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Last Build Date: Wed, 28 Sep 2016 18:27:39 -0400


Spaghetti Warehouse to close for good in Ybor City after efforts to save and relocate it fail

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 07:38:31 -0400

TAMPA -- Spaghetti Warehouse in Ybor City will close for good Sunday despite a recent effort to save and relocate the restaurant in the Tampa Bay area. "Within the past several months, we have made every effort to remain open. Because of the overwhelming response and support we(image)

Are pizza vending machines taking over Florida? (And where you can get an insta-pie)

Wed, 21 Sep 2016 11:18:11 -0400

You can eat pizza with pepperoni, peppers, sausage and extra cheese. You can have it deep dish or with thin crust. You can grab a slice from the shop, get a frozen pie from the store, and have one delivered to your door. Or you can get it piping hot, fresh out of the vending machine. Yup, vending(image)

Seminole Heights hipsters wake up to sign of the times, revolt

Tue, 20 Sep 2016 10:21:23 -0400

When the sun came up one recent Saturday morning and the tattooed denizens of Old Seminole Heights began to trickle into the Independent Bar and Cafe, they noticed the sign on the opposite side of Florida Avenue, planted near the edge of a recently-cleared construction site.(image)

Tibby's New Orleans Kitchen stirs up good times in Brandon

Fri, 16 Sep 2016 12:33:18 -0400

WHAT I ATE: Given its name, you immediately gain an idea of what to expect and Tibby's appears to offer an array of New Orleans' best-known dishes. I stopped by for lunch and found a collection of midday specials reasonably priced under $10. I opted for the Chicken Pontchartrain while(image)

Kitchen fire forces evacuation of Bella's restaurant in South Tampa

Tue, 13 Sep 2016 12:06:02 -0400

A popular South Tampa restaurant was evacuated Monday night after a fire broke out in the kitchen. Fire crews, responding to the fire at Bella's Italian Cafe, 1413 S Howard Ave. around 10:40, found the fire that originated in the vent system for the pizza oven. The fire was under control in(image)