NEWS: Tampa chefs competing on ‘Beat Bobby Flay’ (POSTPONED)

Tampa Chefs Rosana and Ricardo Rivera will compete on the Food Network show “Beat Bobby Flay” on Thursday, October 24th at 10PM EST.

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.

NEWS: Mata’s Philippine Cuisine opens Friday, October 25th in Tampa

After a long dry spell of Filipino food, it looks like Tampa is finally going to get some new eats with Mata’s Philippine Cuisine opening this week near Town N’ Country. Mata’s is launching their first restaurant on Friday, October 25th, 2019 at 4350 West Waters Ave #102 just a few minutes away from Saigon […]

What I’m Reading in Food Media – October 21st

Looking for some great food articles to read online? Here are some articles I am currently consuming and recommend: San Francisco Chronicle: San Francisco loses another black-owned business: 60-year-old Sam Jordan’s bar closing by Justin Phillips Eater London: U.S. Fried Chicken Brand With Anti-LGBTQ Record Must Close First U.K. Restaurant by Adam Coghlan The Takeout: […]

NEWS: Guthrie’s Fried Chicken opens new Tampa location

Tampeños loves their chicken and Guthrie’s Fried Chicken opens its doors to the public Monday, October 21st, 2019 at 5224 South Dale Mabry Highway just near Home Depot in South Tampa.

WEIRD: Candy Corn Pizza further sign of societal decay

Candy corn is probably the worst “treat” to grace the Halloween season and the annual rush to create food people don’t want has led to the Candy Corn Pizza push of 2019. BuzzFeed did an in-depth exploration into the phenomenon in 2018. Just when you think you’ve forgotten, candy corn comes back into your life. […]

Lunchpool startup seeks next stage of growth

Lunchpool launched their corporate pilot partnership with KnowBe4, a quickly growing billion-dollar cybersecurity firm located in Clearwater last month.   Packed room. pic.twitter.com/vPFSCrBIFq — Carlos Hernandez (Carlos Eats) (@carloseats) September 11, 2019 Employees at the event discussed how connecting with lunchpool has helped them to get closer and understand their colleagues at work better. This […]

NEWS: Marriott’s Moxy Hotel coming to Tampa Heights District

The first hotel is coming to Tampa Heights with The Moxy Hotel, a project from Marriott International. The hotel will feature 153 rooms and occupy 7 floors inside a new 25-story tower. Construction will begin in 2020 with expected completion and opening by 2022. It will be located between West Oak Avenue, West 7th Avenue, […]