I have been Facebook friends of Brian and Lindsay Rosegger for sometime now. They have also been active members of our Facebook group, St Petersburg Foodies Restaurant Reviews. I initially saw Lindsay’s post about finally receiving approval for their two acre lease from the state in the Terra Ceia Aquatic Preserve on February 26th, 2019. After five applications and two … Continue ReadingRead more
Previously promoted as Clearwater Beach Uncorked for the past seven years, this premier event enters its eighth year as SAVOR ST. PETE, bringing its signature two-day food, wine and craft beer festival to the idyllic waterfront setting of North Straub Park in downtown St. Petersburg.
The festival will run November 2nd and 3rd and tickets are now on sale. Some … 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
A take down in the ‘Burg…Spinning a take on the Esquire Network series, Knife Fight, IL Ritorno is bringing some Saturday night fun into our downtown culinary scene with their newest concept the “Midnight Chef Fight” series which will pit two Tampa Bay chefs against each other in an hour long, “after hours” cook-off to create the best dishes.
Not … Continue ReadingRead more
Downtown St. Pete’s largest Kentucky Derby Party is returning to Intermezzo Coffee & Cocktails on Saturday, May 4, from 4 p.m. – 8 p.m. Guests will enjoy a live projection of the race at Churchill Downs, a mint julep bar in addition to the full-service bar, and a raw bar featuring oysters from Modern Brine.
Attendees are encouraged to come … Continue ReadingRead more
It’s no secret that the craft beer scene is booming exponentially throughout downtown St Petersburg and the surrounding areas. But, did you know that there’s a hidden brewing gem with a booming presence on the beach? That’s right, Mastry’s brewing has been crafting beers on St. Pete Beach since 2016.
While, yes, Mastry’s opened their doors on the beach in … Continue ReadingRead more
Brass Bowl Kitchen & Juicery is set to open April 1st…finally. We have all watched and waited. Unfortunately, they encountered some of the same set backs most new restaurants do during build out, which pushed their hopeful opening date of August 2018 back to now. Beginning March 27th, Brass Bowl will start with a … Continue ReadingRead more
Pinellas Ale Works (PAW) and the PAWS-itively Delish food truck have joined forces in the name of great brews, delicious food, and best of all, dogs! This ultimately means, the PAWS-itively Delish food truck now has a spot at Pinellas Ale Works every Wednesday-Sunday evening!
While yes, the names of the two businesses sound as though they were intentionally created … Continue ReadingRead more
If the thought of cooking Salmon with the skin on freaks you out a bit and puts a look of disgust on your face, I’m here to change that. Trust me, I, too, had a negative association with cooking Salmon with the skin still on. However, this is probably because I had only ever had sad, sad Salmon with chewy, … Continue ReadingRead more
In today’s world, it’s nothing out of the ordinary to see dogs most places where you usually find humans: shopping malls, restaurants, patios, etc. Actually, our society has even gone as far as creating spaces that cater to dogs and humans. For example, dog bars, dog beaches and dog parks. Dogs are marking their territory on the world, and humans … Continue ReadingRead more
It goes without saying that you can put most anything onto a pizza and you can almost guarantee that it’s going to turn out a winner. Well, Irish Style Bacon and Cabbage are no exception. For those of you who don’t know, Irish Bacon differs than the usual Bacon that we know and love here in America. Irish Bacon comes … Continue ReadingRead more
Kelly and Chef Alex Rodriguez, owners of the extremely popular Lolita’s Wine Bar, are dipping their talents into a new concept in the Grand Central District. Their new restaurant, Sophia’s Cucina & Enoteca, is located in the space formerly occupied by The Hive, which closed in May 2018. Following in the footsteps of Lolita’s named after their dog, Lola, Sophia’s … Continue ReadingRead more
“Beer is really easy to make, it’s the easiest thing in the world to make. But making good beer is actually quite hard.” Those are words spoken by Kevin Shaw, owner of the newest brewery in town, If I Brewed the World.
All great things take time- lots of time…as well as patience and some hard work. Kevin is living … Continue ReadingRead more
The Independent Bar, a downtown St Pete institution, will be adding an Outdoor Café to its location at the corner of Central and 11th St. in the EDGE District.
“We are very excited to bring our Café fare to The Edge District. We have been planning this expansion for two years, and now we have found a way to implement … Continue ReadingRead more
Demand is calling for an expansion of the The Galley. “I pop by often, for lunch, meetings, or a quick pilsners-and-policy chat with other patrons,” said Councilwoman Gina Driscoll. “It’s such a popular neighborhood spot sometimes I have trouble finding a seat!”
Co-owners, Ian Taylor & Pete Boland, will take on more space on 4th Street N two doors up … Continue ReadingRead more