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 itContinue reading “Bento Cafe opening in Downtown St. Petersburg”

CL Meet the Brewers Beer Festival – 2/23

Local newspaper Creative Loafing will celebrate the opening of Tampa Bay Beer Week with an intimate craft beer festival called Meet the Brewers on Thursday, February 23rd, 2017. 20 of Tampa Bay’s brewers will be on-site serving craft beer samples from 7PM to 10PM. The event will be held at Morean Arts Center for Clay at 420 22nd Street SouthContinue reading “CL Meet the Brewers Beer Festival – 2/23”

CL HighBall Cocktail Competition 2017 – 1/26

Local newspaper Creative Loafing will host a cocktail competition called HighBall 2017 on Thursday, January 26th, 2017 from 7PM to 10PM at Kozuba & Sons Distillery (a truly beautiful facility) in St. Petersburg. The event will showcase local bartenders, distillers, and craft cocktail culture. Guests will enjoy more than 15 craft cocktail samples at theContinue reading “CL HighBall Cocktail Competition 2017 – 1/26”

St. Pete Beer & Bacon Fest – 1/21

Craft beer and bacon fans can rejoice on January 21st from 12PM-6PM at the St. Pete Beer & Bacon Fest in Vinoy Park. General Admission is available to guests ages 11 and older for $15 pre-sale and $20 on the day of the event and does not cover beer or food costs. Beer Sampling Admission forContinue reading “St. Pete Beer & Bacon Fest – 1/21”

Burger Bash in Da Burg Food Truck Rally – 1/20

The Gulf to Bay Food Truck Association will host a food truck rally on Friday, January 20th, 2017 from 6PM-9PM called Burger Bash in Da Burg at Port St. Pete’s Marine Discovery Center. Over 10 food trucks will be at the food event and specialty burgers will be sold to hungry attendees. Beer, wine, andContinue reading “Burger Bash in Da Burg Food Truck Rally – 1/20”

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. TrumpContinue reading “St. Petersburg restaurant features Trump Tower Burger”

New Year’s Eve 2017 – Gatsby Gala @ Mastry’s Brewing Co.

Want to take it back to the 1920s for NYE 2017? Mastry’s Brewing Co. located at 7701 Blind Pass Road on St. Pete Beach will be hosting a Gatsby-themed New Year’s Eve party for craft beer fans this NYE from 7PM-1AM. Mastry’s Brewing Co. opened their doors earlier this year in October 2016. The eventContinue reading “New Year’s Eve 2017 – Gatsby Gala @ Mastry’s Brewing Co.”

Sushi Battle Tampa Bay 2016 Recap

Full disclosure: This is a sponsored post for Big City Events. I have been compensated for my time and writing and am involved in the event discussed in this post. I helped to promote the event and was a Judge during the event for the restaurants. These opinions posted in this blog are my ownContinue reading “Sushi Battle Tampa Bay 2016 Recap”

Impressions: Buya Ramen Pre-Opening Night

I visited Buya Ramen last night as a guest for their pre-opening night where they gave a sneak peek of the menu as the servers and cooks prepared for their opening happening tomorrow August 10th. Please note that this experience was a preview for the restaurant and may not reflect the actual opening or dining experience.Continue reading “Impressions: Buya Ramen Pre-Opening Night”

Buya Ramen shop opening August 10th

Word on the street: St. Petersburg’s first full-on ramen shop and izakaya, Buya Ramen, is opening for business on Wednesday, August 10th, 2016 at 4PM. The shop is located at 911 Central Avenue, St. Petersburg, Florida 33705. Reservations are now being accepted online through OpenTable: http://www.buyaramen.com/ The ramen and izakaya scene is certainly seeing an uptick inContinue reading “Buya Ramen shop opening August 10th”