Tag: Tampa Heights

  • Chef Spotlight: Gia Tran of Zukku Sushi & Astro Ice Cream Co.

    Chef Spotlight: Gia Tran of Zukku Sushi & Astro Ice Cream Co.

    Full disclosure: Chef Gia Tran and I are personally acquainted and have collaborated/worked together. He is a mutual friend through an old friend and we were first introduced at the first Sushi Battle in Ybor City. We have gone on to see each other around town at different restaurants and businesses. I reached out to […]

  • Surf & Turf Truck serving great seafood at Armature Works

    Surf & Turf Truck and I go back a few years. We met during a food truck rally blitz in Seminole Heights and Ybor City. Always friendly at the register and humble about their food and vision. I met the owner of Empamamas, Stephanie Swanz, at Surf & Turf Truck when she was working their […]

  • 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 […]

  • Armature Works food hall now in soft opening

    The long awaited Armature Works Heights Public Market is now in soft opening in Tampa Heights. The building opens at 7AM and most concepts are open by 11AM. The food hall features over 10 different food concepts and bars throughout and is waterfront right off the Tampa Riverwalk near Waterworks Park. I visited the soft opening […]

  • The Hall on Franklin now in soft opening in Tampa Heights

    Have you heard the buzz? Tampa Heights is booming. Ever since Ulele opened doors, businesses have been flocking to the area and tonight The Hall on Franklin had a family and friends night, which I attended. This new food hall is now in soft opening and you should definitely be patient as they figure out […]