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IL Ritorno Ramps Up Their Spring Menu

IL Ritorno - Cappelini Nero

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 evolving menu fresh and exciting.… Continue Reading

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The Galley Grub, Far Above Your Average Pub!

The Galley - Rainbow Trout Special

Last Thursday Kevin and I decided to have dinner at The Galley. The Galley opened on December 30th of last year. You can read all about The Galley Grand Opening here. It certainly opened with a splash and continues to stay busy and receive great reviews. The one thing that has held us back from making it a regular dinner … Continue Reading

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Fall in Love with The Reading Room…We did!

The Reading Room: Queen Snapper

Kevin and I were given a tip in the fall of 2016 about a new restaurant set to open next to the freeFall Theatre called The Reading Room. We broke that story back then and since we learned what they were planning, we have been highly anticipating the opening. We have an annual subscription to freeFall Theatre and when we … Continue Reading

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Review of IL Ritorno’s Event with Green Bench Brewery – Collide

Written and Published on Facebook in the St Petersburg Foodies Restaurant Reviews Group by Josh Biskup on May 24th, 2016

I had wanted to check out IL Ritorno for some time, and once they announced their first beer pairing dinner with Green Bench Brewing, I had to go.

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IL Ritorno does Lunch…A review

IL Ritorno Lunch Smoked Shrimp

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 have never been open for … Continue Reading

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Parkshore Grill consistently GREAT!

Parkshore Grill Review

First published on 3/6/2016

We had an amazing dinner at Parkshore Grill on Thursday night.

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Brick & Mortar – Truly Amazing!!

Brick & Mortar Review

First published on 5/22/2015

Last night we made our first visit to Brick & Mortar. First we were delighted to be greeted and seated by April Seelbach, formally of The Canopy. All I can say is amazing!

 

Kevin LOVED it! I am not a fennel/anise fan and several of the dishes had fennel/anise and it was not in the … Continue Reading

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