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Haiku: Hitting the High Notes for Sushi, Sashimi, Ramen, and Gorgeous Japanese Cuisine and Cocktails in Downtown Tampa, Florida

    One of the finest Japanese restaurants in Tampa Bay, Haiku is a favorite spot in Downtown Tampa, showcasing Japanese cuisine as art.     Haiku is an Asian Fusion concept featuring Izakaya style dishes, and recipes combining other … Continue reading

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Byblos: The Best Upscale Lebanese Cuisine in Tampa, Florida

  For over 20 years, Byblos has been set the standard for elegantly prepared, authentic Lebanese cuisine in Tampa Bay. Having relatives who are Lebanese, I have been treated to some very delicious, authentic flavors of their Mediterranean and Middle … Continue reading

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Rocca Tampa: Exceptional Contemporary Italian Cuisine and Table Side Fresh Mozzarella Caprese Salad Showstopper in Tampa, Florida

  Heirloom Caprese Salad “The Mozzarella Cart” at Rocca, finished product.   Okay, let’s just clear this up right away. I’ve spent about two years of my life in Italy. I have visited numerous Caseifici or farms where fresh mozzarella, … Continue reading

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Florida’s Tampa Bay Area: A Foodie Destination Whose Time Has Come; A Great Area for Floridians to “Staycation” this Summer!

Tuna special with mango sorbet at edison food + drink lab in Tampa. This post was originally written and supposed to be published in mid March, 2020, the height of Florida’s winter-spring tourism season, and a great time to be … Continue reading

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On Swann: Hip Hyde Park Hotspot by Chef Chris Ponte (of Cafe Ponte) in Hyde Park, Tampa, Florida!

  Photos by the restaurant via Facebook. On Swann is the newest sensation by renowned Clearwater Chef Chris Ponte (Cafe Ponte) and his first venture into Tampa. The restaurant is located in fashionable Hyde Park Village, where it not only … Continue reading

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