NEWS: Jollibee opening first Tampa Bay location on Friday January 17th

A Filipino favorite, Jollibee, is opening its doors on Friday, January 17th at 4057 Park Boulevard, Pinellas Park, Florida. The location will be the 40th location to open for the franchise which is currently experiencing high growth and expansion across the country. The chain plans to open 150 stores in the United States by 2023.Continue reading “NEWS: Jollibee opening first Tampa Bay location on Friday January 17th”

NEWS: Ding Tea Tampa Grand Opening set for January 24th

Bubble tea fans have plenty to be excited about. Ding Tea Tampa on Waters has a new opening date of Friday, January 24th, 2020. The location is located next to where the old Yummy House and Got Tea locations were. The delay was explained to be connected to the health department (Ding Tea was originallyContinue reading “NEWS: Ding Tea Tampa Grand Opening set for January 24th”

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: Roux in South Tampa is now permanently closed

Roux, the New Orleans concept by Datz Restaurant Group, has ceased operations according to a report by the Tampa Bay Business Journal. The restaurant was known for serving favorites of Cajun and Creole cuisine such as jambalaya, red beans and rice, and also some of the best cornbread I have ever enjoyed in Tampa. TheContinue reading “NEWS: Roux in South Tampa is now permanently closed”

Tampa Chef Rosana Rivera successfully ‘Beat Bobby Flay’ on Food Network

Tampa Chef Rosana Rivera made history as the first Latina woman to beat Bobby Flay on the Food Network on December 26th, 2019. She first beat her husband and business partner, Chef Ricardo Castro, in an elimination round before Bobby Flay using the papaya secret ingredient on a special episode called “It Must’ve Been Love”.Continue reading “Tampa Chef Rosana Rivera successfully ‘Beat Bobby Flay’ on Food Network”