Tampa Bay Food Monster

...eating food since 1985.

Twinz Big City Hotdogs

UPDATE: TWINZ is re-opening at a MUCH better location, on fletcher and dale mabry. check it out! * * * so every week we have a movie night. it’s a group of friends who all come together, go to the theater, see a shitty movie, and then grab some food and discuss why we still go and see all these shitty movies. normally we end up going out somewhere dumb.. Read More

Trio’s gyro • pizza • burger

UPDATE: trio’s, sadly, has gone under. no more trio’s. * * * ah, the gyro • pizza • burger. did ever such a perfect beast exist? no. no! of course not. only in dreams. BUT. this place came close. because they INVENTED, for the first time ever, definitely, confirmed 100%, the pizza with gyro stuff on it. my god… what has science done? the place is called trio’s. i mean,.. Read More

Burger 21 VIB Tasting Event

every once in a great while there will occur an event that blurs the line between the safe, warm glow of the internet, and the harsh cold that is “real life”. this is the all-too-true story of one such event. it was the burger 21 “very important blogger” event, in westchase on linebaugh. and they were all there… all the important bloggers: carlos eats, my other city by the bay,.. Read More

Tampa Food Challenge 2: Big Belly Burger Challenge

my friend corey and i foolishly take on the big belly burger challenge at big belly burgers. this consists of one pound of beef, one pound of toppings, and one pound of fries. that’s THREE POUNDS OF FOOD. watch us struggle. my review of big belly burgers can be read here. thanks goes out to scott lindsey for helping make this possible. [vodpod id=Video.5810725&w=425&h=350&fv=offsite%3Dtrue%26amp%3Blang%3Den-us%26amp%3Bflickr_notracking%3Dtrue%26amp%3Bflickr_target%3D_self%26amp%3Bnsid%3D33233883%40N05%26amp%3BtextV%3D66488%26amp%3Bispro%3D1%26amp%3B%26amp%3Bset_id%3D72157626191026027%26amp%3Bpage_show_back_url%3D%2Fphotos%2Frusteford%2Fsets%2F72157626191026027%2F%26amp%3Bpage_show_url%3D%2Fphotos%2Frusteford%2Fsets%2F72157626191026027%2Fshow%2F%26amp%3BminH%3D100%26amp%3BminW%3D100] 

Honey’s Sports Bar Restaurant

in my quest for THE GREATEST WINGS OF ALL, i had my attention turned to honey’s sports bar restaurant. now, this was a recommendation from a friend’s friend, so neither of us had ever been here. but we had heard: great wings! delicious fun! and beer! AND SO we went to honey’s, in carrollwood. honey’s is a sports bar, and so naturally they had televisions displaying sports of all types… Read More