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Saturday, Apr 30, 2016

Dining

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...
Published: 04/28/16
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.
Published: 04/27/16
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...
Published: 04/27/16
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.
Published: 04/27/16
When a taste of Florida is a souvenir

When a taste of Florida is a souvenir

Mom has a friend who is traveling to France this summer. She asked me the other day if I knew of anything June could take as a gift to her gracious hostess.
Published: 04/27/16
Dozens of food trucks rolling into Tampa this weekend

Dozens of food trucks rolling into Tampa this weekend

More than 75 food trucks will roll into the Florida State Fairgrounds this weekend for the first Discover the Food Festival.
Published: 04/26/16
Trinity Cafe opens second location to feed homeless, needy

Trinity Cafe opens second location to feed homeless, needy

TAMPA — In the hall of an East Busch Boulevard church Monday, there was such a thing as a free lunch.
Published: 04/25/16
Updated: 04/26/16
Sushi Secret

Sushi Secret

As hauntingly good recipes go, anything with parsnips as the main ingredient seems an unlikely candidate. Except for this one.
Published: 04/24/16
Salad Days
Make a vegan Caesar worth celebrating

Salad Days Make a vegan Caesar worth celebrating

I’ve heard that many restaurant chefs despise making Caesar salads, but I don’t understand why. Who wouldn’t love making lemony-cheesy-black-pepper-salad dreams come true?
Published: 04/23/16
Beer Knights: Warm weather means beer fests are plentiful in Tampa Bay area

Beer Knights: Warm weather means beer fests are plentiful in Tampa Bay area

With two big beer events this weekend and the annual Wazoo beer fest, benefiting Lowry Park Zoo, being moved up to May 7, the Beer Knights are keeping busy this spring — not to mention the chance to savor a few Mexican pours during Cinco De Mayo.
Published: 04/21/16
Updated: 04/22/16