In case you haven’t heard….. Localicious is back!
Celebrate eating local October 12th – 19th. Events include a mac-n-cheese/grilled cheese competition, a trolley tour of Grand Central District lined with pop-up dessert stops, a farmer’s market at Green Bench Brewing Co., live music, garden tours and more. Localicius is sponsored by Keep Saint Petersburg Local and Rollin’ Oats. For more information, please visit: keepsaintpetersburglocal.org.
Annata, the newest wine bar on Beach Drive, is open for business. Mazzaro’s Italian Market co-owner Kurt Cuccaro said the wine bar will showcase charcuterie plates, a rare selection of cheeses and rotating wines by the glass. Great news for St. Pete foodies.
St. Pete Bakery: Opened last week at 1961 4th Street, N. (in the former Cold Stone Creamery location).
Owner and Chef Michael Ostrander has been selling his creations for eight years at the Saturday Morning Market at Michael’s Extraordinary Desserts.
St. Pete Bakery carries fresh-baked breads, cakes, tarts, pastries, a gluten free line, vegan products, chocolate from William Dean in Belleair Bluffs and ice cream made on Florida’s west coast with 15 percent butter fat.
Chef Michael will also teach one-session Saturday baking classes as well as six-month courses.