Burger Culture – Tampa, Florida

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It’s been a little over 4 years since I last checked in to Burger Culture. Last time I saw them, they were part of the Mayor’s Food Truck Fiesta in Tampa, Florida. Now, they’ve got a permanent spot for Lunch & Dinner at a Harley Davidson complete with Tables, Chairs and most importantly a roof […]

Ulele – Tampa, Florida

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Ulele serves Comfort Food inspired by Tampa’s indigenous people. I gotta tell you that I was a little taken by how massive and beautiful the property is. Once inside it was comfortable and I loved those massive doors/windows that open up to a incredible view which just adds to your meal. I can count on one […]

Goody Goody Burgers – Tampa, Florida

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If you live in South Florida like I do then the name Goody Goody probably doesn’t mean anything to you. Now, if you mention Goody Goody Burgers & Butterscotch Pie to folks in Tampa you’ll get a totally different reaction. For comparison, it’s similar to what happens to old school Miamians when talking about Royal Castle […]

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

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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 […]

Tampa Burger Showdown 2013 Winner Is EATS! American Grill

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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 […]

Mayor’s Food Truck Fiesta in Tampa, Florida

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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 […]

Green Iguana for the Win at Burger Showdown 2012 in Tampa

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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 […]

Burger Monger – Tampa, Florida

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I love cartoon characters and/or mascots from the burger chains’ early days. So I always get excited when some never indie joint has decided have their own dude (or dudette) representing the place. On the flip-side of this coin, you always hope that the resto has some good food or it’s just a waste of […]