Scumbag CNBC video advocates denying restaurant servers full tips to save money

Tipping your servers is vital people. It should not be a game where you’re trying to save money. A new video from CNBC advocates saving money by doubling the tax percentage or tipping on a pre-tax amount to skirt below 20% in any way possible. Either way, it is a bad look to look to […]

Carlos Eats nominated for Best Local Blogger by A-List

Carlos Eats has been nominated on Channel 10’s A-List for Best Local Blogger. If you would like to help me in the polls visit my page at: http://tampacityvoter.dealchicken.com/carlos-eats/biz/645916 Thanks again for your support! Make sure to vote in the food categories for your favorite local restaurants and eateries. 🙂

Tampa Bay Restaurants & Bars on Twitter

Last Updated 02/25/12 Today’s technologically savvy society has led many restaurants and bars to find their way onto Twitter. This is a list of restaurants and bars in Tampa Bay who are using Twitter to interact with customers. Bern’s Fine Wines Bern’s Steak House Burger 21 BurgerMonger Cafe Hey Ciccio’s Lodge East Coast Pizza Fly […]

Tampa Bay becomes a Yelp Elite City

Yelp was the first food community I joined online back in 2006 after I was introduced by a Xanga friend living in San Francisco. Since then I have gone on to write over 500 reviews on Yelp and been a member of their Elite squad since 2006 as well. Yelp always had aspirations for Tampa and […]

TBO Tweetup @ Fly Bar and Restaurant

I had the pleasure of attending the TBO Tweetup yesterday at Fly Bar and Restaurant. The event was a nice opportunity to meet new people, interact with people active in social media in Tampa Bay, and meet the people who make it happen at TBO, the Tampa Tribune, and WFLA, News Channel 8. The breeze […]

Tampa Bay Bars & Restaurants on Facebook

Last Updated 03/13/11 Today’s technologically savvy society has led many restaurants and bars to find their way onto Facebook. This is a list of restaurants and bars in Tampa Bay who are using Facebook to interact with customers. Bella’s Italian Cafe Big Belly Burgers BurgerMonger California Tacos To-Go Cafe Kili Cappy’s Pizza Ceviche Tapas Bar […]

Tampa Bay Blogger Shoutouts

I’ll take some time each week to highlight some bloggers and critics in the area or outside of the area who I think deserve some recognition and attention. A California Girl’s Quest to Fall in Love with Florida (http://myothercitybythebay.com/): This blog written by a NorCal blogger who is now living in Florida is a great […]

How To: Research Restaurants Before You Dine

Many people search Google for restaurant reviews and are not sure about where they should be looking for reviews or the reputation of where they are looking. Big cities have a number of resources for residents, but coming from a smaller place like Tampa we only have a few guaranteed spots to research restaurants before […]