Tag: Restaurant news

  • Shula Burger now open in SoHo District

    Full disclosure: I was invited to Shula Burger to try their food for my opinion and to do a story about their opening which I wanted to publish. The opinions mentioned are my own based on my visit and do not represent Shula Burger. Shula Burger is now open in the SoHo District in South […]

  • Rocco’s Tacos Grand Opening Sunday, February 11th

    Rocco’s Tacos Grand Opening Sunday, February 11th

    Rocco’s Tacos & Tequila Bar will have its Grand Opening on Sunday, February 11th, 2018 at International Plaza & Bay Street starting at 7PM. Guests will be joined by Co-Owner, Rocco Mangel and Big Time Restaurant Group. Guests can enjoy Rocco’s signature chips, guacamole and salsa complimentary, as well as live entertainment and a cash bar […]

  • Empamamas now open at Armature Works

    Local food truck Empamamas has joined the vendor list at Armature Works for the Heights Public Market today. Several empanadas have appeared on the soft opening menu and it will expand with some time. This is a huge deal for local food trucks and shows their gourmet power, especially after Surf & Turf is already […]

  • Ocean Prime unveils new terrace, dining room

    Ocean Prime unveils new terrace, dining room

    This is a sponsored post for Ocean Prime. I was invited to visit the restaurant for a dinner tasting to experience the new terrace and dining room and to check out additions to the menu and share my opinions with my readers. Opinions are my own and do not necessarily reflect those of Ocean Prime. […]

  • Bento Cafe opening in Downtown St. Petersburg

    Bento Cafe opening in Downtown St. Petersburg

    Popular Asian eatery, Bento Cafe, is planning to open their first Tampa Bay location in Downtown St. Petersburg in the Spring of 2018. According to St. Pete Rising the location will feature 80 seats along with outdoor sidewalk tables. It makes sense considering how much Downtown St. Petersburg has grown over the years, but it […]

  • S Bar Speakeasy and Sushi Bar now open (Brandon)

    S Bar Speakeasy and Sushi Bar now open (Brandon)

    Full disclosure: I was invited to S Bar for their preview night about a week ago where they served complimentary hor d’oeuvres to the public to preview their restaurant. I visited again today on my own for some sushi for lunch and decided to write a post about their grand opening. Opinions stated are my own. […]

  • Wyndham Grand Clearwater Beach’s Ocean Hai Supports Local Charities

    Wyndham Grand Clearwater Beach’s Ocean Hai Supports Local Charities

    The next time you dine at Wyndham Grand Clearwater Beach‘s Ocean Hai restaurant, sit at table #31 to support Pinellas County local charities. https://www.instagram.com/p/BRKVl1Cjpyt/?taken-at=382669758738801 The program “You Dine, We Donate” will select a new local charity every month to feature and donates all net proceeds from food and non-alcoholic beverage purchases at the assigned table to […]

  • St. Petersburg restaurant features Trump Tower Burger

    Boulevard Burgers & Tap House located in St. Petersburg (not in Russia but Florida) will honor President-Elect Donald Trump with a “Trump Tower Burger” special for the month of January. Donald Trump’s Presidential Inauguration will occur on Friday, January 20, 2017. According to a press release, the burger will embrace the traits of Mr. Trump […]

  • Dave & Buster’s arcade coming to Brandon

    Dave & Buster’s arcade coming to Brandon

    Popular game arcade and sports bar, Dave & Buster’s, is making plans to come to Brandon after years of speculation of when they would arrive in the Tampa Bay market. The 40,000 square-foot facility features a restaurant and 412 parking spots. The restaurant serves American food fare including burgers, ribs, steak, seafood, sandwiches, and salads. […]

  • Izakaya Japanese pub ‘Noble Rice’ now open

    Izakaya Japanese pub ‘Noble Rice’ now open

    Tampa residents can enjoy a whole new experience with the soft opening of Noble Rice, an izakaya or Japanese style pub in South Tampa on Platt Street. These pubs normally serve Japanese appetizers and beer/sake wine to customers in an intimate setting used for socializing or meetings. The restaurant is aiming for a traditional Japanese environment […]