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  • BrewPop Brewery is serious about beer

    BrewPop Brewery is serious about beer

    It's been five years since Jerry Sowders first tinkered with a home brewing kit, igniting a passion for creating beers that are imaginative and, personally speaking, quite good.

  • Restaurant review: BrewPop Brewery is serious about beer

    Restaurant review  BrewPop Brewery is serious about beer

    BrewPop uses a hybrid pizza oven that heats with both natural gas and wood. Things get scorching hot, enabling this Auburndale eatery to proffer perfectly-blistered pies.

  • 20th annual Pigfest this weekend

    20th annual Pigfest this weekend

    LAKELAND – It’s time to break out those holiday eating pants because Lakeland’s 20th annual Pigfest is right around the corner.

  • Primo's keeps delivering "primo" Italiano

    Primo s keeps delivering  primo  Italiano

    CUISINE AND ATMOSPHERE: You won’t find much atmosphere in this hole-in-the-wall restaurant, but you will get better-than-average Italian food. Much of the business appears to be take-out, for good reason — the restaurant has about 10...

  • 7 places to get barbecue in Polk

    7 places to get barbecue in Polk

    Pulled pork sandwiches, pork egg rolls and ribs smoked to perfection are what awaits Polk County in a few days, but some might be feeling pangs of resentment if they have to miss Lakeland's biggest barbecue festival. Pigfest, coming to Lakeland Jan.

  • Lakeland's Thai Oishi serves up traditional favorites

    Lakeland s Thai Oishi serves up traditional favorites

    LAKELAND — It’s always a struggle when confronting a new Thai restaurant for the very first time.

  • Moulins' Ambree packs a punch

    Moulins  Ambree packs a punch

    Brasserie Moulins d’Ascq offers a crisp, Belgian-style pale ale noteworthy for a punch of flavor that belies its moderate strength.

  • 99 Bottles

    99 Bottles

    This seasonal edition from one of Britain’s oldest breweries is revered for age-old craftsmanship and restraint of flavor.

  • Restaurant review

    Restaurant review

    LAKELAND – Rene Valenzuela built his Taco Bus brand by wooing young, perpetually hungry masses with inexpensive Mexican fare that’s fresh, fast and tasty.

  • Barbecue and bluegrass join forces for festival

    Barbecue and bluegrass join forces for festival

    LAKE ALFRED – On Saturday, music and the smell of barbecue will fill the air.
    Lions Park, 175 N. Nekoma Ave., will play host to the Lake Alfred Bluegrass and BBQ Bash from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., rain or shine.

  • Nibbles: Dwayne's serves comfort food at its finest

    Nibbles  Dwayne s serves comfort food at its finest

    CUISINE AND ATMOSPHERE: Dwayne's Place is down-home, feel-good cooking at its finest. And it should be: Owner Dwayne Williams spent more than a decade as a big-wig at Fred's before opening Dwayne's Place. You can feel the family atmosphere before...

  • A year of dining: New restaurants add interest to eating out in Polk

    A year of dining  New restaurants add interest to eating out in Polk

    A number of very good restaurants debuted this past year, adding interest to the ever-growing dining scene in Polk County.

  • Hog Heaven

    Hog Heaven

    WINTER HAVEN – The landscape is littered with decent barbecue, but seldom does one encounter a really good smokehouse where you can munch through a menu from A to Z and find little to quibble about.

  • It's all good at Saigon Bistro

    It s all good at Saigon Bistro

    CUISINE AND ATMOSPHERE: This Vietnamese restaurant says it's "Fine Dining. Fast." I beg to differ, but only a little. The restaurant serves a variety of Vietnamese favorites, and some are better than others. But the service is spotty at times, and...

  • Jay Bees standard meals are anything but

    Jay Bees standard meals are anything but

    LAKE WALES — Folks have been swarming this rural destination in search of hearty, rib-sticking fare for 26 years. They’re not seeking nouvelle, or modernist, or even cage-free.

  • Restaurant review: Award-winning ribs the centerpiece of Lakeland BBQ Company menu

    Restaurant review  Award winning ribs the centerpiece of Lakeland BBQ Company menu

    Born in the fiery pits of competitive barbecue, Good Buddies has returned to downtown Lakeland after a three-year absence.

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