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Must-Have Recipes for Your Hot Summer Soirees

(Family Features) Summer in Tampa Bay is all about enjoying the warm weather and sunshine with family and friends, but even with the longer...

Select Wines that Match Your Style

  Spanish Wines To Compliment Your Taste  (Family Features) For a novice, simply distinguishing a wine preference – white or red, sweet or dry – may...

Friday Is National Doughnut Day. Here’s Where To Get A Sweet...

  Tampa Bay Celebrates National Doughnut Day If you’re looking to get your hands on one of the delectable circular treats this National Doughnut Day, there...

METRO PIX: Bern’s Winefest No. 21 Grand Tasting

  Bern's Winefest No. 21 VIP & Grand Tasting When: Sunday, April 22, 2018 Where: Haven, South Tampa   Grand Tasting tickets sell-out quickly and are one of the...

The Independents: Birch & Vine at The Birchwood

  Birch & Vine at The Birchwood Located inside the historic hotel on bustling Beach Drive in downtown St. Petersburg, Birch & Vine offers a...

The Independents: Bavaro’s Pizza Napoletana & Pastaria

  Bavaro’s Pizza Napoletana & Pastaria A passion for tradition is what drives Bavaro’s founder, Dan Bavaro, in his daily pursuit of creating delicious Italian foods....

The Independents: Beach Bar & Restaurant

  Beach Bar & Restaurant At The Godfrey Hotel & Cabanas Tampa Showcasing sunsets daily and it just might have one of the best waterfront locations in...

Easy Spring Dishes and Treats

Easy Spring Lamb, Sides and Treats (Family Features) This Easter holiday, hop into a new tradition and swap your classic ham for savory lamb.Cooking lamb...

BEST OF METRO 2018: Dining & Spirits

 Best of Dining & Spirits The Hall on Franklin Best New Food Court Concept A chic new restaurant in the Tampa Heights area offers seven drink and...

The Zombie Pirate: The Perfect Grog For Ye Maties!

The pirates are setting upon Tampa Bay and it’s time for the locals to prepare for the annual invasion in typical fashion — throw...

8 Simple Small Plates for Holiday Entertaining

8 Simple Small Plates for Holiday Entertaining  (Family Features) For holiday parties of any size, tasty appetizers and starters are menu must-haves. While the main...

Holiday Cocktail Recipes

 Whether you're toasting to turkey day or gearing up for a day of family debates at the dinner table, one thing's for sure: A...

7th Annual Tampa Pig Jig

  Tampa Pig Jig  More than 8,500 barbecue and music fans will converge on Tampa’s riverfront in Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park for the 7th Annual Tampa...

Damn The Weather: Soothing Cocktail Recipes

 If you’ve been paying attention to the weather lately, you’ve probably heard about hurricane Irma. It’s been wreaking havoc on the Caribbean, and now has...

A Foodie In Paradise

   Fish To Fork Weekend at The Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort By Chad H. Vorbrich  What happens when eight of the most talented chefs from around...

7 Tips to Master the Grill This Summer

Mastering the Grill This Summer   (Family Features) Becoming a master of the grill doesn’t have to be complicated. Test out these seven tips for quick...

The Face of Specialty Oils & Balsamics

| As Seen In Tampa Bay Metro Magazine | The Face of Specialty Oils & Balsamics JARED LEAL    Celebrating a successful one year in business, this...

Getaway: Naples Grande Beach Resort

    A Peaceful or Playful Escape Naples Grande Beach Resort | By Patricia A. Vorbrich  Set on 23 waterfront acres on Florida’s Paradise Coast, adjoining a 200...

10 Tips to Make Outdoor Parties Unforgettable

Make Your Outdoor Parties Unforgettable  (Family Features) Entertaining is one thing, but dazzling your guests with an outdoor party sensation is another. Summer can be...

SeaGrapes Wine and Food Festival

  Immerse yourself in a wine and food festival unlike any other in Tampa on Friday, May 12, 2017 at The Florida Aquarium! At SeaGrapes...

