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St Petersburg Foodies’ Downtown Happy Hour List September 2021 UPDATED

Happy Hour Food & Drink List for Downtown, The Edge District and The Grand Central District

*Please note for purposes of this list we consider Downtown up to 22nd Ave N and to 22nd Ave S out to The Edge District at 9th St (MLK Jr. St). The Edge District is also included in this list but has its own … Continue Reading

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10 Best St. Petersburg Brunch Spots 2021

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It’s the weekend and time to treat yourself to a terrific brunch, but where should you go? We have compiled a list of the best downtown brunches to help with your decision.

THE LIST IS IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER <— LOOK Best Brunch Spots in St. Pete Chosen by Locals 2021

1. Cassis Brunch is served everyday from 8am – 3pm … Continue Reading

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Fried Lost Coast Oysters with Tomato Butter, Pickled Shallots and Corn Recipe

When generating new recipes, I always tend to abide by what’s in season at that present moment. Currently in Florida, oysters, tomatoes and corn are in their prime, so naturally, I took advantage of that trio for this easy, yet impressive appetizer that is suitable for any and all occasions.

All of the ingredients for this recipe can be easily … Continue Reading

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Top Downtown St Pete Breakfast or Brunch Restaurants 2020

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Breakfast or Brunch – Where Should You Go?

Wake up early and hungry for breakfast? It is the most important meal of the day, you know. Do you know what your options are in Downtown St Pete? St Petersburg Foodies compiled a list of downtown establishments that can get your day started off just right. They are ordered by opening … 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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5 Best Places for Poké Bowls in St Petersburg, FL 2019

Spicy Lava Flow Poke Bowl from Pin Wok & Bowl

Poké (pronounced as poh-kay), which is said to have been originated in Hawaii, has gained a copious amount of popularity all across the world in recent years. Poké is a traditional dish that is typically comprised of, in its most basic state, raw tuna and shoyu, where the tuna is cut crosswise, and then cubed. However, there are many, many … Continue Reading

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5 Best Frosé Cocktails in St. Petersburg, FL 2019

The Avenue Frosé

Sure, summer is behind us but the warm temperatures that still remain make it socially acceptable to order a frozen drink in November, right? Frosé is a frozen rosé cocktail that everyone has been raving about this summer. These trendy, boozy adult slushies are great for cooling off and sippin’ on something sweet.

Here are the BEST frosé cocktails in … 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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Sushi Sho Rexley: More Than Just a “Sho”, It’s a Culinary Tasting Extravaganza!

Sushi Sho Rexley - Salmon Roe

“I will leave it up to you” is the english translation of the Japanese phrase Omakase. Having never been to Japan, I had actually never heard this phrase until just the last couple of years. Boy have we all been missing out. You don’t know what you’re missing if you’ve never tried it.

Word around town last year was that … Continue Reading

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Casual Clam – Not So Casual on the Taste Buds

Lobster Roll and Crab Legs at Casual Clam

On a quiet Tuesday evening, I strolled in to Casual Clam for a solo meal. Casual Clam has been on my list since the first time I heard the restaurant’s name. I have to admit my expectations were not high, but it’s hard to not want to see what a restaurant is all about with a name like that.

Well, … Continue Reading

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Shopapalooza Moves To Vinoy Park and is Bigger and Better Than Ever

All photos courtesy of Localshops1.com unless otherwise specified.

Too soon to be thinking of holiday shopping? Never! Shopapalooza Festival (www.shopapaloozafestival.com), the biggest shopping event in St. Pete is coming back, and bigger than ever. In fact, the festival this year is expected to be the biggest Small Business Saturday (and Sunday!) event in the nation. Shopapalooza Festival takes place Nov … 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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Neighborhood Joe Coffee Shop: The Neighbor You Want to Have in St. Petersburg, FL

Avocado Toast and Veggie Omelette

Imagine knocking on your neighbor’s door for a vanilla latte and oh yeah, don’t forget a chocolate chip muffin, a vegan cinnamon sugar donut, and throw in a bowl of granola and fruit. Neighborhood Joe is that neighbor, and you can skip the knocking.

This local coffee shop has it all from freshly brewed coffee and teas, a full breakfast … Continue Reading

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And the bier boutique Bursts Onto the Historic Uptown St Pete Food Scene

the bier boutique - Turkey BLT (TBLT)

On an unassuming street in the historic uptown neighborhood of St Pete, across from Round Lake, a new restaurant burst onto the restaurant scene this past May. The bier boutique hit the ground running and has been an overnight success with many great reviews in our Facebook group and online. I live just four blocks from them and we finally … Continue Reading

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Top 10 Sandwiches / Sandwich Shops in St. Petersburg FL 2019

Biting into a flavorful sandwich is often overlooked with the number of unique restaurants and offerings St. Pete has, but sometimes you just want a dang sandwich! Luckily, the food scene here is exceptional even when it comes to perfecting that lunch craving for a simple yet delicious sandwich. There are endless combinations to create the best sandwich but we … Continue Reading

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