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Taste test: Pumpkin spice cereal

Taste test: Pumpkin spice cereal

Our panelists spent a lot of time this season sampling pumpkin spice-flavored foods.
Updated: 8 hours ago
After more than two decades, Davis Islands' 220 East still brings its A game

After more than two decades, Davis Islands' 220 East still brings its A game

220 East on Davis Islands is a rarity, a restaurant that has stood the test of time but still ably caters to local tastes.
Published: 10/15/18
Local craft beer of the week: Shipyard Pumpkinhead Ale, Sea Dog Brewing Co.

Local craft beer of the week: Shipyard Pumpkinhead Ale, Sea Dog Brewing Co.

October is the month where we stop complaining about seasonal creep and unapologetically enjoy the many pumpkin beers that have been on the shelves since late summer. Maine's Shipyard Brewing Co. is one of the oldest players in that game, with its se...
Published: 10/11/18
Bar review: Platt Street Borough aims to be the go-to for SoHo-ites

Bar review: Platt Street Borough aims to be the go-to for SoHo-ites

As someone who has flirted with the idea of success for many years, it's nice to see people who appear to be actively enjoying it. At least, that's the vibe I get when I visit many of the bars and nightclubs in Tampa's SoHo neighborhood, where well-d...
Published: 10/11/18
No claws for concern? Hurricane Michael could be good news for stone crab season.

No claws for concern? Hurricane Michael could be good news for stone crab season.

BY LAURA REILEYTimes Food CriticFlorida stone crabs just canít catch a break. Last year, the season started strong but traps swiftly dried up, the season limping along with very low numbers and high prices.And this year, in anticipation of Mondayís s...
Published: 10/10/18
Never made fresh pasta before? You donít know what youíre missing

Never made fresh pasta before? You donít know what youíre missing

This is usually how it goes on pasta night: You grab a box of Barilla from the pantry. You debate how much spaghetti to pour out, ultimately overestimate and drop a large handful of stick-straight noodles into a pot of boiling water. Maybe you spent ...
Published: 10/10/18
We asked German people what they think of American Oktoberfest

We asked German people what they think of American Oktoberfest

For one, don't wear fake lederhosen. For two, the celebration is way better in Germany, and caters to a younger crowd.
Published: 10/09/18
From the food editor: Tahini brings new flavor to cooking

From the food editor: Tahini brings new flavor to cooking

Sometimes, you discover an ingredient and wonder, "How did I ever go so long without you in my life?"For me, that ingredient is tahini. Okay, I didnít really discover it; I discovered Molly Yeh, a blogger and cookbook author who Iíve written about be...
Published: 10/09/18
Pizza is better made with New York water. Hereís how we know.

Pizza is better made with New York water. Hereís how we know.

ST. PETERSBURG ó Itís the water.It has been the mantra of New York City pizzerias and bagel bakeries for decades. It is why my overhead compartment smells strongly of garlic and onion on flights south from LaGuardia or JFK; it is why Totonnoís in Con...
Published: 10/08/18
Review: St. Peteís Crafty Squirrel is not too crafty after all

Review: St. Peteís Crafty Squirrel is not too crafty after all

ST. PETERSBURGThere is food I like ironically. When my people are out of town, I might curl up cradling a tuna noodle casserole with the Durkee onions on top and hope no one stops by. I buy Velveeta once in a blue moon but may fret about whoís lookin...
Published: 10/08/18