The Independents: Locale Market

  Locale Market The locals simply call it LOCALE. The media calls it one of the “Best Food Halls in America.” Restaurant insiders know it as...

The Independents: Cask Social Kitchen

  Cask Social Kitchen From Herb Crusted Hanger Steak to Chicken ‘N Waffles, Lobster Mac ‘N Cheese, creative flatbreads, and unique salads, Cask Social Kitchen is...

The Independents: Ocean Hai

  Ocean Hai  Ocean Hai, the signature restaurant of the Wyndham Grand Clearwater Beach, offers the area’s only Asian-fusion cuisine and features local seafood and...

The Independents: Beach Bar at Bay Harbor Hotel

  Welcome to the “Sweet Spot” of dining experiences.  The high quality beach fare, polished service and relaxed atmosphere offers incredible value and a versatile dining...

The Independents: Anise Global Gastrobar

  Anise Global Gastrobar     Anise Global Gastrobar, downtown Tampa's glowing jewel, celebrates 4 years of growth and accolades. While the award-winning bar program continues to...

The Independents: Birch & Vine

  Birch & Vine at The Birchwood   There has been a lot of activity at Birch & Vine lately! Chef Luke Decker’s all NEW brunch, lunch...

The Independents: Roux

  Break The Rouxles Roux’s signature cuisine has become the darling of regional food aficionados, and for good reason. The highly approachable menu blends comfortable, new...

Delectable Cuisine On The Green

  Packard’s Steakhouse At Innisbrook Resort & Golf Club By Patricia A. Vorbrich Named after the designer of Innisbrook’s four golf courses, Larry Packard, Packard’s Steakhouse brings dining...

A Spring-Inspired Easter Brunch

  (Family Features)  Spring is blooming on your Easter table. From yellow chick cupcakes to blueberry French-toast casseroles, there are plenty of ways to wow...

Sláinte! Raise A Glass To St. Patrick.

On March 17, St. Patrick's Day can tempt infrequent drinkers to get out and enjoy the festivities. Whether you plan on donning a green...

Chef Luke Decker: Passionate, Creative and Intense.

  The Birchwood's New Executive Chef, Luke Decker By Ronda M. Parag   There are many new and exciting things cooking up in the kitchen at The Birchwood....

Love Is In The Air

Celebrate love with a few special happenings in Tampa Bay for Valentine’s Day 2017. METRO’s found some great happenings (vow renewal anyone?) and restaurants...

Delicious Lamb Recipes

  The Many Loves of American Lamb    (Family Features) Romeo and Juliet. Antony and Cleopatra. Lamb and Potatoes (or Mint or Feta). The list of American...

Creating A Culinary Destination

POSTO 9 owners, Grace and Marco Franca  POSTO 9 A Brazilian Gastropub   In the past year, the foodie scene in downtown Lakeland has grown and now is...

5 Festive Cocktail Recipes

  Cheers! This holiday season is the perfect time to gather around and make memories. Whether you’re getting together with family or throwing a party with...

Foodie: Not Just Another Gastro Pub

SoHo Backyard’s Bar   SoHo Backyard In South Tampa Continues To Shine   The SoHo Backyard, located at 610 S. Armenia, was named South Tampa’s “BEST PUB WITH A...

It’s A Sweet, Sweet Life

  Meet Stephan Schubert, Executive Pastry Chef at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino By Ronda M. Parag   Overseeing all the pastries and delightful treats at the Seminole...

Grape Ideas For Heart-Healthy Meals

  Reach for grapes as a heart-healthy snack and an inventive ingredient   (Family Features) Grapes make the perfect snack: they are delicious, with a juicy burst of flavor,...

Where Everything That Happens Around The Table Is Considered Sacred

  North Tampa's Sacred Pepper. Worshiping food, flavors, people and style. By Patricia A. Vorbrich    Upscale dining in North Tampa has been long overdue, enter Candy DeBartolo and...

