Eats

Tampa Bay is home to some of the most delicious and innovative restaurants around. We are truly spoiled when it comes to eating out and new restaurants are popping up all the time! Try a new restaurant or see what is happening at some of Tampa Bay’s staples and head out for a delicious night on the town.

Day Date to Italy: Mazzaro’s Italian Market

Have you always wanted to visit Italy? Take your tastebuds on a trip without leaving Tampa Bay when you visit Mazzaro’s Italian Market in St. Pete. From rich pasta dishes to savory cheeses and full bodied wines – what’s not to…

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Brunch Ideas: Gasparilla 2021

We’ve got your Ultimate Guide to All Things Gasparilla HERE! Due to the closure of half of the city and its’ roads, it can be quite a challenge during the Gasparilla festivities to find a hot bite of food away…

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Our Favorite To-Go Dinner Deals for Two in Tampa Bay

While cooking at home is fun, sometimes the best thing to do is order takeout from your favorite local spot and enjoy the evening watching a movie instead. To level up your usual takeout routine, several Tampa Bay restaurants have…

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Best Tampa Bay Vegan Restaurants for the Plant-Based Couple

With the Tampa Bay area being a hot spot for animal lovers (we have loads of pet-friendly date night spots) it only makes sense that our backyard is equally known for its cruelty-free, vegan restaurants. Sure, these restaurants are known for…

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How to Have a Gourmet Tampa Bay Date Night at Home

When you’re sick of visiting the local grocery store week after week, consider adding a little gourmet flare to your normal shopping routine. Look no further than these local gourmet grocers and markets based here in the Tampa Bay area,…

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Guide to Tampa Bay’s Perfect Patios for Date Night

Summer is just around the bend, and you know what that means: time to take advantage of warm nights under the stars. Take your food, drinks and conversation outside with this guide to the best Tampa Bay patios. Where will you go…

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Local Restaurants Now Offering Dine-In

Restaurants are allowed to re-open in Tampa as of this past week! Effective May 4th, all restaurants who wish to open may offer outdoor seating with 6 feet between tables and indoor seating at 25% capacity. Woohoo! So, with that…

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The Lift Up Local Economic Recovery Plan: Just in Time for Cinco De Mayo!

Well, friends, if you haven’t heard by now then you have a lot to catch up on – Tampa, along with most of Florida has started Phase 1 of it’s reopening on Monday, May 4th! This means that retail stores…

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#WhatsForDinnerSeries The Best Meal-Kit Delivery Services

Do you love to cook but struggle with dinner ideas? You’re certainly not alone! Today, the average weeknight looks a little differently. With these newfound changes and a new way of life, it’s important to try new things and even…

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#WhatsForDinner Pantry Brunch Ideas

We’re at it again with #Whatsfordinner! We are certainly missing our weekend brunch plans and have decided breakfast for dinner is just what the doctor ordered. Rummage through your cabinets, or add some items to your next shopping trip to…

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Tampa Bay Farmers Markets + Local Farms with Pickup and Delivery

Visiting a local farmer’s market or u-pick farm is a small, simple joy I find myself appreciating more now that leaving the house is limited to grocery shopping and the occasional takeout meal. As we all adapt to our new…

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#WhatsForDinner Pasta 5 Ways

Well, it seems we’re officially in the thick-of-it with the Coronavirus…Because of this, stores aren’t stocked, date nights, weddings, and events are canceled, and life as we knew it has come to a screeching halt. While it’s frustrating, sad, and…

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The Epicurean Hotel Easter Menu to Go

As this strange and scary situation continues, we are all making our best effort to stay at home and flatten the curb as much as we can. Because of this, Tampa’s Epicurean Hotel has opened the new Epicurean Gourmet Market…

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#WhatsForDinner: 5 Ways to Spice Up Chicken and Rice

With the spread of the coronavirus, it’s so important to stay inside and stay safe. Limiting your trips to the grocery store is so vital even though sometimes it is necessary. Today, instead of ordering out ordering delivery, takeout, curbside,…

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Local Restaurants Offering Delivery and Take-Out Options

*offerings are constantly evolving, be sure to check the restaurants main website for details. Even though the coronavirus is keeping us all indoors, it is so important to get some fresh air and practice social distancing safely even if that…

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The Karol Hotel Opens Vantage Rooftop Bar!

Remember last year when we announced that The Karol Hotel would be opening in St. Pete?! Well, now they’re opening a brand new rooftop bar called Vantage! Check out the details below for more info! The Details The Karol Hotel…

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Enjoy Epcot’s Garden Rocks Concert Series

Calling all Disney lovers and music lovers alike. This Spring why not take a trip to Epcot and enjoy both the Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival AND the Garden Rocks Concert Series. The Details What does this mean? Basically,…

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A Cuban Date Night: Best Cuban Restaurants in Tampa

Cuban food: savory, flavorful, and never skimping on delicious! With Tampa’s rich Cuban history, it’s no surprise the surplus of incredible Cuban joints. Cuban eateries here range from counter-service quick bites all the way to white table cloth sit down…

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Sampling Some of Tampa Bay’s Oldest and Most Iconic Eateries

Take a trip down memory lane on date night by making plans to visit one of many Tampa Bay iconic eateries. Columbia Restaurant – Ybor City If you’ve lived in Tampa for any length of time, you know about the…

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Mobile Canteens Packing a Punch: Five Fabulous Tampa Food Trucks

Let’s be real. When it comes to dinner, Tampa food trucks have some of the best grub in town. Thankfully, food trucks are becoming a popular phenomenon for the 813! Whether it be a date night or girls’ night, these…

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