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: 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”

NEWS: Armature Works hosting free viewing party for Downtown Tampa Lighted Boat Parade

Armature Works continues to celebrate the holidays by offering a free viewing party for the Downtown Tampa Lighted Boat Parade on Saturday, December 21st, 2019 from 6:30PM to 9:30PM. The free event will take place on the Riverfront Lawn just south of Armature Works along the Hillsborough River. Downtown #Tampa Lighted Boat Parade#TampaBayHolidays🎄🎅 ❄⛄🎁🌟🔔❤️💚 pic.twitter.com/QftavZyU7xContinue reading “NEWS: Armature Works hosting free viewing party for Downtown Tampa Lighted Boat Parade”

NEWS: “Love Reimagined” dining pop-up coming to Tampa just in time for Valentine’s 2020

There’s a new installment in an experiential dining series called “The Rooted Door” is coming to Tampa called “LOVE Reimagined”. It aims to be “a fully immersive pop-up that will inspire guests to celebrate the Art of LOVE”. The pop-up will occur from Tuesday, February 11th to Saturday, Feburary 15th, 2020 (5 nights), just inContinue reading “NEWS: “Love Reimagined” dining pop-up coming to Tampa just in time for Valentine’s 2020″

NEWS: Blind Tiger takes over Foundation Coffee spot at Sparkman Wharf Tampa

Foundation Coffee has left Sparkman Wharf after the end of their lease the space is now occupied by Blind Tiger Cafe. Blind Tiger has been rapidly growing in the last two years with new locations in South Tampa, Westchase, WestShore, Downtown Tampa, and now a parcel at Sparkman Wharf. Foundation Coffee responded to a requestContinue reading “NEWS: Blind Tiger takes over Foundation Coffee spot at Sparkman Wharf Tampa”