Donovan’s Meatery captures the Datz Restaurant Group expertise into a fine-tuned steak house.

When I first heard that Datz Restaurant Group was launching a steak house, I could already visualize it in my head. The group owns numerous restaurants around the Tampa Bay area, but when I first started writing about food it was just the location on MacDill. Little by little the empire grew and now DatzContinue reading “Donovan’s Meatery captures the Datz Restaurant Group expertise into a fine-tuned steak house.”

NEWS: Mi Viejo Latin Cafe & Catering now open in Apollo Beach

Restaurants are opening in droves right now across Tampa Bay. Down in Apollo Beach, Mi Viejo Latin Cafe & Catering opened their doors to the public today. The owners, Roger and Veronica Lima, originally were a part of Liborio’s Cafe, which is a popular Latin cafeteria in the Brandon area. Mi Viejo offers a numberContinue reading “NEWS: Mi Viejo Latin Cafe & Catering now open in Apollo Beach”

NEWS: Kiwami Sushi and Ramen opening Saturday, April 6th in Brandon

Brandon’s first official ramen shop is opening this week on Saturday, April 6th at 12PM. Kiwami Sushi and Ramen will offer a special introductory 20% off promotion from April 6th to April 20th. The new shop will be located at 10262 Causeway Blvd. Tampa, Florida 33619, just minutes from the Westfield Brandon Towncenter and theContinue reading “NEWS: Kiwami Sushi and Ramen opening Saturday, April 6th in Brandon”

Dining Guide: 3 vegan eats that don’t break the bank in Tampa Bay

This post comes from Deborah Bostock-Kelley. Deborah is a food writer and is going to highlight some great vegan and gluten-free eats for us. I am asked all the time about vegan food, but it isn’t my specialty so I am very excited to have her writing for us. It’s hard enough to find restaurantsContinue reading “Dining Guide: 3 vegan eats that don’t break the bank in Tampa Bay”

Restaurant News: Sa Ri One Sushi & Korean BBQ now open in Brandon

Sa Ri One Sushi & Korean BBQ is now open in Brandon. It’s been open for a few weeks now. I stopped by today for a bite. The restaurant is in the old S Bar location next to Burlington Coat Factory on Adamo Dr. (State Road 60). The inside has been changed dramatically and itContinue reading “Restaurant News: Sa Ri One Sushi & Korean BBQ now open in Brandon”

Leaven Brewing Co. opening March 30th in Riverview

Riverview’s first brewery, Leaven Brewing Co., will have its Grand Opening on Friday, March 30th, 2018. The project has been years in the making and represents the next step for the Brandon/Riverview area. Participants can enjoy a ribbon cutting from 5PM-6PM and local food trucks from 6PM-9PM. CLE Eats, Up North Doggs, and The Revolution Ice Cream Co. willContinue reading “Leaven Brewing Co. opening March 30th in Riverview”

CL Meet the Brewers this Saturday, February 17th!

The annual Creative Loafing Meet the Brewers craft beer event is this Saturday, February 17th at Brandon Harley-Davidson (9841 East Adamo Drive, Tampa, FL 33619) from 1PM to 4PM. GA Tickets cost $30 in advance and $40 at the door. General Admission includes unlimited beer while you mix and mingle with local brewers. A portion of proceedsContinue reading “CL Meet the Brewers this Saturday, February 17th!”

Beef O’ Brady’s launches new menu items and deals

Full disclosure: I was invited to Beef O’ Brady’s to taste their new menu and check out the new deals they have available in exchange for my opinion. Opinions are my own and do not represent Beef O’ Brady’s. I recently visited the original Beef O’ Brady’s location (founded in 1985) in Brandon to checkContinue reading “Beef O’ Brady’s launches new menu items and deals”