Tag Archives: Tampa Bay

Lenten Dining Ideas – Fish & Chips

It is now the week before Easter and if like so many you are abstaining from meat for Lent, you may well be running out of interesting and delicious ideas of what non-meat meals to eat on Fridays. Raised Catholic, … 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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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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A Day with the Fishes at The Florida Aquarium

Living in Florida definitely has its advantages, one of the best being that almost the entire state is wrapped in a wonderful mantle of beautiful sand beaches that fan out into gorgeous ocean views. There is easy access for divers and … Continue reading

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Favorite Florida State Park & Beach Pick – Honeymoon Island State Park

Four wonderful miles of mostly quiet white sand beaches including a pet beach section that is not overrun by tourists, a slice of real Florida nature and helpful facilities including bathhouses, plenty of parking, snack bar, various rentals and a nature … Continue reading

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Era ends for “White Queen of the Gulf”

While trying to decide what my inaugural blog entry would be, some bittersweet news about one of my favorite hotels here in the Tampa Bay area came to my attention. The fate of the Belleview Biltmore Resort and Spa has been … Continue reading

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