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Trophy Fish St. Pete Exudes Beachy Fun and Fresh Caught Seafood Fare

Trophy Fish

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 Reading

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St. Pete’s Only Goan Indian Restaurant: Avo’s Kitchen at Iberian Rooster

Avo's Kitchen Custom Double Bowl

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 Reading

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Tropical Cocktails Pair with a Seasonal-Inspired Menu at Wild Child

Wild Child Tuna Tostada

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 Reading

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Immerse Yourself in Italy With a Visit to Italy Bottega

Eggplant Parmigiana

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 Reading

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Poppo’s Taqueria: A Poppin’ Spot for Northern Cali Inspired Mexican Street Food

Poppos

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 Reading

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Nourish your Body with Healthy Options at Mickey’s Café and Organics

Turkey Pesto Wrap and Garden Salad

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 Reading

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Craft Kafé: Delectable Gluten Free Eats & Treats in Downtown St Pete

Fresh Brew and Tomato, Spinach, Feta Quiche of the Day

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 Reading

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Baba on Central Brings Mediterranean Flair to the Grand Central District

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 Reading

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German Knödel – The Best Wurst in St. Pete!

Jager Schnitzel

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 Reading

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Plant + Love Ice Cream: A Place for Vegans to Scream for Ice Cream

Cookies n Cream and Almond Crunch

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 Reading

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Modern Brine: A Flavor Journey

“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 Reading

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Tropez St. Pete – New Lounge on the 400 Block of Central

Brought to You by the Founder of Tryst on Beach Drive

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 Reading

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Datz the Way uh-huh, uh-huh, I like it, uh-huh, uh-huh …

Datz Entrance at 180 Central Ave
Datz Opens in Downtown St. Petersburg, FL

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 Reading

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“When the World Seems to Shine Like You’ve Had Too Much Wine”…That’s Sophia’s

Sophia's Italian Food Options

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

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Buya Ramen Rocks It Out & Shakes It Up with New Specialty Cocktails

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 Reading

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