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Central Ave’s 600 Block Just Got Better as The Lure Ono Pivots to Mexican Street Fare

Quesabirria Tacos (Photo by Haley Haman)

When The Lure Ono originally launched in December 2020 they paid homage to the location’s former tenant, Central Melt. They concentrated on creative versions of grilled cheese. The word ono means delicious in Hawaiian. The interior vibe and the original menu took inspiration from Hawaii as well with items like grab & go sushi, and Spam sliders.

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The Grumpy Gringo Makes Downtown St. Pete Happy

Grumpy Gringo Entrance
New Additional Location for Grumpy Gringo

(Originally published in News on December 3, 2019, we’ve now updated with a food review.)

The good news is that one of our favorite Mexican joints will now be just two blocks away! The bad news is that one of our favorite Mexican joints will now be just two blocks away.

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Gluten-Free at Red Mesa Cantina

Cantina Tacos

The Red Mesa family of restaurants are good stand-bys on any day of the week. You can’t go wrong with one of the three: Mercado, 4th St, and the Cantina. As far as atmosphere goes, the Cantina downtown is my favorite. The inside is funky and vibrant, while the outdoor patio feels quaint and cozy. With the string lights, landscaping … Continue Reading

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