Food & Drink Events

Weekend-long Super Greek Festival returns to St. Pete next month

This three day-long celebration features traditional Greek foods, dances and other cultural performances.

By Kyla Fields

This annual celebration of all-things Greek returns for its 2022 rendition, and it's the one time a year you don't have to drive all the way to Tarpon Springs to score traditional Mediterranean eats. From Friday, Oct. 7 to Sunday, Oct. 9 the St. Stefanos Super Greek Festival takes The Burg' over once again...

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Tampa Bay's best restaurants, food and drink of 2022, according to our readers

More than 500,000 votes were cast in the 2022 Best of the Bay reader's poll, and the results are finally in. These…

By CL Staff

Best Non-Alcoholic Cocktails
Winner: Willa's Tampa
Runners-up: Ciro’s Speakeasy, The Saint
Photo via Willa’s Tampa/Instagram
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The most-anticipated new restaurants coming to Tampa Bay this fall

It's time to fall into some restaurant openings, Tampa Bay. Supply chain issues aside, we totally think most of these much-anticipated spots…

By Molly Ryan

Torchy’s Tacos

     2314 Tyrone Blvd. N, St. Petersburg
    This winter, Austin staple, Torchy’s Tacos, is bringing “damn good” tacos to the Bay. Known for its decadent and creative combinations, Torchy’s signature, and most acclaimed, taco is its Trailer Park taco with fried chicken, green chiles, lettuce, pico de gallo, cheddar jack cheese and poblano sauce—don’t forget to make it “trashy” by replacing the lettuce with green chile queso.
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The best new restaurants to open in Tampa Bay this summer

Along with this summer's record hot temps, Tampa Bay also witnessed some steamy restaurant openings. From new halal and pierogi spots, to…

By Molly Ryan

Krate at the Grove
6105 Wesley Grove Blvd., Wesley Chapel
Lookout Sparkman Wharf, there’s a new shipping container park in the Bay. Located at Wesley Chapel’s shopping center, the Grove, Krate hosts 55 container concepts, an outdoor stage and play area. To add to its retail and dining, Krate also has spots to pick up drinks.
Photo via Krate at the Grove/Facebook
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Here's what happened to every Florida bar featured on 'Bar Rescue'

The state of Florida has been a longtime favorite for the reality show "Bar Rescue," where host Jon Taffer – inventor of…

By CL Staff

Cerealholics Cafe and Bar 
    1909 N 15th St., Ybor City
    With less than two years in service, Cerealholics in Ybor City didn’t take long to attract the attention of the “Bar Rescue” team. During Taffer’s stint at Cerealholics, the bar ditched its nostalgic-centered theme for a more modern approach under The Loft Elevated Bar + Food. However, The Loft recently announced they would close due to family reasons. 
    Photo via The Loft Ybor City/Facebook
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