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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 as the original. The texture of the original’s crispy exterior along with the more flavorful apple insides left an impression … Continue reading

Tampa Burger Showdown 2013

Tampa Burger Showdown 2013 Winner Is EATS! American Grill

Riverwalk Tampa held their 2nd annual Burger Showdown (last year’s) at Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park this past Friday. The participating restaurants included: Bay Bistro Riverwalk, Beef O Brady’s, Brewburgers, Danny’s All American Diner, Eats American Grill, Fountain Square, Irish 31, The Moon Under Water and Smokey Bones. The panel of judges (a mix of Chefs and local celebrities) chose EATS! American Grill … Continue reading

Burger Culture Truck

Mayor’s Food Truck Fiesta in Tampa, Florida

Every 1st Wednesday of the month Tampa’s trucks gather for the Mayor’s Food Truck Fiesta. Yes, Tampa’s Mayor Bob Buckhorn hosts his own Food Truck Event at Gaslight Square Park in Downtown Tampa. They’ve got a Facebook Page where they list the monthly line ups. As luck would have it, for the month of August they didn’t put up the … Continue reading

Green Iguana for the Win at Burger Showdown 2012 in Tampa

This past Friday, Tampa held its 1st Burger Showdown at Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park where 12 area restaurants competed for the title of Best Burger. The restaurants who laid it all on the grill for the competition were: Ashley Street Grille, BGR The Burger Joint, Burger 21, Champions Bar & Grill, Chili’s, Danny’s All American Diner and Dairy Bar, Datz, … Continue reading