The Independent Bar and Cafe offers a robust menu of boutique beers and wines with a European pub feel. If you’re a craft beer fan looking for a great spot to hang out with friends for the afternoon, The Independent is the perfect spot for you. Learn more about this favorite Tampa spot here!
Florida’s Tampa Bay offers a wide range of restaurants, from casual eateries to fine dining. As a new resident of the area, I’ve had a great time trying out all the best Tampa Bay restaurants, from sit down dining to local pubs. Read on for my guide to the best Tampa Bay restaurants!
Tampa Bay, Florida, is home to nearly fifty breweries, ranging in size from small microbrews (including Florida’s oldest microbrewery) to large-scale operations. As new residents of the area, Brett and I have been enjoying trying out the many breweries Tampa has to offer. Read on for my guide to the best breweries in Tampa for craft beer lovers!
Over the weekend, Brett and I went to the Formula 1 Miami Grand Prix. This was the first time one of the Formula 1 races was held in Miami. And, in true Miami fashion, it was quite the event. Over 85,000 people attended the race day itself, with over 242,000 attendees over the three-day weekend at the Hard Rock Stadium. It was far and away the largest event I’ve been to since pre-2020 and it was amazing to see how it was all orchestrated!
Brewing some of the highest quality coffee in the world, Tampa’s own Buddy Brew Coffee is a beacon in the coffee community. Read all about this local coffee company’s commitment to brewing good and doing good, and see why it’s my favorite local coffee shop here in Tampa!
As a coffee lover, I’ve had a great time trying out all of the smaller coffee shops Tampa has to offer. There are plenty to choose from, each offering a mix of great coffees, teas, and snacks. Here, I’ll be sharing the best Tampa coffee shops as I try them. Be sure to bookmark this page to see the latest and greatest finds!
One of my all-time favorite restaurants in the Orlando/Winter Park area, The Glass Knife is equal parts bakery and cafe. With a delightful aesthetic and atmosphere, delicious savory foods, and sumptuous sweets, there is truly something for everyone at this little restaurant. Quite simply, it is one of the most photographic restaurants that exists. Learn more about this whimsically wonderful restaurant here!
The first microbrewery in Tampa, Florida, 81 Bay Brewing Co. is a giant in the Tampa craft beer scene. Learn more about 81 Bay here!
Like much of Florida, Orlando’s craft beer scene has grown and developed a great deal in the past few years. From downtown Orlando to the theme parks, there are plenty of great breweries and microbreweries to try out. As an Orlando native myself, I’ve enjoyed returning to my hometown for long weekends and trying out the newer additions to the area. Whether you’re local to Orlando or planning a visit to the city or theme parks, read on for some of the best breweries in Orlando for craft beer lovers!
Sushi is always such a treat, and when we first moved to Tampa, I knew I had to find a few great options to try out. I’ve shared about my favorite sushi restaurants in my Tampa restaurant guide, but am sharing them in a dedicated guide with recommendations based on experience type and style. Read on for the best sushi in Tampa, Florida!