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Cinco de Mayo at Surf Shack!

Cinco de Mayo at Surf Shack!

Tampa, Florida --  Cinco de Mayo is landing on a Saturday this year, and you don't have to go far from home to celebrate the 'holiday'!

Surf Shack Coastal Kitchen in the Westchase area is hosting a Cinco de Mayo celebration starting at noon on...May 5.

The restaurant says you can expect live music, drink specials and giveaways! 

They haven't forgotten about the children either.  There will be a bounce house for the kids and face painting.

McDonald's offers free FCAT breakfasts Monday morning

McDonald's offers free FCAT breakfasts Monday morning

Tampa, Florida-- According to a recent release, more than 800 McDonald's restaurants in the state of Florida will provide a free breakfast to students on April 16, the first day of the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT).

Students in grades three-11 can enjoy a complimentary Egg McMuffin, Apple Slices, and a low-fat milk or orange juice from any of the 188 McDonald's restaurants in the Tampa Bay area. 

Be sure to get there between 5 a.m. and 9 a.m. to take advantage of this offer!

 

 

Blue Dog Bistro closes

Blue Dog Bistro closes

Tampa, Florida -- Centro Ybor has lost a dining option as Blue Dog Bistro has closed according to the president of the GaYBOR District Coalition.

Formerly known as Rock-N-Sports Bar, the Blue Dog Bistro was located upstairs in Centro Ybor.

A call to the restaurant's main line revealed the phone number to Blue Dog Bistro had been disconnected.

Carne Chophouse to open April 10 in Ybor

Carne Chophouse to open April 10 in Ybor

Tampa, Florida -- A new restaurant will be opening in Ybor next week. Carne ChopHouse is schedule to open to the public on April 10.

Carne ChopHouse is owned by longtime bay area restaurateur Jason Fernandez.

The restaurant is located at 1600 E Eighth Avenue.

You can visit their website by clicking here or call (813) 341-9555 for more information.

3rd Annual Top Chef of the Year Tampa Bay event winners

3rd Annual Top Chef of the Year Tampa Bay event winners

Tampa, Florida -- Twelve of Tampa Bay’s finest executive chefs battled it out in front of 160 guests at the Child Abuse Council’s 3rd Annual Top Chef of the Year Tampa Bay event on March 26.

Courses ranged from popular crowd favorites, such as Kobe beef tenderloin and lobster bisque to food with a twist, such as squid-ink pappardelle and bacon ice cream. They came, they cooked and they conquered.

St Patty's Day at Maloney's

St Patty's Day at Maloney's

Tampa, Florida -- Maloney's Local Irish Pub is celebrating St. Patrick's Day all day with events geared toward the whole family.

Flashed: Maloney's St. Patrick's Day Party

From 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., bring the kids to The Avenue at Westchase! There will be music and adult beverages for you and face painting and a bounce house for the kids.

After 5 p.m., the kids will have to go home because it's 21 and up only! There will be a $10 entry fee.