The Stein and Vine

The Stein and Vine Lunch $10.95 – $20.95         Appetizers $4.95 – $14.95 Posted on the billboard is the word Pub…nothing more. So if you aren’t a pub person you’d drive right by.  Hidden behind the tinted glass door is a true gem. The Stein and Vine is a local pub that…

Edison: Food+Drink Lab

Edison: Food + Drink Lab 912 W Kennedy Blvd. Tampa, FL 33602 Dinner  $29 – $37 My mother in law was in town and we wanted to give her a unique dining experience.  An experience like no other in town.  My husband made reservations for Edison.  Edison as it has coined itself is a Food…

Timpano Tampa

Timpano Tampa 1610 W Swann Ave.   Tampa, FL 33606 $10 – $18 Brunch                  $11 – $27 Lunch I’ve been on a brunch kick lately, it’s kind of the best of two worlds – breakfast and lunch.  The menu is often unique as it doesn’t just offer…

Grocery Games

It’s Wednesday afternoon and I turn from cartoons to food network hoping to gain some inspiration for my next blog. What do you know,  I got it.  Guy’s Grocery Games was on.  If you’ve never seen the show it is a competition where chefs compete to win a chance at $20,000.  This isn’t a straight…

Ava

Today I decided to enjoy lunch with my daughters.  After reading a fellow bloggers review of Eggs Benedict at Ava’s I thought I’d give it a try.  Silly me, forgetting brunch is served on the weekends only.  Instead of leaving to return for brunch I figured why not try their lunch menu too.  I was…

Acropolis

Opa! Opa!  A famous saying in Greek Taverns that can be used in celebrations or to signify a mistake (such as a dish breaking).  I’m still celebrating my new blog so why not join in on the celebration, right?  Greek food has to be one of my favorites (who am I kidding, I think just…

BOCA : Kitchen, Bar, Market

First things first, Boca has officially made the Top 5 Breakfast and Brunch list.  Boca is a true gem for many reasons but the top reason has to be because it is a farm to table restaurant.  All of their ingredients are provided by local farmers. Additionally, you can purchase items from their market; they…

Poached

Eggs Benedict has to be one of my favs for breakfast.  I thought making breakfast was easy, you know scramble some eggs, fry some bacon, flip a few pancakes – Voila!  I’ve always been able to cook exactly what I wanted to eat.  This held true until the morning I decided making Eggs Benedict would…

Tried something new

Chicken is one of the most versatile of the meats just about anything goes with chicken.  I’ve cut a good portion of red meat out of my diet so that leaves a lot of chicken…A Lot. Those of you that have done the same I’m sure you can relate.  Tonight I decided to try a…

Cakes and Cream Diner

While visiting Branson, MO we decided to visit the strip.  I mean you can’t go to Branson and not visit the strip right?  There were so many options that we drove back and forth on the strip twice.  After a quick decision I thought we had all agreed to Cakes and Cream which is a…

Top 5 Breakfast spots

Hatch– Oklahoma City,  OK  There are so many wonderful things that could be said about Hatch. If you read my previous post you would see why Hatch is number one but incase you missed it click HATCH to read.  I’m looking forward to going back to try the rest of the menu and sip on…

HATCH

While on vacation, I wanted to catch up with my cousin I hadn’t seen in a decade.  Since I hadn’t been in Oklahoma City in nearly 10 years I asked her to choose the place to meet for brunch.  Let me just start out by saying.. HONEY….she was on point with this suggestion.  I’ve been…