Category Archives: Food

Ferrell Alvarez

Ferrell Alvarez

Ferrell Alvarez is the Chef and Co-owner of Rooster & the Till, one of Tampa Bay’s hottest chef-driven restaurants.  Inside, he has created a very personal space. Like him, it’s at once unpretentious and sophisticated, centered around great local food, good wine, sharing and community. Photographed at Rooster & the Till in the Seminole Heights neighborhood ofContinue Reading

Francisco Arias

Francisco Arias

Francisco Arias left the corporate world in 2010 to pursue his dream of owning an artisanal bakery.   That dream became Le Mouton Noir Bakehouse.  Find out what makes it “different from the herd”.  Photographed at Le Mouton Noir in Tampa’s Channel District.  Update: Le Mouton Noir closed its doors in October 2014. Tell usContinue Reading

Ryan Iacovacci

Ryan Iacovacci

Ryan Iacovacci passionately believes in the power of food to bring communities together and empower people.  Working with Local Roots he travels across Central Florida bringing food from Farm-to-Restaurant and connecting the dots in our local food movement. Photographed in his home in the Sulphur Springs neighborhood of Tampa. Tell us where you were born,Continue Reading

Bob Dickey

Bob Dickey

Master Gardener Bob Dickey shares tips and lessons learned from 35 years of organic vegetable gardening, reminisces about growing up as a Carny kid in Gibsonton, and lets us in on his favorite places for Southern cooking and seafood. Photographed at his farm in Brandon. What’s your favorite thing about living in Brandon?  The five acresContinue Reading