Tag: food

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Gasparilla International Food Festival explores global tastes

At the Gasparilla International Food Festival, patrons can try different cuisine from around the world. SPECIAL TO THE ORACLE. While the official Gasparilla Parade has come and gone, make no mistake, the season is far from over. To quote a recently overheard Tampa resident, “Gasparilla lasts about four months.” And he’s […]

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Best tacos in the Bay

Neon light sign in the soon-to-open Fuzzy’s Taco Shop, which opens it’s doors on Friday. ORACLE PHOTO/JACKIE BENITEZ. Dozens of taco-themed restaurants are found in Tampa Bay, not including the 15 Taco Bells that are on nearly every corner. With such massive quantities, it is all too easy to miss […]

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Where to eat: National French Toast Day

Students can get a Floridian French toast at First Watch on Fowler Avenue, which is a classic French toast topped with bananas, kiwis and seasonal berries. SPECIAL TO THE ORACLE. On this day, people all across the U.S. will be expressing their love for the classic morning meal that is typically […]

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Election night watch party ideas

Students should consider hosting, or attending, an election watch party. Hanging out with friends and eating politically-themed food can make the night a pleasant experience. SPECIAL TO THE ORACLE. Finally, it is here: Election Day. For such a big event, students, and fellow Americans, should consider celebrating it with a […]

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Fast but slow

UberEATS delivers food from select local restaurants to USF’s campus. ORACLE STAFF/JACKIE BENITEZ UberEATS opened its (car) doors to Tampa on last week, making it one of the first 30 cities to welcome the service. Even though ridesharing is still illegal in Hillsborough County, the Public Transportation Commission has no jurisdiction […]