Gettin’ Tiki With It

  Summer Drink Recipes The Mixologists at Datz in Tampa have created a few summer cocktails and shared the most popular Tiki cocktail concoctions with METRO....

Foodie: Pushing Culinary Boundaries

  The Mill in St. Pete By Ronda M. Parag  The dining scene in downtown St. Petersburg is exploding and the timing is right for the culinary...

The Noodle Craze

  Ichicoro Ramen By Ronda M. Parag   We all remember the ramen noodles that we ate in college for about 25 cents a pack; those noodles offered...

Must Try: Cheese and Charcuterie at The Mill

  Living on Meats & Cheeses   Cheese and charcuterie can be a meal in itself and the options at The Mill are quite unique. “We wanted...

Behind the Bar with Dean Hurst: All About the Spirits

  Metro Shares a Bar Chat with Dean Hurst. By Ronda M. Parag   Dean Hurst has a deep appreciation for the bartenders skill set, while creating a...

METRO PIX: Bern’s Winefest VIP Party & Grand Tasting

 Sunday, April 17 The Grandeur of Bern's Winefest No.19 Culminated with a VIP Party & Grand Tasting  Bern's Winefest Grand Tasting kicked off early with an exclusive...

Metro’s Top 5 Cinco de Mayo Drink Recipes

While many of our readers like drinking tequila all year round, Cinco de Mayo is the perfect excuse to mix up a round of...

What To Do: Got To WaZoo

The 21st Annual WaZoo BeerFest This all-inclusive tasting event at Tampa's Lowry Park Zoo features samples of 250 beers from 70 breweries, a variety of...

Bern’s Steak House Wins James Beard Award

Photos courtesy of Bern’s Steak House: Eric Renaud, Senior Sommelier and Bern’s Owner, David Laxer  A perfect way to kick start the 60 year anniversary...

Must Try: The Wood-Fired Salsiccia Pizze

Ava's Salsiccia Pizze Enjoy this wood-fired pizza as a main dish or share as a delicious appetizer; The "Salsiccia" is topped with Italian fennel sausage,...

Biz: Changing South Tampa One Sweet Bite At A Time

  Mini Doughnut Factory Creates A Frenzy   Patrick Ruddell and his wife, Zezura, have created a frenzy of sweet lovers in a small strip center across...

Celebrated Chef Marc Murphy Opens Grey Salt

  Celebrity Chef Melds Rustic Farmhouse with Modern Casino Glitz Get a taste of the Big Apple in Tampa with the new Mediterranean-inspired restaurant by celebrity...

Make Your Ham Brunch Shine This Spring

 (Family Features) It’s time to shed those winter layers and enjoy the warmth and brightness of the spring season. And what’s the best way...

Tampa Bay, Raise A Green Glass To St. Patrick!

On March 17, St. Patrick's Day can tempt infrequent drinkers to get out and enjoy the festivities. Whether you plan on donning a green...

Doc B’s Fresh Kitchen in Tampa

Seeking Fresh Comfort Food In A Modern Social Setting?   Doc B's Fresh Kitchen to the Rescue.   A chic and contemporary interior invites guests inside at the...

Aye … Party Like A Pirate!

 Yo Ho Ho and a Bottle of Rum! The pirates are setting upon Tampa Bay and it's time for the locals to prepare for the...

FarmTable Kitchen

Casual Meets Gourmet  Located on the second floor of St. Petersburg’s Sundial, and above Chef Michael Mina’s LOCALE Market, FarmTable Kitchen is a new American...

Sip and Savor

  Annata Wine Bar By Ronda M. Parag    Tucked into a small and intimate space on Beach Drive is a gem of a wine bar that offers...

Tampa Chef Performs In The Big Apple

Chef Jeannie Pierola recently performed at the famed James Beard House  This month, Chef Jeannie Pierola and her team at edison: food + drink lab,...

Chef Inspires Passion

The new executive chef at Rococo Steak, Matthew Rainey   Chef Matt from Rococo Steak Inspires Passion Rococo Steak is starting a new “Fresh Menu,” with special...

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