Restaurant Reviews

Casa Santo Stefano is a page from Ybor City kitchens of yore

The menu implicitly urges us all to acknowledge the privilege in our lives.

By Jon Palmer Claridge

I’m not sure if it’s because my grandfather was a sea captain who brought folks to Ellis Island or, perhaps, the horrific sight of Ukrainians rushing to escape their homeland in the face of war, but the tales of immigrants by Richard Gonzmart on the Casa Santo Stefano menu brought tears to my eyes. Most of us can’t even imagine the various struggles of immigrants over time and around the globe...

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Over 20 Tampa Bay restaurants ranked among Yelp's 'Top 100 Places to Eat in Florida 2023' list

Florida has plenty of great places to eat, and according to Yelpers, some of the best spots are here in Tampa Bay.…

By CL Staff

49. Lenny's Restaurant  
21220 US Hwy 19 N, Clearwater, (727) 799-0402
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American Social
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By CL Staff

Independent Bar
Veronica Danko
5016 N Florida Ave., Tampa, 813-341-4883
With a fun indoor-outdoor environment and wide selection of drinks and bites, this neighborhood staple European-inspired bar and cafe offers wine, beer, coffee and pastries with vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free options fit for everyone.
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20 Tampa Bay restaurants every new resident needs to try to call themselves a local

If you're gonna live in Tampa, you have to eat like a Tampeño.  Last summer, the Florida Legislature estimated that 850 people…

By Tyana Rodgers

Antojitos Latin Cravings
2302 W Columbus Dr., Tampa, 813-251-9688
For over 25 years Antojitos has been serving up classic Colombian dishes. The menu spans Cuban sandwiches and various baked goods like chicharrón De Guayaba and pan de yuca.

Photo via  Antojitos Latin Cravings/Facebook
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