NEWS: Michelle Faedo’s 2nd location opening January 8th in Downtown Tampa

Michelle’s Faedo is opening her second location of Michelle Faedo’s Tampeño Cuisine on Wednesday, January 8th, 2020 in Downtown Tampa at 601 East Kennedy Boulevard, Tampa, FL, 33602 inside the Hillsborough County Building. The restaurants are an off-shot of Michelle Faedo’s On The Go food truck which has been in operation for years. The firstContinue reading “NEWS: Michelle Faedo’s 2nd location opening January 8th in Downtown Tampa”

NEWS: Michelle Faedo opening a 2nd location in Downtown Tampa

International Cuban Sandwich Festival winner Michelle Faedo is planning a second location of her concept, Michelle Faedo’s Tampeño Cuisine inside the Hillsborough County Building.

Anise Global Gastrobar in Downtown Tampa permanently closing September 14th

Anise Global Gastrobar announced via Facebook today that the Downtown Tampa cocktail bar will permanently close its doors on Saturday, September 14th, 2019. The bar was one of the first craft cocktail bars to enter the Downtown Tampa corridor and a success story showing that a food truck can expand into a brick and mortarContinue reading “Anise Global Gastrobar in Downtown Tampa permanently closing September 14th”

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 RockContinue reading “NAAAP hosting one year anniversary rooftop party July 18th in Downtown Tampa”

NEWS: Hidden Star Tiki Bar opening June 28th in Downtown Tampa

Hidden Star Tiki Bar is opening June 28th in Downtown Tampa inside Anise Global Gastrobar. Anise has been serving high-quality cocktails as well as gastronomical food fare with an Asian twist in Tampa for years and is the creation of Xuan Pham Hurt. This is her fourth creation in Tampa following her North Star EateryContinue reading “NEWS: Hidden Star Tiki Bar opening June 28th in Downtown Tampa”

Restaurant News: Sparkman Wharf now open

Sparkman Wharf is now open in the latest Water Street Tampa completion.  I had the pleasure of going to a blogger preview this Tuesday of the new food destination.  After visiting I can say it is more of an outdoor food hall with multiple vendors selling different kinds of food and drinks. 

Restaurant News: Sparkman Wharf opening November 30th in Downtown Tampa

The highly anticipated Sparkman Wharf is opening on Friday, November 30th, 2018 where Channelside once stood. This is part of the Water Street Tampa project that aims to rebuild and rethink Downtown Tampa, adding much needed green space and a focus on Tampa’s waterfront views. Several restaurateurs have signed on to the project including Ichicoro ownerContinue reading “Restaurant News: Sparkman Wharf opening November 30th in Downtown Tampa”

Whatever Pops sells quality grilled cheese sandwiches

I haven’t had a chance to stop in at Whatever Pops in Seminole Heights yet. However – I just tried their grilled cheese for the first time today at the Winter Village at Curtis Hixon Park in Downtown Tampa located at 600 North Ashley Drive, which is running for the next 7 weeks and featuresContinue reading “Whatever Pops sells quality grilled cheese sandwiches”

Franklin Manor celebrates first anniversary this week

Franklin Manor will celebrate its first anniversary this week with a number of events starting on Wednesday, September 20th through Sunday, September 24th. During the last year, Franklin Manor has been a major hotspot for people heading to Downtown Tampa to party and to brunch. The area around it is set to grow quite rapidlyContinue reading “Franklin Manor celebrates first anniversary this week”