Category: Food Events

  • First Annual Ford’s Taste of Latino event recap

    First Annual Ford’s Taste of Latino event recap

    I stopped by the Taste of Latino today for their food festival for a few hours. Hundreds of people showed up for a beautiful Sunday in Historic Ybor City. One of the cool things about the event was the wide variety of people who showed up there. There was food from around Latin America including […]

  • WEIRD: Candy Corn Pizza further sign of societal decay

    WEIRD: Candy Corn Pizza further sign of societal decay

    Candy corn is probably the worst “treat” to grace the Halloween season and the annual rush to create food people don’t want has led to the Candy Corn Pizza push of 2019. BuzzFeed did an in-depth exploration into the phenomenon in 2018. Just when you think you’ve forgotten, candy corn comes back into your life. […]

  • NEWS: Dunedin Stone Crab Festival this weekend

    NEWS: Dunedin Stone Crab Festival this weekend

    The annual Dunedin Stone Crab Festival is this weekend at Edgewater Park. The food festival is free to attend. 20 vendors will serve up stone crab dishes and a variety of seafood for attendees. Proceeds will benefit Homeless Empowerment Program (HEP), whose mission is “to  break the cycle of homelessness for any individual or family […]

  • NEWS: Taste of Latino coming Sunday October 20th to Ybor City

    NEWS: Taste of Latino coming Sunday October 20th to Ybor City

    The first annual Taste of Latino is coming Sunday, October 20th to Centennial Park in Ybor City from 11AM-6PM. The event is organized by Latin Times Media, creators of the Cuban Sandwich Festival and is presented by Ford. Food will be featured from around Latin America with countries such as Puerto Rico, Mexico, Colombia, Cuba, […]

  • NAAAP hosting one year anniversary rooftop party July 18th in Downtown Tampa

    The National Association of Asian American Professionals Tampa Bay (NAAAP) is celebrating their first anniversary on Thursday, July 18th, 2019 at Hampton + Home2 by Hilton Downtown Tampa from 6:30PM to 8:30PM. The event is being coined Rooftop Celebr*asian and is free to attend. Food will be provided by event sponsors including Seminole Hard Rock […]

  • NEWS: Recess Pizza grand opening set for June 22nd in Downtown Orlando

    NEWS: Recess Pizza grand opening set for June 22nd in Downtown Orlando

    The culinary team behind Orlando Meats is having their grand opening for their latest concept, Recess Pizza, on Saturday, June 22nd, 2019. View this post on Instagram A post shared by RECESS PIZZA (@recesspizza) The team took over the culinary kitchen at Orange County Brewers back in May just two blocks south of the Orange […]

  • Foodie Photoshoot / St. Pete Lunchpool Takeover Recap

    Foodie Photoshoot / St. Pete Lunchpool Takeover Recap

    I joined forces with a new food startup called Lunchpool on Sunday, May 19th for a Foodie Photoshoot / St. Pete Lunchpool Takeover. The idea was to eat our way through a section of Downtown St. Petersburg and connect people over food while trying some new places or outposts of businesses I have seen around […]

  • Ōra King TYEE Salmon Dinner this Friday at TBBC Westchase

    Tampa Bay Brewing Co. (TBBC) is hosting an Ōra King TYEE Salmon Dinner this Friday, May 17th, 2019 at TBBC Westchase. This high-quality salmon is normally reserved for James Beard Award and Michelin Star restaurants only. TBBC is the first brewery in the country, and the first restaurant in Tampa to offer the salmon on […]

  • 3rd Annual Kentucky Derby Formal this Saturday at Intermezzo Coffee and Cocktails

    The 3rd Annual Kentucky Derby Formal is upon us this Saturday May 4th from 4PM-8PM at Intermezzo Coffee and Cocktails (1111 Central Avenue, St. Petersburg, Florida 33705). FREE admission. Live music will be provided by Boxcar Hollow. $6 mint juleps will be available as a special deal with Old Forester. $4 Peronis. Enjoy a raw […]

  • Doc B’s March Madness features 50% off deals that are worth a visit

    Full disclosure: I was invited by Doc B’s to come and try out their menu for a tasting in exchange for my opinion about their food and this post about their March Madness promotion. Opinions are my own and do not reflect Doc B’s or affiliates.  March Madness is plenty of things, but one thing […]