Tag Archives: St. Petersburg Restaurant Reviews

The Return of IL Ritorno – Downtown St. Pete 2018

IL Ritorno is back! Actually, they've been back since December 27th, but we finally got a chance to check out the new space on Valentine's Day. They closed during the last quarter of 2017 to expand, nearly doubling their size, adding two more dining areas, an open kitchen, chef's bar, and full liquor. More details…
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Lolita’s Brunch Gives You One More Reason To Go

When Lolita’s Wine Market opened last year, it seemed like they relied mostly on “word of mouth” (i.e. social media shares) to get the word out about the make-your-own-charcuterie concept. Lucky for them, people couldn’t stop raving about the place. And truth be told, I still can’t. The food is undeniably good. In an effort…
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IL Ritorno Launches Spirit Pairing Series Starting with Tequila

IL Ritorno will host a dinner once a month with a five-course tasting menu created to pair with the designated spirit. (The series runs from February to May.) February's dinner pairs with Lunazul Tequila. Lunazul means "Blue Moon", and this tequila has a 250-year history. Joining Chef David is Lunazul's master distiller, Francisco Quijano. He'll…
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Nueva Cantina’s New Menu Items are Superb

Nueva Cantina does it again with some really tasty, unique and fun items. The new menu came out yesterday, February 7th, and I made sure to stop by to try a couple of things. Don't worry about your favorites. Much of the menu stayed and there are seven new items. There are two that really…
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M-N-M BBQ: A Hidden Gem on the St Pete BBQ Restaurant Scene

Thursday, January 25th 2018, Kevin and I ventured out of the 33701 to find some good BBQ. We had ordered previously from M-N-M through Delivery Dudes and found it to be quite good, but visiting a restaurant and eating there is usually quite a different experience than delivery. M-N-M is located off of 16th St…
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Jan 25-27, 2018 The Galley’s “Shipwrecked” One-Year Anniversary

From Civic Leaders To Scallywags, Locals Celebrate "New Life" In Pivotal Downtown Sector The Galley is donating a portion of proceeds from weekend events to Trinity Cafe Many doubted, said it couldn't be done, said it's not time. There were several concepts in the former Howard Johnson hotel, on busy Fourth Street, across from a…
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A Secret Rendezvous with the New Menu at Tryst

Tryst Adds Over 25 New Menu Items for Dinner & Brunch We're not sure how many restaurants do this, but it sure is a great idea. When Tryst updates their menu, which happens 2-3 times a year, they have a two hour meeting with all of the employees where Chef Jon Robben cooks and explains…
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The Galley Downtown St. Pete Continues to Impress

As restaurant reviewers, there are definitely times when we just want to eat our food, and not have to do a review—actually, most of the time. Other times, we go to a place with the main intent of doing a review. Last week, when we went to The Galley, it was the former. We just…
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St Pete Beach’s Sola Bistro & Wine Bar Revisited July 2017

On Friday, July 21st 2017, Kevin and I made the short trek from Downtown St Petersburg to St Pete Beach to visit one of our favorite restaurants - Sola Bistro & Wine Bar. We don't usually like to leave downtown but Sola has proven to be worth it and Uber makes it easy. Read our…
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Beau n Mo’s Delmonico Steak Ranks Amongst the Best!

Back in October 2016 we posted the ten best steaks in St Petersburg, FL based on a poll we took in our Facebook Group, St Petersburg Foodies Restaurant Reviews. At the time, we had not been to Beau n Mo's, but we had to listen to the people and include them in the list at…
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