Tampa gets a crisp & green
Crisp & Green is a health-focused fast-casual restaurant scheduled to debut in the Water Street neighborhood this March. The concept offers chef-crafted, nutritious foods like salads, grain bowls, acai bowls, smoothies and more.
Toastique Arrives in the Bay Area
Toastique, a gourmet toast and juice bar, plans to open early this year on the ground floor of Cora, one of Water Street Tampa’s residences. It focuses on healthy breakfast and lunch cuisine for dine in or takeout, including smoothies, bowls and coffee.
Market Comes to Water Street Tampa
The Market at Water Street Tampa debuted in January as an opportunity for shoppers to experience more than 50 local food and wellness vendors and artisans. Visitors can stop by from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the third Sunday of every month.
Downtown St. Petersburg Welcomes Rooftop Bar
Sparrow, an upscale rooftop bar with a 1960s retro ambiance, is planned to open in early 2024 at the Moxy Hotel by Marriott in Downtown St. Pete. The menu will feature custom cocktails, wine, beer and Asian-inspired food.
Modern Chinese Restaurant arrives
Chef Richard Hales opened Hales Blackbrick on Dale Mabry Highway in late 2022. The chef, who grew up in Tampa, serves modern Chinese cuisine at his restaurant. Dumplings, appetizers, chef’s specialties and tasting menus can be enjoyed inside or outside.
Cigar Lounge and Bar Opens in St. Pete
The Estate Cigars and Social added to the growing area of St. Pete’s 4th Street when it opened in December 2022 as a cigar shop, lounge and bar. It offers a selection of local and worldwide cigars and a rotating menu of beer and wine.
St. Pete Welcomes Charcuterie Concept
Graze Craze is a concept created by U.S. Air Force veteran and longtime food industry leader Kerry Sylvester in 2018. Scheduled to debut this Spring in St. Pete’s Grand Central District, it features customizable charcuterie and catering.
Downtown St. Pete to Bring Disco Club
Goodnight John Boy is a disco-themed nightclub coming to Downtown St. Pete, featuring music from the ‘70s, ‘80s and today. It is scheduled to open soon with a light-up dance floor and disco-era decor.
Unique Ice Cream Shop Opens in St. Pete
New to St. Pete, The Cereal Bar invites guests to combine sweet breakfast cereals with ice cream in a cup, cone or milkshake or on top of a waffle. Owner Jen Cole brought the concept to Central Avenue in November 2022.
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