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Wednesday, Feb 10, 2016

Dining

Bring the love home for Valentine’s Day dinner

Bring the love home for Valentine’s Day dinner

My sweetie pie and I run into the same challenge every Valentine’s Day, which incidentally is also my birthday. To dine in or dine out? That is the question.
Updated: 3 hours ago
Food truck dream finally up and running

Food truck dream finally up and running

TAMPA — Owning your own business is something that most people talk about, but few have the guts to try.
Updated: 3 hours ago
Shop offers tea — and a place to be

Shop offers tea — and a place to be

TEMPLE TERRACE — Naga Tea is one of a growing number of businesses in the Tampa area offering customers an alternative to drinking coffee.
Updated: 3 hours ago

Affection for confection prompts a comeback

CARROLLWOOD — Jill Levin-Stilton is breathing new life into a family recipe that goes back generations. Not by changing the ingredients, but instead, the way it’s sold to those that love its gooey goodness....
Updated: 4 hours ago

Downtown Plant City coffee shop opening courtyard soon

Coffee shop adding courtyard
Updated: 3 hours ago
Dining Review: Eat healthier without sacrificing flavor at Doc B’s Fresh Kitchen

Dining Review: Eat healthier without sacrificing flavor at Doc B’s Fresh Kitchen

If you haven’t bailed on your New Year’s resolution to eat better just yet, there’s a restaurant that opened late last year at International Plaza’s Bay Street that leans to the healthier side without sacrificing the atmos...
Published: 02/04/16
Falling in love with buttercream frosting

Falling in love with buttercream frosting

I’ve never been a huge fan of frostings because I find many of them teeth-screamingly sweet.
Published: 02/03/16
More than just coffee brewing at this home-away-from-home

More than just coffee brewing at this home-away-from-home

UNIVERSITY AREA — It began as a coffee shop — but it was always about so much more.
Published: 02/03/16

Portillo’s Chicago-style eatery now hiring

BRANDON – Construction at the northwest corner of Brandon Boulevard and Lakewood Drive is progressing as Chicago-based Portillo’s, famous for its hot dogs and Italian beef sandwiches, prepares to make its Florida debut.
Published: 02/03/16
Neighborhood cheesesteak shop expands with new food truck

Neighborhood cheesesteak shop expands with new food truck

BLOOMINGDALE — When some people think Philly, they visualize Santa Claus being bombarded with snowballs at Veterans Stadium, Rocky Balboa or the Broad Street Bullies.
Published: 02/03/16