Best Coffee Shops Gypsy Souls

How to get through the day: Coffee, and lots of it, and preferably paired with a breakfast sandwich or a sweet treat. St. Petersburg runs on caffeine and we’ve put together a list of the best coffee shops to get your fix. This city has a lot going for it and one thing all of […]

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New Chef and New Menu Takes Sea Salt to New Heights

Diver Scallops

Sea Salt St. Pete’s New Chef Margaret LaVetty’s Enthusiasm Shines in Her Personality and the Food If you’re unfamiliar with Sea Salt, the restaurant is the baby of Chef Fabrizio Aielli and his wife, Ingrid Aielli. Opening in 2015 in the Sundial shopping complex in downtown St. Pete, it is a fine-dining restaurant, featuring an […]

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Rumba Island Grill & Bar Will Have Your Tastes Buds Dancin’

Oysters-Shrimp-Mussels

Rumba Island Grill & Bar has been a staple in Clearwater and Pinellas County for decades. A few years ago, rumors started swirling that Baystar Restaurant Group was opening another Rumba location on 4th Street in the former Wing House location. It was uncertain if the restaurant would ever open, as it took three years […]

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The Wine House: Your New Gulfport Go-To for Wine & Barbecue

Wine table upon entering the establishment

The Wine House, located on Gulfport’s most popular street, Beach Blvd, is serving up incredible barbecue and a slew of wonderful wines. The wine and smoke house opened back in early April and the community welcomed the new establishment with open arms. The location, former home of Backfin Blue, boasts a large selection of wine […]

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A Tidal Wave of Flavors & Fun at Kahuna’s Bar and Grill

Grouper Sandwich with Zucchini Fries

Kahuna’s is a local’s gem located on Gandy Blvd. across from the infamous Greyhound Dog Track. From the average passerby’s eye, it may seem like a divey bar not worth popping in to, even despite the daily full parking lot. I live just around the corner from Kahuna’s and have been a few times. The […]

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Hookin’ Ain’t Easy Is Making Waves in the Seafood Scene in St. Pete

Hookin’ Ain’t Easy definitely deserves your attention while they’re making spectacular waves in the seafood scene in St. Pete. The cafe is the perfect spot for a laid back and delightful seafood meal while soaking up the sun and live music. Or, visit their market for an array of fresh seafood from grouper, shrimp, octopus, […]

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