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Pass-A-Grille’s Sea Critters Cafe Revamps to Red, White & Booze

Red White Booze Grouper Sandwich

For as long as I can remember, Sea Critters Cafe has been a dining destination for Pass-A-Grille vacationers and locals alike. This year they acquired new ownership and a new name but don’t worry Red, White & Booze still offers locally caught seafood, easy access for boaters, a fun bar to feel like a local, […]

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Shiver Me Timbers! Walk the Plank to Jolly Roger’s Grub & Pub

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Arrrgghhh ye thirsty or hungry?! Grab your hearties and head to Jolly Roger’s Grub & Pub, located in Tierra Verde, for a bounty of grub and grog’-tails. Jolly Roger’s is an unexpected and welcome addition to St. Pete’s food scene. This cheeky bar and restaurant brings all the pirate flare you could imagine. From the […]

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Rain Japanese Sushi Bar & Thai: Classic Cuisine With Twists on the Traditional

Incredible trio of sushi rolls - Hagover, Sassy Amiga & Snow Crab

We moved to St. Petersburg, FL almost 6 years ago. Sadly, it took us nearly that long to uncover all of the incredible gems sprinkled throughout town serving up Thai Cuisine. Thai was always a go-to of ours when we resided in Ohio and being introduced to some Thai hidden treasures as of late has […]

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Thai Am’s Dining Room Re-Open’s with a Bang

The impressive Chicken on Fire

On Saturday October 29th, Thai Am, which is located on 4th Street in north St. Petersburg, celebrated the grand re-opening of their dining room. Thai Am has been open for over 20 years, but they were forced to cease in-person dining back in 2020 in the midst of the pandemic. They continued their take-out and […]

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More Than Just Pizza at Local Pizza Co.

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Local Pizza Co. has caught my eye many times as I’ve driven past it on 62nd Ave N, less than a mile off 4th St N. Its exterior boasts a big, bright green sign with its name and window decals with pictures of some example food offerings. You may be confused when you look closely […]

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Make Sure You Eat When You Drink at Mastry’s Brewing Co & Kitchen

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Mastry’s Brewing Co & Kitchen, a local hot spot in St. Pete Beach, is a family owned and operated business since 2014. Located on Blind Pass Road, you can’t miss Mastry’s as you drive by. With it’s lush landscaping and inviting atmosphere you will want to pull over and stop in for a beer. But, […]

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Good Intentions is St. Pete’s Newest Essential Vegan Restaurant

Proving once and for all that vegan food is just as delicious as meat-based dishes, Good Intentions is serving a slew of endless possibilities of yummy plant-based starters and entrees in a down-to-earth space. This is a hip new vegan restaurant in St. Petersburg that is essential for vegans and non-vegans, so don’t let the word […]

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Old Northeast Pizza: Jersey Style Slices in the Heart of One of St. Pete’s Quaintest Neighborhoods

14 inch pepperoni pizza

The Old Northeast is perhaps one of the most quaint and desirable neighborhoods within St. Petersburg and perhaps all of Tampa Bay. The brick streets are lined with pristine pads with some only steps away from the water downtown. Most parts of the neighborhood are very quiet, as it is a mostly residential area. However, […]

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Cap’s Steamer Bar & Grill – The Best New Al Fresco Dining in Downtown St. Pete

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It was a sad day for many when the St. Pete MacDinton’s announced it was closing. But that quickly turned around, at least for me, when it was revealed that Cap’s Steamer Bar & Grill would be taking over the outdoor bar and sidewalk space of the former MacDinton’s. A new cocktail bar with fresh […]

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Thai Wok: North St. Pete’s Destination for Classic Thai Cuisine

All three entrees

Curry, stir fry, bbq, spicy salads, steamed dishes and flavor-packed soups – what’s not to love about classic Thai cuisine? Thai dishes are undoubtedly at the top of my list when it comes to different food genres from around the world. The delightful essence and aroma that Thai food releases is sublime – it engages […]

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Stepping up the Game in Neighborhood Pizza Joints – Circo Italian Kitchen

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Circo Italian Kitchen is a hidden gem in Tierra Verde, serving robust pasta dishes and delicious pizza. The restaurant is unassuming from the outside, located in a strip mall. But don’t let that fool you, Circo is not your standard neighborhood pizza joint. When you walk inside, it is quaint and homey with colorful umbrellas […]

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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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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

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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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