The Mill just celebrated their five year anniversary last week. Chef Ted Dorsey said that they originally had plans for a big celebration party before this pandemic hit. He woke up that morning and felt quite sad as it hit him that there would be no big party. We want you all to know that we certainly celebrate this milestone … Continue ReadingRead more
When you think of beach dining, a few things probably come to mind: ordinary fried bar bites, cheap beers by the bucket-full, and gaudy Floridian decor. While there is nothing wrong with any of that, as it is often what beach goers are in search of. Therefore, there is certainly something to be said for elevated seaside cuisine that provides … Continue ReadingRead more
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 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
“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 ReadingRead more
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 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
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 ReadingRead more
Yes, I understand that the name of Salty J’s refers more to sass than to my favorite cooking mineral. But I have to admit, I do love the name. The only thing better would be if the name was Salty L’s, however that wouldn’t coincide with owner, Josh Connell’s first initial, now wouldn’t it?
Salty J’s opened the first of … Continue ReadingRead more
Ever since our first visit to Grace Restaurant, just after they opened in the summer of 2017, we have considered Grace to be an anomaly at the beach. Why? Because it has great food, great wine and great service in a beautiful, welcoming, non-pretentious atmosphere. Our first write up on Grace.
A locals favorite, Grace continues to impress with quality … Continue ReadingRead more
In January 2019, Bacchus St Pete quietly opened its doors offering a European inspired market complete with wine, cheese and charcuterie. Bacchus is not just a market, but a lovely place to eat, drink and unwind. Read our original article on the inspiration of Bacchus before they opened here.
Upon first entering, the decor is bright and airy with a … 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
I don’t make fried chicken at home, but as a child my mother did, and from what I recall it was finger licking good. My mother is from Georgia so she knows southern cooking. Did she way over cook vegetables? Definitely, but I think most moms in her era did.
So when I see fried chicken on a menu, it … 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
On Thursday night, we were invited to a pre-opening party for No Vacancy. Quite honestly we weren’t sure what to expect. No Vacancy currently occupies the former King’s Street space and is the brainchild of Stephen Schrutt of The Hunger + Thirst Group which also includes The Avenue and Park & Rec.
Schrutt said that this concept has been brewing … Continue ReadingRead more