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BellaBrava’s Features Menu Delights With Unique & Delicious Dishes

BellaBrava

Arriving on the St Pete scene in 2005, BellaBrava has been a mainstay in downtown for many years. Well before the restaurant boom that has hit us now. Originally occupying the space on Central Avenue, where The Acropolis Greek Taverna is now, they moved to their iconic Beach Dr location in 2010.

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An Exclusive Inside Look at the Exciting IL Ritorno Expansion and Renovations

IL Ritorno Expansion

IL Ritorno announced earlier this summer plans to expand their existing space to double the size. Originally they planned to close for just a few weeks with hopes to be done by the end of September. Hurricane Irma, however, had her own agenda. The restaurant had to close for the hurricane and then decided to just stay closed until the … Continue Reading

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Gratzzi Italian Grille Review of My 3 Favorite Dishes

Veal Marsala at Gratzzi Italian Grille

One of my all time favorites at Gratzzi Italian Grille is the Veal Marsala. I get this 50% of the time. It has mushrooms and prosciutto. It is served with chef’s market vegetables, and what I like to call a “Baby Lasagna” which you can see on the top left of the plate. It is actually a little polenta, ricotta … Continue Reading

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Gratzzi Italian Grille Review of My Favorite Pasta Dishes

Goat Cheese Baked Ziti at Gratzzi Grille

My two favorite Italian restaurants are Gratzzi Italian Grille, which is southern Italian, and Il Ritorno, which is Northern Italian. Gratzzi was the first restaurant I ate at in St. Pete when I moved here in early 2009. I loved it the first time, and every time thereafter. Since I’ve eaten a lot of great stuff there, I’m going to … Continue Reading

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