Category Archives: Tampa Bay Treasures

Dining, Lodging and Activities in Tampa Bay, Florida

Dunedin Highland Games 50th Anniversary

Every year for one weekend in the spring a wee bit of Scotland comes to the west coast of Florida – the annual Dunedin Highland Games.  The mournful cry of the bagpipes call to all whether ye be Scottish in blood … Continue reading

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Spring Training Baseball a Big Hit For Florida Tourism

It’s spring here in Florida and many a young man’s (and older men as well) fancy turns to romance. The romance of baseball spring training, that is. If there weren’t already enough reasons to come to Florida in March – … Continue reading

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Thank You, Tom Pritchard

On this national day set aside for giving thanks in our country, it is a sad day for foodies here in Tampa Bay. The Tampa Bay Times announced the loss of Tom Pritchard, one of the “most inventive and influential executive … Continue reading

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Have Your Cupcakes …..and Eat Them Too!

I have a serious obsession about cupcakes. I especially like mini cupcakes – so much flavor packed into one little cake and less icing (don’t care for the sweet sugary stuff and have been known to scrap it off a … Continue reading

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Get on Board the Taco Bus For Good Cheap Eats

There are a lot of restaurant choices these days along Central Avenue in St. Petersburg, with a variety of food types and price ranges. One day I spotted the bright yellow Taco Bus food truck across from Haslam’s Books. I … Continue reading

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Bern’s Steakhouse – A Classic

TBT – This is a reprint (with updates) of a review I wrote for the web site IGOUGO.com on June 12, 2007. Make reservations, dress up in your Sunday best and prepare to enjoy one of Tampa Bay’s best known … Continue reading

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Lobster Haven is Lobster Heaven

Over the years one finds that some of the best places to eat are not fancy; sometimes border lining on being considered a dump. One such hidden gem is tucked away in a strip mall on Hillsborough Avenue right before … Continue reading

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