Here’s Where To Find The Best Breakfast In St. Petersburg

Breakfast is commonly known as the most important meal of the day which means if you’re going out to get it, you obviously should be getting the best of the best. Here are a few of the best breakfast spots in town. Trust, you won’t be disappointed.

  • Banyan Cafe & Catering is one of the absolute best breakfast spots in St. Petersburg without a doubt. Whether it be for breakfast or brunch, their menu will woo you. From their spicy chipotle egg sandwich to their honey roasted portabella sandwich, this place is an all time favorite for locals and for people visiting! Make sure to try out their weekend brunch! Take a look at the menu, here
  • Metro Diner is the place to be if you’re looking for the best eggs benedicts! Metro Diner is notorious for their amazing huevos rancheros as well, alongside their different seafood breakfast dishes. You can indulge in a crab cake benedict or even a Charleston Shrimp and Grits dish. The possibilities are endless. Check out the menu here
  • Ciccio Cali is a wonderful place to enjoy a delicious brunch. Their menu includes amazing cocktails for a great price, savory and sweet breakfast dishes and so much more. Check out their menu here

Scenic Parks In Your Area!

Getting active and maintaining a healthy lifestyle isn’t always a walk in the park, but it can be just that. If going to the gym just doesn’t sound appealing, or you enjoy the outdoors and nature just so much more, you should definitely check out these parks &  preserves in your area!

  • Weedon Island Preserve might be one of St. Petersburg’s hidden gems, because sometimes, even locals don’t know it exists! This preserve is amazing, from being an educational facility, to a perfect hiking spot, to even a great fishing site, this place is perfect. It is home to numerous species of native plants and animals and so much more. If nature is your thing, you will most definitely want to come check out what the Weedon Island Preserve has to offer because you will enjoy a beautiful, scenic hike and much more. Visit their website for more information: http://www.weedonislandpreserve.org/
  • Boyd Hill Nature Preserve is another one of St. Petersburg’s finest parks! This park features 6 miles of trails and and boardwalks which makes it the perfect spot to come enjoy a hike. There is an admission fee of $3 for adults, $1.50 for children ages 3-16 and free for kids under 2. This preserve is also known for its historical experience such as the Pioneer settlement. To see what else the Boyd Hill Nature Preserve offers (there’s A LOT) please visit their website: http://www.stpeteparksrec.org/boyd-hill-nature-preserve.html

 

Your Valentine’s Day Date Guide

Ah, love is in the air! Valentine’s Day is right around the corner which means you’re going to have to pull out all of the tricks and make this special day, a day your significant other won’t forget! Having trouble figuring out what on earth to do to shower your partner with love? That’s okay, because this will help:

  • Valentine’s Day Dinner at Cassis American Brasserie has put together a special Valentine’s menu for all of you lovely people out there. Due to popular demand, reservations are recommended and can be made on their website.
  • Valentine’s Day at Stirling Wine will be a fun and different date night idea. Electronic fusion violinist Zen Seraphine will be performing from 6-9 p.m. so make sure to call in and make a reservation!  (727)-734-4025
  • Don’t feel limited to just these options, there are events going on all month in your area, there’s even something going on for the kids! For more information visit, https://www.727area.com/valentinesday/

Have a happy Valentine’s Day and share it with the ones you love!

Super Bowl Weekend Is Near: Here’s Where To Watch

The Super Bowl is one of the biggest events in TV history, and if you’re a football fan then you’ll want to play close attention to where you should go this Super Bowl Sunday!

  • Engine No. 9 is a great place to watch the Super Bowl! It’s basically considered the best sports bar in Florida, which means you will want to arrive early to grab a good viewing spot. Don’t forget to indulge in some wings, and make it a true Super Bowl Sunday! 
    Please visit their website: http://www.no9burgers.com/
  • Caddy’s On Central is also a top notch hit for when it comes to TV screens, which means it’ll be a good time being able to watch the game here, and the atmosphere will blow you away. Get there, order some drinks & get ready for the game!
    Please visit their website for more information: http://caddysoncentral.com/
  • Glory Days Grill is known all around the country for being a very popular sports bar, which means it is no surprise that this is a first pick when it comes to where to watch the big game. If you find yourself here, make sure you order off of their delicious menu and grab a brew and feast your eyes on the TV screens and enjoy the game.
    http://www.glorydayssportsgrill.com/

Best Night life In St. Petersburg, let’s hit the town!

Have you had a long week at work? Are you ready to relax, have some drinks and maybe even let loose on the dance floor? If so, you’ve stopped at the right blog because St. Petersburg, I’m here to tell you what you should be getting into this weekend and what the night life is like in your area!

  • Push Ultra Lounge– One of St. Petersburg’s finest night clubs with a great vibe. This bi-level club comes with brick walls, lounge seats and a dance floor where I’m sure you’ll spend most of your night.
  • If bars with great beer and live music is more your vibe, you’ll want to make you way over to The Ale and The Witch which has an awesome beer selection, great live music and local artists’ work that fills the walls.
  • The Bends is a great place to go if you want to shake your stuff on the dance floor. DJ’s are usually always spinning here so you know this is the place to be when you want to get your dance on!

