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Ford’s Garage St. Pete & Yeoman’s Cask & Lion Sneak Peek

Start Your Engines! Ford’s Garage is Opening Soon!

As a McNulty Lofts resident, it’s been a long wait to get the food space filled below the condos. Now we’re going to have two in one spot! They might even offer delivery upstairs to the condos. It’s not definite yet, but McNulty residents will love it if they do. I never … Continue Reading

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Maple Street Biscuit Co. Opening in DTSP April 4th

UPDATE: New Date: April 4th

The new Maple Street Biscuit Company location on the 600 block of Central Avenue is slated to open on April 4th at 7am.

Maple Street is known for comfort food with a modern twist and a heart for community. Dishes like The Five and Dime: Flaky biscuit, all natural fried chicken breast, pecan wood smoked … Continue Reading

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Oak & Stone Partners with Tampa Bay Rowdies

Recognizing Loyal Fan Base, New DTSP Tavern-Style Self Serve Brew Restaurant Joins the Team

Oak & Stone, a New American tavern featuring craft beer, artisanal pizza and gourmet fare, is pleased to announce their official partnership with the Tampa Bay Rowdies for the 2018 season. This marks Oak & Stone’s first major announcement in conjunction with a professional sports franchise.… Continue Reading

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Callaloo, Offering Floribbean Cuisine, is set to Open in March 2018 UPDATED

Callaloo Logo

A couple of weeks ago, St Petersburg Foodies got a sneak peek into the interior of Callaloo as it is coming together. It is a vast space that the Callaloo group is utilizing to its full potential and after seeing it we are very excited for this new concept to open on St Petersburg’s south side.

What is Callaloo? Well … Continue Reading

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The Hive at the Vintin Hotel Offers Up Old & New

Prime Rib at The Hive

UPDATE: May 12, 2018 – The Hive is no longer in business.

I remember eating Prime Rib as a kid, and loving it. It’s just so juicy and tender. I recently learned about Poké Bowls last year, so they are new to me, and even if they’ve actually been around for a long time, they are definitely at the top … Continue Reading

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Asie Pan-Asian Opens to Rave Reviews

Velvety Shrimp Roll

The long anticipated opening of Asie Pan-Asian quietly happened just before Christmas, and now the word is out. We went in late December, and again the week after New Year’s so we could try some more things. As of this writing, Asie has 4.5 – 5 star reviews on all of the major review platforms, which is not always easy … Continue Reading

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Ichicoro Ane Opens This Sunday (12/10) on World Ramen Day

Niku Udon

Ichicoro Ane in downtown St. Pete is permanently closed. They are still open in Seminole Heights.

This Sunday, December 10th is World Ramen Day, and the perfect day for the long anticipated grand opening of Ichicoro ANE at Station House in Downtown St. Pete. We were lucky, and oh-so-willing participants in last night’s friends and family event, and Wednesday’s cocktail … Continue Reading

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Jimmy Hula’s St. Pete Friends & Family Pre-Opening December 2017

Jimmy Hula's St Pete 4th St N

Note: October 2018 – this location is now closed.

The new Jimmy Hula’s in St. Pete is set to open on Monday, December 11. The first 50 people in the door win free tacos for a year, which we reported on here. Their soft opening starts today, Sun Dec 3rd, and runs through the week. Hours all week will be … Continue Reading

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Paul’s Chicago Pizza Set to Open on 4th St North this Thursday, November 30th

Paul's Chicago Pizza

Paul and Donna Coumoulos opened the original Paul’s Chicago Pizza in Clearwater at 1500 McMullen Booth Rd in February of 2001. The restaurant has become a Clearwater staple and now St Petersburg gets to enjoy. I read one review that said that they drive from North Tampa to get the pizza and another said that they drive 40 minutes to … Continue Reading

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Jimmy Hula’s Dec 11th Grand Opening – $19,700+ Free Tacos in Giveaways!

Jimmy Hulas Baja Fish Taco
UPDATE: This is now on December 11th. Over $19,700 in Free Tacos to the First 50 taco lovers on Nov 13th

Jimmy Hula’s “surf-shack” themed restaurant will open its doors to their first St. Petersburg, FL location on Monday, December 11th, 2017.  In celebration, the award-winning burger and taco joint will honor their first 50 guests with Free Tacos for … Continue Reading

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Former Owner of Bowled Opening Slō Restaurant in the Old China City Location

Slo Logo

Former owner of Bowled restaurant, Michael Cecere, just signed a lease today to take over the former China City space at 1221 4th St N where he plans to open his new concept, Slō restaurant. As the name implies, the menu will feature slow cooked meats and dishes.  A totally different concept than anything we have in St Petersburg currently. … Continue Reading

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“Just Baked” – Donut Freak Opens With Unique Gourmet Options.

Donut Freak St Pete
Our Visit

Last Saturday morning, August 5th 2017, Kevin and I had the distinct pleasure of meeting with Lou Albano who just opened and launched his brain child of ten years, Donut Freak, located at Genaro’s Cafe on Central Avenue in St Petersburg’s burgeoning Edge District.

Kevin and I tried several of their many options. All of them absolutely delicious … Continue Reading

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Breaking News – From La V to Asie – New Sushi Coming to DTSP

New Restaurant, Asie, to open in Downtown St Pete

I had the pleasure of speaking with the manager of La V, Jason Saal, today regarding their newest restaurant concept.  They have procured the venue directly to the right of their current location where Zatar used to be.

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