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  • R​émy Martin Joins Orlando MICHELIN Guide Revelation Celebration

    R​émy Martin Joins Orlando MICHELIN Guide Revelation Celebration

    ORLANDO, FL – Rémy Martin teamed up with the Michelin Guide for the MICHELIN Guide Revelation Celebration in Orlando, Florida at The Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes on Thursday, June 9. An exclusive partner of the Michelin Guide, Rémy Martin was honored to be part of the celebrations and discovery of chefs and restaurants leading the […]

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  • Tampa Snubbed On Michelin Stars? Here’s Why That Does Not Matter.

    Tampa Snubbed On Michelin Stars? Here’s Why That Does Not Matter.

    ​Michelin Guide launched in Florida yesterday for the first time. Miami and Orlando restaurants went home with stars. No Tampa restaurants were awarded a “star” designation. ​I immediately received messages of disappointment and dismay. Three Tampa restaurants did receive the Bib Gourmand designation, or “value-for-money award​”: Ichicoro, Rooster & the Till, and Rocca.  It has been well-covered that Michelin is funded by tourism […]

  • Where To Celebrate Father’s Day 2022 In Tampa Bay

    Where To Celebrate Father’s Day 2022 In Tampa Bay

    Where to celebrate Father’s Day in Tampa.

  • Mochinut Makes Tampa Debut June 18th In Temple Terrace

    Mochinut Makes Tampa Debut June 18th In Temple Terrace

    Mochinut Tampa is finally opening on June 18 in Temple Terrace.

  • Johnathan Rodriguez Named Executive Chef & F&B Director At Sal Y Mar

    Johnathan Rodriguez Named Executive Chef & F&B Director At Sal Y Mar

     The dual-branded Aloft and Element Hotel in Midtown Tampa recently announced the appointment of Johnathan Rodriguez as its new dual-brand Executive Chef and Food & Beverage Director. Rodriguez will direct daily culinary operations at the hotel’s rooftop bar, Sal Y Mar, and oversee food and beverage operations for meetings, corporate events, local catering functions and […]

  • Wine Bar George Disney Springs Hosts Spanish Wine Lunch June 16

    Wine Bar George Disney Springs Hosts Spanish Wine Lunch June 16

    Wine Bar George at Disney Springs in Orlando is hosting a Spanish wine lunch with Master Sommelier George Miliotes and the Export Directors from both Muga and Alvear on Wednesday, June 16 from noon to 2:30 p.m. Tickets are now available online. With a combined 22 years of experience, guests will learn first hand about […]

  • Christner’s Prime Steak & Lobster Orlando Celebrates 29 Years

    Christner’s Prime Steak & Lobster Orlando Celebrates 29 Years

    Proceeds from the Christner’s Prime Steak & Lobster anniversary dinner will benefit Aspire Health Partners, a non-profit 501(c)3 behavioral healthcare organization.

  • Michelin Chef Akira Back’s Salt & The Cellar Now Open At Ette Hotel

    Michelin Chef Akira Back’s Salt & The Cellar Now Open At Ette Hotel

    Orlando diners have something new to enjoy with Michelin star Chef Akira Back’s new restaurant Salt & The Cellar, which features modern Asian cuisine blended with traditional Mediterranean cuisine with breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea and dinner service. Back was born in Korea and raised in Aspen, Colorado. Back has opened critically-acclaimed restaurants in Dubai, Beverly […]

  • Bolts Brew Fest returns to Amalie Arena August 5

    Bolts Brew Fest returns to Amalie Arena August 5

    Fans can look forward to another Bolts Brew Fest this August.

  • Nueva Cantina serves delicious Mexican eats in St. Pete

    Nueva Cantina serves delicious Mexican eats in St. Pete

    Full disclosure: I was invited for a tasting to Nueva Cantina. Opinions expressed are my own and do not represent the restaurant. Nueva Cantina is a relaxed, affordable neighborhood spot that also serves delicious contemporary Mexican cuisine. Tortillas are hand-pressed, the guacamole is made to order, and it shows in the quality of the food. […]