Category Archives: Vacation

Salt & Straw, Los Angeles CA

Tweet Salt & Straw Happy Birthday Elvis – Banana pudding ice cream, Marionberry Jam from Oregon Hill Farms along with homemade peanut butter-bacon butterfingers Salted, Malted, Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Almond Brittle with Salted Ganache Black Olive Brittle & Goat … Continue reading

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Barrel & Ashes, Los Angeles CA

Tweet Barrel & Ashes Smoked Chicken Wings with Garden Vegetables and Blue Cheese Spicy Pork Rinds with Malt Vinegar Mayonnaise Hoe Cake with Maple Butter Half Rack of Salmon Creek Farms Spare Ribs Brisket Sandwich with Swiss Pulled Pork Sandwich … Continue reading

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Steampunk CoffeeBar & Kitchen, Valley Village CA

Tweet Steampunk CoffeeBar & Kitchen Cinnamon Crumble Coffee Cake The Stack – Buttermilk Fried Chicken, Bacon, Egg, Belgian Waffle with Cayenne Maple Aioli served with sautéed Kale and Onions French Toast – Thick Cut Sweet Bread, Oven-Baked, with Blackberry Jam … Continue reading

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Bea Bea’s, Burbank CA

Tweet Bea Bea’s Coffee Uh-Oh Oreo Pancakes – Oreo, Marshmallow, Walnut on Buttermilk Pancakes Peaches & Crunch French Toast – Hawaiian Bread French Toast dipped in Corn Flakes and Almonds, topped with Caramelized Peaches and Whipped Cream with Sweet Cinnamon … Continue reading

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Z Grille, St. Petersburg FL

Tweet Z Grille Seafood Nachos – Grilled Calamari, Shrimp, Lump Crab, Corn Salsa, Queso, Jalapenos, Pickled Onions, Poblano Crème WTF Fries – Black Truffle Salt, Manchego Cheese, Chives Dr. Pepper Fried Ribs – Meat Candy The Original Chicken & Waffles- … Continue reading

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Engine No. 9, St. Petersburg FL

Tweet Engine No. 9 Sriracha Crusted Hot Wings – 10 Jumbo Wings marinated then golden fried and tossed with Sriracha and Voodoo Hot Sauce Crispy Duck Wings – 6 Tender Drummettes fried crispy served with Sesame Garlic and Wing Dipping … Continue reading

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Datz, Tampa FL

Tweet Datz Coffee Jumbo Peanut Butter Brownie with Whipped Cream Monkey Bread – Warm, Gooey Cinnamon Sugar Bread drizzled with Vanilla Icing Anson Mills Stone Cut Grits with Jack and Cheddar Cheese The Aloha – Cream Cheese Stuffed Amish Milk … Continue reading

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Lighthouse Doughnuts, Indian Rocks Beach FL

Tweet Lighthouse Doughnuts Strawberry Ring (eaten hot, no photo…oops) Chocolate ‘Croissant’ Apple Fritter Key Lime PB&J Glazed Old Fashioned With family due to depart at noon and brunch plans at Datz it was a quick morning stop that saw us … Continue reading

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Bern’s Steak House, Tampa FL

Tweet Bern’s Steak House Iced Tea Kaiken Malbec Lamb and Foie Gras Meatballs – Green Wheat and Delicata Squash Risotto, Truffle au Jus, Swiss Chard Foie Gras Torchon – Toasted brioche, micro arugula, rhubarb strawberry compote, roasted macadamia nuts, macadamia … Continue reading

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Chocolate Pi, Tampa FL

Tweet Chocolate Pi Chocolate Brownie Sample Banana Pudding Mason Jar – Banana Walnut Cake, Fresh Banana, Vanilla Bean Custard   Mistletoe Cake – Sourcream and Cranberry Cornbread with Basil Glaze and Candied Cranberry Pistachio Macaron    Bourbon Pecan Pie   … Continue reading

