A new book offers time-tested recipes and enduring tales from Tampa’s best restaurants.
Whet your appetite with these Tampa Bay staples
Story Caitlin DeMarco
You can tell a lot about a city from its dining scene. Around here, there’s an intricate mix of flavors and cultures coming together in iconic restaurants with deep-rooted history and modern hot spots where menus showcase inventive flair. Explore it all through Tampa’s Table: A Culinary Journey Through Tampa Bay ($23). Part history lesson, part how-to guide, this nontraditional cookbook is well written, beautifully photographed, and an outstanding celebration of the city’s gustatory heritage. Featuring 60 restaurants and 50 star chefs, the book is a must-have addition to your collection. Find out where to get your copy at tampastable.com.