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Oak & Stone Opens July 9th in Downtown St. Pete

To Donate a Portion of Sales to The Academy Prep Center

Oak & Stone, a New American tavern featuring craft beer, artisanal pizza and gourmet fare, will open its second location in St. Petersburg on Monday, July 9, 2018. The new restaurant is located at 199 Central Avenue in downtown St. Petersburg, next to the Hyatt Place on 2nd Street … Continue Reading

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Hey, Hey You’ll Wanna Eat at Rawk Star…

Rawk Star Cafe

Mike and Arielle Collins are a brother and sister team born and raised here in our beautiful city of St Petersburg. Now they are the proud proprietors of one of the newest restaurants downtown, Rawk Star Café. There is one other location in Oldsmar that has been around for eight years.

Mike and Arielle fell in love with the plant-based, … Continue Reading

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Beans & Barlour Brings Craft Coffee & Alcohol Infused Ice Cream to St. Pete

Story Stuart of Story Brooke Café Kicks Off New Venture Next to St. Pete Brewing Co.

We spoke to Story on the phone last night as she took a break from painting the walls of her new venture.

Coming in July, the heart of the Central Arts District will soon have a brand new craft coffee bar and dessert lounge—Beans … Continue Reading

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Mini Doughnuts Made With Love at Mini Doughnut Factory

St. Pete Doughnut Factory 16 Pack of Minis

Delicious, almost bite-sized, made-to-order cake doughnuts decked out with toppings. Small in size, but mighty in flavor. That’s what you’ll get at the Mini Doughnut Factory. Along with plenty more.

If you haven’t heard, mini doughnuts are the new gourmet sweet of choice for the people of Tampa Bay. The addiction to the made-to-order gourmet minis is real. This is … Continue Reading

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Fill Up Your Tank at Ford’s Garage

Ford's Garage Downtown St. Petersburg
Ford’s Garage Opens in Downtown St. Pete Today

Yesterday, we told you about Yeoman’s Cask & Lion opening in a portion of the space that was formerly Rowdies Den. In the other part of the same space, we also have the newest Ford’s Garage location. Sharing the same kitchen, but with completely different menus and themes, both restaurants are connected … Continue Reading

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Yeoman’s Cask & Lion Opens in Downtown St. Pete May 23, 2018

Outside Bar at Yeoman's

Who doesn’t love a British Pub?

Yeoman’s Cask & Lion opens tomorrow in downtown St. Petersburg on one side of the space that was formerly Rowdies Den, and before that, Midtown Sundries. (The other side is Ford’s Garage, both owned by Tampa-based Twenty Three Restaurant Services, and connected together.)

Some locals cringe at restaurant theme concepts, and think of them … Continue Reading

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Flûte & Dram Opens to Packed Crowds on Beach Drive

Check out our new Updated Flûte & Dram Review from January 2020.

It’s been a year and two months since the original announcement of Flûte & Dram opening on Beach Drive. Now they are finally open with packed crowds spilling out onto the sidewalk. There’s no other place in St. Pete that has a selection of caviar like Flûte & … Continue Reading

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Pacific Counter Brings Poké Bowls & Sushi Burritos to the 600 Block of Central

The 600 block of Central Avenue in downtown St. Pete is turning into “The Foodies Block”.

UPDATE: Go Here for a Review of Pacific Counter St. Pete.

There’s The Lure (that opened in January 2016) at 661 with sushi and tapas. Next week, Maple Street Biscuit Co. is opening across the street at 662. Coming in late summer, there will … Continue Reading

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Brass Bowl to Debut on 600 Block in Downtown St. Pete

Brass Bowl Kitchen & Juicery to Open Summer 2018

UPDATE MARCH 25, 2019: Brass Bowl is now opening April 1st. Here’s a preview / review.

We recently told you about Maple Street Biscuit Co. opening on the 600 block of Central Ave.

Now, helping to round out the offering of edibles on the 600 block, we have Brass Bowl.

Residing … Continue Reading

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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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