Roux-Datz-Dough: Tale of a Progressive Dinner

Jan 18

Roux-Datz-Dough: Tale of a Progressive Dinner

Thanks to an invitation from the Tampa Bay Bloggers, I was lucky enough to partake in a most festive version of a progressive dinner. The concept is simple: serve consecutive courses at three separate locations. For the appetizer portion of the evening, we gathered at Roux in South Tampa. Roux touts itself as “Creole Nouvelle” and it makes good on that...

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Yes Please

Jan 07

Yes Please

I have challenged myself to read 50 books this year. This goal is fairly consistent over the years, but I have yet to attain this achievement. If book #1 is any indication, I am in for a great reading year! Amy Poehler, thank you for kicking off my New Year in comedic style. I have been a fan of Saturday Night Live forever. I am reasonably certain that I have seen...

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2014- My Favorite Reads and Eats

Jan 01

2014- My Favorite Reads and Eats

As I look back on 2014, my goals for the new year are clear: Read more, eat less. As always, I count on you, Glorious Reader, to point me in the direction of quality books and delicious sandwiches and offer your feedback on my choices for the same. Cheers to a healthy, happy, and prosperous 2015! (Click on the colored link for the full review.) Top 5 Books I read in...

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Kurdi’s Fresh Mediterranean Grill

Dec 23

Kurdi’s Fresh Mediterranean Grill

Have you been to downtown Tampa lately? The restaurant scene is highly varied and currently booming. I became particularly familiar with this area last year, as I spent a year’s worth of Thursdays deep in the heart of Tampa. That, friends, is a story for another time.  This tale involves some amazing Middle Eastern cuisine and one of the best sandwiches I have...

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