NEWS: Yum Yum Hot Pot AYCE opening soon in Temple Terrace

It would seem that interest in hot pot in Tampa right now is on fire! Yum Yum Hot Pot AYCE is opening soon in Temple Terrace just minutes from USF and Tampa’s Uptown. Jennifer Will shared the news with that I can now confirm after a post about Nine Spices Hot Pot potentially coming to […]

RUMOR: Nine Spices Hot Pot expanding to Tampa’s Uptown near USF

A new hot pot place has appeared on Fowler Avenue near USF and Tampa’s Uptown called HotPot BBQ. There isn’t much online for it yet, but the license for the location points to Nine Spices Hot Pot in St. Petersburg as the owners of the location and this spot is in the old Hong Kong […]

NEWS: We Are Poke organic-focused restaurant now open in South Tampa

Full disclosure: I was invited to We Are Poke to check out their concept. I received a complimentary meal during my visit to taste the menu. All opinions listed in this article are my own and do not reflect the business or affiliates. Poke restaurants are taking Tampa by storm and the popular trend shows […]

NEWS: Michelle Faedo opening a 2nd location in Downtown Tampa

International Cuban Sandwich Festival winner Michelle Faedo is planning a second location of her concept, Michelle Faedo’s Tampeño Cuisine inside the Hillsborough County Building.

Dining Guide: Where to eat in Tampa’s Uptown (University Area)

I spent quite some time at USF in my late teens and early 20s. One of the interesting things about that side of Tampa, now called Uptown, is that many people seem to be unaware how multicultural the area is. You can find food from most cuisines within a few miles of each other and […]

NEWS: Mata’s Philippine Cuisine opens Friday, October 25th in Tampa

After a long dry spell of Filipino food, it looks like Tampa is finally going to get some new eats with Mata’s Philippine Cuisine opening this week near Town N’ Country. Mata’s is launching their first restaurant on Friday, October 25th, 2019 at 4350 West Waters Ave #102 just a few minutes away from Saigon […]

What I’m Reading in Food Media – October 21st

Looking for some great food articles to read online? Here are some articles I am currently consuming and recommend: San Francisco Chronicle: San Francisco loses another black-owned business: 60-year-old Sam Jordan’s bar closing by Justin Phillips Eater London: U.S. Fried Chicken Brand With Anti-LGBTQ Record Must Close First U.K. Restaurant by Adam Coghlan The Takeout: […]