NEWS: Miracle at Mezzo coming to St. Pete starting Black Friday 2019

Miracle at Mezzo is coming to St. Petersburg starting on Black Friday 2019.

NEWS: Italy Bottega food market and cafe coming to St. Pete’s EDGE District

Italy Bottega, an Italian food market and cafe, is coming soon to 1045 Central Avenue in Downtown St. Pete.

Foodie Photoshoot / St. Pete Lunchpool Takeover Recap

I joined forces with a new food startup called Lunchpool on Sunday, May 19th for a Foodie Photoshoot / St. Pete Lunchpool Takeover. The idea was to eat our way through a section of Downtown St. Petersburg and connect people over food while trying some new places or outposts of businesses I have seen around […]

GUIDE: Where to celebrate Easter 2019 in Tampa Bay

Looking for something to do for Easter Sunday 2019 in Tampa Bay? Numerous hotels, restaurants, and bars are having events with buffets. Most have options for kids as well. Here are some options: Shepard’s OCEAN FLAME: This Clearwater Beach spot is serving your favorites from 10AM-9PM and offering brunch items until 2:30pm. Reservations are strongly […]

WEPA! Cocina de Puerto Rico St. Pete is a trip down memory lane

Full disclosure: I was invited to WEPA! Cocina de Puerto Rico to try their food and received 50% off my bill in exchange for feedback about my experience. Opinions below are my own and do not represent WEPA! Cocina de Puerto Rico or any affiliates. I visited WEPA! Cocina de Puerto Rico recently for dinner. […]

News: Mini Doughnut Factory closes St. Petersburg location

Popular local Tampa Bay chain Mini Doughnut Factory announced today on social media channels that they are closing their St. Petersburg location permanently. The Tampa location will remain open. The chain was embroiled in a lawsuit and legal drama these past few months between the investors and founders. Damages were reported to be up to […]

Riding the Cross-Bay Ferry from Tampa to St. Petersburg

I had the pleasure of riding The Cross-Bay Ferry this past weekend from Downtown Tampa to Downtown St. Petersburg. It is perhaps the most innovative transportation solution I have witnessed in the Tampa Bay area and much needed. The price is fair at $8 one-way for adults ($5 with student ID, military ID, or seniors) […]

Kicking off Tampa Bay Pizza Week at Paul’s Chicago Pizza

Today I joined the new Food and Drink Editor for Creative Loafing Tampa, Jenna Rimensyder, for lunch at Paul’s Chicago Pizza in St. Petersburg to kickoff Tampa Bay Pizza Week. Tampa Bay Pizza Week is now happening until March 31st, 2019. Pizza specials are happening at over 30 locations and there is also $3 Peroni’s […]

CL High Ball Craft Cocktail Competition this January 24th

Creative Loafing is back with their High Ball Craft Cocktail Competition on Thursday, January 24th, 2019 from 7PM to 10PM at Nova 535 in Downtown St. Petersburg. What better way to start the new year than with some great libations? Tickets are now on-sale and start at $55. The number of tickets available is limited […]

New Years Eve at MFA – 1st Annual Party

Interested in ringing in the new year and supporting the arts? The Museum of Fine Arts or MFA in St. Petersburg is having its 1st Annual New Year’s Eve Party going into 2019. Tickets cost $175 to party or $350 to enjoy dinner and party per person and are now available. Buy tickets: http://bit.ly/2SlkeEh Dinner […]