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Tampa Bay bars have trouble holding their bourbon thanks to ‘Mad Men,’ barrel shortage

Tampa Bay bars have trouble holding their bourbon thanks to ‘Mad Men,’ barrel shortage

TAMPA — It was called the Mad Men effect.
Published: 05/27/16
Server from Clearwater Hamburger Mary’s to be featured on ‘Undercover Boss

Server from Clearwater Hamburger Mary’s to be featured on ‘Undercover Boss

CLEARWATER — Kenny Lawson waited tables at Hamburger Mary’s on Wednesday, wearing a baseball cap backward. He offered customers Queen Mary burgers and Love Me Tenders chicken strips, fielded reservations for drag queen bingo and served ...
Updated one month ago
After decades running the Colonnade, Tampa family watches it auctioned off piece by piece

After decades running the Colonnade, Tampa family watches it auctioned off piece by piece

TAMPA — Jack “Smokey” Whiteside tried to relax as he sat with his wife, daughter and nephew on the old wooden benches outside the entrance of the Colonnade restaurant Wednesday morning.
Updated one month ago
How did Bonefish Grill go from Tampa Bay’s exciting new restaurant to an afterthought?

How did Bonefish Grill go from Tampa Bay’s exciting new restaurant to an afterthought?

TAMPA — The first time Diane Atherton went to a Bonefish Grill eight years ago, she couldn’t wait to go back again.
Updated one month ago
Bern’s Steak House wins Tampa’s first James Beard Award in decades

Bern’s Steak House wins Tampa’s first James Beard Award in decades

Iconic South Tampa mainstay Bern’s Steak House brought home the first James Beard Award won by a Tampa restaurant in more than two decades on Monday.
Updated one month ago
The fresh flavor of white asparagus is worth searching for

The fresh flavor of white asparagus is worth searching for

Here in America, we think of white asparagus as the pink elephant of the vegetable world — not even a rumor so much as a hallucination.
Updated one month ago
WTFork: Upscale Selene brings modern Mediterranean cuisine to St. Pete Beach

WTFork: Upscale Selene brings modern Mediterranean cuisine to St. Pete Beach

Hold onto your hats, everyone — there’s a newish dining destination on the Pinellas beaches that is NOT a great place for grouper sandwiches, onion rings and Key lime pie (not that there’s anything wrong with any of that) or a me...
Updated one month ago
McNugget makeover? McDonald’s tests ‘simpler’ recipe

McNugget makeover? McDonald’s tests ‘simpler’ recipe

NEW YORK — McDonald’s wants to take some of the mystery ingredients out of Chicken McNuggets.
Updated one month ago
Mission BBQ champions giving spirit, patriotism

Mission BBQ champions giving spirit, patriotism

TAMPA — A pair of patriotic buddies, both passionate about barbecue, have built their business on the premise that there is nothing more American than their favorite food and the brave men and women who serve to protect our communities and our...
Updated one month ago
Sacred Pepper gives Mediterranean twist to menu

Sacred Pepper gives Mediterranean twist to menu

If Sacred Pepper is not a smashing success, it is not for lack of creativity, attention to detail and a liberal dose of love.
Updated one month ago