All the restaurants you can visit during Tampa Bay Restaurant Week (Now-June 27)

Creative Loafing’s annual Food Issue is officially online and on stands and, to celebrate, we're hosting our 15th annual Tampa Bay Restaurant Week now through…

By CL Staff

Red Mesa Restaurant
    4912 4th St. N., St. Petersburg, FL 33703
    (727) 527-8728
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24 Tampa Bay fish shacks every seafood lover should visit at least once

Tampa Bay is home to some of the best beaches in the country and that also means we're home to some of…

By CL Staff

Happy’s Bayou Bites     
       5080, 431 Skinner Blvd, Dunedin, FL 34698, (727) 240-1102 
     It’s shack-like exterior and laid-back, outdoor seating lets you know that the food at Happy’s Bayou Bites has to be good. Their po'boys are probably the most popular item on the menu, with a variety of shrimp, chicken, oyster and catfish to choose from. Yes, and course they have fried alligator bites. 
    Photo via Happy’s Bayou Bites/Facebook
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The 25 best things to do with an out-of-towner in Tampa Bay

You have family and friends visiting town and you have some good restaurants to take them to, but other than that you're…

By CL Staff

 Take the ultimate mobile craft beer journey on the Tampa Brew Bus   
    4101 N Florida Ave Tampa, FL 33603, 1 (813) 990-7310
     Ubers are out. Brew busses are in. On Tampa’s own Brew Bus you’re welcome to drink their own craft beer as you’re shuttled from brewery to brewery. They have a variety of tours that hit different breweries throughout Tampa, or you can schedule a personalized tour to really impress your visitors. 
    Photo via
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20 photos from the Dunedin Fine Art Center that prove food and art are better together

This fall, the Dunedin Fine Art Center premiered six new art exhibits, five of which had a food theme (and check out Bontanamoeba).…

By CL Staff

Paula Clancy contributed a plate of oysters and a plate of sushi made of glass to the "You Are What You Eat" exhibit.
    Photo by Jennifer Ring
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