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Emeril Lagasse samples Pinellas eats on travel series

If you tune into The Food Network this Thursday, you might just recognize some popular Pinellas County restaurants and attractions.

Celebrity chef Emeril Lagasse visits St. Petersburg and Clearwater in the next episode of his travel and food series “Emeril's Florida,” airing at 9:30 a.m..

In the episode, Lagasse visits Chef Steve Jordan at the Sandpearl Resort in Clearwater Beach, makes lobster salad with Chef Chris Ponte at Cafe Ponte in Clearwater, and prepares a classic Mediterranean bouillabaisse dish with Chef Jeremy Duclut at Cassis American Brasserie in St. Petersburg.

Lagasse also stops off at the Clearwater Marine Aquarium to meet Winter the Dolphin and visits the Morean Arts Center in St. Petersburg to check out the Chihuly Collection.

“Emeril's Florida” is a 13-episode series featuring Lagasse traveling the state to experience the best food, resorts, events and attractions.

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