Interview with Frank Schittino from Cafe Cibo – St. Petersburg Foodies Podcast Episode 74

Interview with Frank Schittino from Cafe Cibo

Welcome to the St. Petersburg Foodies Podcast Episode 74! Our featured interview today is with Frank Schittino from Cafe Cibo. Cafe Cibo makes old school Italian food just like your grandmother used to make. We kick off the show with a super delicious recipe from Fishmonger Approved for Sichuan Pineapple Shrimp Fried Rice … Continue Reading

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Sichuan Pineapple Shrimp Fried Rice Bowls Recipe

Sichuan cooking, otherwise known as Szechuan, is a style of cooking that originates from the Sichuan Province of China. Sichuan cooking is known for bold, pungent flavors and spiciness that comes from garlic and chili peppers, as well as the flavor of Sichuan pepper – a unique spice that creates a tingly numbness in the mouth. Sichuan Pineapple Fried Rice … Continue Reading

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Interview with Cile Moreno of Preferred Brands – St. Petersburg Foodies Podcast Episode 69

Cile Moreno
Interview with Cile Moreno from Preferred Brands

Welcome to the St. Petersburg Foodies Podcast Episode 69! Our featured interview today is with Cile Moreno of Preferred Brands. Preferred Brands distributes all types of brand name, and boutique liquors. Here at St. Pete Foodies, we’re not afraid to mix Bourbon and Tequila. We will be tasting four bourbons from Four Roses, … Continue Reading

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Indian Grouper Tikka Recipe

The word tikka refers to small pieces of spicy pungent meat typically cooked in a tandoor (outdoor clay) oven.  The dish likely originated from northern India (Punjab) or Pakistan.

My fishmonger version of this dish is a pescatarian delight with highly spiced grouper in a skillet, a tangy pear chutney, topped with zesty red cabbage slaw, and an added Greek … Continue Reading

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Interview with Eddie Allen of Central Melt – St. Petersburg Foodies Podcast Episode 63

Eddie Allen - Owner / Operator of Central Melt
Interview with Eddie Allen from Central Melt

Welcome to the St. Petersburg Foodies Podcast Episode 63! Our featured interview today is with Eddie Allen from Central Melt. Eddie started his culinary career in St. Pete at Bodega, and opened Central Melt in 2016. Central Melt specializes in grilled cheese – everything from the standard to more creative concoctions. We start … Continue Reading

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Interview with Kenn Hoyumpa & Jeff Connelly from Grassroots Kava House – St. Petersburg Foodies Podcast Episode 60

Interview with Kenn Hoyumpa & Jeff Connelly from Grassroots Kava House

Welcome to the St. Petersburg Foodies Podcast Episode 60! Our featured interview today is with Kenn Hoyumpa & Jeff Connelly from Grassroots Kava House. Before opening Grassroots, Kenn was actually part of the very first Kava bar in North America, and he travelled to Vanuatu where Kava originated. Our … Continue Reading

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