Category: Romantic

31 Dec

Vino e Pasta #nowthatsitalian


The name alone is appealing, as vino and pasta are two of my favorite things. Located at 3603 W. Gandy Blvd. in South Tampa, Vino e Pasta is a quaint little Italian spot with big flavor. With 2013 coming to a close, I wanted to spend the last few days indulging in my favorite foods […]

12 Nov

Fall-ing for FlameStone American Grill’s New Menu


There is nothing more exciting than seeing the new fall fashion collections or when one of my favorite dining destinations rolls out a new menu. I recently had the opportunity to taste my way around the new menu at FlameStone Grill and was joined by some of my favorite gals for a night of great […]

21 Sep

A Delightful Duo at Fleming’s


Greetings from Seattle! I am visiting the Emerald City and enjoying their abundance of culinary delights. While I may on the opposite side of the country, I am thinking of all my friends back home who have been drooling over my food photos. If you are looking for a fantastic meal this weekend, I have […]

11 Apr

Spring Menu Collection at Carmel Cafe


I love the spring. As the temperatures warm up and the flowers begin to bloom,  everything seems “lighter.” From fashion and accessories to  cocktails and cuisine, the heavier tastes of winter give way to the lighter dishes of spring.  Seasonal produce is the star of the runway and Carmel Café recently introduced their new collection. […]

04 Apr

Besa Grill, Where Passion Meets Flavor


Have you ever had such a fantastic meal that you want to kiss the chef? Well, that happened to me this past weekend after I had lunch at Besa Grill in Clearwater. I met a few of my fellow food blogging friends and we enjoyed a festive lunch in a gorgeous setting. I love the […]

08 Mar

Treat Yourself This Weekend at Fleming’s

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Happy Friday! I do not know about you, but I am ready for a food-filled weekend. Last week I dined with two of my favorite gals, Chef Judi and fellow blogger, Megan (I Run For Wine). We met at Fleming’s in Tampa and spent three glorious hours eating, drinking and being merry. Judi invited Megan […]

03 Mar

Reservations After Dark


Dinner last night was like one of those amazing first dates where everything goes just right and you don’t want the evening to end. I woke up today with butterflies in my stomach as I reminisced about every delicious detail. My spectacular date last night was with Reservations Gourmet-To-Go which is located in the eclectic […]

05 Feb

A Romantic Valentine’s Dinner at Fleming’s

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When I think of romantic dinners, Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse and Wine Bar always comes to mind.  In honor of Valentine’s Day, Fleming’s will celebrate the romance of this iconic holiday with four evenings of decadent specials for couples dining with them Thursday, February 14th  through Sunday, February 17th.  After reading the menu selections for this special […]

22 Jul

Pelagia Trattoria…Local Flavors in a Colorful Setting

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Food is art and Pelagia Trattoria creates only masterpieces.  This past week I had the pleasure of  attending a menu tasting and I am still thinking about the food a week later.  From start to finish, my experience was like an art show of culinary delights in a beautiful setting. Located at the International Plaza […]

08 Feb

Celebrate Valentine’s at Datz!


Just mention Datz and you will see my eyes sparkle like a Tiffany diamond.  Since my first meal there, I have been a Datz devotee and always find something new and innovative on their menu. Whenever I have out-of-town guests, Datz is our first stop and everyone always raves about it. Datz is a mecca for foodies […]

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