Tag: Downtown Tampa

  • Caffeine Roasters now open on Kennedy in South Tampa

    Caffeine Roasters now open on Kennedy in South Tampa

    Caffeine Roasters has moved into where Drama Burger once stood at 2420 West Kennedy Boulevard and is now open. Caffeine is also located in Downtown Tampa minutes from Franklin Manor at 212 East Cass Street. I am a fan of the Downtown location and also really enjoy the new space as well. The expansion mirrors […]

  • Oishi Sushi & Thai Thani Shutting Doors July 31st (Channelside)

    Oishi Sushi & Thai Thani Shutting Doors July 31st (Channelside)

    Oishi Sushi and Thai Thani located in Channelside announced today that they will be closing their business for good on July 31st, 2017 after 13 years of business due to the Channelside demolition occurring in the plaza as the next phase of Jeff Vinik’s plans for Downtown Tampa begin. They invited their loyal customers to […]

  • Oishi launches early bird sushi happy hour (Channelside)

    Oishi launches early bird sushi happy hour (Channelside)

    Full disclosure: This is a sponsored post for Oishi Sushi located in Channelside. I was invited to taste the sushi in exchange for writing up a post about their new sushi happy hour and for my opinion on their sushi. Any opinions written are my own and do not necessarily reflect the opinion of the […]

  • New Year’s Eve 2017 Party @ Anise Global Gastrobar

    New Year’s Eve 2017 Party @ Anise Global Gastrobar

    Anise Global Gastrobar in Downtown Tampa, located at 777 North Ashley Drive across from Curtis Hixon Park, will host their annual New Year’s Eve Party from 9PM-2AM this Saturday, December 31st. Guests can expect excellent craft cocktails from some of the best bartenders in town and gourmet bites. The event starts late enough to make plans […]

  • Hotel Bar now serving Downtown Tampa

    Hotel Bar now serving Downtown Tampa

    Downtown Tampa has a new spot now open called Hotel Bar. The bar is a classy establishment that serves libations created by famous hotels around the world and also gourmet food. During my visit I tried the Hotel Nacional made with cana brava, giffard peche, pineapple, and lime. The cocktail comes from Hotel Nacional de […]

  • Ginger Beard Coffee turns one

    Local Downtown Tampa cafe, Ginger Beard Coffee, turns one year old on Thursday, July 14th, 2016. They will be raffling off a chance for free coffee in celebration. If you haven’t been yet, Ginger Beard Coffee is located inside Pourhouse Tampa in the Grand Central at Kennedy which is located at 1208 E Kennedy Blvd #112. […]

  • Valentines Day Dining in Tampa Bay

    It would seem that almost every restaurant in Tampa Bay is having some kind of Valentines Day special for the big day of love. Here is a listing of some of the specials I have noticed, for the late-minute diner like myself. Even if you don’t have a Valentine – you might want to have […]

  • Tampa Mayor’s Food Truck Fiesta this Wednesday 01/04/12!

    You can catch the Mayor’s Food Truck Fiesta at Lykes Gaslight Park in downtown Tampa this Wednesday, January 4th of 2012. There are 4 newcomers that will appear this week. Keepin’ it Reel – NEW Jimmy Meatball – NEW Americanwiener – NEW (featuring “The Buckhorn”: All beef wiener with chili, cheese and pickled jalapeno) Bollywood Cafe– […]

  • 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 […]

  • The Columbia Cafe

    My family and I dined at The Columbia Cafe tonight. It is located next to the Tampa Bay History Center. The outdoor patio doesn’t seem to be part of the restaurant at first glance. A branch of the famous Columbia chain, this cafe offers are more simplified menu and a beautiful waterfront view of Tampa Bay. Channelside […]