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Meet the Chef St Pete – IL Ritorno with Candice Aviles

Here at St. Petersburg Foodies, our favorite new restaurant related TV Show is "Meet the Chef", starring CBS Tampa Bay News Anchor Candice Aviles. Meet the Chef is an online show where the first season of eight episodes focuses solely on St. Petersburg, FL restaurants—just like us! Nice! Episode 1 features one of our favorite…
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IL Ritorno Does it Again: Tequila Pairing Dinner

There's nothing wrong with doing tequila shots and munching on tacos, chips and guacamole ... but that's not what this tequila dinner was about. Unfortunately, that's how too many people solely think of tequila, but there's more to it than that. [caption id="attachment_9958" align="alignnone" width="2048"] IL Ritorno's Famous Focaccia Bread[/caption] This spirit is strictly from…
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The Return of IL Ritorno – Downtown St. Pete 2018

IL Ritorno is back! Actually, they've been back since December 27th, but we finally got a chance to check out the new space on Valentine's Day. They closed during the last quarter of 2017 to expand, nearly doubling their size, adding two more dining areas, an open kitchen, chef's bar, and full liquor. More details…
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IL Ritorno Launches Spirit Pairing Series Starting with Tequila

IL Ritorno will host a dinner once a month with a five-course tasting menu created to pair with the designated spirit. (The series runs from February to May.) February's dinner pairs with Lunazul Tequila. Lunazul means "Blue Moon", and this tequila has a 250-year history. Joining Chef David is Lunazul's master distiller, Francisco Quijano. He'll…
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