Armature Works celebrates one year anniversary of success in Tampa

It has been exactly one year since Armature Works opened its doors to the City of Tampa in Tampa Heights. The historic building and food hall changed the city for the better and gave many restaurateurs and food brands and opportunity to shine on Tampa’s waterfront just outside of Downtown Tampa. The venue has alsoContinue reading “Armature Works celebrates one year anniversary of success in Tampa”

New Years Eve Gala 2019 at Armature Works

Want to spend New Year’s Eve 2019 at one of the hottest new spots in town? Armature Works is throwing an all-inclusive New Year’s Eve Gala with Big City Events and tickets are now on-sale starting at $205 per person (excludes taxes and fees). Reserved table options are also available. Buy tickets: http://bit.ly/2RkNbmD Tickets includeContinue reading “New Years Eve Gala 2019 at Armature Works”

Tampa Bay Food Fight 2018 a smashing success

Metropolitan Ministries had their Tampa Bay Food Fight 2018 charity fundraiser tonight at Armature Works in Tampa Heights. St. Pete edged out Tampa for the best food city with chefs claiming victory from The Mill, Parkshore Grill, Locale Market, Dr. BBQ, Red Mesa, Il Ritorno, The Birchwood, and The Peabody. Metropolitan Ministries raised $250,000 atContinue reading “Tampa Bay Food Fight 2018 a smashing success”

Support Tampa Bay Food Fight October 16th at Armature Works

The Tampa Bay Food Fight is returning this October in the fight against poverty and hunger. Chefs from Tampa and St. Petersburg will put out their best food in the name of charity. Which city do you think will will win? The fundraiser will occur on Tuesday, October 16th, 2018 from 6:30PM-9:30PM in Tampa HeightsContinue reading “Support Tampa Bay Food Fight October 16th at Armature Works”

Taking a look Inside the Box at Armature Works

I have long heard of Inside the Box, but never actually been to the cafe before. I reached out to Inside the Box¬†when they opened at Armature Works in Tampa Heights to get the story behind this unique project. I met up for a few hours with their PR representative and Executive Chef Clifford BarsiContinue reading “Taking a look Inside the Box at Armature Works”

Chef Spotlight: Gia Tran of Zukku Sushi & Astro Ice Cream Co.

Full disclosure: Chef Gia Tran and I are personally acquainted and have collaborated/worked together. He is a mutual friend through an old friend and we were first introduced at the first Sushi Battle in Ybor City. We have gone on to see each other around town at different restaurants and businesses. I reached out toContinue reading “Chef Spotlight: Gia Tran of Zukku Sushi & Astro Ice Cream Co.”

Surf & Turf Truck serving great seafood at Armature Works

Surf & Turf Truck and I go back a few years. We met during a food truck rally blitz in Seminole Heights and Ybor City. Always friendly at the register and humble about their food and vision. I met the owner of Empamamas, Stephanie Swanz, at Surf & Turf Truck when she was working theirContinue reading “Surf & Turf Truck serving great seafood at Armature Works”

Empamamas now open at Armature Works

Local food truck Empamamas has joined the vendor list at Armature Works for the Heights Public Market today. Several empanadas have appeared on the soft opening menu and it will expand with some time. This is a huge deal for local food trucks and shows their gourmet power, especially after Surf & Turf is alreadyContinue reading “Empamamas now open at Armature Works”

Armature Works food hall now in soft opening

The long awaited Armature Works¬†Heights Public Market is now in soft opening in Tampa Heights. The building opens at 7AM and most concepts are open by 11AM. The food hall features over 10 different food concepts and bars throughout and is waterfront right off the Tampa Riverwalk near Waterworks Park. I visited the soft openingContinue reading “Armature Works food hall now in soft opening”

Indie Flea Market launches at Armature Works – 1/21

The popular Indie Flea Market will expand to Armature Works on Sunday, January 21st, 2018 from 11AM-3PM. The event will be recurring every 3rd Sunday of the month. Vendors will assemble at the upcoming food hall and event center to sell “handmade wares, upcycled home goods, vintage treasuries, artisanal foods, flowers and cacti…to name aContinue reading “Indie Flea Market launches at Armature Works – 1/21”