For unique gifts for those food lovers in your life, be sure to check out the fabulous dining experiences at local eateries up for grabs in this year's Creative Loafing Holiday Auction.
All proceeds to benefit The Children's Home, so in essence, you're giving more than one gift when you participate in this auction. Place your bids by 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 14!
Private chef’s dinner for four at The Refinery: You'll be sitting with a kitchenside view as Greg prepares the food, sharing cooking tips and tricks of the trade. The Refinery’s craft beer guru will also be there to present the pairings and answer any questions.
The Sono Café Six-Pack: Brunch for two; cocktail and appetizer combo for two; coffee drink for one; lunch for two; gelato for two; Friday night dinner for two.
Private chef's dinner for four at SideBern's: Executive Chef Chad Johnson, named Best Chef in CL’s Best of the Bay 2011, will create an extraordinary six-course meal with wine pairings chosen by SideBern’s Wine Director & Sommelier William Lucius.
The Ultimate Gastropub Experience at Dale 1891: Chef Jason Dame of Tampa’s newest gastropub, Dale 1891 in Carrollwood, will instruct you on gourmet gastropub cooking and alcohol pairings — and, best of all, you get to taste it in a private dining experience for four.
Oystercatchers Champagne Brunch for four: Oystercatchers’ champagne brunch includes seafood, breakfast and lunch selections, pasta and omelet stations, limitless champagne, mimosas and bloody marys, and a dessert room.