The flat roof of the Museum of Fine Arts St. Pete is home to eight bee hives manned by Allison and Matt Davis. Keeping honey bees isn’t easy, and it’s not any easier on the roof of a busy downtown museum.
“The Cuban Sandwich: A History in Layers” is a new history of Tampa Bay’s culinary classic by Andrew T. Huse, Bárbara C. Cruz, and Jeff Houck. Readers will relish some great food writing, fascinating history, and profiles of the folks who continue to make and celebrate this storied sandwich.
Macadamia crusted swordfish? Don’t mind if we do! The Philedelphia transplant Chris Lazorcheck opened Coco Wood Grill on May 16. According to him, the last six weeks have been nothing if not difficult, but the locals make it worthwhile.
During the pandemic, Golden Dinosaurs Vegan Deli stopped serving customers at their tables. As of this week, Gulfport’s Beach Boulevard vegan restaurant once again will bring customers their food at their tables. After two years, it’s a welcome change back to pre-pandemic practices.
What’s regenerative farming and why do you care? Tampa Bay farms like Sweetwater use those practices to grow food sustainably. It’s all about improving soil, making plants healthier, and increasing soil’s innate carbon-storing ability.
New Jersey native Julio Pagan is the man behind Julio’s Empanadas on 49th St. He hopes to bring Gulfport Spanish flavors by July.
While the Casa Florida group did not disclose an exact figure, they said they paid almost $3 million for the downtown Gulfport inn and property. The Miami hotel group specializes in revamping historical spaces. Expect some changes – like the building color – but they plan to preserve the history.
Jax In And Out, Neighborhood Café in Gulfport is taking over the spot next door. Owner Jax Taylor says the renovations will include more seating and ADA-compliant bathrooms. Once completed, Jax will expand her hours and offerings.
What’s regenerative farming and why do you care? Tampa Bay farms like Sweetwater use those practices to grow food sustainably.
After two weeks of Sunday closures, Siri’s Gourmet Burgers & Pizza is once again open on Sunday.
For the third year running, Gulfport’s Chefs Table event is canceled. This year, organizers say say a lack of staffing for the major restaurants involved is the cause.
Running a 100% organic farm on old Florida land land isn’t an easy feat, but it’s just another day for the married couple who own Little Pond Farm. Every Saturday without fail, they bring their fresh haul of produce and flowers to the Saturday Morning Market in downtown St. Pete.