New ice cream parlors in Ybor City, South Pasadena
Chill Bros. Scoop Shop
On September 15, this ice cream parlor offered Ybor City yet another frozen treat destination. Homemade ice cream brings the Chill Bros. to life. Scoop Shop, where classic flavors like orange ice cream and peanut butter accompany more inventive options like caramel popcorn, guava and cheese. You can choose a cup or waffle cone, including a gluten-free version of the latter, then the amount of scoop you want: one ($ 4), two ($ 6), three ($ 8), or a flight of six. ($ 15). Or go for a milkshake, ice cream sandwich or a float. Vegan ice cream is also just around the corner, in flavors of Toasted Coconut, Chocolate, and Double Down Oreo. Chill Bros. invites you to indulge your sweet tooth in its minimalist digs featuring six tables and the mural by local artist Chad Mize, a delicious mix of doodle-style ice cream and the iconic roosters of the Historic District. 1910 E Seventh Ave., Suite 101, Tampa. (813) 362-7261. chillbros.com.
Hey ! What’s your scoop?
The glaciers keep coming. Hey ! What’s your scoop? celebrated its grand opening last week, showcasing both sweet and savory treats. Neighboring the Plaza with Spiro’s Family Restaurant and Pasadena Produce & Deli, the colorful store offers 32 flavors of ice cream for everything from milkshakes to sundaes, alongside gourmet popcorn, coffee, nostalgic candy and more. desserts. 6801 Gulfport Blvd. S, Suite 6, Pasadena South. (727) 954-7334.
Dosi.Rak prepares Korean comfort food in Asian supermarket A-Green. Named after the Korean word for “lunchbox,” the small restaurant near the University of South Florida complements its packaged dishes with bulgogi beef, japchae rice, and katsu pork, to name a few. -a. Noodle dishes like Korean ramen and sushi rolls known as kimbap round out the main draws. 1325 E Fletcher Ave., Tampa. (813) 415-2263.
Sicilian Soul Fusion
This newly launched downtown Clearwater restaurant combines Sicilian cuisine with American ingredients to achieve its signature food that always pays homage to tradition. Soul Sicilian Fusion serves appetizers, pastas, pizzas and sandwiches in a white tablecloth setting. The dinner menu is slightly different from what is offered during lunch, but luckily no matter when you stop by, pizza and pasta are in the spotlight. On the wine side, Italian whites, prosecco and reds make up the fine menu. 516 Cleveland Street, Clearwater. (727) 754-3259. soulsicilianfusion.com.
Healthy & Fresco
Affordable and healthy options for breakfast, lunch and dinner are the focus of founders Israel Martinez and Pablo Rosado’s Healthy & Fresco. Open in August, the quick and casual eatery, all in wood and lime green, adopts the familiar build-it-yourself formula, allowing meat eaters and veggie heads to choose from a variety of bases, proteins, veggies, and other toppings for customize a bowl, salad, sandwich or wrap to their liking. Take-out snacks and desserts, smoothies and seasonal soups are also available. 21539 Village Lakes Shopping Center, Land O’Lakes. (813) 475-4069. Healthyandfresco.com.
Here’s another wine-based hangout heading to downtown St. Petersburg. Occupying the space on the second floor where A Taste for Wine previously operated, Sauvignon is billed as an “American wine rack and trattoria”. So far, the place has shared a few photos of chic dishes on their Instagram page, including scallops with crispy prosciutto and herb polenta and sous-vide beef tenderloin with mashed potatoes with mustard seeds, broccolini and veal demi-glace. 241 central avenue, Saint Petersburg.