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Creative Loafing’s “Meet the Chefs” set to be a foodie’s dream come true

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St. Pete residents can get a sampling of what some of the city’s most unique restaurants have to offer. Creative Loafing is hosting “Meet the Chefs” at Green Bench Brewery in the Edge District near downtown St. Pete next Wednesday. The event is set to kickoff the city’s first St. Pete Restaurant Weekend featuring more than 25 restaurants offering three course meals offering the best chefs have to offer. At the kickoff event December 9 chefs from a variety of…

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Must-watch video for any foodie: 24 hours at Alinea

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Grant Achatz is a god, maybe even God himself. Which makes Alinea heaven or at least the best restaurant in America (and I’ve dined at Alinea, French Laundry, Per Se, Daniel, etc., etc., as well as served in Danny Meyer’s empire).  So check out this video of 24 Hours at Alinea and prepare to be overwhelmed at the detail that goes into the operation of heaven, err, the country’s greatest restaurant.

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Dinner at Per Se – The Meal

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After introducing myself to the hosts at Per Se and asking if I could just take a peek at the dining room during the evening’s service, I was invited to have a seat at the anteroom/bar and enjoy a drink. I was wearing a rather dapper outfit, the highlight of which was a camel hair sport coat from Brooks Brothers, so I decided to head to the bar. Just looking at the wine list is enough to make any oenophile’s…

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