Bodega on Central – St. Petersburg, Florida

A few years back, Bodega on Central had just closed their doors as my wife Marcela and I had arrived. We were down the street at an antique shop who suggested we check out their Frita Cubana. It’s been stuck … Continue reading

Coney Island Grill – St. Petersburg, Florida

Coney Island Grill has been open since 1926. Once you step inside you’ll see that much hasn’t changed except for the booths which were recently upgraded, I can imagine the old ones must have seen better days. We (John & … Continue reading

The Frog Pond – St. Pete Beach, Florida

We were told at the front desk at the hotel in St. Pete Beach that the Frog Pond is a great locals breakfast spot. I mean, you didn’t have to tell us that twice. When I search around online for … Continue reading

McDonald’s Fried Apple Pie in St. Petersburg & Tampa Area

Depending on your age the pictures may cause confusion or excitement. In 1992 McDonald’s replaced their fried Apple Pies with the baked ones that can be found on menus today. The baked version was and is nowhere near as good … Continue reading

Biff Burger – St. Petersburg, Florida

Biff Burger was based out of Clearwater, Florida when it opened in the 1950s and had all of its locations on the eastern side of the United States. Now, some 70 years or so later only two locations survive, one in … Continue reading