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Formula 1 Miami Grand Prix

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!

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Buddy Brew Coffee in Tampa, Florida

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!

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The Best Italian Restaurants in Tampa, Florida

I love Italian food; it’s one of my all time favorite cuisines! While I often cook such dishes on my own, there’s something so special about going out to a restaurant that specializes in Italian food and does it well. So, when we moved to Tampa in early 2021, I began to keep an eye out for the best Italian restaurants in the area. Like Tampa’s entire restaurant scene, there is no dearth of quality Italian eateries in the area. Read on for my honest review of the best Italian restaurants in Tampa!

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The Library Restaurant in St. Pete: An Oxford Commons Restaurant

Designed by the same team as Oxford Exchange, another Tampa favorite of mine, The Library Restaurant is a beautiful cafe in St. Pete, connected with the Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital. It is inspired by the George Peabody Library in Baltimore, which opened its doors in 1957. Read more about this restaurant and Brett and my Valentine’s Day dinner here!

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Cigar City Brewing

Started in 2009, Cigar City Brewing is one of the most popular breweries in Tampa, Florida. It’s also one of my favorites of the Tampa craft breweries we’ve tried. Learn more about Cigar City here!

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Coppertail Brewing Co. in Tampa, Florida

Coppertail Brewing Co is an artsy brewery with a whimsical backstory, manifesting steampunk-oceanic style with a variety of delicious, highly-flavored beers. An established local brewery with a wide distribution, Coppertail is a must-visit for any trip to Tampa. Learn more about this staple Tampa brewery here!

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The Best Breweries in Tampa for Craft Beer Lovers

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!

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