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10 Best Italian Restaurants in St. Petersburg, FL 2020

***PLEASE NOTE THIS LIST IS IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER AND IS NOT A RANKING.*** Of our top 10 best Italian restaurants in St. Petersburg, FL, some have been around for many years, some for just a few, and a couple are somewhat new. Another interesting note is that 9 out of 10 provide Southern Italian cuisine,…
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8 Delicious St. Petersburg Restaurants Open for Holiday Dining

St Petersburg Foodies Holiday Dining Guide There’s much to love above the most wonderful time of the year – spending cherished moments with loved ones, celebrating traditions, unwrapping gifts and indulging in some of the year’s most anticipated dishes and recipes. With this overabundance of merriment, planning and preparation can become exhausting and redundant, to…
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Seafood Brodetto at IL Ritorno Downtown St. Pete

Everyday the type of seafood incorporated into this dish changes according to what is fresh. On this evening, the seafood was Clams, Mussels and charred Octopus accompanied by Preserved Tangerine, Celery Hearts and a dash of Chili. Poured table side over the dish was the sauce which Chef Dave describes as, "almost like a creamless,…
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IL Ritorno Ramps Up Their Spring Menu

It's no secret that since the first time we went to IL Ritorno in the summer of 2014 that I fell in love and that has never changed. Here is the first review I ever wrote about IL Ritorno. The quality of the ingredients and Chef David Benstock's ingenuity with those ingredients keeps the ever…
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IL Ritorno does Lunch…A review

So when Chef Dave announced that they were going to open for lunch this week, August 15th - 19th, Kevin and I were thrilled!  Chef sounded invigorated and excited as he was telling us about some of the menu items.  They told us that they were going to see how lunch would go as they…
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Run, Don’t Walk to Il Ritorno!! Absolutely the Best!

First published in August 2014. Here is a review I posted on FB, Yelp, Urban Spoon and Trip Advisor back in August 2014 about Il Ritorno, 449 Central avenue, which is in Kevin and my opinion, the best restaurant in St Pete, if not all of Florida! We go there all the time and it…
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