Best Degustation Menu


The yin to Bern’s yang showcases stunning six-course tasting menus reflecting trends in modernist cuisine. Go with an adventuresome friend and share both degustation options; that’s six courses with six matching wines for you, and an entirely different six-and-six combo for your tablemate. There’s also a wonderful vegetarian version that’s so good even carnivores might opt for it. While it’s not inexpensive, trust me; it’s a bargain at $150 a person (tip inclusive). 2208 W. Morrison Ave., Tampa, 813-258-2233,

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Jon Palmer Claridge

Jon Palmer Claridge—Tampa Bay's longest running, and perhaps last anonymous, food critic—has spent his life following two enduring passions, theatre and fine dining. He trained as a theatre professional (BFA/Acting; MFA/Directing) while Mastering the Art of French Cooking from Julia Child as an avocation. He acted...
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