Monthly Archives: October 2012

Donatello’s (Tampa)

Day of the Week: Sunday, 10/21 Total Bill: $274.46 (before tip) Breakdown: 2 drinks, 1 bottle of wine, 3 appetizers, 2 entrees, 2 sides, 3 desserts Pros: Amazing, fresh food, old-world charm, perfect portion sizes, good wine list. Cons: No … Continue reading

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The Refinery – brunch (Tampa)

Day of the Week: Sunday, 10/14 Total Bill: $55.64 (before tip) Breakdown: 2 drinks, 1 beer, 1 coffee, 2 entrees, 1 side of bacon, 3 biscuits on the side Verdict: Awesome brunch option if you’re tired of French toast and … Continue reading

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Taste of Westshore (Tampa)

Day of the Week: Sunday, 10/7 Tickets: $35 general admission, $50 VIP ($10 more at the door) Summary: 33 participating restaurants; beer from Cigar City Brewing, Florida Beer Company, and Saint Somewhere, plus a few “mainstream” beers; two wine distributors … Continue reading

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The Palm (Tampa)

Day of the Week: Saturday, 10/6 Total Bill: $310 (before tip) Breakdown: 5 cocktails, 2 appetizers, 2 lobsters, 2 sides, 1 dessert Verdict: Good cocktails and good food but drastically overpriced. She says: We went to The Palm because Hubby … Continue reading

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Dale 1891 Gastropub (Tampa)

Day of the Week: Monday, 10/1 Estimated bill: $42 (before tip, not including drinks) Breakdown: 1 appetizer, 2 mains, 1 side, 3 beers, 2 desserts Verdict: Delicious food and a great place to hang out. She says: Dale 1891 opened … Continue reading

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Not Your Ordinary Food Truck (Tampa)

Day of the week: Friday, 9/28 Total bill: $54 Breakdown: 2 ostrich burgers, 1 BLT, 1 pumpkin butter brie sandwich, 3 orders of fries (Hawaiian purple potato, sweet potato souffle, and bacon, blue cheese, and sriracha), 1 bacon doughnut sandwich, … Continue reading

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