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: Petit Piquant now closed. New concept in the works.

Scoop: Petit Piquant located near North Hyde Park is now permanently closed. The French-inspired bakery served a wide range of pastries, sandwiches, and coffee. I was personally a big fan of their Kouign-Amann pastries. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Xilo – Tacos, Burritos y Mas (@vchxilo) Rumor Mill: The owners RicardoContinue reading “News: Petit Piquant now closed. New concept in the works.”

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 outContinue reading “The Hall on Franklin now in soft opening in Tampa Heights”