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Ted Peter’s Famous Smoked Fish, St. Petersburg FL

Tweet Ted Peter’s Famous Smoked Fish Manhattan Clam Chowder Grilled Hot Dog with a Pickle Coleslaw Smoked Fish Spread Dish with Saltines Key Lime Pie More than a little annoyed by the fact that Cristino’s had managed to substantially botch … Continue reading

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Clear Sky Beachside Café, Clearwater FL

Tweet Clear Sky Beachside Café Caramel Cinnamon Roll Smoked Gouda Grits Banana Nut Pancakes with Glazed Pecans Almond French Toast – Hazelnut Flavored Cinnamon Egg Batter topped with Roasted Slice Almonds, Powdered Sugar Stuffed French Toast with Ham, Swiss, Powdered … Continue reading

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St. Pete Bagel Co, Largo FL

Tweet St. Pete Bagel Co. Coffee Apple Fritter Glazed Sour Cream Old Fashioned Blueberry Cake Donut Red Velvet Donut Crème Brulee Donut Key Lime Pie Donut Chocolate Cake with Caramel Peanut Ganache Donut Waking on Black Friday with a focus … Continue reading

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Columbia Restaurant, Tampa FL

Tweet Columbia Restaurant Warm Cuban Bread with Whipped Butter Albondigas – Meatballs of Veal and Beef simmered in Catalan Tomato Sauce Devil Crab Croquettes – Blue Crab, Cracker Crumbs, Paprika, Onions, Garlic Empanadas de Picadillo – ground beef, garlic, tomatoes, … Continue reading

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Ophelia’s On The Bay, Sarasota FL

Tweet Ophelia’s on the Bay Baguette Basket with Whipped Butter Blackberry Martini Hudson Valley Foie Gras en Torchon – Savory Turkey Confit, Raclette Bread Pudding, Cranberry-Thyme Puree, Streusel, Crispy Sage Goose Breast – En Sous Vide with Garlic and sage, … Continue reading

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Dough by Datz, Tampa FL

Tweet Dough by Datz Pecan Pumpkin Pie Key Lime Pie Tartlette / Coconut Cream Pie Tartlette Salty Caramel Cupcake Buckeyes Pumpkin Pie Donut   PB&J Donut Crème Brulee Donut Whiskey Caramel Pecan Donut Birthday Cake Donut French Toast Donut Already planning … Continue reading

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Edison Food + Drink Lab, Tampa FL

Tweet Edison Food + Drink Lab Squash blossom lump crab Rangoon – blood orange ginger jam, toasted macadamia Redondo Serrano Ham Zeppole – Rosemary Doughnuts, Shaved Serrano Ham, Parmesan Snow, Compressed Melon Foie Gras ‘Au Grains of Paradise’ – Fingerling … Continue reading

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Star Fish Co. Seafood Market and Restaurant, Cortez FL

Tweet Star Fish Co. Stone Crab and Corn Chowder Conch Fritters The Star Combination Platter – Shrimp, Oysters, Scallops, Grouper fried Golden Brown with Fries, Hush Puppies, and Slaw Crab Cakes with Slaw, Cheese Grits, Hush Puppies Captain Kathe’s Key … Continue reading

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Moises Bakery, Miami FL

Tweet Moises Bakery Tres Leches Cake Ham and Cheese Empanada Almond and Dulce de Leche Alfajor Egg Custard Danish Dulce de Leche Croissant Taking a short walk from the expansive space that houses Buenos Aires Bakery to the far more … Continue reading

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Buenos Aires Bakery & Cafe, Miami FL

Tweet Buenos Aires Bakery & Café Ham and Cheese Empanada Entremets – Tres Leches Cake, Dulce de Leche Horn, Chocolate Caramel Square, Caramel Peanut Butter Cake Dulce de Leche Croissant Dulce de Leche Cream Puff Egg Custard Danish Guava Danish … Continue reading

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