Last Minute Holiday Shopping Tips in St. Petersburg

Last minute holiday shopping can be stressful, but there’s no need to worry because we have your back with a few simple yet usefully shopping tips. Happy Holidays!

Use in store pickup: if you are worried that your last minute shopping binge might not arrive in time if you shop online, there is no need to worry. You can still skip the malls and shop online, but instead of shipping just use in store pickup. You get the best of both worlds!

Gift card sales: Gift cards are perfect for last minute gifts. And if you plan on buying one, why not get a discount on them as well? Many stores like Raise.com, CardPool.com or wholesalers such as Sam’s Club and Costco offer 10 to 15% discounts on gifts cards, which means you can grab a $100 for $85!

Make a plan: If you have to go into a mall, don’t just show up. Instead, make a plan at home so you can get in and get out. Aimlessly wondering around into various stores can cause you to spend extra money well wasting

St. Petersburg: Tasty and Well Reviewed Restaurants

If you are having a craving for a good old fashioned diner or burger joint, there are only two places you’d want to go–the Kissin’ Cuzzins and Engine No. 9. Here are two quick reviews about the wonderful restaurants near your apartment.

Kissin’ Cuzzins

951 34th St N
Saint Petersburg, FL 33713
Phone number (727) 323-3915

Kissin’ Cuzzins is an old school diner style restaurant with a classic american menu. You can get the best pancakes around, steak and eggs, a huge and mouth watering burger and five star services. The restaurant closes early everyday at 2pm so you’ll have to skip out on work early to get a meal. But trust us, the food is worth it.

Engine No. 9

56 Dr Martin Luther King Jr St N
Saint Petersburg, FL 33705
Phone number (727) 623-0938

The sweet potato fries are the first thing you should order at this burger joint. The restaurant has a 4.5 star rating and is filled with tasty and exotic burgers like the Demigod which has a little bit of everything inside.

Join the St. Petersburg Holiday Fun

Let’s get into the holiday spirit with a bit of Christmas fun! St. Petersburg will be hosting a number of family-themed holiday events over the next month, but here is a quick look at two exciting activities taking place this weekend.

St. Petersburg Santa Parade

Join the St. Petersburg’s 90th Annual Holiday Parade on Saturday and be a part of this amazing tradition. The parade starts on Central Ave. and 5th St, then moves along to Bayshore Dr. The festivities will include floats, music, bands, Santa Claus and is Free and open to the public.

Snowfest – A Real Snow Event

Who’s ready to tackle sixty-four tons of snow imported to North Straub Park for the annual Snowfest this Saturday? The fun begins at 10:30 a.m. and will last until 3 p.m. Try using the toboggan slide, art tent, or participate in some karaoke, a moonwalk, or jump on the giant slide. Entrance cost $5 person and includes the rides. Follow the link below to get further details about all the fun.

Whether you go to one or both of these events, one thing is for certain, you will have a great time! Make sure to take your family or friends to make it a truly memorable experience surrounded by loved ones.

3 Mouthwatering Thanksgiving Side Dishes

Thanksgiving is finally here! A time of gratitude, sharing, and giving. What better way to celebrate this holiday than to give your guests a wonderful eating experience. We made the decisions much easier for you by listing for you 3 excellent options for incredible side dishes that will make the perfect compliment to your main dish!

  1. Pickled Peach and Cranberry Salsa

This option is one of our personal favorites. The unique flavor will mingle perfectly in your mouth with a piece of turkey. Your guests will be very surprised with this great recipe you have conjured up for them. We guarantee it!

  1. Baked Kale Gratin

Kale has become very popular in recent years so why not mix in this excellent and healthy ingredient into your side dish arsenal. Even if you don’t like kale, you’ll love this dish! Go ahead and give it a try!

  1. Sorghum Glazed Sweet Potatoes

Sweet potatoes are an absolute classic. We’ve decided to include this classic option, but with a twist. We’ve decided to use a special glaze that will put a kick to your taste buds.

Fun Friday Events in St. Petersburg

Friday is finally here after a long week and we’ve got you covered on a couple ideas of what you can do on Friday. We’re positive that you’re going to love at least one of these options.

  1. Happy Hour @Tryst

Blow off some steam by just hanging out with your friends at Tryst. You know you deserve it and we know you do too.

2. Sun Coast Jazz Classic

We know there’s a lot of jazz fans out there so this option is specifically for all of you. Get your outfit on and head over to enjoy some great tunes and some great vibes!

  1.  Food Trucks!

Ahh, food! It makes us all happy once we take that first bite and munch into a scrumptious meal on a hot sunny day with the view of a beach ahead. Are you getting the picture? This can be your experience as soon as you head over to this popular event!