The 25 most beautiful restaurants in the Tampa Bay area

It's a common saying among chefs, you eat with your eyes first. Now while this usually applies to plating a dish, there…

By CL Staff

The Library  
    600 5th St. S., St. Petersburg, 727-369-9969
    Inspired by the legacy of Baltimore’s historic George Peabody Library, The Library’s hardwood floors, plush wing-backed chairs and rows upon rows of blue-spined works of literature lining the walls and balcony create an inspiring and rejuvenating atmosphere for lunch or coffee.
    Photo via thelibrarystpete/Instagram
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20 hidden gem restaurants only found in Tampa strip malls

Not all great restaurants are easy to find. Sometimes you have to hook a few U-turns and let your GPS reroute until…

By CL Staff

 Tara’s Roti 
    10006 N 30th St, Tampa, Florida, (813) 866-8272 
     Probably the most authentic Trinidadian food you’ll find in the Tampa Bay area, and Tara’s Roti is a little hard to find hidden in a large plaza next to about dozen other storefronts. Fresh dishes are made daily, and yes the 75 year old Tara herself stills serves customers.  
    Photo via Google Maps
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