Trophy Fish in the Grand Central District is serving up some of the best seafood in St. Pete. This trendy spot tucked away on Central Avenue serves freshly caught, local seafood in a variety of preparations from fish tacos, oysters, shrimp skewers and more. Go for an excellent seafood fish dish and wash it down with one of their elevated … Continue ReadingRead more
If you’re familiar with Goan food already, then Avo’s Kitchen should be your next stop, and if you’re not, then it should be your first stop. Avo’s Kitchen is located inside Iberian Rooster on Central Ave, in downtown St. Pete. They are the only Goan Indian restaurant in the area, offering food that’s unique and very tasty. Avo’s is a … Continue ReadingRead more
Wild Child is an exciting neighborhood bistro in the Grand Central District serving exotic cocktails and a tasty menu with fresh, seasonal ingredients. This vibrant restaurant is a great addition to St. Pete with its unique vibe and strong attention to detail with tantalizing flavors in both their drinks and food.
Two prominent locals put their brilliant minds together to … Continue ReadingRead more
If you’re hankering for authentic Italian food, a stellar wine selection, and a mini market to gather ingredients to prepare Sunday’s pasta sauce, look no further than Italy Bottega in downtown St. Pete. This quaint storefront on Central Avenue has a focus on impeccably crafted paninis, Nutella filled donuts, and so much more! Being from Rome himself, the owner at … Continue ReadingRead more
Poppo’s Taqueria is a popular fast-casual restaurant on Central Ave serving delicious tacos, burritos, bowls and quesadillas with fresh and organic ingredients. There are multiple locations around Florida and aren’t we glad they popped up here?! An eye-catcher are their wholesome and delicious menu items from protein to toppings and their homemade tortillas.
Poppo’s is a family-owned Mexican inspired restaurant … Continue ReadingRead more
I’m not going to lie… it’s hard to balance being a food writer and eating healthy. I constantly use my foodie title as an excuse to indulge and say “screw it, I should eat this cookie”. If you’ve read my previous articles, you know I’m completely obsessed with everything sweet and I have a very hard time saying no to … Continue ReadingRead more
Picture this: a sweet vanilla latte with house-made almond milk, a gluten-free, savory quiche with fresh ingredients, and a perfect outdoor seating area on the corner of the hustling and bustling Central Avenue. Welcome to Craft Kafé. This local cafe sits at a great location in downtown St. Pete with an outstanding gluten-free menu.
Craft Kafé has an extensive drink … Continue ReadingRead more
Baba is a Greek-Lebanese inspired restaurant and bakery in the Grand Central District brought to us by the owners of local favorite, Bodega on Central, Debbie and George Sayegh. They set out to honor their family through the food and recipes of their childhood. Debbie grew up in Greece and George in Lebanon. Baba which literally translates to father is … Continue ReadingRead more
First things first. Knödel is pronounced “Ka-noodle”, and it is a dumpling, not a noodle. They can be sweet or savory. At German Knödel, they have three choices, all of which are sweet dessert options. We’ll come back to them when it’s time for dessert.
German Knödel is a special place with special people, and fantastic food.
They use fresh, … Continue ReadingRead more
Plant + Love Ice Cream is a vegan ice cream shop in St. Pete that makes it possible for vegans to also scream for ice cream. This plant-based ice cream shop is located on Central Ave by Grassroots Kava House and The German Knodle. The atmosphere isn’t what you’d expect from a traditional ice cream shop. As soon as you … Continue ReadingRead more
“Life is a journey of discovery and food should be no different.” – David Morris, owner and executive chef, Modern Brine
Upon arriving to Baum Avenue Market, one’s eyes are immediately led to the lush plants and twinkling lights outlining Modern Brine. Hanging wooden light fixtures dangle above a small bar area with six high top bar stools and an … Continue ReadingRead more
About a year ago, Renaud Cowez sold the majority of his interest in the Beach Drive lounge, Tryst, and turned over operations to Wassim Nabulsi.
Recently, an opportunity arose that he couldn’t pass up.
I have to admit that when I heard about the location, I was concerned. It’s … Continue ReadingRead more
Datz is HUGE—literally and figuratively!
They are huge on the local food scene …
… and the new location in downtown St. Pete is freakin’ humongous!
Both the dining area, and the kitchen can accommodate a large crowd, and it’s a good thing with how popular they are, and because of the huge … Continue ReadingRead more
The highly anticipated opening of Sophia’s Cucina + Enoteca, brought to you by the owners of Lolita’s Wine Market, Chef Alex and Kelly Rodriguez, is Thursday, May 23rd at 5:00pm. Yes, that’s tomorrow.
I would say run don’t walk to Sophia’s! You can make your reservations on Opentable.
Read the original article we wrote about the planned opening here
We … Continue ReadingRead more
Last Saturday, I noticed that Buya Ramen posted on their Facebook page about a new drink menu. I was busy on Sunday, so this led to Monday-Funday yesterday, which led to some tasty drinks, and then a nap.
Hey, it’s a tough job …
Buya has lots of whiskies, wines, beers—all the usual stuff—but then there’s the Specialty Cocktails.
I … Continue ReadingRead more