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The Total Package

Linger Lodge

I don’t know how I can call myself a native Floridian without ever having heard of The Linger Lodge. It wasn’t until Brittany suggested it as a place to shoot and eat frog legs that I started googling about it. They…

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Duckweed Urban Grocery

Duckweed Urban Market is a 2500-square- foot grocery store that opened in June of 2013, in one of the retail spaces of the Element Building in downtown Tampa. They sell everything from meats, cheeses, chips and salsa… …wine, beer… … specialty…

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Anise Global Gastrobar

Anise Global Gastrobar The best place to work. It’s so great that on April 16, 2014, these ladies here… Made a date to drink a bunch of wine, eat a ton of food and get tattoos. #BadBitchesClub This is Xuan…

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The Cupcake Spot

My first few encounters with The Cupcake Spot cupcakes were when these boxes full of goodies would mysteriously show up at my mom’s nail shop. She would bring them home and share them with everyone. One of her customers happened…

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The Avenue

‘the Avenue eat/drink’ is run by Stephen Schrutt, one of the many people I got to meet while I worked at La V Fusion. Come to think of it, I’m pretty sure I’ve only met Stephen once. He came in…

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La V Fusion

This post is dedicated to Chi Thuy, with love. And to her mother, who passed away this past August. The staff affectionately called her Mom, and Mom always set aside a HUGE bowl of bone marrow for me every time a…

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