Wine Bar George now open at Disney Springs (Orlando)

Full disclosure: I was invited to Wine Bar George for a complimentary tasting this week to try their new menu. My history with George Miliotes dates back a few years and is outlined in this article. All opinions stated are my own and do not represent Wine Bar George or any other group. Wine BarContinue reading “Wine Bar George now open at Disney Springs (Orlando)”

Sunday Brunch at O Cocina (South Tampa)

Full disclosure: I was invited to try the brunch menu at O Cocina for a complimentary tasting in exchange for my opinion. These opinions are my own and do not represent O Cocina. I am normally skeptical of the phrase “Modern or Contemporary Mexican”. It usually means expensive food that pretty much ditches all theContinue reading “Sunday Brunch at O Cocina (South Tampa)”

Roux Tampa launches new lunch menu and it’s excellent

Full disclosure: I was invited to Roux Tampa for a tasting of their new lunch menu in exchange for my opinion. Any opinions stated are my own and do not reflect Roux Tampa or any affiliates. I visited Roux Tampa today for a tasting of their new lunch menu. The new menu has a varietyContinue reading “Roux Tampa launches new lunch menu and it’s excellent”

Tampa needs more Korean BBQ

For as happy as I am about the Japanese ramen and izakaya food gods shining on us lately in Tampa, there is another food concept that I am not seeing enough of in Tampa: Korean BBQ. Korean restaurants are sprinkled around Tampa with Sushi Ninja perhaps leading the pack with the biggest menu of authenticContinue reading “Tampa needs more Korean BBQ”

Carlos Eats nominated for Best Local Blogger by A-List

Carlos Eats has been nominated on Channel 10’s A-List for Best Local Blogger. If you would like to help me in the polls visit my page at: http://tampacityvoter.dealchicken.com/carlos-eats/biz/645916 Thanks again for your support! Make sure to vote in the food categories for your favorite local restaurants and eateries. 🙂

Carlos Eats is seeking sponsors!

Carlos Eats is seeking sponsors. Are you interested in having your business promoted and help with promotion of upcoming food-related events? Carlos Eats has a growing network that you can connect with through this website and social media. The goal of this effort it to help me reach more people (possibly due a site re-designContinue reading “Carlos Eats is seeking sponsors!”

Easter Sunday 2012

Easter was a nice chance to kick back with the family and enjoy some home cooking. My sister did not disappoint the family. She hosted a feast with steak, chicken skewers, mashed potatoes (using my Mom’s famous recipe), chips and homemade salsa, flan, and more! We also now have a ton of candy in theContinue reading “Easter Sunday 2012”

Lemon Grass Thai Kitchen – now open in Riverview

I ordered takeout from the relatively new Lemon Grass Thai Kitchen in Riverview. When the Great Recession hit business almost hit a halt in this area. It is nice to see the area growing again now that the economy is in recovery. Normally I am a little cautious to order Thai takeout because my history withContinue reading “Lemon Grass Thai Kitchen – now open in Riverview”

Carlos Eats Seoul: First Nepal Restaurant – 2

My first few days living in Sinchon I had a difficult time finding good places to eat. Sinchon is surrounded with hundreds of restaurants. Lots of chains and plenty of places for people unfamiliar with the area to waste lots of money on overpriced food. I started to get a little discouraged after the firstContinue reading “Carlos Eats Seoul: First Nepal Restaurant – 2”