Tampa Bay Food Monster

...eating food since 1985.

Firehouse Subs

DID YOU KNOW?? the submarine sandwich, originally known as the “filled zeppelin roll”, traces its origins back to the widely publicized and oft-lampooned hindenburg disaster. on the day of the disaster, the dining staff had run out of bread for sandwiches, and instead substituted long dinner rolls. after the hindenburg was destroyed, a plucky team of firefighters were called to the scene, and, once the fires were put out, the.. Read More

Philly Phlava

  THE OTHER DAY, i was in the mood for something disgusting. you know how, every now and then, the mood will strike you to just devastate yourself, to abuse your body and show it who’s boss? that was what this was. to shake off all instinct for self preservation and do myself palpable harm, to rebel against this prison that is my body; to strike a victory for the.. Read More

Daily Eats

go down that classy-ass douche bag littered strip known as south howard avenue, and you will stumble upon a little diner called daily eats. it’s easy to spot thanks to the cooling misters set up along the outside dining area, akin to something you’d see in a long line at six flags. you may go to this place. i will allow it. it’s a cool little place. all it needs.. Read More

The Metro Restaurant and Lounge

to celebrate groundhog day this year, a group of us went to the tampa theatre to watch the holiday classic. after the movie, we were stuck in dreaded downtown tampa to find food, and fend off the angry drunken homeless. after being turned down by the brand new taco bus location (closed, pfft), and learning that square one burgers also closes at ten, we were locked in what seemed like.. Read More