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Florida Illustrated’s 2016 Year in Review

If I see one more post about how 2016 sucked, I just might die of boredom. Yes, a lot of shit went down in 2016, especially in this country. We had an ugly election and a lot of people died (I'm not implying that the two are linked). We lost way too many

Christmas in Dunedin

Dunedin is a small community in the Tampa Bay area known for its thriving Main Street, restaurants, microbreweries, beaches, and activities. There is always something going on in downtown Dunedin, especially during the holiday season. This weekend, the festivities kick off with the Holiday Tour of Homes and the Holiday Boat Parade

Tapped in North Pinellas: Stilt Street collaborative brew

New local breweries are always exciting, and the good news for us Floridians is that our state has one of the fastest-growing beer industries in the country. Brewers Association, a craft brewing trade group, ranked the Sunshine State fifth for the number of craft breweries opened in 2015. Typically, every

Craft Street Kitchen Takes Their Desserts to the Next Level!

craft street kitchen desserts

Craft Street Kitchen’s slogan, “seriously fun food,” has never disappointed their customers. Menu items such as The Belgium Clucker, Buffalo Cauliflower, and Lobster Mac and Cheese are crowd-pleasing fan-favorites that keep their customers coming back. In typical Craft Street Kitchen “uncommon hospitality” fashion, owner Jon Rehm and Operating Partner, Danielle

Fish & Chips, Lenten Fridays, Corned Beef, and St. Patrick’s Day – North Pinellas


This started out as a post about fish & chips.  It was a Friday during lent, and I didn't feel like cooking, so fish & chips came to mind.  Then I realized that most of the places with fish & chips on the menu are Irish/English pubs gearing up for their St. Patrick's Day