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Modern Brine: A Flavor Journey

“Life is a journey of discovery and food should be no different.” – David Morris, owner and executive chef, Modern Brine Upon arriving to Baum Avenue Market, one’s eyes are immediately led to the lush plants and twinkling lights outlining Modern Brine. Hanging wooden light fixtures dangle above a small bar area with six high…
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Red Mesa Restaurant – Still Rockin’ After All These Years

It seems like there are new restaurants opening in St. Pete every five minutes, and the new places get all of the hoopla, and attention. We certainly participate in it here at St. Petersburg Foodies, but we also love to remind you of the places that were here when there were not a lot of…
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The Birch & Vine Revisited – Brunch, Lunch & Dinner

The Birch & Vine, and The Canopy rooftop bar, used to be one of my frequent hangouts when they opened in May 2013. In the summer of 2013, I was at The Canopy nearly every weekend (when I was footloose and fancy free), and ate dinner at The Birch & Vine on a regular basis.…
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Beau n Mo Two Point Oh! (2.0)

We've loved Beau n Mo's from the start when they opened in 2015, but apparently, they were just getting warmed up. They started as Beau n Mo's Italian Eating House, but then things evolved where they became most popular for their steaks, and changed to Beau n Mo’s Chicago Style Steakhouse. We thought the Italian…
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Que Pasa Mexican Cantina is the Real Deal

"Authentic" Mexican and Tex-Mex Can Be Found at Que Pasa in North St. Pete I confess, and plead guilty to staying in the downtown area too much, and not venturing out further. I've already been punished for my crimes by being deprived of the food and drink at Que Pasa Mexican Cantina for the last…
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Datz the Way uh-huh, uh-huh, I like it, uh-huh, uh-huh …

Datz Opens in Downtown St. Petersburg, FL Datz is HUGE—literally and figuratively! They are huge on the local food scene ... ... and the new location in downtown St. Pete is freakin' humongous! Both the dining area, and the kitchen can accommodate a large crowd, and it's a good thing with how popular they are,…
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Sloppy Joe’s Bar & Grill – Good Food at The Beach

We recently paid a visit to Sloppy Joe's Bar & Grill at the Bilmar Beach Resort in Treasure Island. We heard they had some new items on the menu, and thought we would check it out. They are the main restaurant, and souvenir shop in the resort. (We made sure to get t-shirts while we…
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