It may not be Florida's style, but sometimes you just want a Reuben. And you can't beat the Lucky Dill's Reuben when it comes to quality and variety. The Lucky Dill is a New York-style deli in Palm Harbor, FL, and Reubens are one of their specialties. They have Corned
Don't ask me how many times I've eaten at Casa Tina because it's too many to count. It has been my favorite local Mexican restaurant for a long time. As far as I know, Casa Tina may have the best Mexican food in the whole state of Florida. I love this
If I were to make a list of Florida's most picturesque spots, the Dunedin Marina would be on that list. Take Main Street down to the water and you're there. Locals often take in the view from Edgewater Park, Bon Appétit Restaurant & Bar, and The Old Bay Café. Enjoy the view!
1. To learn about Tampa Bay's Tocobaga Indians from knowledgeable volunteers. The Tocobaga were the first Native Americans encountered by Spanish explorers in the Tampa Bay area. They were present long before the Seminole Indians arrived in Florida.
2. To learn about Florida's involvement in the civil war from costumed historical interpreters.
Last night I was back at TECO public art gallery in downtown Tampa for another Talk and Tour. This time Debra Radke, gallery curator, was showing her own work. Debra is both a painter and a printmaker. Much of her work is inspired by nature, and my favorites were the prints
Today might officially mark the end of summer, but Florida has yet to get the message. As usual, temperatures are still in the high 80's as September comes to an end. And they will probably stay that way until the end of October. While tourists frolic on our beaches through summer, most
This is the old 2015 Edition. For the 2016 guide to Tampa Bay area Oktoberfests click HERE.
Oktoberfest festivities in Tampa Bay began this weekend with St. Petersburg's Oktoberfest and Franz's Lagerhaus Oktoberfest, but there are many more Oktoberfests coming up.
In 2013, Oktoberfest Tampa was named one of the largest Oktoberfest celebrations
September 19th, 2015 marked the first day of the 182nd Oktoberfest in Munchen (Munich). That's right - Oktoberfest starts in September in Germany. The Mayor of Munich tapped the first keg of Oktoberfest beer at noon, Munchen time, concluding with the words, "O'zapft is!" - "It's tapped!" Although most places in America wait
It's always a pleasure to visit Wine & Brew in downtown Dunedin. On this my second visit I was going to view the artwork of Yhali Ilan, a local artist known for his caricature work in and around Dunedin. But Yhali does a lot more than just caricatures. His show
This weekend the Minnreg was once again filled with spicy sauces, salsas, jellies, baked goods, and more for the annual I Like it HOT! festival. Outside, Larry's Pepper Ranch (20070 121st Road, O'Brien, FL) sold hot pepper plants from under its blue tent, and food stands sold empanadas, hot dogs,