The Old Hyde Park Garden Tour coming Dec. 3
TAMPA, FL – Hyde Park Preservation Inc. (HPPI) is hosting its first historical homes garden tour, The Old Hyde Park Garden Tour, on Saturday, Dec. 3 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Free parking will be available in the Hyde Park Village Garages. Several distinctive and beautiful gardens in the iconic Hyde Park neighborhood will…
Metropolitan Ministries is mobilizing for Hurricane Ian relief efforts
After Hurricane Irma, Metropolitan Ministries installed a $500,000 generator to sustain power their families, kitchen/hunger relief programs, and family support programs. This allows the nonprofit to be operational in the event of power outages and serve the community’s needs. They have prepared their family support centers and gymnasium to be open for emergency services following…
Chef Gavin Kaysen’s first cookbook At Home coming soon
Two-time James Beard award winning Chef and Restaurateur Gavin Kaysen debuts his first cookbook At Home in late-October 2022, published by his own Spoon Thief Publishing. Kaysen is executive culinary producer for the 2022 reboot of “Iron Chef” on Netflix and the chef and founder of Soigné Hospitality in Minneapolis, MN. Written in collaboration with renowned James Beard award winning cookbook…
Ybor City Chamber honoring Hotel Haya and Alonso Architects at 56th Annual Gala
The Ybor City Chamber of Commerce is honoring the Hotel Haya and Alfonso Architects at its 56th Annual Gala on September 17 at 6 p.m. at the Historic Columbia Restaurant. The Ybor City Business Impact Award will go to Hotel Haya, which is being “honored for its financial, cultural, and community investment in Ybor City.” Hotel Haya is a…
Shaq’s Big Chicken expanding to Florida with 40+ locations planned
Shaq’s fast-casual concept, Big Chicken, is expanding throughout Central Florida and South Florida with at least 40 locations in the works, according to a LinkedIn post from the brand. They hope to have over 200 locations soon. The fast casual was founded by basketball Hall of Famer and celebrated entrepreneur Shaquille O’Neal (Shaq). Menu items…
Kura Sushi opens at Orlando’s Vineland Pointe
Kura Sushi is now open in Central Florida at Orlando’s Vineland Pointe. It is the 40th location of the revolving sushi franchise.
Tampa Bay Restaurant Week Coming June 16 To June 26
Enjoy exclusive menus at restaurants around Tampa Bay during Tampa Bay Restaurant Week and support the fight against food insecurity.
Miami Restaurants Named To First-Ever Florida Michelin Guide
Greater Miami and Miami Beach as a destination received 11 of 15 Michelin stars awarded.
Rémy 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…
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…