Tag Archives: Tampa

Okay with Oakley’s

It’s the place you drive by a hundred times before you decide to stop.  It’s in that awkward-to-get-to little strip mall, wedged in between a DQ and a mattress shop.  It doesn’t have any parking to speak of, or a … Continue reading

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Getting (Wood-) Fired Up

 Simply put, my friend Peter Taylor makes the best pizza I’ve ever had.   We started eating at his Wood-Fired Pizza and Wine Bar right after he opened in 2009, and have been regulars ever since.  Wood-Fired offers world-class pie and … Continue reading

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Getting Back into (Mise en) Place

We have a fair number of out-of-town friends who like to visit, and most of them, like us, have a favorite restaurant in Tampa:  Mise en Place.  When our friend Scott came visiting from Seattle last week, his first (and … Continue reading

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